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I Cry Myself to Sleep

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    Nobody has any idea..

    like everyday people think i'm so joyful and smiley all the time and they're always like "omg does she ever stop laughing haha!" little do they know.. i cry myself to sleep everynight. so many awful things go on in my life and i just can't handle it all, its too much for me. i...
    alliixxxx alliixxxx 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2014

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    My cat has been gone

    for 24 hours. And all I can do is cry and try not to throw up from the pain in my chest...I don't think I will ever see her again...
    OddBunnie OddBunnie 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2015

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    why can't I be normal?

    why me? please help me. why was I even born? why cant I be happy? why am I so lonely? why am I such an awkward freak? Will I always be like this?.... I continuously repeat these questions to myself. I end up crying. its always at night when I cry myself to sleep. my sisters...
    EnigmaticPerson EnigmaticPerson 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2015

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    Let me cry myself to sleep in hopes I won't

    wake up the next day. Let the tears fall down my face and leave the trail they left behind. Let me cut myself a little too deep and let the scars show. Let my rage free and don't cage me no matter how much blood I spill. Let them kill me for what I am and don't cry when I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 27, 2014

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    I have a crazy life and sometimes I just need

    to let go. I am very different from others and some people don't really like that and try to hurt me for it. I never know if I might turn around the corner and have to run. I can usually either talk my way out of it, bluf, or fight. I try not to hurt anyone for good, just to get...
    Firtreegirl Firtreegirl 16-17, F Aug 14, 2014

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    I started crying myself to sleep

    since i was 10. My mom can't stop nagging me about everything especially grades. She told me I'm stupid, I'm dumb, and she said a bad word then she will throw my school books to the floor, and makes me pick it up again in tears. She said she don't care if i cried and if i get a...
    whitenut whitenut 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 16, 2014

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    I hate myself.. I hate life,

    I hate everything about me so dies everyone else.. I hate feeling worthless, I hate the life I like.. I hate crying myself to sleep when no one will listen or when everyone has better things to do...
    iloveissues123 iloveissues123 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2015

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    BrokenBabygirlx BrokenBabygirlx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2015

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    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Nov 5, 2015

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    My husband doesn't make time to be with me.

    It hurts me and makes me feel so alone. I would never cheat on him I truly love him. Why doesn't he want me
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 4, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 25, 2015

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    I cry to relieve the pressure I feel on my

    broken heart... I miss him so much and he's moved on.
    krytokate krytokate 18-21, F 1 Response May 15, 2014

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    I just want to sleep like a normal person.

    . What the hell is normal though? I'm loosing it over here.. :(
    Victoriaa95 Victoriaa95 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2015

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    The last couple nights I have felt emotionally

    abused by my own family... My sister calls me a slob when I literally did nothing to be called that and my brother came in to my room and punched me twice in the chest LIKE WHAT DID I ******* DO TO U!!!!!! And it hurt so much and after that I could not stop crying I probably...
    Mikey312 Mikey312 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 23, 2015

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    I Dont Want to But..

    I really dont want to but at night i have all these thoughts and memories..thats why i might sometimes ask some things..i might know the answer but i want others to assure me..everything will be ok..u d be ok..u are not alone.. You might read my stories,i want u to be positive...
    annasangels annasangels 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8, 2015

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    It's hard to sleep. It's hard to wake.

    It's hard to get through the day.
    MissNexp MissNexp 26-30, F Nov 9, 2014

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    Almost every night even

    though it's not a healthy thing to do. I am trying to figure out how to be a happier person.
    Malone670 Malone670 18-21, F Nov 20, 2014

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    Some times all i can do is cry

    and rock my self to sleep at night i get hurt to much but some times i so scared off getting hurt i hurt other people and reject them first some times i wish i could just shut all them lil voices in my head up and get them to leave me alone. why cant i just be normal like every...
    CandiceMarieAllcoxx CandiceMarieAllcoxx 18-21, T 1 Response Nov 22, 2015

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    I am typing this as I lie in bed with my teddy

    bear, Toby, and my favorite blanket from when I was 1. (yes, I'm almost 15) My parents haven't been seeing eye-to-eye lately and it's getting out of control. They haven't kissed since June. They don't wear their wedding bands anymore. My mom sleeps in the guest room and my dad...
    Thegirlwhonevertalks Thegirlwhonevertalks 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2015

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    A few days ago when i sybolized my love I kept

    looking at the necklace and cried myself to sleep.
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith 18-21, F Aug 3, 2015

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    lookingforpapertowns lookingforpapertowns 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    I cry myself to sleep way too often.

