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I Can't Sleep

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    I can't sleep! Someone help me!
    markj1123 markj1123 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm laying here at 5am and just can't seem to sleep. I'm anxious, and just can't seem to calm down.
    19goingonfabulous 19goingonfabulous 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Cartoons on TV, everyone in the house is snoring, and I am wide awake! Sucks!
    aprilsums aprilsums 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Already 3am...where has the time gone?! Surprised that I'm not tired but I know it'll hit me tomorrow. Anyone else up?
    Tball26 Tball26 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    So. Who else is a chronic insomniac like me who hasn't been able to go to sleep normally for the past 6 years or so? I've had problem going to sleep for a long time and it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25

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    My little brother is talking in his sleep in the other room. It was more of a whisper but he scared the crap outa me just now 😨. Hope everyone has a great night!
    UnderworldNymph UnderworldNymph 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's a school night and I've had a long weekend so I should be able to sleep but I can't. I feel both awake and tired, and kinda sick from being so stressed about this. I would be...
    nerdyalpaca nerdyalpaca 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I hate that I can't fall asleep before five in the morning, and sometimes I don't go to bed at all. The only time I ever go to sleep before five is when I've been drinking. The...
    FaeFamous FaeFamous 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 10

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    Be Quiet Brain. - I turned back my bed, cranked up the electric blanket but I can't sleep.  If I get in I'll just lay there.  I know it.  Too many active thoughts...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 16 Responses Nov 5, 2009

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    I really should be sleep. I have to get up at 5:30am and in probably won't get back home from school until 10pm... Why am I up! Lol I need to be sleep 💤🌙🌒 😴
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Apr 2

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    The Unsettled Stillness Of The Mind. - Find the void. It has become my nighttime mantra. Chamomile tea, warm milk and honey have no sway with these torments. Trust in the comeing...
    WoundedBear WoundedBear 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 6, 2011

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    That Wonderful Feeling - The wonderful feeling of walking around naked feeling my long silky hair touching my back
    louidafly louidafly 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 21, 2013

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    Sore Head - I have a sore head. I cant stop thinking,i cant sleep its been weeks since i actually slept properly. A few hours here and a few hours there. I feel like im going mad...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    Every Night I Fall Asleep At 1 A.M - I really don't know why, I can go to bed at 8 and literally stare at a wall for the next 3 hours. I'm too young for sleep medications and am...
    TheSleeplessWizard TheSleeplessWizard 13-15 1 Response Jul 6, 2013

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    Any women wanna chat? Nothin sexual just want someone to talk to. Until im tired enough to sleep
    Zoneout167 Zoneout167 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Well another sleepless night for this lady ugh...
    PuertoRicanPrincess18 PuertoRicanPrincess18 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Nightmare - I haven't had nightmares for a long time. But when I started taking depression meds I would have one once in a while. Now that I quit smoking 5 days ago I'm having them...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    Been awake for 2 days. Been feeling like the flu. I just want to stay in bed with some nice strong arms around me to keep me warm.
    Graceful22 Graceful22 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Anyone wanna talk about anything? Cuz I really can't sleep.
    Becausestarwars Becausestarwars 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    My problem is I make scenerios in my head about some hot guy. And it's awesome untill i realise it's 5 hours later and I'm still awake. This is becoming a problem people. I neeedd...
    jeannetjayy jeannetjayy 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    It is 6:30am right now in California and I haven't slept yet. What is bothering me? Everything...I feel like we can never be truly happy with ourselves...we always find things to...
    amyD99 amyD99 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm pretty sure I'm a partial insomniac. I never sleep well or more than 8 hours.
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    It's 6:07 Am And I'm Just About To Sleep - I mean eventually I'm gonna feel drowsy, but for now I'm wide awake. I can't sleep because I'm full of ****. What I mean is my life is...
    aokigahara29 aokigahara29 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    So if anyone wants to talk or anything that'd be cool. I might fall asleep mid conversation though! :S
    LocketRainbow LocketRainbow 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I cant i have insomnia ! I always sleep late ! Idk wat to do !! Too much things on my mind ! I tried to close my eyes but i still cant !!
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    WTF! I'm so sleepy right now but i can't sleep!! Aggggh.
    ghelxxx ghelxxx 18-21, F Dec 19, 2013

