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I Am Tired But I Don't Want to Sleep

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    No Time To Get Proper Sleep Hours, - actually ,my sleep habits have been a source of noise for people around me that see how tired and exhausted I am , I won't like to sleep for...
    soul2soul87 soul2soul87 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    I Won't Let Myself Sleep. - I have felt like this for a very long time. I do feel tiredness, I can sleep. But I won't. My attitude toward sleep is similar to an anorexics attitude...
    Martheney Martheney 16-17, F Sep 24, 2013

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    I Hate Going to Sleep - If I go to sleep before I know it, it will be tomorrow. I don't want to have to put up with another day, I don't want tomorrow to come. Time crawls slower...
    FoolYourself FoolYourself 16-18, M 7 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    Why Do I Do This? - I guess I want to sleep most of the day away tomorrow. When I'm tired I don't feel anxious and I rather be depressed then anxious. I hate anxiety so much. So...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Dec 14, 2011

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    I Am Doomed Coz I Feel Like I Am In Love.. - oh wow.. I can hold up pretty well.. hehe..I wonder.. I'm just gonna keep my closeted romantic thoughts in my head..[sigh]
    amejad amejad 22-25, F Jan 8, 2012

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    I Think Lack Of Sleep Can Help Me With My Art - Though I don't think it helps with much else I'm afraid. :D Like working and getting things done, the lack of sleep catches up and...
    ArtofSunrise ArtofSunrise 22-25 May 3, 2013

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    I Did This Today - I always do this unless I'm so sleepy I can't keep my eyes open. Today, I slept at 5:30 am and woke up at 9 am. Heh, but it was only possible because my school's...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F Jun 30, 2010

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    Not Insomnia Anymore - I'm so tired, I'm exhausted,  but something in my head makes me not want to sleep. I had insomnia for 2 weeks recently but now I can sleep...I don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 13, 2010

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    I Dont Know Why - i don't want to go to sleep but i don't. earlier i wanted to go to sleep but couldn't and now i don't want to its weird /funny.
    ilikethebeatles ilikethebeatles 16-17, M Jun 30, 2010

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    I'm Like This At Times -     There are times that I don't feel like sleeping. I'm tired but just don't want to sleep. It makes it  hard to fall asleep. It drives me nuts at...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Jan 6, 2011

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    Tonight Is One Of Them.. - enough said I think.. ;D  can I clump 10+ more groups coz tonight is the night that: I don't want to get up and pee I want to share this because it...
    amejad amejad 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2011

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    Like Sleeping But Dislike Going To Sleep - i can be worn out by football practice and school and eyes closing. I could easily go to sleep or fall asleep but something makes me feel...
    Davontae14 Davontae14 16-17 May 23, 2013

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    She's consuming me again. It's funny how somebody, who you haven't seen or talked to in months, can have such a profound effect on you. They don’t have to do a single thing and...
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    Wow I would be better off alone then having ppl to talk to then I don't have to worry if I made them mad n all that I think that's what I'm going to do just be by myself from now...
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