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I Cant Sleep With Lights Or Noise

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Unless fully exhausted.

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 15

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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!
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F Dec 30, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    must be the 'white noise' it creates but I find having the fan on comforting when I want to get to sleep
    likacougar likacougar 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My fan doesn't really work very well anymore so it's just the noise now. Typical, it worked fine in the winter when it was freezing cold -_-
    IOceanEyesI IOceanEyesI 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    In need of some suggestions. I used to fall asleep with my laptop playing Youtube videos on repeat while my boyfriend worked weeknights, and on weekend nights I would fall asleep...
    Huskymania2 Huskymania2 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Gah I hate it when I can't sleep. Body why do you wake me up at 5 in the morning for no reason?
    michellerozsa michellerozsa 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    i cant sleep. its already 1am. im gonna regret ltr on for not getting enough sleep now. haha xD
    deeyanah deeyanah 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I cant sleep tonight 😁 I am so tierd ❤
    Mariaolufine Mariaolufine 70+ 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have this one guy friend who I adore and used to have a crush on. We had a conversation one day about how he knows I liked him and wanted to have sex with him, and it was a very...
    VanityHorrorx VanityHorrorx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I can't sleep with pj's pants on if I do I get too hot and end up kicking them off in my sleep I prefer to sleep in a t shirt and undies xD
    NapalmNinja NapalmNinja 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    The Jeff Gordon Pillow-----  OK--I really do not remember sleeping with a stuffed animal.  I am told I did at one time-but that was forever ago.  I am a sound...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    When we go camping some of my friends wants to sleep with her. So i let them to sleep with her as they like. And i sleep with My friends girlfriends.
    Drfunandfun Drfunandfun 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is the best time of year to sleep with your window open! It's not to hot that you need the air on. The cool fresh crisp air puts me into a deep sleep!
    katey2011 katey2011 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been sleeping with my green, stuffed froggy (aptly named Froggy) for over 15 years now. I just got a new dog, and she chewed his eye out so I replaced it with buttons that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    I sleep with my bedroom door closed and locked. Whenever I'm in my room, my door always has to be locked or it feels like I don't have complete privacy, or someone is going to...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I sleep with 3 1. My (faded) white and pink spotted dog with long ears named pink, I've had her since I was 5 and once I left her in California from vacation when I was 9 or 10...
    pinkhappysparkle pinkhappysparkle 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    School starts again tomorrow after a break yay :( I screwed up my sleep schedule from going to bed at 5 am. It's almost 2 now and I can't sleep at all. This sucks -.-
    IllusionalDreamer IllusionalDreamer 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I can't sleep at all I'm tired but can't can't sleep
    jamesb22 jamesb22 22-25, M Mar 28

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    I need like 10 hours of sleep to be somewhat non-bitchy but I've got to be up at 6:00 tomorrow morning... ugh... I've just got way too much on my mind right now to sleep
    KittyCunt KittyCunt 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    It's not that I can't sleep, I'm scared to sleep right now... I'm scared I'll have bad dreams, holy crap, how does 1 person take such an effect on you... I'm scared of feeling the...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I woke up in the middle of the night and I couldn't go back to sleep:( I remember him (my ex bf) and I just felt my tear from my cheeks.. Sometimes when I'm sleeping I'm dreaming...
    imlose imlose 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    aghhh! I can't sleep it's so frustrating. how do I sleep??
    HMC17 HMC17 13-15, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Trying to sleep but my damn ADHD kicks in and well, basically, one sheep two sheep, cow, turtle, duck, ol McDonald had a farm.......HEY MACARENA!
    sancjo88 sancjo88 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    It's currently 1:57 AM and for some reasons...I can't sleep... :/ 😒
    nialler14 nialler14 13-15, F Mar 21

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