    I am way too young to feel so much pain. I hate living way too many days. I sjould just end the pain once and for all. I am a big screw up and no one would miss me because no one even cares about me. I will always be alone and hurt by everyone.
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 1 Response May 6, 2015

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP

    and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life by an overdoze on morphine (dolcontine). He has been doing drugs for the last two years, but every day for the past 8th or...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27, 2014

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    I am feeling so unbelievable depressed right

    now feel like my world is crumbling around me I cry whenever I'm alone. I seem to just relive past experiences conversations mistake I my head over and over again making me feel worse but no matter how hard I try I can break this pattern I try so hard to be positive see the...
    milichja milichja 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2014

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    looks like ill be crying myself to sleep

    tonight. the thought of going through another day alone makes me not want to wake up in the morning
    TheWanderingWarrior TheWanderingWarrior 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    All i think about is giving up

    and run away.. But im still fighting and cannot help but to lose it all when im alone in the dark.. Can u help me with good comments i can wake up and recharge my battery with tomorrow!!
    ellisa1992 ellisa1992 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2015

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    Every night i cry myself to sleep,

    i hate it, i hate everything. I just want to give up and die.
    bethb123 bethb123 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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    I often cry myself to sleep,

    more than usual lately, I am going through a whole lot right now, especially with my family, there has been a lot of stress, and during the day I smile,. and try and keep it all-together, but at night, when there is no one around, I can let it all out, and let it all out of my...
    HisLittleAriel HisLittleAriel 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2015

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    Never Stops

    I can't remember a day I havnt cried myself to sleep..I can't remember when my soul was whole..all I no Is the pain that is hiding Inside me hurts more than anyone may ever no and I hope no one will no..I..I cant trust anyone..why can't the world be kind for a day?and now i sound...
    Zheria Zheria 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2012

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    The past few nights have been awful.

    People are bullies and just don't know how much a simple lie can hurt someone so much. Can I handle it? Yes. Do I want to handle it by crying? No, but that seems to be how my body wants to respond. And whenever I cry my body responds with a panic attack. I know I will be fine in...
    autumnwaves15 autumnwaves15 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    briannarenee briannarenee 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2014

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    When Pigs Fly.

    i usually dont let things get to me, especially when it comes to men. in my opinion,they arent worth crying over. but a week ago, i found myself crying when i went to bed. thats very unlike me. im happy with my single life, then why the tears? i no longer have that egoistic ex...
    nonnibe nonnibe 18-21, F 11 Responses May 24, 2013

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    BrokenBabygirlx BrokenBabygirlx 18-21, F Sep 4, 2015

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    I've cried myself to sleep recently it seems

    like my "friends" don't seem to understand me anymore, and my family has many problems right now, always ending up in the hospital. :((
    emily1213 emily1213 16-17, F Aug 4, 2015

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    Every night I cry over you

    and my lost ones. I miss our fun times and even some of the bad. I've loved you more then flowers love the sun. Now it's time that I walk away even though you're the best I've ever had. You broke my heart once and for all I bet you're proud. It's time I moved on to different...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F Feb 18, 2015

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    almost every other night.

    it's the only thing that makes me feel better.
    cycffuff cycffuff 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2015

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    Gonna happen again today.

    Only thing keeping me going is knowing that another day hold more possibilities. Things will get better but the worst has yet to come.
    YouKnowWho15 YouKnowWho15 18-21, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Still kills me at night!

    Ive been doing good til lastnight it hit me! I came across old messages and tears started falling immediately down my cheeks! I couldnt help but cry and all this pain me jst came out again! I realized how selfish i was and stupid but i was trying to protect myself from getting...
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 15, 2014

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    Mi Luna

    Before I met him I wouldn't cry. No matter what , I kept the tears in. Then I met him and it was always nice to go to bed , I had no regret and always smiled. I had no more reason to cry because I had him. Then he left. I now cry every night. I curl myself up and think of him...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F Aug 17, 2013

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    Turns out crying your self to sleep doesn't work

    that well. My nose just gets all stuffy.
    leftovernachos14 leftovernachos14 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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    I'm in my thirties and I cry myself to sleep

    every night. my husband snoring next to me doesn't know and certainly wouldn't care.
    InTheMiddleOfLife InTheMiddleOfLife 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2015

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    Often

    I often cry myself to sleep, more than usual lately, I am going through a whole lot right now, especailly with my family, there has been a lot of stress, and during the day I smile,. and try and keep it all-together, but at night, when there is no one around, I can let it all...
    xSilentlySufferingx xSilentlySufferingx 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2010

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    Most Nights.._x

    i cry most nights, i just fall asleep after hours of crying and dreaming and wishing and i cant see it changing...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2007

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    Except I've already grown

    so cold that I can't, it's like the saying "like putting your hand in cold water" most nights. If you understand that quote, generally I've found those are the only people that can relate to me on that level. Most can't though It's not exactly a pop contest. Wouldn't wish it on...
    FreightTrainOG FreightTrainOG 22-25, M Aug 16, 2015

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