I Cant Sleep At Night

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    I have serious insomnia any suggestions?

    I was told the oils help does anyone have experience with the natural oils?? Please let me know thanks 🌹
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Jul 30, 2015

    Yeah I'm the same. it takes me hours to fall

    asleep and by that time, its pointless. Sometimes I don't even bother, stay up night after night. **** it, doesn't make a difference
    andopando andopando
    18-21, M
    Apr 5

    Had finally fallen asleep at 11:00am this

    morning after over thinking possibly every last aspect of my life, just to be woken up by people arguing four hours later. My migraine made me want to bang my head against a wall, I'd been crying for hours. I'm slowly losing my mind, as if my brain is just singeing away, I'm...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny
    70+, F
    1 Response Jan 24, 2015

    Another night, another dream.

    .. But they aren't dreams anymore... They're so real.. So vivid... I wake up in tears, panicking and just wishing it would stop.... I haven't had these dreams since I was fifteen... And now that I'm reliving the trama, the dreams of him are never ending....
    redpanda1997 redpanda1997
    18-21, F
    Jan 3

    Thoughts race through my mind ,

    I'm not happy . I can't solve these problems . I can't solve my self . I can't fix my past or my brain . I can't fix people around me .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Dec 21, 2015
    TheUltimateCrazyCatLady TheUltimateCrazyCatLady
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 1

    I have nightmares almost every night,

    multiple per night. Has anyone else had this issue? I'm not getting much rest anymore, and when I do sleep through the night, I still wake up paranoid and restless.
    kitt7 kitt7
    18-21
    1 Response Apr 5

    For the last 2-3 months I fall asleep then

    after about 3-5 hours wake up and toss and turn the rest of the night. I was totally exhausted all the time; I would come home from work and instantly fall asleep but never for long. I was getting really stressed out from that and work so I went to a doctor. He prescribed me...
    username092892 username092892
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2014

    I haven't been able to sleep

    that past three nights -_- it's so frustrating
    ACyanideSurprise ACyanideSurprise
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jan 28

    When I laying in by bed alone at night,

    that's when all my worries comes out and I can't sleep.
    1Miranda 1Miranda
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 28, 2015

    I can't sleep. I'm stressed

    and anxious; worried about finances and the state of my marriage... And then there's my husband, snoring beside me. He's sleeping peacefully because he got some before bedtime - and snoring so loudly that when I wake him I have to shout to be heard. He wakes me up every...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 23
    PositiveStateOfMind PositiveStateOfMind
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 29

    not all the time some time i have nightmares

    and i need some one i can talk to at random times at night kinda like a 1 in the morning or even 12 :( help
    nicolefra432 nicolefra432
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Nov 30, 2014
    koinos koinos
    36-40, M
    Jan 12

    I'm always up. I can not sleep

    until about 2-5 am :( whaaaa
    lovenicolexo lovenicolexo
    22-25, F
    4 Responses May 3, 2014

    I wake up a lot, and sometimes I can't get back

    to sleep. All through out the night. Get's old fast. Sometimes my dreams are so vivid they wake me up too? Doomed. Lol I'm constantly going on like four hours of sleep. My dark circles will eventually consume my face.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 24, 2014

    It's so typical. I have a sleep disorder

    but I take meds..BUT... My fibro is acting up so here I am, about to take some pain meds. I want to chat with some nice people on almost any topic. And can we make this fun too , how about some jokes or neat life anecdotes :) ! what is keeping you awake and, what are your...
    Lunadelobos Lunadelobos
    41-45
    Feb 9

    Oh I don't know, the thought

    that I could just drift off into the darkness and never wake up, without knowing. That scares me a lil bit
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jul 5, 2015

    4:00am and I am still up.

    I hate this. No one to talk to. I hate to ***** about it but it has been too long since I slept normally. damn DST is cutting an hour out to boot.
    insulator88 insulator88
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 8, 2015
    leex1234 leex1234
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 25, 2015

    It has been a rough day.

    I can't sleep knowing my mom is nearing the end of her life. I cried a river today. On top of that today is my fathers birthday, he passed 4 years ago. For any young adults reading this, cherish your parents for one day they will be gone.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Jan 16
    LeviCroll LeviCroll
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jul 20, 2014
    cutekittycat cutekittycat
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Jul 4, 2015
    koinos koinos
    36-40, M
    Nov 23, 2015

    I can't seem to get comfortable,

    I toss and turn constantly. When I do end up starting to fall asleep, something wakes me up. I can never seem to stay sleeping, I wake up several times in one night and various hours. Each night is different. Some nights I can't close my eyes without seeing something bad or...
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation
    18-21, F
    Mar 31, 2014

    Anxiety,depression, worries about the future,

    wich i feel doesnt exist for me.. I realized yesterday, or have realized long ago, but tried to ignore the fact, my life is pointless. Never had a real friend, my family doesnt show a sign of support. All they ever do is hurt me. I just cant tell them i know whats wrong with...
    notworthitatall notworthitatall
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 17, 2014
    mciarleglio26 mciarleglio26
    18-21
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2014

