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I Can't Sleep When Someone Is Snoring

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    So Your Bed Partner Snores.

    Snoring is a symptom of Sleep apnea, which is  a serious condition. Symptoms are snoring , gasping for air ,frequent nocturnal urination ,excessive daytime drowsiness amongst others.If you know someone who you think has sleep apnea, please check out the following sites; www...
    Sleepingsam Sleepingsam 56-60 1 Response Feb 2, 2011

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    Can't Handle It Anymore

    I have this really annoying problem at the moment with my boyfriend love him to death but can't stand sleeping next to him he snores so loud and if that's not bad enough he's not really interested in doing anything about it he doesn't seem to care that I have to sleep on the...
    bridiekins bridiekins 18-21, F Dec 15, 2012

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    I have a hard time falling asleep.

    I need utter silence unless I am exhausted. In which case I could fall asleep in train tracks and not awake.
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M Jan 11

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    Shh

    Omg. I am currently trying to sleep. It is 4 am and it sounds like there is a chainsaw in my head. I just took som Benadryl. Hopefully that will help me drown out the sound of snoring. This is terrible. Help! How can I get him to quit snoring so I can just get at minimum ten...
    Feb 3, 2013

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    My apartment walls are

    so thin it shouldn't be any reason for me to hear my next door neighbor snoring at 6 am!!!!
    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    But I Use My Smartphone To Drown Out The Snoring..

    I recently got the idea to use my smartphone to try and drown out my wife's snoring and an app called ignore the snore. I previously tried white noise + and it did ok..
    SleeplessinWI SleeplessinWI 41-45 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    My Boyfriend Snores Like a Buzzsaw- Pretty much

    self-explanatory. He snores so loud I can't sleep. Its to the point where I have to wake him up several times to turn over or go sleep on the couch. I hate it, and there is absolutely nothing I can do. He is snoring as I type this, and I just want to shove a sock in his mouth...
    ljv87 ljv87 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Worth A Visit To The Doctor

    Your partner may have sleep apnia, for which there are a number of solutions, if it is apnia - then there are other associated problems like falling asleep during the day, I have apnia, and use a cpap machine, and never have snoored again, 100% solution... worth checking out.
    Suzanne698 Suzanne698 51-55 1 Response Feb 15, 2011

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    I don't think anyone can sleep with someone

    snoring in the room except with earphones.
    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F Jul 19

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    Really Can't Sleep When He Is Snoring

    So i have recently just started going out with someone and staying over at there house. We have been together for about 2 months now, and his snoring hasn't bothered me until now. I don't know if it's because he's more comfortable with me, he can just dip into a really deep sleep...
    Stefxo Stefxo 18-21, F 54 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    Snoring Can Destroy A Relationship

    I know because it happened to my first marriage. OK it wasn't the main cause, but looking back, it certainly was a contributing factor. I am a 9 hours sleep a night girl, otherwise I am running at less than 100%, and not a happy chappy! So I figured listening to other people's...
    snoring snoring 51-55 May 22, 2010

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    The Loudest Woman I Ever Heard In My Entire Life!

    I slept with her from 1997 to 2002. She was a tad chubby, but not large, nor did she have sleep apnea--nothing that even hinted at snoring. I worked various early shifts, sometimes having to set my alarm to wake up as early as 2:30am--plus, my job usually involved all-day driving...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2011

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    I'll Just Lay There.

    My current girlfriend has one of the loudest snores I've ever heard. My mother is still the loudest I've ever heard. You could have a marching band going past my mothers bed and still be able to hear her snore over it. I found out about my girlfriends snore before we even met...
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts 22-25, F 9 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    Honestly, my mon snores every night.

    It gets worse when she's tired. I know it's inappropriate to wake someone up because they're snoring, but I would do it to my mom. There are times she would wake up and I'd tell her that "she's too loud" and would end up slapping me but that's alright — at least I told you.
    flyoffsomewhere flyoffsomewhere 16-17, F Jun 21

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    :/

    or when theres a clock keep tick tick ticking erghh drives ya crazy!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 20, 2013

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    Snoring From Partner

    My guy was an incredible snoring and also kept his arm bent in the air...pushing and nudging him didn't work...but I used the ear protectors(like head phones) to protect my ears in a pet grooming salon. It worked...but I still had to nudge him to put his arm down..I'm thinking of...
    theimpaler1923 theimpaler1923 56-60 1 Response Feb 15, 2011

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    Snoring.

