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I Am Tired But I Don't Want to Sleep

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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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    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 means something I hate writing Academic Papers [at this time and many times over] I have this urge to talk to you right now...
    amejad amejad 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2011

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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 then I'm tired and useless all day and night, yet still don't want to sleep because I want to do things before bed even though I become too tired to...
    ArtofSunrise ArtofSunrise 22-25 May 3, 2013

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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 times. I know that it can drive my parents nuts. When i don't feel like going to bed. I just want to still be up. Its hard at...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Jan 6, 2011

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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 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 at night.
    FoolYourself FoolYourself 16-18, M 7 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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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 want to. I'm in a constant state of anxiousness. I'm so tired.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 13, 2010

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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 toward food. I feel guilty and weak when I'm tired, I'll stay up until the early hours making sure I'm up later than my friends...
    Martheney Martheney 16-17, F Sep 24, 2013

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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 like theres more interesting things to do, then lay and go to sleep
    Davontae14 Davontae14 16-17 May 23, 2013

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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 sometimes I sleep deprive myself and don't eat so I can feel numb. Some days I can't help it because I'm hypo manic or...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Dec 14, 2011

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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 closed. :P
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F Jun 30, 2010

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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 even 4 hours ,4hours hours can make difference in my youth , better to waste those 4 now rather than regret later I didn't work hard , a...
    soul2soul87 soul2soul87 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    Yes. This is definitely me right now. It's horrible. I'm trying to listen to some classical music but doesn't works either..
    andywei andywei 26-30, M Mar 27

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    Hey, can anybody relate to this? Cause I really do.
    ShixyLove ShixyLove 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    My palms are sweaty and my heart is racing.. All I have to do is turn off the light.. But I'm too "afraid".. I'm pathetic.. I'm tired.. I don't want to live anymore..
    sukie13 sukie13 16-17, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I hate life. So cliche but true. My whole life is an act, a game, and I'm constantly losing to myself. I guess I'll just start by telling you about me and some important things...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Hi. I'm not sure what I'm doing here - but I do know I'm tired of I don't know. That's been the answer since I was a kid. Seriously. My mother is a professional cook - and is...
    BariSag BariSag 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I don't know what it is about me, but people just institutionally turn against me for reasons I never find out, if the person ever actually knows why they hate me. Every time. I...
    faeriefate faeriefate 18-21 Mar 23

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    I am just an empty vessel in this complicated world....trying to find my place. I close my eyes hoping to rid myself of this anguish only to realise there is nothing more than what...
    BrainJail101 BrainJail101 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I read here in this experience about people who don't want to have children because being a parent isn't for them or it's just how they feel about the matter, which is fine...
    charlie4edwards charlie4edwards 16-17, F Apr 9

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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...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M Apr 10

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    There is quite a long story behind this question but I'll try to make it short. I'm a girl and 17 by now and approx. 3 years ago I changed school and among my new teachers there...
    PrincessMagalie PrincessMagalie 16-17, F Apr 11

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    This is something I think about every now and then. I have PCOS which doesn't make it impossible to have children but in some women it can cause infertility. So I have adjusted to...
    hayleyRebeccaE hayleyRebeccaE 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I don't want to remember But as I look into the Mirror It only shows the truth of the food I shouldn't have consumed, stretching out my flesh. the marks on my arms, which broke...
    UnderTheKnife UnderTheKnife 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I want to be in a relationship. I don't want to feel hideous or ugly or feel rejected at all. I want to feel like someone wants to get to know me, that someone wants to be with me...
    lotstodeal lotstodeal 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    to my old school in my home country. My parents have a job that involve me to move back and forth between North America and Asia. I've lived in Asia for almost my whole life, and...
    helpmeplzzz helpmeplzzz 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I've been talking to CBD, my on-again, off-again, since yesterday. After 3+ years I know the cycle, I know the routine, I know what we say and do and how it will end up. That is...
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm a 35 year old African lady, married with four lovely kids, even though people see me and think I'm 22, never married let alone 4 kids . I will be married for 13 years in April...
    Imasadwife Imasadwife 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Oops, I thought this said, "I don't want to hurt anyone!" I need to read before clicking "Me Too," lol :P
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 28

