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I Cant Sleep At Night

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    I dont feel comfy enough. I feel lonely. Even though im used to it, some nights are worse than others.
    notworthitatall notworthitatall 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Sooo... Yeah I'm not really into sleeping. I think I might just stay up until I have to get up for school. Id much rather sleep during the day than at night. I feel like, at night...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I'Ve Become A Nite Owl. - Work has my schedule turned upside down and my sleep is so out of whack that I've been sleeping less and less at night and more during the day. It's 3:22...
    gram497 gram497 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    I try to sleep, I really do, but soon as I'm about to sleep, my mind wanders to what others see me as, how my friends act to me, what they really think of me, what they say when my...
    VerdlaTal VerdlaTal 13-15, T Feb 7

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    Not Again - Here I go again.... Its 2:10 in the morning & im not asleep! I should be I work swing shift I got off two hrs ago, I lay down toss & turn, my body is tired, my eyes...
    Nikita8687 Nikita8687 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    Basically if I'm not asleep by 11, I'm up until God knows when, thinking about who knows what.
    LivingwithPOTS20 LivingwithPOTS20 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I can't understand how people can go to sleep at like 10, I can't even get to sleep at all most nights
    fatima199 fatima199 18-21, F Feb 16

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    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...
    notworthitatall notworthitatall 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Sleeping at night is so hard for me. My patterns are really thrown off and it sucks. I don't know if I'm just either really excited , uncomfortable or not tired lol #10daycountdown...
    london21 london21 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I always end up over thinking about things and texting people and I usually end up going to bed around 1 or 2 in the morning.-.
    mikki19 mikki19 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    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...
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation 16-17, F Mar 31

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    why cant i sleep at night i often think this in the dark where the demons in my head seem to always dwell what is this am i that messed up that i have forgotten something so...
    ellision13 ellision13 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    I always stay up at night. Not by choice, but because my brain won't shut off. It's filled with all these thoughts that stress me out even more. It's a never ending cycle.
    beautifulc0nfessions beautifulc0nfessions 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7

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    I found out I have insomnia which is a sleeping disorder and is really really unhealthy for you I found out by asking my dad what is insomnia and if I have it he said I have it. I...
    jet13harding jet13harding 16-17, M Mar 10

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    I have an exam in the morning but I already know I won't be sleeping tonight.
    Destrxctive Destrxctive 16-17, F Mar 23

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    For the last... I don't know... 6 months or more... I haven't been able to sleep. I have been, if lucky, getting 6 1/2 hours of sleep almost every night EVEN on the weekends. Only...
    BlueIce612 BlueIce612 16-17, F Mar 31

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    i have sleeping anxiety. i lay down on my side with my christmas lights on and i cant help but hear voices and footsteps and feel someone breathing on my neck. i always feel like...
    kaylakeb kaylakeb 13-15, F Feb 3

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    I can't sleep. So many experiences I want to accomplish. So many ideas on my mind. Thinking what time should I wake up in the morning? Will tomorrow be a great day? Will it be warm...
    AmericanPie91 AmericanPie91 22-25, F Apr 1

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    Sleep - I have a problem and it scares me alot.  You see I do not sleep.  Every night I am luck if I get two hours of sleep.  I feel tired...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 4 Responses Mar 23, 2009

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    Just so many thoughts in my minds. Thoughts about him. I like him a lot. He is about he only guy I like that is not a teacher. He wears suits and is intelligent...he is unlike any...
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My Sleep Ruined My Family.. :( - since i was a little girl i could nvr sleep well.. i am 16 now and am on medication for it, also for depression. whn i was about 12 i would cry all...
    forevertorn forevertorn 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    I can't sleep at night all I think about is my ex boyfriend & he doesn't want to be in my life nomore all I do is cry everynight ;''(
    babygee66 babygee66 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    Cant Sleep - Idk y but i just fill like the sun sucks the energy right out of me. the moon is so soft on the eyes and never hot!!! it just to hot be up and out of the house in the...
    MomaLibra MomaLibra 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2008

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    I just got a new apartment and I swear I can hear every little thing that moves and breathes outside my window. Last night I heard a motorcycle pulling in to the parking lot and it...
    Rhysen Rhysen 22-25, M Jan 27

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    Still Awake - It's 5 am, and I'm wide awake. I wish for one night just one, I could have a good sleep.
    brielladivine brielladivine 18-21, F Oct 15, 2012

