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I Am So Worried I Can't Sleep

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    My Life Is Out of Balance

    So many unwanted changes happened and all those changes that I looked forward to didn't happen! I have no idea what future holds. Things could remain the same or get worse, I have no control over the event, and they have huge effect on my life!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 18 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    I'm So Worried!

    Hi my name is Kylie and I'm actually 12 years old (almost thirteen lol :P)So me and my boyfriend Seth, (I love him  ) are planning on kissing. We want to make out, but I have no idea on how to! He is coming over on Wendsday and I think he might try to. Can anyone tell me how I...
    cutekylie28 cutekylie28 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 20, 2011

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    This Will Help You.

    http://video.server.dhamma.org/video/intro/vintro.htm watch the videos on that page with an open mind. Peace.
    tyrian69 tyrian69 22-25, M Sep 12, 2012

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    Is There a Solution to This??

    I can never sleep.  I haven't gone to bed before 1 AM since, maybe, December??  I don't know.  It has been so long.  I have done nothing but worry, worry, worry.  Especially lately. I don't have my social security card.  My parents lost it when...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    Big Mistake

    Yesterday me and my friend were caught with a little dope and we were arrested.there is a trial on tuesday thts 2 days away...i am so scared i cant sleep.I feel sick.I feel like im shrinking.its like for every heart beat my whole body shivers.Omg im really freaking out.So...
    stopworring stopworring 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    I Worry A Lot.....

    There is nothing worse then being alone at night and worried about something. At the moment, I lie awake worrying about my mentally ill sister, not having enough money, my job....and when I do go to sleep, I have horrible dreams. Of people who have caused me hurt or people I care...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response May 15, 2012

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    I Hate You Worry

    I hate it I worry all of the time. Everyone says just stop worrying and everything will be okay. Its not that easy. I wish I could stop worrying, but there is always something new to worry about that I can't get off my mind. I especially hate losing sleep over it, because then I...
    Peep22 Peep22 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 14, 2011

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    Meds ...

    this time around, it wasnt that bad .. but the next time, its bound to be worse. medication? does it help? let me try it ... nothing different. you want me to what? stop worrying? i cant just stop at the drop of a hat. i know i have problems. why do you have to say it? i just...
    YouSaidForever YouSaidForever 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2012

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    Worried

    Worried,I am tonight,Can't sleep,Big day ahead,Court,The brawl last week,Down at the pub,Will I be right?What's next?My future,Were is it,Oh how I wish,I'm sorry,It ended that way,Please forgive me.Another off the top of my head - this has never been me. Hopefully never will be.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    The most horrible feeling ever! You have those nights where you got so much things on your mind and as soon as you put your head on the pillow the thoughts keep swimming around...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I do sleep but not very well. It began about a year ago when I lost a lot of weight. I fall asleep in the evening watching TV or reading but when I go to bed I can't sleep for...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I can't sleep, again. After sedatives, and sleeping pills I am tired but cannot sleep. I hate this so much. I know I'll feel like heel tomorrow, too much on my mind, I suppose...
    pieceofmind127 pieceofmind127 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Can't sleep? Can't sleep. If you wanna chat I'll likely be up.
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M Jul 10

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    Yet again... I can't sleep and I don't even have a reason this time. I'm tired but I can't seem to be calm enough to sleep. Ugh
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 20

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    It's 5 in the morning and I can't sleep man
    DanishfromTheMiddleEast DanishfromTheMiddleEast 18-21, F Jun 30

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    6am and I can't sleep :c hmm I wonder what's going on inside my head because I have no clue
    GalaxyJumper GalaxyJumper 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I took a power nap earlier, and now I can't sleep. Ugh!
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M Jul 7

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    Freakin' exhausted. Can't sleep again. This is getting old.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Well, it's almost 5 am now in Bangkok but i'm still up. :/ a bit tired but can't sleep. Don't know why.
    paramee paramee 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    It's 12:25 and I still can't sleep -_-
    ItsKimmy ItsKimmy 13-15, F Jul 17

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    Sometimes it's not because I can't sleep, but because I don't want to because I'm so absorbed in my own thoughts...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 22-25, F Jul 21

