I Cant Sleep Without A Fan On

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    It's mostly about the quiet noise

    that slightly blocks out anything going on ( I'm a light sleeper )
    animallover412 animallover412
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 31, 2015

    Fan Of Any Fan

    Ever since I was little I needed to have a fan to sleep. As a child when I slept the noise would sometimes irritate me, but I felt like I needed it to fall asleep. I am prone to hypnagogic sensitivity and phenomena, so as a kid I felt like if a fan was pointed at me it would keep...
    omnielementalgirl omnielementalgirl
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 5, 2012
    bandit5320 bandit5320
    31-35, M
    Jul 1, 2015

    Even when It's in the middle of the day.

    Ever have a sneeze, yawn, grunt of pain, cough, then topping it off with a burp I pain? They're not fun
    c9Poke c9Poke
    16-17, M
    Dec 5, 2014

    Gah I hate it when I can't sleep.

    Body why do you wake me up at 5 in the morning for no reason?
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2015

    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.
    YangXiaoLong14 YangXiaoLong14
    16-17, T
    2 Responses Jan 14, 2015

    I Thought I Was The Only One Lol.

    Idc How Cold It Is I Need My Fan On ._.
    Linaa29 Linaa29
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 27, 2014

    Turn The Fan...Back On!!!!

    It's a big ****** deal. I can not even for a second think about sleeping without a fan on. When I was younger I would have to bring a fan with me to sleepovers. If the fan shuts off at night...i might as well stay up. I guess it all started when I was little and I didn't like...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 25, 2013
    IntoTheCosmos IntoTheCosmos
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2015

    Feeling a cool Breeze

    while dosing off is a great feeling.. Also, then noise of the fan keeps me from thinking too much which usually keeps me awake.
    UnderThisSkin UnderThisSkin
    Sep 16, 2015
    calmj calmj
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 3, 2014

    My fan has to be on me,

    i have to feel the breeze or i get way to hot. it doesn't matter how cold it is, if the fan isn't on i feel like I'm suffocating.
    petangel petangel
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2015

    I can but I have a friend

    who always has a fan on even in the winter it's nice and refreshing but the sound annoys me
    flowerpie flowerpie
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2014

    cold and fan blowing best sleep ever

    and or nap during the day.. cant ever live without it going.. :)
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 14, 2015

    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
    leadmenot leadmenot
    18-21, F
    Jan 2, 2015

    In the summer months here in Vegas,

    it gets over 100 degrees at times. I love having a fan on when I am in bed sleeping. I love sleeping nude as well, with my husband because of the heat here.
    oldernudistwifeandmom oldernudistwifeandmom
    56-60, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2014
    Claywoo10 Claywoo10
    18-21, M
    Jul 2, 2015

    I have had a fan running

    when i sleep for the last 30 years, I am not likely to change that anytime soon
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Nov 1, 2015

    I have to have my box fan on at night

    or when ever I sleep the noise helps me sleep also the tv too
    deleted deleted
    Jan 14, 2015

    I have a fan on right now.

    If it isn't on I can't sleep. The dead silence just kills me.
    blnk blnk
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 25, 2014

    Well, fan is on. Dog has water.

    I am exhausted!! G'night fellow humanish people.
    CandidxApple CandidxApple
    18-21, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    And so because I didn't sleep with my fan on

    last night I got sick and now feel like total shat.
    deleted deleted
    Jul 9, 2015

    I always have too be cold

    whenever I sleep at night.. Otherwise I can't sleep
    TaylorRenee14 TaylorRenee14
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 19, 2014

    I: Can,t Sleep Without Afan On;

    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni
    46-50, M
    Apr 7, 2012

    there has to be a background noise

    when im sleeping.. idk why
    aud30 aud30
    13-15, F
    Oct 12, 2014

    Cause it's hot, and if its not on,

    I can hear everything. Every little noise lol my own breathing, my pulse, household noises. It would literally keep me up all through the night.
    kaye23e kaye23e
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 3, 2014

    My fan keeps me alive in away.

    .. It blows air in my face while I sleep. I have sleep apnea and everytime I wake up from naps I feel short of breath, and my heart is pumping. Ugh My heart also physically hurts... Not how I wanted to spend my night.
    c9Poke c9Poke
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

    When its super hot, then I would put

    that AC or fan on. But when its cold as a ice cube, I grab a giant blanket and sleep with it.
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3
    Aug 5, 2015

    even with the air on

    even in winter i need the air circulating.
    baprel26 baprel26
    36-40, F
    Jul 5, 2015

    It's Suffocating

    I feel like I can't breathe when the fan's not on. I like the swishing noise and when it's not on, the silence suffocates me. You can hear every little thing moving in the night - starting from the tick-tock of the clock to the occasional car driving in the street outside. I can...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jul 11, 2010
    Needlepokes Needlepokes
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2015
    IntoTheCosmos IntoTheCosmos
    61-65, M
    Aug 4, 2015
    sighselly sighselly
    13-15, F
    Nov 18, 2014

    but then i cant get up

    because im cold
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 13, 2014

    I am such a picky sleeper.

    I wake up very easily and my body temperature goes up when I sleep. I go to sleep most nights with the fan on and blankets snug and comfortable but in a few hours I am sweating blanket comes off. Another hour I need to put another fan on. I am up every few hours just because I...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Oct 31, 2014

    I can only sleep with a fan on.

    Yes it's been this way for 22 years and counting.
    AmericanPie91 AmericanPie91
    22-25, F
    Apr 1, 2014

    It's been so cold lately

    that I'm trying to learn how to sleep without my fan. No luck so far. :P
    roguish roguish
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

    I dont know what it is

    but I have to sleep with the fan on. If I dont I end up stuffy and with a headache.
    ALostSiren ALostSiren
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2014

    Or, if not a fan, something to provide

    white-noise. Completely dark, and the cooler the better. :)
    deleted deleted
    Jul 5, 2015
    Rockywest69 Rockywest69
    36-40, M
    Jul 8, 2015

    I love to sleep when it's freezing cause I

    bundle myself in blankets and pillows. Oh, it's a wonderful feeling:)
    RedCatHunting RedCatHunting
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 2, 2014

    Even in winter I have to have the fan on.

    I enjoy the cool air but I need the relaxing noise more.
    gsm1974 gsm1974
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Aug 21, 2015

    This may sound silly

    but I can't sleep unless my room is cool, but I need a blanket to be comfortable. Seems contradictory.
    Remidog5 Remidog5
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2014

    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 -_-
    ThunderWaffles ThunderWaffles
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 2, 2015

    must be the 'white noise' it creates

    but I find having the fan on comforting when I want to get to sleep
    likacougar likacougar
    41-45, M
    Apr 12, 2015
    ange0694 ange0694
    22-25, F
    Jan 13, 2014

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