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I Cant Sleep With Lights Or Noise

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Super tired. Haven't slept

    yet gonna be hard to with the sun shining through my curtains. It's so bright in here!
    MysticIllusions MysticIllusions 18-21, F 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 2 Responses May 23, 2009

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    insomniacsanonymous insomniacsanonymous 26-30 Nov 13, 2012

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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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    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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    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 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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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 absolutely cannot do it...I'm so used to the noise and the air that I...I can't go without it.... EVER LOL
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F Jan 2

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    Idk what's up with that but I like it for some reason. I guess it's do in any position I end up in, I have a pillow.
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop 13-15, M Jan 13

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    My lung is hurting, and feels weird... I need a fan to cool my body down.
    ParasitePoke ParasitePoke 13-15, M Jan 13

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    I get to hot I'm hot nature so I need a fan to cool me off or I will wake up in sweat or something.
    Wolfy14 Wolfy14 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    I cant sleep next to my snoring husband. This is day three no sleep. He gets mad at me if i nicely ask him to roll over. he gets mad if i sleep in another room. I have explained...
    SweetD03 SweetD03 26-30, F Jan 7

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    I actually love resting or sleeping i sleep more then a regular person probably but dont get me wrong i wake up early to go to school but i sleep after i come back home or...
    thehman731 thehman731 16-17, M Jan 12

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    Going to be up late :( cant sleep.. I need more friends to stay up with me until we get tired
    hamstereggs hamstereggs 16-17, F Jan 7

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    I have a pink piglet I have had her since I was a baby. Her name is Sally, I don't know why but I cant sleep at all if she isn't in my bed
    saragirl01 saragirl01 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Really it was last night. I had a hard time. And then at 5 AM almost 6, my maid came into the house and slammed the main door and that made my dog bark like crazy, and that woke me...
    hondurananonymous hondurananonymous 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I cant sleep unless it is cold but then I also have to be under a million blankets, lol!
    DrivenLady DrivenLady 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I sleep with a build a bear named Ally that I got when I was 7, now I'm 14...she makes me feel safe when I'm going to sleep & it's hard for me to sleep without her.
    VannahBradleyy VannahBradleyy 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I sleep with a purple "My Little Pony" horse thingy and her name is Maddy.. I even had her hooked up with wires when I had surgery so she was "under" with me. I'm trying to grow...
    brodhi20 brodhi20 13-15, F Dec 30, 2014

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    My blue blanket I can't sleep at all with out rubbing my nose with my blue blanket and I know it sounds like I'm a baby I just can't help it. I been rubbing my nose with my...
    RobertsLove17 RobertsLove17 16-17, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Yeah, I'll be honest I do sleep with a stuff animal, and that stuff animal is Winnie the Pooh because my grandpa used to call me emepooh and Winnie the Pooh was our thing and I...
    ECESES ECESES 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I slept with my pikachu plushie I got in first grade until starting high school. I slept on and off with a stuffed animal after high school. I started sleep with a stuffed animal...
    GirlyBabyBoy GirlyBabyBoy 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I can't sleep without it. It's always right by my face and the sound is a must. I hate it when the power goes out during the night. I wake up instantly and can't go back to sleep...
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337 31-35, T Jan 13

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    I used to hate sleeping with the fan on. but my husband had to have it on so I have gotten used to it. now I can't sleep without one on. lol
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Jan 21

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    I can't sleep without holding onto something so I always sleep with a stuffed animal and now it's a cute gudetama pillow as the picture shown lol
    msmika msmika 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yeah, I'll admit it, I do- a knitted, pink elephant and I can't sleep without it.
    mejustbeingme123 mejustbeingme123 13-15, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I sleep with two a bunny and a puppy
    Comicfangirl Comicfangirl 13-15, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I sleep with a pink bear I had here for 12 years.
    makeylajessica makeylajessica 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I actually sleep with my Polar bear named Marshmallow which I've had for quite some time ^^
    Alwaysbeyou Alwaysbeyou 13-15, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I sleep with a stuffed dog that I got when I was 2yrs. It is my best friend. I even gave it a gender and a name. His name is Ginger and I have had him for 15 years. Yes, I am 17.
    algezebra algezebra 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I literally cannot sleep without a teddy bear! I absolutely need one.
    lillolipop lillolipop 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Cold air is something if can't sleep without. It is -5 out and I have my bedroom window cracked open a wee bit...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Jan 6

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    Ok technically it's my music on my phone but whateves. I just sleep with my headphones on. I know I shouldn't but idc
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop 13-15, M Jan 13

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    I've always had a favorite stuffy to sleep with. When I get new ones I grow attached and an old one goes on my shelf until I feel the need to switch out again. My current bed buddy...
    daddyschubbydolly daddyschubbydolly 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I always sleep with my Teddy bear named Axel cx
    Allywall Allywall 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    I love buying new teddies and I lie naming them I have a 4 foot dog teddy called snickers but I've had a little bear that has a rabbit ear hood I got him easter when I was about 7...
    anonymousgirl5567 anonymousgirl5567 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    ok.. so.. its not a teddy bear.. its a stuffed penguin. His name is Mr. Stuffy. I don't know why I feel the need to sleep with a stuffed toy but somehow it gives me comfort. I...
    LillBills LillBills 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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