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I Can Sleep For Hours Yet I'm Always Tired

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    True.

    I have insomnia & a lot of times I can't sleep at all, so I am always tired. Yet, rarely, I will sleep for hours. I once slept for about 17 hours in a row. When I woke up, however, I was still tired. It seems that no matter what, I'm still too tired. Whether I don't sleep at...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F Apr 4, 2010

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    Living In My Dreams

    I will sleep for hours and sill feel unrested, i question why, why must my slumber have the need to be feed constatly? I question if its my dreams that contol me, louring me in with fastasy and amazment wanting me to with them forever. It makes reality seem so fake nowadays.
    aliceXIONU aliceXIONU 22-25, F Apr 8, 2011

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    Insomnia

    I have Insomnia so find it very hard to get to sleep, but once I am asleep I can literally sleep for the country. yet even after having a good sleep I wake up feeling sometimes even worse then when I am waking up loads during the night  or only having a couple  of...
    tyco313 tyco313 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 31, 2010

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    My Bad Combination /:P

    I have bi polar(Making me moody), which explains being depressed for more then 6 years, then I have low iron, and finally I have no esteem..... It's like I'm prepared to be lazy or just to give up....I try yes I do...willpower is what keeps me awake throughout the day and sends...
    NeonGreenRose NeonGreenRose 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2013

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    Tired Of Being Tired

    I am a 20 years old girl and since i came into puberty i noticed i have to sleep more than 12 hours or I can't get out of my bed. It frustrates me because there is so much more in my life that i would do. Lucky i have friends now who understands me but that wasn't always like...
    eshteurr eshteurr 18-21, F Oct 18, 2012

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    I could sleep for England.

    And then Spain.
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F Oct 16, 2014

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    Im Always Tired These Days!!

    im always up really late these days, and then i sleep all day, and then when i wake up, i still feel really tired!!! i just dont know why im feeling this way lol
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12, 2011

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    This has got to be a perfect access. Being real! It becoming a rare thing in people now ah days. I am always me like me or not. I am not perfect haven't meet anyone that is. I...
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    In my own room I can't sleep unless it's pitch back and silent. But if I'm on my sofa the TV and lights can be on and I'll still sleep, and I love sleeping in moving vehicles as...
    bxcka bxcka 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I am just tired physically and emotionally. I wish I could sleep until everything passes. I need a break. A break from everything that's going on so when I come back maybe ill...
    Overtherainbow66 Overtherainbow66 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I wish that I could constantly live within that small window of time where I'm just starting to wake up but consciousness hasn't quite kicked in yet. That's always the time in...
    SplendidChai SplendidChai 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I was awake all night last night.I was so tired but couldn't sleep
    lookaroundme lookaroundme 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My certificate has arrived today after months of waiting, and I found myself unconsciously playing this song on YouTube -  Few years back, I started my studies again, I was...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    U know I'm done I just can't do it anymore I'm giving up relax I'm not gonna go killing my self or anything that will hurt its just that I don't have hope anymore I have nothing...
    me343434 me343434 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I blame God for everything bad that happens to me. Because I see him as an all powerful entity that can make my dreams come true. I don't understand how God works. am I supposed to...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just really want to be alone forever and just cry for hours until I fall asleep and never wake up again.
    ssweetdisspositionn ssweetdisspositionn 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'll start from the beginning. When I was about 3 or 4 my mum met my first step dad. Early on we discovered he was an alcoholic. From then on a lot of days off were spent searching...
    Travellingmagnet Travellingmagnet 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I really want to kill myself. My life is going on horribly. My mother has psychotic depression, she has been on an affair for 9 years & has just recently stopped after being...
    mangoseed mangoseed 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Talking about stuff with people online is great, but I need more than that. I need what I have never had, someone to hold me and comfort me when I am sad. No one has ever done that...
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Everyday is a constant struggle because my life for now feels empty with meaning. For the longest time I didn't have direction on who I was going to be. I was lost. Then I found my...
    Stormeyes Stormeyes 18-21, F a week ago

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    I have to get up in two hours to help my mom get up for work. I don't know what's happening, and I'm hungry. Lol
    SplitGivanni SplitGivanni 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    My mother died on November 11, 2011. My dad died on June 10 this year. My older brother ran away with all the inheritance money that was supposed to be for both of us because he...
    xingru xingru 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    My parents got divorced when I was little and I live with my stepmom and dad in one house and with my mom in another. Yesterday my brother and I were at my moms house (and I still...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F Aug 20

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    Whenever I feel overwhelmed or burdened or anxious I always think "I want to go home" and even if I am home the thought remains, the urge to be home. To feel at peace to feel...
    IAmWhoIAmWhoAmI IAmWhoIAmWhoAmI 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I can't sleep and what to chat with someone. Who's up? I can keep secrets so if you've got one and want to vent I'm hear.
    wannabe31 wannabe31 31-35, M Aug 20

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    There's this guy I am with almost every weekend. I've spent more time with him than I have with friends I've had for 30 and 40 years. I was sad and miserable for such a long time...
    xcryptic xcryptic 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Confessions of a Habitual Apologizer: I’m sorry. I say it when I bump into someone at the store, when my card doesn’t swipe the first time, and when my phone cuts out. In...
    MissMimiMusic MissMimiMusic 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I can't express how I feel. Part of me is scared that everyone I meet is judging me, but I know most people aren't. I feel so confident about my self and the way I look, and yet I...
    Lavenderwingless Lavenderwingless 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm always left alone or treated difrently. I feel depressed all the time, and I only have one friend who does not care a whole lot. But I kind of like her...
    Abbyi25 Abbyi25 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    This is gonna be long but this is my experience - my story. I come from a complicated family background. You can say I don't know much about my parent's stories since they never...
    Abcak937 Abcak937 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Hello! I'm 14 years old and u want to be tickle tortured so badly in nothing but my underwear!! I want to be tied to a bed, blindfolded, and tickled like crazy for hours! I'm...
    Boyfeet14 Boyfeet14 22-25, M Aug 18

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    I'm so ******* tired, I just wanna sleep. I'm so ******* terrified that I'm going to have nightmares; I can't even close my eyes. I'm done living like this. Bring on the drugs.
    HidingInTheMusic HidingInTheMusic 13-15, F Aug 18

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    "And I'm sorry, but I'm closer to seeing those mistakes that I've made. Take me into your arms, breathe me into your heart." -Heartist I don't know how to feel right now. I...
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Feels like I'm out of practice. Off for a refresher course!!
    SubSided SubSided 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Going on day 3 with only like an hour sleep. Prior to that I might have got 15 minutes to an hour every day for the last 8 weeks or so. Nothing helps. I'm going crazy from the...
    buffalobaby2016 buffalobaby2016 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I'm soo tired and i can't sleep. Does anyone know a way for me to sleep with out medicine?
    Caroline9852 Caroline9852 16-17, T 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Honestly I'm so sad. I'm always sad. If you ask me if I'm ok I'll get mad. Because no.. I'm not ok. I'm never ok. I can't remember the last time I was ok... It seems like such a...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I said I'll start this one story a day challenge that I set for myself and I have a story in mind about women but im too tired to type it right now so illy just type this, also...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Nice to know I'm not the only one. I have always been this way and I just wish people would be more understanding of it. I'm a very light sleeper. Always have been, always will be...
    animallover412 animallover412 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I dont know what has happened. I am stuck and i just cant get up. I'm stuck in my career. Coming from a poor family I was never a A+ student But i was always a A Grade student...
    Girl023 Girl023 18-21 Aug 12

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