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I Can't Sleep Because My Heart Hurts

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 201 People

    Sleep Hurts

    How many nights I couldn't sleep well because of my heart hurting + thinking of situation that had occured.  :(  It got better and I know it'll always be in the picture since it will come to me at times.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Jun 25, 2011

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    Literally

    and figuratively. But really its the combo.  
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2009

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    prettyballerina prettyballerina 31-35, F Nov 24, 2014

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    No Really,

     :/ i dunno why :/
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2009

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    Again

     two months....down the drain. he told me he could wait, told me he wanted to be with me, told me i was the only one   but now...all of a sudden hes with someone else     tonight i will not be able to slee because my heart hurts...  
    dotta415 dotta415 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2009

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    I Have Been Here A Lot Lately....

    Since my Breakup, with my ex, who I was together, and engaged to, I have had a Lot of these nights, they are some of the most painful nights, that nothing could stop the tears, and no words of comfort, can help take the damn pain away. I have had nights, where I'd be crying so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 14, 2010

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    My Heart Hurts So Much....

    Its hard to sleep, when your Heart hurts so much. Its hard to sleep when all you can dream about how good things were, and are now having to deal with how bad things are right now. He was the one thing I looked forward to everyday, one thing that I thought no matter, How...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Sep 25, 2009

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    I'm confused & upset.

    & to make things worse, today is my birthday.
    kaseyynicholee kaseyynicholee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2014

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    She was my best friend

    since middle school. We would txt each other almost everyday and my feelings for her grew. I trusted her and i thought i loved her. It all changed in one summer. The summer before college. I built up the confidence to finally ask her out and she said yes! The days i spent...
    go2dasho go2dasho 18-21, M Aug 18, 2014

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    Last Night

    I lay awake thinking of you, of the times we shared, of the times we will never share again. I know I will still see you, but it won't be the same. I cried myself to sleep last night. I don't know how or when I eventually fell asleep. And then I woke up again in the middle of the...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2010

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    It Hurts..

    Nightly silence candles flickering my soul steps closer to emptiness..
    trappedwings trappedwings 26-30, F Mar 14, 2013

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    More Situational Than Personal

    college, honesty, surgery. all so called sure things that were supposed to set me up for happiness. all of which broke my heart and left me without motivation, faith, or hope. for me, losing those things cut deeper than any fledging romance could. for as long as i can remember, i...
    delusionsofglamour delusionsofglamour 18-21, F Jul 14, 2010

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    A Simple Escape

    it's 2 am in the morning... and i can't sleep. i just cried over the phone, again. i guess it's easier to pretend that you are fine, yet you are not. it's easier to smile than explaining the reason behind it. i don't know what to do anymore... i don't want to be alive right now...
    LovelessAdvocate LovelessAdvocate 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2010

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    Sleep Comes More Easily Than It Returns...

    Over the last month my heart has been completely broken...maybe remade, but in what fashion I am unsure. All of my priorities have changed. I stopped sleeping, I stopped eating. Ive lost so much weight; all of my clothes are too large. This week I got sick - which probably saved...
    Fractions Fractions 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 23, 2011

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    The Hurt Is Always Worst At Night

    for us night was our time we could snuggle up in bed and talk to each other and play games, we took our night baths with each others and made sure we both were clean and we did a lot of kissing and touching too then my girl friends / wife mother would get us both ready for bed...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jun 11, 2011

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    I Miss You

    i miss my daughter so much.i have lost a husband my house and now my car in a crash but wost of all i have lost my daughter.i struggle to sleep bcause my heart aches so much without her.the physical pain i feel from my accident is still nothing compared to the lose of a child.i...
    freeangel freeangel 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 14, 2010

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    Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart

    there are many nights when i can't sleep because my heart hurts. i'll only fall asleep when it's really close to morning and i became really tired and drenched inside. waking up from nights like this is like wishing a nightmare to just go away. sometimes i think i am living my...
    LovelessAdvocate LovelessAdvocate 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2010

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    Absolutely This....