    Why? After such a difficult

    and really ****** up emotional rolletcoaster day? took a small nap and I'm up til 3 am thinking of people who do nothing but let their love dimish for me each day?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 23

    It's 8 o'clock in the morning

    and I still can't sleep ... Even with sleep medication I still can't sleep , its driving my CRAZY. !
    skipper596 skipper596
    22-25, F
    Dec 23, 2015

    My thoughts are running circles,

    my stomach is in knots, and the thermostats on 75 but I'm shivering.
    SilasArke SilasArke
    16-17, M
    Jan 9
    sweetserendipity00 sweetserendipity00
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2015

    My eyes hurt because i cant sleep but i cant

    sleep because my head hurts from serious anxiety. I am a poet who cant write, an intellect who cant excel academically, im drowning in my own failures and ive never been good at asking for help. I feel mentally claustrophobic and i dont know how, but right now id just like to...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Feb 8, 2014

    I always have too much to think about

    for me to get sleep at night
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire
    18-21, M
    Aug 7, 2014

    Insomnia is so great.

    I love not being able to sleep. Said no one ever.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 21, 2015

    So i was up until about 3:30am bc i couldnt

    sleep only the do i fall asleept only to be woken up at 8:00 by an alarm and then 10 minutes later 10 minutes of hammering which forced me to cover my ears as every single sequence of hits made want to get up and scream my head off at whoever was doing it and hurt them. Worse...
    ASpookyGhost ASpookyGhost
    16-17, M
    Apr 5

    My mind goes wondering.

    Even though my body is about to shut down my mind is wide awake.. It's frustrating
    moonela moonela
    26-30, F
    Jan 11, 2015

    Hello insomiac friends !

    ! just joined this thing. I love night time, it's so beautiful in it's peace but at the same time full of chaos. But also It's when my thoughts and demons decide to have a party in my head, and it's hard not to miss the people that are gone. I'm guessing I'm not the only one here...
    moongirl03 moongirl03
    18-21, F
    Nov 19, 2014

    ughh like no matter how tired I am I can never

    sleep. honestly its starting to affect me during the day time
    ambermccrackin ambermccrackin
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Feb 27

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    cougarloving cougarloving
    31-35, F
    Dec 21, 2015

    I can never get to sleep at night.

    I am so sick and tired of not being able to get to sleep at night. I will find a way to get some sleep though lol.
    Gayprince1234 Gayprince1234
    13-15, M
    Jan 14
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2015

    Why do people talk to me

    when I'm trying to sleep , but no one talks to me in the day...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 27, 2014

    Honestly I'm afraid to go to sleep.

    And there's the fact I can't. I hate sleeping alone. I love the feeling that there's another living thing near me. I have nightmares about being chased by a cloaked figure, soon after seeing the figure I turn around and run. I always end up jumping off something high and dying...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 24, 2014

    anxiety keeping me up again I guess.

    I thought I was done with this but the stress of holidays and too many memories has me not sleeping at night. Catching up on Greys Anatomy tonight and last several nights on Netflix
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2015
    briinthezone86 briinthezone86
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 11, 2014

    I hate this, I really do.

    Definitely when I have things to do tomorrow. There are a few things to why I can't sleep. In the day I have been watching some supernatural stuff, and things like that come back to me at night. I can't help it, they just do. I also think way too much at night and I get really...
    GiddyX GiddyX
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 1

    Let's talk sleeping pills.

    .. I haven't been able to get a good night's sleep for a long time now. I feel that I'm too paranoid of a person and I am woken up by any little sound. This week it's come to its peak. I became ill today from my lack of sleep. I couldn't even go to work. I take dimenhydrinate...
    SolBee SolBee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 6

    I guess I just think about too much stuff.

    :3 It's 4 am here and I haven't went to sleep yet./:
    askingtrevor askingtrevor
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 27, 2014
    cashetty69 cashetty69
    51-55, M
    1 Response Nov 26, 2015
    miizzx0 miizzx0
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2015

    I just can't... I feel like an owl,

    been trying sleepy pills but next day I feel high...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Dec 21, 2015

    Uggggh !!!! So tired

    and I can't relax!!!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 14, 2015
    bananna225 bananna225
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2015

    Can't sleep again... maybe it's the fact

    that I have school in the morning and I really don't want to go. I also haven't done my homework for maths. I hate maths. I hate school. Meh:(((
    xItsChelsx xItsChelsx
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2014

    It takes mee forever to fall asleep at night.

    During the day, im tired as heck. Then when its time to be asleep, my mind decides to think of everrrything and anything. Ive tried many things to fall asleep but nothing works. Then im about to fall asleep, but then my mind remembers something from like days/weeks/months/years...
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2014

    It's starting to get worse.

    I barely sleep and I'm unmotivated and unenergized during the day.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 10, 2015
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