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Well it's 4:10 in the morning and I still can't sleep. What is wrong with me...I haven't been able to sleep in like the last week but at the same time I haven't had a good night...
    MaddieMoo14 MaddieMoo14 13-15, F Mar 17

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    Need somebody to talk to idc who I'm just looking at my ceilings(cause I have no cable in my room) and I got school Tomm πŸ˜‘ btw I'm new to this 😁 so add me to your circle I...
    Trapaholics Trapaholics 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I've never been able to. The second my eyelids are heavy enough to close, my thought engulf me. They rush in like an angry storm drowning any sign of peace. It makes my stomach...
    HeyItsKaylaMay HeyItsKaylaMay 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Ugh. Paid programming. That's how you know you have been up way past everyone else's bed time. NOW My mind decides to come up with all sorts of creative things.. Meh
    KinzeeJB KinzeeJB 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    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...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    Busy - i am not sure when it started but at least one week a month i can only sleep for one or two hours each night. I find myself not being able to stop thinking about work, home...
    happyboyx happyboyx 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 14, 2012

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    So hard to fall asleep. Have to take son to school in am. Then work all pm long. Why can't I fall asleep?? I just have this racing mind ,, Blaahhhhh
    MrsAlarcon MrsAlarcon 22-25, F Feb 18

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    High - I've been on a high and didn't recognise it, now I've plummeted into the abyss. During my high I had a troll playing with my head and as a consequence I no longer know who...
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 7 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    At night I have no problem falling asleep. It's what happens immediately after that keeps me from sleeping. I'm plagued by horrible dreams. Dreams of pain, suffering, people...
    CrimsonDrake CrimsonDrake 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    As you can see, it's 3:22 am and I have to get up in three hours for school but my mind and thoughts are keeping me awake. I miss you but I can't do anything about it.
    tmariiee tmariiee 18-21, F Mar 10

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    I hate when I'm ready for bed and as soon as I lay down every possible thing I could think of goes through my head. Every memory, every mistake, every heartbreak, every chance i...
    SoCalBlondie SoCalBlondie 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    Thinking of the past, present, and future all have taken away my precious sleep. I can tell it's going to be one of those nights...
    Suicidalsilence007 Suicidalsilence007 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    So Tired.... - I am so tired but cant even sleep. I close my eyes and it does nothing for me. Been like a couple of weeks now since I haven't slept right... I think that I should...
    Tatteredheart Tatteredheart 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 24, 2012

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    It’s 2 AM And I cant sleep My mind is far too occupied by memories Every mean word ever spoken to me Every action I wish I could take back Every time someone uttered the words...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    Usually, I do great at falling asleep by at latest, 1 AM. But tonight, it's almost 2 AM. I feel so restless. So hyper. Like really, really, really hyper!! I can't stop walking...
    BlueIce612 BlueIce612 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Basically every time I do try to sleep at night the voices in my head just basically remind me of all my mistakes, all my flaws and they just constantly laugh and make fun. Then...
    lucas7 lucas7 18-21, M Feb 7

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    It's said,that those who don't sleep confuse reality with dream.
    Imadreamer123 Imadreamer123 13-15, F Apr 6

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    MellifluousMilkshake MellifluousMilkshake 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Grrr....every night I fall asleep without a problem, but I'm up every couple hours for a LONG TIME. By the time morning rolls around, I'm lucky if I got 4 hours sleep. One or 2...
    seahawksmom seahawksmom 31-35, F Mar 30

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    Lying awake in bed at night while the rest of the world sleeps. I am not a sufferer of insomnia but for whatever reason I cannot close my eyes. Why does the brain keep us from...
    staky85 staky85 26-30 2 days ago

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    I never can sleep at all anymore i am to scared and then when I wake up I am so alone that it hurts....I am homeschooled and its through k12 online school so my mom is never home...
    picKLe47 picKLe47 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's 1:41 am. Night anxiety is skyrocketed for whatever reason so I can't sleep and I'm nauseated. So I figure if so some wants to talk until I fall asleep, hmu.
    rayelizabeth rayelizabeth 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Stay up almost every night because I can't sleep. I sucks because I have nothing to do or no one to talk to. Unless my dads not busy at work but it's gets old just talking to...
    boomargan boomargan 13-15, M Mar 30

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