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I Cant Sleep When I Have Alot Of Things On My Mind

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    Like tonight for example.

    Someone talk to me!!! lol.
    Wholam Wholam 18-21, F Mar 27, 2014

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    No Sleep

    It seems things never seem to be settled before I tuck myself between the sheets. I worry about what cup I left unwashed, if the doors are locked, if I blew out the candle. I worry about what my husband did that day, or who. I worry about what bill comes up next and if I mailed...
    POMomma POMomma 26-30, F Nov 13, 2012

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    Tossing And Turning

    This boy from school...let's call him Michael. This whole summer I've been tossing and turning in bed. I can't stop thinking of him. Michael is a guy from my classes and we share mutual feelings for each other. We live 7 hours away from each other and I won't see him til either...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 1 Response Jul 27, 2013

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    kcm92 kcm92 22-25, F Mar 16, 2014

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    Equanimous Days

    New meaning can redefine past experience, just as time heals all wounds.Shortly after becoming familiar with this term, I noticed when it was used to describe the response from a crew of deep sea fishermen caught in high winds as they pulled together to weather a storm.Equanimity...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M Dec 21, 2012

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    Can't Stop Thinking About It

    Recently met someone and thought there was a good common connection. Then nothing...I can't get the feeling out of my head. Can't turn it off.So very little sleep is the result... I hate when that happens! 
    verydeepthinking verydeepthinking 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    Every Night

    I analyze everything, perhaps over analyze. I think all the time at night and then I don't sleep and this will go on for days at a time-insomnia. I really enjoy sleeping, but it's hard for me not to think.
    KisKat KisKat 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2013

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    Can't Get To Sleep? Insomniacs Anonymous Project

    CAN'T GET TO SLEEP? INSOMNIACS ANONYMOUS PROJECT Whilst the rest of the world is sound asleep are you kept awake by thoughts buzzing around your head? We want to hear those voices; from the mundane, quizzical and funny to the dark, introspective and anxious. Call, leave a...
    insomniacsanonymous insomniacsanonymous 26-30 Nov 13, 2012

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    I know this sounds crazy,

    but when I can't, I make passionate love to my wife, completely satisfying her. So she can sleep deep and peacefully. Then I watch her sleep with that satisfied look I. Her face. Such a blessing. I love admiring her.
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M Nov 13, 2014

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    it's strange i always find it hard to fall

    asleep at night, yeah, since the day we broke up. I'm afraid of sleeping alone at night so what i usually do is to find someone and talk, just about anything that comes in my mind to not make myself feel lonely. I am sick and tired of this feeling. I dislike being alone...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2014

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    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 16, 2014

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    alissabd alissabd 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 15, 2014

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    I have insomnia almost every night.

    I used to be bullied in school and those kids would make me ashamed of myself because I was different. All the mean things they said to me back in those days comes back in my head almost every night. I starting to forget, and I guess thats a start. There's a start for everything...
    mammou mammou 18-21, F Feb 7, 2014

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    Random thoughts running through my head.

    so many questions yet just a few answers, "what if" "what if not" I like to view things or to look at things right before it could happen. I am thinking a scenario of "what will happen if" I am already thinking of the outcome. well maybe I'm just over thinking, A head of...
    jayperez89 jayperez89 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 5, 2014

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    I didn't go for what I wanted

    but instead I settled for I already have.. Is that good or bad?
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2014

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    Restlessness.

    I can't sleep when I have a lot of things on my mind... So pretty much every night. It takes me hours upon hours to fall asleep, and when I finally do, there's no guarantee that I'll stay in a comatose state. Half of the time, I'll end up dreaming something crazy, waking up, and...
    sydneyv513 sydneyv513 70+, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2013

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    I can't sleep so many thoughts going over

    and over in my head... So seeing as I'm up for a sleepless night anyone care to chat?
    milichja milichja 22-25, F Jul 29, 2014

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    I seriously cannot shut my brain off.

    it's my saturday night (yes, I'm aware that it is in fact the wee hours of Thursday, but I work in a group home full time and my days off are in the middle of the week) and I can't stop thinking about literally everything. I have gone through the thoughts of what is happening...
    kiesterdee6 kiesterdee6 22-25, F Jan 15

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    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 17, 2014

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    For The Past Two And A Half Hours

    I have been trying to sleep. I really thought I was tired. But I am not sure what is preventing me from sleeping. This has been happening a lot. It might be the numerous things that are inside my head. Crazy things inside my head. Does this really prevent you from sleeping? I...
    JubeJube1231 JubeJube1231 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2012

