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I Can't Sleep Sometimes Because Of My Thoughts

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    I'm 28 years old and had to have a hysterectomy 2 years ago,which devastated me as bein a mummy had always been in my plans :(.Thing now is that people assume I'm okay with as i always have been good at puttin on a smile,I lay awake at night sometimes just wishing for some1 to...
    rose1984 rose1984 26-30, F Jul 13, 2012

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    I can't sleep !! I need help ! Any good tips? Because i tried a lot of things and nothing is working ,
    sowhat007 sowhat007 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My head is so filled with sh!t I can't sleep, and the thought of being alone kills me more, and makes me so frustrated I can't sleep. SHOOT ME
    Gemma3sahara Gemma3sahara 31-35, F 45 mins ago

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    Alright, more about me besides my fetish. It is almost 4am and I can't sleep. It's not the "I can't turn off my computer therefore I can't sleep," it's "I have been lying in bed...
    Hairaddict67 Hairaddict67 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I can't sleep and I can't stop thinking! All my thoughts are racing and it's preventing me from falling asleep! I can't do anything about it and I don't understand why I am all of...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can't sleep properly For the past few months I can't sleep well. Even if I'm really tired, I only have a few hours sleep (about 4-5) and constantly keep waking. I wake up tired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F Sep 4

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    Can't sleep. So many bad thoughts in mind. Blah. I try to relax and I'm tired as hell, but I'm still awake.
    Cutterkarma Cutterkarma 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm really struggling right now lol but I'm serious! 1. I'm a night owl and I'm not really tired, I'm just trying to make myself go to sleep because I have an early rise in the am...
    Jo8691 Jo8691 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    Changed meds again and now I'm waking after 6 hrs of sleep. I don't mind it, the house is quiet and I can do as I please...just as long as it's not in bed. What I really want to do...
    noodleloaf noodleloaf 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    The past week I have had little or no sleep !!! At first I would get possibly 6 hours but past three nights only sleeping between 3-4 hours ! I feel so exhausted and worn out but I...
    Nutcase38 Nutcase38 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    People always ask me, why I hardly sleep! Stress, that is the cause. I stress about everything. Can I pay this bill, student loans, keeping the car up todate, etc... I have...
    vbedwell90 vbedwell90 22-25, F Aug 18

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    Long day tomorrow but can't sleep. I've been tired all day,but now that I'm actually in bed,i can't sleep.
    Kierstyne Kierstyne 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I just can’t sleep right now. I feel sick, a bit sad, and scared. Not really scared, but if I close my laptop and have the lights off, I just dunno, it’s like I want to sleep...
    YoureMyGlowstone YoureMyGlowstone 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Been up since 7am yesterday and I still can't sleep
    ladyyukihime ladyyukihime 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Rough day. Exhausted. But can't sleep. Going to feel a long night.
    Visium13 Visium13 26-30, M Aug 28

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    I am probably going to regret this in the morning but I can't sleep right now. I had such a busy day but my body is still awake. Someone want to chat me up? :)
    KirstenM2002 KirstenM2002 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    I can't sleep and I'm really bored.-_-
    nlaJzy nlaJzy 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I can't sleep. Does anyone around my age want to talk?
    Matthews14 Matthews14 13-15, M 6 Responses Sep 9

