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I Am So Worried I Can't Sleep

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    supermario1256 supermario1256 22-25, M Nov 29

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    I can't sleep til 3am+ and on the weekends when I wake up around 2'o'clock I'm exhausted. I've had a history with self harm, anxiety and depression so could these be related? This...
    xcircusfreak xcircusfreak 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Gosh I can't sleep and I work 7 am - 9:45 pm tomorrow :O
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    this seriously sucks. the last few nights I've been passing out at like 8 or 9 No problem. its been dark and boring and an easy thing to do. its still dark and boring but now I can...
    ZombieBaitMaiden ZombieBaitMaiden 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Another night where I can't sleep...gets old.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Bored, exhausted, but can't sleep. Sigh.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's 3:30am and I can't sleep. I'm watching the movie Veronica Guerin. It's a great movie.
    bellaboo68 bellaboo68 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I need a friend to be up at 2 or 3 in the morning... I'm so lonely between 1 and 5 in the morning... All my friends have normal sleep lives... Why can't I?
    darthbeegirl666 darthbeegirl666 31-35, F 13 hrs ago

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    It's now 4am, and I'm not even remotely tired, even after taking sleeping pills and trying to sleep for 3 hours. In 5 hours I have to bring my car to the mechanic and I have loads...
    LillithMeiwes LillithMeiwes 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    latlely I have been having troubles sleeping or staying asleep. no matter how tired I am I just can't do it. I have been having family troubles since my aunt past away Feb 14, 2...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    It's 3:30 am and i can't fall asleep cuz of the damn depression. It bites having to wait till my body is too tired to get through it and sleep.
    shadow2233 shadow2233 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    When something is on my mind, consciously or unconsciously, I just start moving to try to solve it. One thing leads to another and I can't get myself to go to bed. A lot of my...
    NorthernWanderer NorthernWanderer 22-25, M Nov 30

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    Sundays are the worst. Can't stop tossing and turning
    livemanlive livemanlive 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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    So I'm just up thinking and writing away everything I'm feeling. I'm gonna have to get up and a few hours because I'm going to the mountains. I can't wait.
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    Well this is getting just a little bit out of hand now 😒mi havnt slept during the night for weeks! I will normally fall asleep about 6 in the morning n wake up about 12! Can't...
    Youmeansomething Youmeansomething 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    So I woke up today at 2.36am and I've just been having cup after cup of tea all morning. It's because I'm sick but I have something important going on today and I can't afford to...
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I'm having troubles sleeping, I always wake up go to sleep,wake up go to sleep etc this has been going on for a week now. I don't know what to do, can anyone help? I'm so tired...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I only had between 4ish to 6ish hours of sleep.... It nearly took me forever to just fall asleep. Now I'm up early and my friends are still sleeping.
    ayoolexie20 ayoolexie20 16-17, F Nov 23

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    I need help. It hard for me to go to sleep, and then it makes it hard for me to wake up in the morning. I go to bed really late and end up sleeping in or not getting enough rest...
    Via70 Via70 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I still am having problems sleeping at night. I want to find a natural way to help me sleep. I don't want to rely on a pill to do so. Anyone have any tips?
    Via70 Via70 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Ugh I always sleep with my window open. Summer, winter, rain or shine I need the fresh air. If I sleep with the window closed I have a headache in the morning:(
    Passionfruit101 Passionfruit101 18-21, F Nov 25

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    On my mind before I sleep. Still on my mind when I awake yet when I eventually escaped to sleep. Was nowhere to be found. I hate not dreaming XD hahahahaha
    kaixin97 kaixin97 16-17, F Dec 2

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    Damn! I have too many things going through my mind right now. I want to sleep, but I keep thinking....I hope I fall back to sleep soon.
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    when I have a bad day. all the negative thoughts come lurking in and won't let me sleep
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    One of those nights....So many thoughts that the minutes seem like hours and it's still too early to sleep.
    AirleasAyres AirleasAyres 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 26

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    I hate when she Snore because I cant sleep
    World4me World4me 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    Doctors say its stress, anxiety bla bla bla... I really do tend to over think everything especially at night when am in bed trying to sleep. Every day I spend at least about 2-3...
    MK25 MK25 22-25, M Nov 29

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    therefore I never ever sleep.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I cant sleep when I have an erector set I need to build.
    LongNeckJoe LongNeckJoe 16-17, M Nov 30

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    2AM Still awake…The emptiness of my mind won’t matter when I’m dead The emptiness of my mind won’t matter when I’m dead The emptiness of my mind won’t matter when I’m...
    4getmenow 4getmenow 51-55, F Dec 6

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    I cannot go to sleep... please help.
    jamsjams6 jamsjams6 16-17, F a week ago

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    I have seriously always been this way. My natural clock just works this way. Working nights feels more natural for me. Interacting with people during the day and dealing with all...
    chelsieshay2626 chelsieshay2626 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    The wind tonight is so loud, and the pine cones on the metal roof are making it so impossible to sleep. And I so badly want to.
    lillyforever4 lillyforever4 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have to get to work at 7am and its 1:30am. I hate waking up in the middle of the night and not be able to fall back to sleep.
    BlaiddDrwg05 BlaiddDrwg05 41-45, M 6 days ago

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