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    Who's up to night and wants to chat with me ;)
    TimeLord42 TimeLord42 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Idk. Just can't. Maybe it's the stress. Whenever I come to my room and my mom locks the dog outside I can't sleep :/
    yuhkie yuhkie 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Took a nap, and now I'm wide awake at 4 am. Oh well, it's not like I sleep in general.
    Aphradite109 Aphradite109 18-21, F Apr 7

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    My cuts are burning, I'm so depressed, and I feel like doing something. I'm thinking about my life. Maybe it will get better, it has to. Or else I'm dead. This depression bullshit...
    NeonPurple NeonPurple 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Tonights blood moon :) added a cover pic for those not able to see it tonight
    Zoneout167 Zoneout167 22-25, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Two In A Half. - I haven't slept in two in a half days. I still feel wide awake. And I still have no idea why I haven't been sleeping this weekend. The effects are weird. I'll be...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    I have insomnia so I know the feeling!
    browneyedgirl10 browneyedgirl10 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I can't sleep with socks on.
    BubblegumPrincess BubblegumPrincess 22-25, F Mar 2

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    Oh if I could only have a good nights sleep again. Sleeping in this big bed alone is so excruciating. Having him beside me for ten years...and then to wake up with an empty spot...
    andimann andimann 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I Can't Sleep... - My whole life, I've been trying to sleep. When I was little I coudn't get down because I thought I was missing out on some magical moment that only happened...
    urbancraw urbancraw 33, F 4 Responses Jul 18, 2007

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    It is litterally 1:20 in the morning!
    WonderinginWV WonderinginWV 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    And its each and every one of your faults lol
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I Dont Want To. - Why? Who would want to relive years of torture and abuse every time they close their eyes? Ive bevome accostomed to no sleep. I had to.
    monsterwithinme monsterwithinme 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2012

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    Let's Partyyyyyy - Let's party or do something loud until I fall asleep. It sucks, I have been awake all night as usual. I don't know if it's some kind of a habit or if it's...
    Mockingbird0 Mockingbird0 18-21, F 14 Responses Jul 18, 2012

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    My girlfriend is abroad and I've had such a horrible day that I can't bare not being with her, yet she is asleep and I think texting her awake would be unfair. Meanwhile I'm...
    sagefish sagefish 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Unbearable.. - I dont know why but I get so depressed at night. I've been suffering from insomnia for the past few months. Getting very little sleep. The sadness at night has only...
    AbusednBroken AbusednBroken 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    Thanks, Daylight Savings Time...
    Libbs036 Libbs036 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    When I'm thinking too much like this....
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I'M So Tired - I'm so tired I just want to be snuggled and sleeping in the arms of a warm hearted man
    louidafly louidafly 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 19, 2013

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    Can't sleep iv got so much on my mind am just fed up of being ugly
    Chooochooo1 Chooochooo1 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Yep. Pulled an all nighter. Haven't done that in a while. This past week my sleep routine has gotten worse than it has been in a while. Been getting two hours max a day.
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Why am I still awake!!! 😱
    Alexhowse Alexhowse 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I hate when I can't fall asleep!! D:
    chadrick45 chadrick45 18-21, M Mar 23

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    I hate it when you have to do something really important tomorrow and you just can't f***ing sleep!
    FantasyButterfly4 FantasyButterfly4 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Laying in bed playing on my phone because for the last week i haven't been able to fall asleep well. So if anyone else is the same way we can chit chat a while.
    texasjo texasjo 22-25, F Mar 30

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    Ever since I was admitted to the hospital 5 months ago for slow heart rate and almost died, I fear to fall asleep worries I won't wake up. I also have to sleep with one of my dogs...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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