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    I can't sleep any longer, I have too much on my mind or I have nightmares. I hate it.
    Iwillalwaysbeforgotten Iwillalwaysbeforgotten 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The worst is when you can't sleep and no one is messaging you
    Unkownplayer36 Unkownplayer36 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's 2:30am, been up all night, have a big exam tomorrow morning and I can't sleep, so I've had a beer and a smoke and now I'm ready for a chat. Anyone else interested?
    InMiseryWeSeekBacon InMiseryWeSeekBacon 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For some reason I really can't sleep tonight at all
    oldwise oldwise 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Not that it's new. I gave myself insomnia while a freshman in college, a short yet oh so long year ago. This summer of 2014 went by too fast. I floated along on Cloud 9 thinking...
    SarabearPark SarabearPark 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Lying here eyes fluttering and hanging on to the way last week played, feeling sad still and desperately wanting to let go... In this moment Heart filling full of how many tears I...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I cant sleep sometimes when I have something on my mind. I think the worse things instead of the best.
    TaysteeHan1 TaysteeHan1 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Well looks like it gunna be another long long lonely night. No sleep for Lee! Can't stop thinking. At this rate Im gunna lose the plot very shortly... Had 15ml zopiclone an still...
    cleef84 cleef84 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Can anyone sleep under these conditions? I just imagine some person being like "I love sweating in my sleep and when I can't breathe through my nose uuuuugh it's so perfect!" I don...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Didn't sleep again last night. Well, perhaps an hour. Felt horrible. What does a good sleep feel like? I haven't had one in such a long time.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Idk why but I just can not sleep. :P lucky tomorrow is Friday.
    CosplayPotato CosplayPotato 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Hmm......why can't I sleep?
    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    Just woke up and can't go back to sleep. Have to be up in a couple hours. :/
    Kierstyne Kierstyne 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Staying up all night sleeping all day all damn summer I still can't get it right. It's okay I'll be a zombie for school.
    CeeAirAHH CeeAirAHH 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I can't get to sleep even though I know I will be tiered in the morning.
    LoverOfKnowlege LoverOfKnowlege 16-17, M a week ago

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    I feel alone... truly alone! Some say that they feel alone yet they often have at least a few people to talk to. I have my girlfriend whom I speak to for 1 hours at best, I have...
    YitzchakWinternitz YitzchakWinternitz 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i keep thinking of what i want to do, and what i want to do as an adult. I want to go to college, but for what? the only thing i'm good at and have a deep passion for is drawing...
    jeweldoggy jeweldoggy 13-15, F Sep 1

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    I went to my room at 8:00 and now it's 11:08 -_- why can't I fall asleep
    ItsKimmy ItsKimmy 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been sleep deprived since i moved into this apartment two months ago. I only get 2 to 4 hours of sleep each night. Mostly 2 hours. It takes me 4 times as long to do a...
    DeadEyeJim DeadEyeJim 22-25, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    On my balcony listening to music and looking at the night sky getting lost in my thoughts. Im on the 40th floor and the city looks soo beautifull light up. Makes you think there's...
    vinneh22 vinneh22 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    The worst thing for me is knowing that I need to get up early then checking on the time on the clock every hour on the hour. My head is buzzing with lists of things that I need to...
    Anrymci Anrymci 46-50, F Sep 3

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    This was one of those nights. I have not have my usual 6 or 7 hours of sleep in over a week. My thoughts kept me awake. The rest of the week, 2 sick kids made me get up more than 3...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 11 Responses Aug 29

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    What i'm thinking now is nothing to be scared about. What kills you the most is others judgement or what they think about you and many people talk about it out loud or just spit it...
    l1127bm l1127bm 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2

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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...
    go2dasho go2dasho 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Basically the reason i will get next to no sleep this school year :/ i just found out that almost everything you do is presented to everyone :| yeah I'll have some fun weeks...
    FluffyTheCerealKiller FluffyTheCerealKiller 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Not really trying to because I'm not tired yet, but that's normal I'm a NightHawk!!
    MaxSinner MaxSinner 31-35, M Aug 23

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    Nobody will ever understand no matter how clearly i try and explain. I can explain every detail of giving birth to my dead baby. How cold, dead and lifeless he was. How badly i...
    OverWorkedWoman OverWorkedWoman 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Here I am. So tired yet not able to sleep. It's not the coffee, the last one was arround 2pm and it's 11h26 now... What can I do to stop thinking and get some well deserved rest?
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I heard screaming about a block away from my house so I ran to it without thinking, what I found was a crying woman who was just the victim of domestic abuse. She did not want to...
    Rune2u Rune2u 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 1