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I Cry Myself to Sleep

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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 13-15, F Aug 14

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    neonmoose neonmoose 16-17, F May 25

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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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    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 deodorant into my eyes, because it makes you stop crying. but it burned like hell. I'm so weird.. but that's me..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 16, 2007

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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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    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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    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 theyre sisters. I cry myself to sleep tonight, like I have for 3 weeks. My heart aches. I'm such a second choice. Help me. I realize she needs...
    kylalafferty kylalafferty 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 9

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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 cry and then after so long i get sick then i pass out.. its horrible.. he doesnt know that this happens and i think it only...
    tragedyhappens tragedyhappens 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2008

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    supernava supernava 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    briannarenee briannarenee 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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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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    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

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    adav218 adav218 13-15, M Jun 22

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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

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    I'm going to bed, I know I'll cry myself to

    sleep. Why? Because I'm a traitor, I lied to myself and my friends! I don't deserve my friends their too good for me.
    blueflames660 blueflames660 13-15, F May 12

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    Turns out crying your self to sleep doesn't work

    that well. My nose just gets all stuffy.
    leftovernachos14 leftovernachos14 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    It's so hard to fall asleep

    when all you can do is pull the blankets over your head and weep over the emptiness you feel. I hate not being wrapped in his arms. Not whispering in the dark till sleep captures us. Hate rolling over to an empty bed. Eventually these thoughts just pile up till they avalanche...
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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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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    Sufferedloss Sufferedloss 18-21, F Feb 24

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    I cry myself to sleep almost every night.

    There are those few nights that I don't but then I always have a terrifying nightmare.
    tututata2126 tututata2126 16-17, F 2 Responses May 15

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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 best friend she moved) and Carolina we had lot of fun together but when Emma moved away in year 2 it was very sad it didn't feel the same...
    boyracer19941 boyracer19941 18-21, M Sep 24, 2013

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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 16-17, F 1 Response May 15

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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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    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 sleep and if I want to, I need to cry myself to sleep. I am tired of that. I just don't want to lose him. At least, not that way. I couldn't stand...
    turquoise12345 turquoise12345 16-17, F Mar 17

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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 and now that I have I have lost all my support for the person who said they loved me. I have my son and he is...
    Mouseroni Mouseroni 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2012

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    I often says i will never forgive !

    !!! I wonder who i say it to !!! God , people ??? God is almighty why would he need my forgiveness acc to faith i need his !! People which people family? Friends? Acquaintances who or is it me i will never forgive myself ??? What did i do i didnt come into this on my free will...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I talk to myself a lot,

    and when I'm tired, the things I talk to myself about get sad, so I cry. I've gotten good at crying silently so my parents won't ask me what I'm crying about, because there isn't always a definite reason.
    SuspendYourDisbelief SuspendYourDisbelief 13-15 Sep 13

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    I cry myself to sleep

    and my husband makes no effort to comfort me. He will always say later that he cares but never enough to stay awake. He has caused me so much pain, and then leaves me to cope and grieve on my own. Always later telling me he loves me..but showing it is a different story. I feel...
    pouponne pouponne 41-45, F 3 Responses May 19

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    AlyssaDurham AlyssaDurham 18-21, F Aug 8

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    Foudemoiselle Foudemoiselle 18-21 May 11

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    lookingforpapertowns lookingforpapertowns 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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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

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    I'm going to go take a shower then go lay down,

    play on my phone, maybe listen to music, then think about how my life sucks and start crying and eventually fall asleep...
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 2 Responses May 16

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    Countrygirl4343 Countrygirl4343 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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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 constant danger, that his life coud be taken from you and you'd never get the chance to old them again. Makes me so sad...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 1, 2008

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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 Sep 12

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    I must admit that I've had sleep problems

    for the past few nights. I almost don't know where to start, but I'll keep this short by saying I have had the worse life lately. And although I stay in my room all day, my mind is adventuring in places of danger. I feel elderly and fragile now, as if the wisdom I have compiled...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 8

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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 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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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 1 Response Aug 17, 2013

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