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I Cry Myself to Sleep

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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...
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    More Lately - 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 21, 2010

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    I know christmas is a happy time but last night (Christmas Day) I saw photos of mates with their girlfriends or boyfriends and I just cried myself to sleep that night because know...
    boyracer19941 boyracer19941 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    Sometimes, my boyfriend have a lot of suicidal thoughts, and self harm crises, but he is the one who kept me alive when I had thoses thoughts. It affects me so much, that I can't...
    turquoise12345 turquoise12345 16-17, F Mar 17

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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...
    nonnibe nonnibe 18-21, F 11 Responses May 24, 2013

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    Every night for the past week .... Life doe.
    IvyRed15 IvyRed15 16-17, F Jan 24

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    It*s the Only Way!! - Every night before i lay down before bed i talk to my boyfriend.. hes usually so amazing but recently all we do is fight before we go to sleep so i cry and...
    tragedyhappens tragedyhappens 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2008

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    More Lately... - The past few days, I have been crying myself to sleep at night, trying to come up with a decision on what to do with something I feel that I have to do. I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 19, 2009

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    My friend... She's my best friend actually. Since seventh grade. I love her to death. But I'm losing her. She hangs out with my other friend, and has done so for 3 weeks. She says...
    kylalafferty kylalafferty 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Blaez Blaez 18-21, M Dec 24, 2013

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    Crying - I wake up in the morning and start my day with a cry in the shower. I have messed my life up! I am an alcoholic and am in recovery. It took quite sometime to realize that...
    Mouseroni Mouseroni 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2012

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    As night closes in I often find myself coming to terms with the fact that I'm all alone. That there is no one here, no one to talk to, it's just me and next to me... No one. I don...
    Ummmmidk Ummmmidk 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2013

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    I Cry Myself 2 Sleep - I cry myself 2 sleep most nites, 2nite ive cried for a long time & my eyes hurt, i just wish tht i could sleep forever & never wake up
    EmmyLuv101 EmmyLuv101 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2012

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    It Happens - I sometimes cry myself to sleep , but mostly for unknown reasons , though occasional, but sometimes its out of fear  & confusion combined . not sure what else to say
    XNGespenst XNGespenst 22-25, M May 12, 2011

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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...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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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...
    whitenut whitenut 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    I miss my sister so much I cry myself to sleep and wake up with a head ach
    Sufferedloss Sufferedloss 18-21, F Feb 24

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    Almost every night ... I cry myself to sleep ... I think about how happy I used to me ... I think about still being with him ... I think if I hadn't done all that **** would it...
    imsobroken1123 imsobroken1123 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Broken - I cry myself to sleep every night. Everyone is telling me to get over him and I am so much better than him and that he doesn't deserve me. I agree with them, I deserve...
    1 Response Jan 14, 2013

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    Almost Every Night - i think it has alot to do with my childhood and what happened to me as a young girl. i will never get over the trauma that i have now that he caused me. its so...
    mimibubbles2011 mimibubbles2011 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2012

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    Broken Heart - I am the mother of 2 adult children. I divorced their father 10 years ago. My adult daughter has never forgiven me, daddy's little girl. With much help from daddy...
    mentalfloss2 mentalfloss2 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    Not Anymore, But - There was a few years back when I was on my early teens (12-15), when I would cry myself to sleep often. It was just a miserable time for me. Thankfully, I no...
    anadude anadude 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 18, 2009

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    I feel so lost, alone and incomplete that all I can do is cry my heart out coz no one cares. Nobody bothers to understand my situation and that everyone abadoned me. 😭
    behindthedark behindthedark 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6

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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...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2013

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    My husband was shot over seas 6 months ago. He was shot in the head and suffered facial fractures and lost his left eye. I was always his rock, his caregiver. I dealt with all of...
    JayJayBowen21 JayJayBowen21 18-21, F Jan 9

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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...
    annasangels annasangels 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    So Much Pain!! - The tears hit the pillow,Silently they slip,I hold in my sobs,You must't know,The pain i hold in.Trapped in my own skin,The pain is deep within,I will not let it...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Sep 17, 2013

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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...
    Zheria Zheria 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2012

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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...
    xSilentlySufferingx xSilentlySufferingx 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2010

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    Old Memories I Miss Loads Of People - I used to see loads of friends in my primary school I was the only boy in the gang the others were Matilda Olivia Jessica Jenna Emma (was my...
    boyracer19941 boyracer19941 18-21, M Sep 24, 2013

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 3, 2011

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    I Cry Myself To Sleep - I sometimes cry myself to sleep at night. But when I do cry myself to sleep I think of sad things to help me get sad than cry. in a week I probably cry...
    Lollypopgurl17 Lollypopgurl17 13-15 1 Response Aug 2, 2011

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    Sometimes.. - when I'm really depressed I go to bad, no matter if it's 6PM or 10 PM and just try to fall asleep, but somehow the crying gets worse and worse. I once sprayed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 16, 2007

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    An Important Release - Not all the time, but maybe a few times a month. I wait until I am alone, when I can shut the door of my room. I don't even try to stifle it: I let it...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2008

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    My Life Is Miserable. - My friends abandon me, my family abandons me. But I found new friends who i love. But all they do is hurt me emotionally. I don't even think they realize...
    Emokid123987 Emokid123987 16-17 1 Response Nov 26, 2012

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    Some Nights - Mostly when I haven't heard from my husband that night and I start to worry. It hurts going to bed alone night after night, knowing that the one you love is in...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 1, 2008

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2007

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    Every Single Night. - Ever since sixth grade I have cried myself to sleep every night. 2 years in between now and then, I only did it occasionally but when I lost the girl I love...
    Ronniroo Ronniroo 18-21, F 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    So I took a psychology test today (hosted by seniors since I'm in high school) and i can't even believe that i did what i did. So i asked someone a question and they had to give an...
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    I seem to be crying myself to sleep almost every night I haven't cut in so long, or taken anything, *sigh* I want to bash my head into a wall until I can't feel anything...
    SecludedSeaTurtle SecludedSeaTurtle 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I feel like everyone hates me, I often cry myself to sleep over how lonely I feel. No one has ever loved me or thought I was pretty. I'ver never been kissed whilst loads of people...
    naomimichelle naomimichelle 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    whether it is them again or just pms, it doesn't matter. because i'd still be sitting here crying anyway,
    queenparanoid queenparanoid 70+, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    The only reason i cry at night is because my mother is sleep. The best way to not have any conflicts and cause more pain to myself. If I cry during the day she would be able to...
    UglyGhostGirl UglyGhostGirl 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can't stop crying anymore. I need help. I haven't cried physically in a while now because I'm holding in my tears. It still doesn't mean I'm not crying. I don't know what to do...
    RainbowDalia RainbowDalia 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    My Life Of Drug Addiction By: An Addict named brad In the beginning, I shot myself in the head. Three times. With a nail gun. As I remember, it didn’t really hurt all that...
    sober4life sober4life 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I am sleepy the whole day 😴 stressed? Hmmm...
    missyj89 missyj89 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    ( Short story: Prologue) My last hope Everything stops. Times stands still. There he lies on the cold ground. Here I’m standing just staring down as death whispers on the end...
    TweDee TweDee 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I've done it many times when I can't sleep. And when I can't sleep it means I think so many things. So many things about the future, the present, my mistakes. And then, I just cry...
    Kitzami Kitzami 13-15, M Mar 21

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    Ah, there's nothing quite like waking up to the muffled sounds of your own sobbing... I sometimes wake up crying, though it happens less frequently of late. It is not every night...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F Apr 7