    The other half snores for England! There's been nights when I've found myself sleeping on the sofa just for peace and quite. Things get to extremes when he's had one too many, then the whole street can hear him.
    MoonlightDances MoonlightDances 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    The Old Man Is Snoring

    I am so sleepy but I must wait until my husband has moved through his snoring stage of sleep, before I dare try laying next to him to sleep.  He only had 2 hours of sleep in the last 24 so the poor baby is sleeping like a jungle lion who has just eaten an antelope.  I...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 18, 2008

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    My Used To Snore

    my husband and i got marrie6 years ago he didnt snore back then but he would kick and jerk in his sleephe still does that today . he has gotten injered in2006 and now hes put on some weight and he used to snore badly ,he had sleep apeana , this could kill you . my best friends...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    Stop

    When my brother spends the night at my place, OMG. He sleeps on the couch and it's like a bear dozing away!!! I can hear it even with my bedroom door closed, so I usually have to sleep with my ipod on. lol
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2010

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    Hit The Snore Button

    Yah - I can't sleep when your partner is snoring ... unless it is me that is snoring, then .... nevermind.
    DeepForest DeepForest 46-50 2 Responses Jul 26, 2010

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    Snoring Ring Helps My Husbands Snoring

    My husband has always snored and it has driven me crazy. A few times a week I used to end up sleeping on the sofa. We have tried all the gadgets and none of them worked until I spotted a snoring ring in Boots. It was only £30 and said it came with a money back guarantee so...
    PaulaJones PaulaJones 36-40 1 Response Aug 8, 2012

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    For some odd reason,

    when I am staying in a hotel with another roommate, I always get stuck with someone who snores. When I was in college, my friends and I went out of town to see a play. We stayed in a hotel, and each guy had a roommate. I happened to be stuck with someone who snored. My...
    NinjaGuide321 NinjaGuide321 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    Forget Sleep - We Were Headed For Divorce - His Snoring Was So Bad I Couldn't Stand It Any More.

    For me, living with a snorer was pure hell. For years my husband's snoring drove me insane. From the minute his head hit the pillow until the moment our alarm started buzzing, he snored as loud as a freight train. Of course, during the first few years I coped with it and...
    LLAV LLAV 51-55 2 Responses Mar 25, 2010

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    Friend is staying over

    and he snores, it's torture but I won't say anything haha
    Skateen18 Skateen18 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Drives Me Crazy

    I fell asleep first tonight and i didn't have to hear this wild boar noises coming from my girlfriend. Of course i wake up bc im 9 months pregnant and i just had to pee. Of course i can't sleep now, and yet i feel the urge to physically throw her off the bed. I know i have...
    nlovmarco nlovmarco 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    I am very difficult to live with.

    I am sensitive to noise and light and I love my sleep. I also insist on having my place laid out to suit my needs. If you snore or want the curtains open, you will have to live elsewhere. This doesn't mean I don't love you. I just hate not being able to get a decent sleep...
    ForestofDreams ForestofDreams 36-40 Dec 10, 2013

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    Handwritten Signs

    It's something which keeps me awake and makes me very irritable. I have recorded someone's snoring and played it back to them but then i've also written on their forehead "Stop Snoring" which didn't work either. I must be attracted to sound sleepers. I don't know if i snore. I've...
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2011

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    I throw things at my roommate .

    That is annoying. If you cant breathe, plug up the ventilator and call it a night.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I Can'T Sleep With Any Loud Noises.

    One time I had to sleep in a cabin with someone who snored like a lawnmower and so loud, they could wake the dead. It was h*ll. Not even earplugs blocked out all the sound! I got no sleep that week.
    CassiaDream CassiaDream 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    Well my dad snores but he's all the way at the

    end of the hall in the second to last bedroom.my brothers snore a little but not like my dad.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 11

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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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    No, No..

    I have to go to sleep first or I have to be dead tired. If I'm not, I can't sleep. Not one bit. My ex used to snore something awful and was an a*s about it too. He knew as I explain this to him countless times that I couldn't handle him snoring. Oh, Houdini! It was horrid, and he...
    n0twat1want2be n0twat1want2be 22-25 1 Response Jan 15, 2012

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    How I Got My Sleep Back!

    My husband snores loud enough to wake the dead in the cemetery a few blocks away. I'm not exaggerating. Once, a neighbor actually called 911 because she was afraid that a saw was running in our garage. He's got a drawer full of mouthpieces. One was dentist...
    salliemac salliemac 46-50 3 Responses Jul 28, 2008

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    How To Have Someone Learn To Stop Snoring.

    My first question-is-does he usually sleep on his back?-if so,try to get him into aFetal - position,either on his left,or,right side.My 2nd.q.is-does he suffer from sleep Apnea?--Put a tape-recorder in the room to record his snoring/gasping for breath-either he's a drinker,like I...
    mymindseye mymindseye 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    "annoying"

    It really depends on how loud a person snores. If he/she snores quietly than it doesnt wake me, however, if the person snores as loud as an alarm clock I'm the first out the bedroom. I never thought I would see the day where I would be constantly disturbed by someone snoring...
    freespirit17 freespirit17 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    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 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 4 days 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 Aug 18

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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 4 days ago

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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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    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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    wait. It is more like "I Refuse" I don't know I think it is because I am used at least one person in the house as well when I am sleeping.
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    feeling lonely as ****..thinking of past circumstances..of my current problems,just thinking of everything,anxious..i keep wanting to talk to someone i shouldnt..and thinking about...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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 12 Responses 4 days ago

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    Where I am it's the first week of school. For some reason the week started on a Wednesday but all the same anxiety kept me up all this week. Admittedly last week too. But this week...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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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    When words fail to express my feelings, tears flow........
    SeeRainbow SeeRainbow 26-30, F Aug 13

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    "A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow." - Charlotte Bronte
    evhutton evhutton 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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