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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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    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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    Rough day. Exhausted. But can't sleep. Going to feel a long night.
    sfaaikido sfaaikido 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    It's like every night literally every night I can't sleep with absolutely nothing to do. What's worst about this is that all the thoughts and memories that are supposed to be...
    AchCailin001 AchCailin001 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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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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    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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    OK so it is 2:19 am and I can't sleep without my pills. My mom took them so I don't have an overdose but all I want to do is sleep but I can't!
    bitchybrandi bitchybrandi 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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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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    I'm too scared to turn off the lights but I can't sleep with the light on!😭😭 I have a sleeping mask but I get so paranoid that there's a murderer or a ghost or something in...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    It's 0505, AND I STILL CAN'T SLEEP!!! Ugh! Frustrating!!! I have to get up tomorrow morning and drive 10 hours to Texas, so I really need to rest this evening. Go to sleep, or stay...
    System113 System113 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    It is 6:03 a.m. and I can't fall asleep because my boyfriend and my dog have both been snoring non-stop since we got into bed!!!
    cicisays13 cicisays13 26-30, F Aug 16

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    I can't sleep. And what's worse is that i keep checking my phone to see if I've received a message. But sadly i haven't. Another night of tossing and turning is about to begin. :(
    Saram1985 Saram1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    6:00AM and I still can't sleep. wtf is wrong with me, why can't I just turn my brain off for the night? fml
    fuckitol fuckitol 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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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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    All the negative thoughts appear. What people may think of me. Do they like me? Do they hate me? Do they think I'm pathetic? Do they think I'm a loser? Do they think I'm a weirdo...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 9

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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 3 days ago

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    I rarely get a lot of sleep now, because I usually can't stop thinking of people, or things.
    youtubeninja youtubeninja 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Lately I've been getting 4 hours of sleep and I'm losing it mentally... I sleep around midnight and wake up at 3 am. I wake up suddenly and can't go back to sleep no matter what I...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I really need to get to sleep but i can't stop reading EP...damn u EP!!
    feelingeh feelingeh 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    I hate this why can't I sleep I'm crying right now... (Read my last experience)
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F Aug 4

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    Idk why but I just can not sleep. :P lucky tomorrow is Friday.
    PeacandOtaku PeacandOtaku 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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

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    Why can't I just fall asleep and never wake up.
    emmacla emmacla 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I can't breathe around her because she smokes, that is why i went upstairs. I'm bored as hell, but being downstairs is deadly. All she does is stare at that ******* phone, she...
    KidAgony KidAgony 18-21, F Aug 13

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    Tic toc tic toc.... Again, 4am...another night with only 4 hours of sleep. Tic toc tic toc.... Waking to the memories of her once again. She's gone. Why must my thoughts torture...
    NoOneImportantNow NoOneImportantNow 46-50, M Aug 15

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    I keep waking up every hour (which sucks so freaking damn much) and school just started, making it all the more suckier. One thing goes out of my mind, another thought decides "OH...
    HollowDreamer HollowDreamer 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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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 1 Response Aug 18

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    I cant sleep at night, like at all. I never get tired at night and when I do go to bed I end up laying there awake until sunrise. I think I have delayed sleep phase syndrome. my...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Sleeping had always been a problem for me...I have these awful nightmares all the time that makes me jump from my bed in horror...things were getting better he was always holding...
    ffdp84 ffdp84 26-30, F Jul 31

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    Help what's wrong with me!? I only got 4 hours of sleep YET MY BRAIN IS NOT TIRED AT ALL!!!! IVE BEEN TRYING TO RELAX BUT I JUST KEEP GOING INTO SOME FREAKIN SLEEP PARALYSIS...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Ughhh its 2:21 AM and i cant go to sleep i need sone sleepy pills or something
    mia0 mia0 13-15, F Jul 31

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    Ever since last night with all my nightmares and experiencing scary stuff in my room I'm terrified to sleep. Even though I've had a full two hours of sleep I'm exhausted. I'm...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I'm tired, but ugh not enough to go to sleep. Anyone wanna talk or somehow gimme a way to freakin sleep? Ughhhhh
    ChiMasta ChiMasta 16-17, F Aug 8

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    Because weeds illegal in Iceland
    KhaleesiKush KhaleesiKush 22-25 Jul 28

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    Here i go again... Its like i dont learn!!! How can a guy say he loves me n spent the night at some other girls house.. Bby im gonna fix this. He said! Yet im home without sleep...
    Marypossa Marypossa 26-30, F Jul 31

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    I'm awake watching Killer Kids. These kids kill the parents because they won't accept the girlfriend or boyfriend the kid wants to be with. When they get caught they turn on each...
    bellaboo68 bellaboo68 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 7

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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 5 days ago

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    It's about 7:30 am where I'm from and I cannot fall back asleep. I've been up for the past half an hour staring into space and thinking. I guess I better get used to little sleep...
    lildiva89 lildiva89 22-25, F Jul 28

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    So it's currently 4:09am here, and I haven't been able to sleep at all
    rottenroses rottenroses 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I had 3 energy drinks tonight and now I don't think I will be able to sleep for a while lol 😅
    KittyTittyGang2 KittyTittyGang2 16-17, F Jul 31

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    yay.... another sleepless night -__-
    Twitch313 Twitch313 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    I hate not being able to sleep when I should get up early..
    Kirsebaera Kirsebaera 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    The worst part is i dont until bed. Or offline. My situation bit. Brains cause analysis. Analyzing society causes sadness. If we remain humane. Or want to. My...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 4

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    It's 4:48 and I've got to be up at 8:00, sleep has yet to entertain me, why oh why.
    madmoodog madmoodog 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I have been struggling to find sleep these last couple weeks I hate it I feel so crazy and alone
    dec2remember86 dec2remember86 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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