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

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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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    kcm92 kcm92 22-25, F Mar 16

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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

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    Too stressed to sleep,

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

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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...
    XxTinyBearxX XxTinyBearxX 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2013

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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

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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 22-25, F May 19

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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

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    alissabd alissabd 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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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 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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    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

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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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    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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    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 16-17, F Feb 7

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    Like tonight for example.

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

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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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    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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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 15

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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

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Like today i do t know why i have so much on my mind that i cant sleep even though i am tired i cant
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    It's 4:51 am. I have been like this for about a total of 4 years. I'm exhausted, I always have stuff on my mind which makes it worse. Its obvious now that I have a sleeping...
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Not been to sleep properly for like 9 days now, & again i cant sleep & its 3am😰
    LeviCroll LeviCroll 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Often times i cant sleep at night ;( or if i do i get little of it Often times i just stare up at the moon or nightsky waiting or thinking... Just waiting for sleep to eventually...
    InfinityHeart InfinityHeart 13-15, M 12 hrs ago

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    I really cant sleep tonight I won't say why *blushes*
    oldwise oldwise 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Omg i cant sleep, i think i might have insomnia
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Someone suggest me a pill,, i cant sleep all night and i have no prescription for buying pills from pharmacy
    beebee911119 beebee911119 22-25, M a week ago

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    ugh. i cant sleep and i have school tomorrow 😪😩
    ciaraxo ciaraxo 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can't sleep I have school tomorrow early I don't want to oh I feel weird lol well Imma try to sleep goodnight ep hopey brother answers me :)
    AlexMafia15 AlexMafia15 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I am dying with lack of sleep + school starting combo.. help anyone? tips and methods loved and appreciated
    rruser27 rruser27 13-15, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Why can't I ever sleep I hate it some on just ******* shoot me
    jonnyboy325685 jonnyboy325685 13-15, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I hate when I get like this. I am feeling down now. It's hard to talk about. Being told things brings me down. I don't want others to bring me down . It hurts like hell and that...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I can't sleep😖 I'm covered in tears. Anyone wanna talk? I wanna get my mind of things.
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    most of the time i am really really really tired but i cant fall asleep and i hate it. all i want to do is get some energy maybe have a nice dream and wake up in the morning super...
    QueenPerez QueenPerez 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Things are just racing through my mind... I'm getting really worked up. Nothing is working.
    redbluepurple redbluepurple 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    My thoughts are cabs And my mind is New York City ....AND IT KEEPS GOING..and now I have a keys and jay z "new york" stuck in my head. Meditation and body scanning is really hard...
    Mg89 Mg89 22-25, F Jul 21

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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 2 days ago

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    These past couple of weeks have sucked. The worst feeling is watching your life and dreams fall apart and there is nothing you can do to stop it. I'm laying here turning options...
    avf24 avf24 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    Can't sleep too much on my mind- anyone wanna talk about nothing me?
    1lostsinner2 1lostsinner2 18-21, F Jul 24

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    Can't sleep too much on my mind- anyone wanna talk about nothing with me?
    1lostsinner2 1lostsinner2 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 24

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    I haven't been sleeping good the past 2 weeks and tonight I have cried on and off and I got a lot on my mind and I'm just restless
    COUNTRYGIRL9658 COUNTRYGIRL9658 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    10 pm: I try to go to bed at a reasonable hour. 11 pm: Instead, I spend an hour staring at a ceiling. Admitting defeat I get up to try to tire myself out. 2 am: I decide to do...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I can't sleep, too much on my mind and no one talk to.
    Katiepoohmm Katiepoohmm 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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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 2 days ago

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    Its waaaaaaay past my bedtime 2:57 and i cant get to sleep i tried to get comfy and lay there but the sleep wont take over and im extremely bored now too :(
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf 13-15, F Aug 3

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