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I Cant Sleep With Lights Or Noise

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    Super tired. Haven't slept

    yet gonna be hard to with the sun shining through my curtains. It's so bright in here!
    LonelyRollingStar LonelyRollingStar 18-21, F Dec 30, 2014

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    In order for me to really get to sleep,

    I need to have complete darkness and no noise. The only light I ever have in my room is my fish tank, my wall scented plug in, and sometimes my laptop if I leave it open...and I can only haven white noise - like a fan or something like that. That's how I'm used to sleeping...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    insomniacsanonymous insomniacsanonymous 26-30 Nov 13, 2012

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    Cant

    i sleep late and wake up arly and it really wares me out but the thing is that i cant go to sleep during the day and its frustraiting cause i wish u could seep theres just to much noise and light...... i cant seem to go to sleep if it aint quiet and dark 
    Tommyhilfiger Tommyhilfiger 18-21, M 1 Response May 6, 2011

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    Lights & Noise

    Lights and noise,**** me off,I'm tryin' to sleep,The bloody lights,And noise,Wish they'd stop,Need some sleep!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 May 8, 2012

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    I Just Can't.

    I cannot get to sleep with lights on, or hearing noise, other than my fan.  I need my fan's noise to sleep, ironically.  I sleep very lightly, after having had to take care of babies, so I wake up at most noises. 
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 20, 2009

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15

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    I don't really know when it began

    but for a few years now I can't sleep unless the room is pitch black. There are no windows in my room so maybe that is why. I didn't notice that small light bothered me until I got a new alarm clock that was too bright for me at night to the point where I had to put a shirt over...
    Wapakalypse Wapakalypse 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    It's so annoying. I have room darkening

    curtains, but can still see the streetlight across the street shining into my window.
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Unless fully exhausted.

    Dont know why.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Last week I was setting there sound asleep,

    and my boyfriend thought it was necessary to turn on the light to use the bathroom!!! That completely ruined my sleep schedule
    JJjones0 JJjones0 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    If I ever leave my television on

    before I go to bed, I always wake up in the middle of the night irritated and mad because it was my tv's fault.
    Knightt15 Knightt15 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    SLEEP Less Night

    I spent the night at a relitives house, it was chaotic, sreaming kids, dogs, barking , sirens, it was bad. ''p.s this was before my kids were born, I don't mind my kids crying.
    sugar032 sugar032 31-35, F 3 Responses May 23, 2009

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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 always turn the TV off

    before i go to sleep. Sound doesnt really bother me.
    ownfrnchseplaya ownfrnchseplaya 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    It's like I have to concentrate

    when I sleep , I can't have no unpleasant noises or annoying light.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 31, 2014

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    Absolutely cannot sleep with either

    but the noise thing is a deal breaker for me. Snorers beware...
    Mikino Mikino 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    Some charming local characters outside my

    window shouting " I SWEAR TO ******* GOD SHAUNA". The unknown "Shauna" has yet to construct a rebuttal. I miss my old neighbours. They were never home.
    Neitherami Neitherami 22-25, F Oct 5, 2014

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    Most Always

        i can't sleep with any real light . i can stand harry potter playing in the background . but i can't stand like dogs barking or anything really .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 6, 2009

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    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F May 11

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    nope! Gosh, I used to hate living at my

    boyfriends house sometimes. He would sleep with the light dimmed and music playing sometimes... and, most of the time I just ended up shutting everything off at some point.. I prefer to sleep with complete to almost complete darkness, with either no noise or white noise .. I...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I have to run white noise all the time

    and my husband keeps me up snoring at night. I don't even sleep in the room with him half the time because it bothers me.
    scar17 scar17 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    A Mess..

    NOISE KEEPS ME UP. AND ONCE I AM UP WELL ITS NO SLEEP.. LIGHTS LIKE THAT OF A LIGHT BULB KEEPS ME UP BUT I CAN DROP OFF WITH THE TV GOING.. GO FIGGURE THAT??? AT ONE TIME I COULD SLEEP THRU A THUNDER STORM....
    WAYNE7 WAYNE7 56-60, M May 10, 2011

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    Me either I a just up forever

    and it susks!!!!!!!! NNNNN
    maryd1 maryd1 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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