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    Its 8:42 AM & I can't sleep - well I've not slept all night :(
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I couldn't sleep as woke up at 6 am and slept like 4 hours or less as kept waking up and sleeping in these few hours. I hate this as my mood gets so bad and just my mind wander and...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    This is the fourth night this is happening. I wake up feeling light headed, can't breathe, and can't feel my heart beat or I can feel it getting weaker. I seriously don't know...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I went into work early this morning because I never went to sleep last night. I was sick of laying there....and being busy is what I do best these days. Now I'm exhausted and...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    For years I've had trouble sleeping, from nightmares to waking up five times at night. As of lately, I can't fall asleep for 4-5 hours after laying down in bed. I can't live my...
    TorissaNikole TorissaNikole 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I'm can never sleep at night. I will be awake all day and still not be a me to sleep until 6am the next day. Are there any other people like this?
    imperffectperffection imperffectperffection 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I don't sleep very well. I'm told its cos I'm underweight for my age. It takes ages to go to sleep when I go to bed. I wake up every two hours and I'm always so wide awake I get up...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Jul 9

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    This is becoming more and more frequent with me... And it's terrible. My sleep schedule it's completely messed up, and I've tried so many times to correct it but it still messes...
    Matt200 Matt200 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I dated a girl all throughout high school. We started dating Freshman year (her sophomore year) and we dated up until she went off to college. I left her after she had been at...
    whoknows2014 whoknows2014 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Had insomnia since the depression started (2005). It's gotten so bad that I use tranquillisers as sleeping pills. I know it is impossible to stop thinking but I wish I could think...
    lntel lntel 18-21 Jul 12

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    WHY ...CAN'T ...I ....SLEEP!!!!
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    It sucks... Laying here for hours just trying to fall asleep and I can't. Listening to her sleep.
    JimD911 JimD911 36-40, M Jul 17

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    1:12 am and I still can't fall a sleep -_-
    ItsKimmy ItsKimmy 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I really need to get to sleep but i can't stop reading EP...damn u EP!!
    feelingeh feelingeh 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Didn't sleep all but maybe 30 mins and its 6 am, leaving at 7 for a busy as day. May as well ******* get up! Today's gonna be fun....
    CaliCoRex4 CaliCoRex4 13-15, F Jul 9

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    Its 4:33 am here. I can't fall asleep. So now I am posting about it on EP. Ugh.
    nmoto nmoto 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    Ugh I'm so tired but anxiety is taking over I can't even turn off the lights anymore...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I've taken pills, my room is comfy, my lights are out, and I still can't fall asleep. This is bull!
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M Jul 9

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    God...I'm so tired but can't fall back asleep! I have so much on my mind. I wish I had money, it would solve so many problems! Everyone thinks I'm a money tree and keeps asking...
    lostandlonelyone lostandlonelyone 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm having a huge panic attack! So I've Ben feeling weak all day due to the hot weather and me eating not well. I'm afraid if I fall asleep I won't wake up. Also tomorrow I go to...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So it's currently 4:09am here, and I haven't been able to sleep at all
    rottenroses rottenroses 16-17, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    It's 2:21 and as usual, I'm awake. Worried and stressing... Thinking and debating....
    shayex3 shayex3 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    If you ever have a hard time sleeping, relax one hour before going to sleep. Prepare yourself by having a routine, and try listening to really calm and relaxed music. For some...
    TheAnonymousINFP TheAnonymousINFP 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I really need to sleep. But I feel like writing so many emotions right now. My mind is tingly with ideas. I am having trouble settling my problems I get OCD when it comes to...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Jul 7

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    As I close my eyes white flashes cross my lids and soon follows the deep, rumbling bass of Thunder. The weather is as tumultuous as my mind and still i try to curl deeper into my...
    ayndostoy ayndostoy 26-30, F Jul 21

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    Oh this is sooo true, last night it was really warm in the bedroom, our poor little air condition can just barley keep the bedrooms cool, i went to bed a little after 10 last night...
    jennylovestosmile jennylovestosmile 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I realized after years of living that if I sleep nude I sleep thru the entire night! Smh
    Kyheem Kyheem 36-40, M Jul 16

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