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I Can't Sleep If My Bedroom Is Hot Or Stuffy

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    Fan Please

    I sleep with a fan on in my bedroom 365 days a year. Something about the noise is soothing, but I love the feeling of air moving around me. Now some nights that means that I add extra blankets and pull them up tight. Hahaha
    Openrange Openrange 41-45, M 4 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    I'll toss and turn all night,

    ugh I can already feel the warm seasons approaching along with the coming sleepless nights! D:
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 1 Response Apr 8

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    How Uncomfortable...

    I don't know if this only happens to me, but often times if I go to sleep and my room is really hot and sticky, I will not only be up for most of the night just tossing and turning, but I tend to get semi delirious during the night. It's like the effect of inhaling too much...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response May 1, 2012

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    I prefer a cool bedroom,

    I sleep with the window open when I can, if not, I use as little coverings as I can
    WatchOutItsKyle WatchOutItsKyle 18-21, M Feb 5

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    I sleep with my windows open (at least

    partially open) in the winter. What does that say?
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    Definitely not!!! Even in the winter I have

    fans on. I love to be cuddled in blankets :)
    kaye23e kaye23e 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Like right now!!! So hot here in Melbourne.

    Cant sleep at all.. Waiting for you winteeeer! :( Anyone up? :(
    Kaaaaaaaamm Kaaaaaaaamm 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 10

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    A cold bed. I can't get into bed to sleep

    unless my bed is cold. I snuggle and get off to sleep straight away that way. I can't stand stuffy rooms, that's why I have slatted windows.mi can open them a little to allow air in. I can't sleep with a lot of noise, like snoring. It wakes me from my corpse like slumber. A...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2013

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    Light And Breezy

    2 box fans 1 ceiling fan ,air conditioner , 10 pillows , 3 blankets .... Heaven
    cajunlady337 cajunlady337 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2013

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    I'm a naturally warm person (at least that's

    what everyone tells me). Because of this, my body doesn't function well in warm temperatures. If it's warm in my room, I won't be able to sleep! I figure "what's the point of having a blanket if I'm already warm?" But I need the blanket because I'm used to sleeping with it, so...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I find hotels are generally very bad

    for stuffiness. There is a delicate balance to be found between traffic noise and temperature in the big cities.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 10

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    Oh this is sooo true,

    last night it was really warm in the bedroom, our poor little air condition can just barley keep the bedrooms cool, i went to bed a little after 10 last night, but I didn't get to sleep tell it was after midnight I guess, I think they said on the news that last night it was in...
    jennylovestosmile jennylovestosmile 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Let the air in, please!

    yes, getting into bed at first can be a bit chilly, but that rapidly dissipates. The difficulty is when it is too cold to have bits hanging out.
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 46-50, M Apr 24

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    I also hate a hot pillow.

    How many times can u flip it before you are ready to kist go stick it on the freezer for bout 20 min lol
    upnover upnover 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Horrible!

    Now, in the winter, no matter how cold it is you can turn on the electric blanket and pile on more blankets and get toasty warm even if you can't afford to use the central heating unit. In summer, ugh, even if you take off all your clothes and sleep on one of those gel mat...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F Jul 12, 2012

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    Nope. I cannot sleep with a hot

    and stuffy room. I have to have it chilly in my room. But I want as many blankets as possible for weight and coziness. If I get too warm, I'll stick out a foot or something to regulate my body temperature.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F Mar 20

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    Too Hot In The Room

    If my room is too hot and stuffy I have to turn on my fan and if that don't work I go down stairs and sleep on the couch as I am tonight.
    clnj clnj 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 28, 2012

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    Definitely can not sleep in those conditions.

    In fact, we keep our window open all year around except for when the temp goes in the negative numbers. Our room tends to get stuffy if you put on the heat. So we never do. We also sleep with two fans on us. Well one is directly on my head. I also need the sound of the fan...
    1SweetL 1SweetL 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    JayS5mooth JayS5mooth 26-30 Jun 17

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    Gaw I'm dying it's humid

    and hot in my room and it's like 1:00 on a school night help!?! 😁😣
    Abbie2001 Abbie2001 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what...
    bolt0 bolt0 22-25, M Dec 7, 2013

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    Sometimes The Power Goes Out....

    ...and that reminds me still need to get a generator....it sucks in the Ark-La-Tex when the power is off in the Summer. Thanks.
    13MrHappy 13MrHappy 51-55, M Jun 26, 2012

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    I need to keep a window open

    or a fan on. I need the air moving around my room, I can always warm up easy if I am cold, hard to cool down.
    fireyes fireyes 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    It's To Hot..

    If it is to hot and stuffy, I can forget about sleeping.  I have a window cracked to full open almost year round.  Even in winter my house is not above about 63-65 degrees.  I can't sleep unless the room is cool, below 65 degrees. I like the room cool and snuggle under my...
    auggie1971 auggie1971 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 18, 2012

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    MrIndeedNL MrIndeedNL 13-15, M Mar 9

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    Good Night's Sleep

    I like my room a little cool, not cold, so I could use a sheet and light quilt for cover. A small amount of humidity, just enough to keep my nose and mouth from becoming dry. I like waking up in a warm room.
    di46205 di46205 51-55, F 6 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    Fan Is On 24/7

    Luv the sound of the fan and the cool air tickling my skin
    TreeHuggingHippie000 TreeHuggingHippie000 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2013

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    Too True

    As many of you know I share my bedroom with my younger sister. This is usually fine during the winter. However the problem starts in the Summer. We do not live on the main road but my sister will not have the window open - it gets shut at about half six in the evening (this is...
    boobabloo56 boobabloo56 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2012

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    PeacandOtaku PeacandOtaku 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    4:51Am im the mornig and i still ca't sleep D:
    vinneh22 vinneh22 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 2