    It's funny as I can close my heart off at times but at night lately, I am finding that I just cry. I cry for me and for what I have become. For being such a 26 year old loser. I am hopeless and pathetic. If people knew what I was really like, I am pretty sure they would judge me...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    When Will The Choice Be Made I Cant Sleep

    I've been with who I felt was the last man I would ever love.and we planed to get married about 2 years ago I got pregnant well I did not know but he did he even admitts to planing it.then. my super hero reverts and slowly but surely stops being a man but acting like a...
    mrssweettea mrssweettea 22-25 Oct 28, 2010

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    Slips Through

    The darkness descends slowly stripping unending skies of all companions. weariness grips,heart hurts,silence sings as within locked horizon vows of ‘forever’ are crushed as sand. I try to reach for your hand It slips through my fingers ... the sand
    trappedwings trappedwings 26-30, F Nov 23, 2012

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    It Hurts

    My husband and I split over a month ago. The pain is still here and the nights are still lonely. My heart still hurts and my sleep is disturbed. I mainly take short naps during the day now as it's easier for me to sleep for short amounts of time, and on the sofa too so that I don...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 12 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    A Night Waiting For A Star Bright

    It's already a deep night and everybody is sleeping soundlessly. I can't get away from the pain from an arrow shot right inside my heart. My heart is dripping in blood right now. No one cares to listen to my same old first love story anymore. They were fed up because I refuse to...
    leungmvc leungmvc 22-25 2 Responses Jul 16, 2013

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    Hearty Insomnia

    I have never been the best sleeper in the world but, since separating from my husband I have lost many more nights sleep.  Sometimes I can feel it coming on in the evening and I try my best to find distractions but still it overwhelms me.  I'll try to describe the feeling...
    Piapod72 Piapod72 36-40, F Sep 26, 2011

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    Long Lasting Hurt.

    We started dateing when we were juniors in highschool. After three months of dateing we hit the "I love you" point. It was so strong, so real. Everything was amazing and we stayed together and happy for three years. We grew as a couple and i was so happy. We both went to the same...
    wemma wemma 18-21 Jun 16, 2010

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    Help :/

    I broke up with my boyfriend sometime in August because I thought he didnt love me anymore. He confused me by sending weird texts and then a week later said he needed time alone. I didnt understand because we barley talked that summer since he went to Europe. When I broke up with...
    ScreamMyDeath ScreamMyDeath 66-70, F Sep 25, 2009

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    It's 3:16 A.M and I just can't sleep.
    Heliolatry Heliolatry 16-17, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have school tomorrow. I'm having the hardest time sleeping. I hope I can sleep soon.
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I've been up for so long since the weekend has been very busy. So exhausted, and yet I can't fall asleep. I haven't been this depressed since college, and it's very frustrating to...
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I thought I had it all worked out. Everything seems to go great. Yet I can't sleep at night. I feel so bad. I've dealt with depression before and I thought that I had moved past it...
    canudos canudos 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Well, it's another sleepless night for me, I can't sleep... So, it's just me and a pack of DuMaurier cigarettes tonight. I'll just smoke 🚬 myself to death tonight in hopes...
    sunshineh13 sunshineh13 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I'm so freaking tired and my eyes sting. I yawn and put my head in the pillow and sleep just does not want to come. I rode about 55km today - maybe 30miles? I feel good but sore...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sleep just feels so impossible, I try to sleep but I just end up staring at the ceiling all night :(
    ThePiggycorn ThePiggycorn 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't believe in medication. I believe in medicine and natural healing. My mind has racing thoughts. I always thought that it was possible to go anywhere. Now it just seems like...
    Noology19 Noology19 26-30 5 days ago

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    Here is what happens to me when I try to sleep. We'll get one thing out of the way, my mind just started associating night sleep with death once my mom died. Now with that out of...
    Shamandora Shamandora 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm stressed about this latest job interview. They do a back check, which is fine, then conduct another interview with you regarding what they find. I have no criminal history...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M a week ago

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    Everything just jumbles all together. All these stupid memories. Sometimes I wonder if I'll even be able to handle whatever else is in store for me. I feel like saying " you know...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Another long night. I get to be up a bit late tomorrow, don't need to get up till about 6 which is nice. But can't sleep again. Husband's already in a deep coma from Nyquil and I'm...
    NerdModeActivate NerdModeActivate 31-35, F a week ago

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    It's one of those bad nights. I can't go to sleep, I'm tired but not tired enough to fall asleep. Insomnia, mixed with horrific nightmares that happen if I fall asleep when I'm not...
    existJenna existJenna 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I stay up and feel sad crying around the Internet lol... I just wish I had someone to talk me down from my fears and crazy dreams sometimes. my dreams predict stuff in the future...
    cjsewall cjsewall 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    GOING CRAZY! Running out of ideas to help,too. Nothing. Good thing I don't need to be up the usual 4.30. I get to sleep in till about 8. I don't know what I'm going to do with...
    NerdModeActivate NerdModeActivate 31-35, F Aug 25

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    ugh my head hurts, my stomach hurts! I'd love to sleep but i have to get my kids ready for school in an hour and a half :( I'd love just one good night of sleep!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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