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    It Seems Sort Of Impossible

    when there are things in my life happening unresolved things i cannot shut my brain off it is just so concerned all the time and won't let me sleep
    MissTori MissTori 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2012

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    Why aren't any of my "circle" friends awake

    now when I want to chat?!?!?! Ughhhh... Oh well, no worries. I'm gonna try to get some sleep now that it's 4:00am! :)
    sami345 sami345 41-45, F Jan 31, 2014

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    Can't relax tonight. I wish I could leave work

    at the office and yet here I am not sleeping and stressing instead. Deep breaths for some mediation--- let's hope this works. I wish our brains had an off switch!
    danie728 danie728 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2014

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    5 Minutes A Day

    While we lay in bed at night, waiting to fall asleep, we could easily spend what could be the best 5 minutes of the day.I wrote the following breathing exercise to help sleep uninterrupted from bad dreams, stress, anxiety or tension.Try this!Lay on your back with one or both...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2012

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    Too stressed to sleep,

    haven't slept well for 2 weeks.
    lostinsocietyexpectations lostinsocietyexpectations 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2014

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    It's a little after midnight & no one in my

    "circle" is online. Must be nice to be able to fall asleep most nights. Lol.....
    sami345 sami345 41-45, F Jan 29, 2014

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    but **** it because all of those thoughts are

    wrong and you are just going to have to deal with tomorrow. it's never too late for it to be a good rest of the day. note to self.
    hellaborderline hellaborderline 22-25, M Dec 4, 2014

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    I was literally going crazy with thoughts last

    night. Letting them get to me. I would get to work and the few I had one would call off. We don't make enough money to support ourselves let alone an 8 month old baby. I miss my sister who passed away. Well going to bed at 1:30 and waking up at 5 actually didn't phase me much. I...
    aburns aburns 26-30, F May 19, 2014

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    Why Cant I Forget You?

    Its been many many months since I've replied to your texts. How I wish I could respond to them. I miss you. Wicked. But I know you're better off without me. You were my master, my lover, my man. I was torn so hard. But I know that I am not the sub you wanted. I could never...
    kiesterdee6 kiesterdee6 22-25, F Nov 22, 2013

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    Is anyone else awake ? ...maybe I should give up sleeping tonight & just get up & make coffee.
    Tim12961 Tim12961 51-55, M 3 hrs ago

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    Can't sleep tonight, why you ask? Easy because I can't stop thinking about my ex. It's been almost seven weeks, and I still love her and think about her. Wtf is wrong with me!!!!!
    Uoaman Uoaman 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    Exhausted. Mind racing. Can't catch a thought let alone solve one. Not had more than four hours sleep for 6 nights. No sign of peace.
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    God help me. There are so many things weighing down on me. I just want to sleep and get away , please. Everything is **** already, this is the only thing I can have to ease me yet...
    Futuristic122 Futuristic122 16-17, F Jan 2

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    My mind goes wondering. Even though my body is about to shut down my mind is wide awake.. It's frustrating
    moonela moonela 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Mostly it takes 2 hours for me to get to sleep. I don't even do anything just laying in bed but the sleep wont come quick. I have had a good nights where less than 5 min i will be...
    mrvr mrvr 18-21, F Jan 18

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    Having trouble sleeping right now. Can't stop thinking about certain things and people.
    Uoaman Uoaman 36-40, M Jan 10

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    Ugh... why can't I sleep? I just have been waking up randomly all night and this time I can't fall back asleep. It definitely doesn't help that my little sis keeps making weird...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Tried herbal, tried chemical, tried natural, replaced my pillow, tried the couch, tried everything and I'm still waking up at least once an hour. At least. I feel sick all day. I'm...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 5

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    Don't you hate when your parents go inside your room to see if you were sleeping. At that moment you tell then to get out and also ruined your sleep.
    SamDG SamDG 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I have to have my box fan on at night or when ever I sleep the noise helps me sleep also the tv too
    JamesB20 JamesB20 22-25, M Jan 14

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    I am always the first to run to bed, like around 10 to 11 pm , I am already in bed, but since last year it's been hell trying to catch some sleep, I got to bed at 10 or 11 and...
    shuga15 shuga15 22-25, F Jan 18

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    my mind gets spontaneous and my body won't stop moving :(
    kittyanthony kittyanthony 22-25, M Jan 22

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    Had finally fallen asleep at 11:00am this morning after over thinking possibly every last aspect of my life, just to be woken up by people arguing four hours later. My migraine...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Can't sleep I do wanna sleep but I just can't seem to. It's been a weeks since the last time I had a great night sleep
    bluebutterfly11344 bluebutterfly11344 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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