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    I don't want to feel anymore... I want to get rid of my feelings... Is there any way i could numb them? ( without alcohol)
    Thehorserider5 Thehorserider5 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I don't want to feel like I'm lost and always struggling to find that median point of inner peace. Too much of it isn't good, but having to little of it makes me stressed.
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Who does? Nobody does. So why oh why am I constantly seeing people live a life that they don't want? Doesn't make sense to me.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I just don't want her to see my weakness, inside im falling to pieces but what good will it do to let it take over ?
    dixiecrystal1 dixiecrystal1 18-21, F Apr 4

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    Since I was young, I have never wanted to have children. I feel like females are expected to follow the footsteps; grow up, go to university, get married, have children and then...
    MellifluousMilkshake MellifluousMilkshake 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    Right now I don't want anything to serious. I'm young I have time for all that a little later in life. But I wouldn't mind going out on a date every once in a while. And like I...
    PuertoRicanPrincess18 PuertoRicanPrincess18 18-21, F Apr 11

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    I don't want to remember all the fights I had with my "best friends".
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F Apr 12

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    So, I'm in the friend zone. . Trying to claw my way out of quick sand. Wishing for a branch to cling to, I wonder how to endure preferably avoid being heartbroken. Escaping the...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M Apr 12

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    I feel like there is some mental blockage in my mind, from all the trauma I have experienced in my life. I don't want to see a therapist I don't have the money for that and I just...
    mp3s mp3s 22-25, M Apr 15

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    My mother is awful. I can't even explain how much she's tortured my sisters and I over the years. She makes us think that she will actually be a mother. And when she's gained our...
    agirltoremember agirltoremember 13-15, F Apr 1

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    This was something I thought was a phase, but the more I grow older, the more I realize that I truly would find more peace without being in a marriage. I'm going to turn 23. Today...
    franny21 franny21 22-25, F Apr 9

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    I broke up with my bf. I don't miss him except at night. I love having an arm around me when I fall sleep.
    cindygen cindygen 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    Probably somewhere of my own. A place where I won't be bothered. A home where no one cares when I don't sleep or eat on a regular schedule. Where my artistic or borderline crazy...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    It feels as though just as soon as I manage to learn to live with a current level of hurt, the hurt becomes deeper. Sharper. And I have to adjust to managing the new level over and...
    Jules2576 Jules2576 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    have sex with someone... it's really not that hard to say no. Don't just say yes to **** them over later.
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 24

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    I never really warmed to the idea of being behind the wheel of a car. My parents still offer to pay for driving lessons and the theory test and for the first time, I felt I should...
    Dominc1 Dominc1 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    So here's the low down, there's this gay guy at my school who has a feminine body and is attractive looking. I don't know if this means I'm into women and I just recognize his...
    BlueRoomGamer BlueRoomGamer 13-15, M Apr 1

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    I am a lesbian who wants a traditional wedding. I don't have a girlfriend yet, but when I get married, I want to have a wedding like my family members: church, ball gown dress...
    artist40 artist40 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I don't understand why God keeps me here. I tried to escape. I tried to rid the world of me and me of the world. Why tf am I still here!? I serve no purpose. I'm like a piece of...
    Somejoygirl Somejoygirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    It's my number one addiction and I can't help but always say yes to it. Cutting is my only relief but I cut all over my body so much that I have to dress like it's winter all the...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    After seeing my brother and sister I refuse to have kids or even adopt. I don't have patience for pointless bickering, tattle telling, and especially not crying. I want to take...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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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...
    lovesmakeup lovesmakeup 22-25, F Apr 15

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    I have been trying to get my license for some time now, but to no avail. My parents, and my grandparents especially have put pressure on me about it. I just took a license test...
    jayjayfilms jayjayfilms 18-21, M Apr 15