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I Don't Like Sleeping Alone

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    Tossing all alone in bed at night.

    Bed feels hot Difficulty in getting some sleep Boy what a life. Sleeping alone is like hell already Wish someone was here with me...
    CoolDad59 CoolDad59 51-55, M Mar 30, 2014

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    Thank God For Miracles

    The mere fact that I don't have to sleep laone is amiracle in itself. My husband was my first boyfriend and I am so grateful to climb into bed beside him, every night. I love him with all my heart and get just a sense of feeling protected by having him there.
    snowlady snowlady 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2009

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    Desperately Seeking the Sand Man....

    I hate it when other people say that you shouldn't "NEED" your partner in your relationship. The best thing for me is snuggling up in bed together, both naked and having skin against skin. I love that he sometimes rubs my back before I fall asleep and I love to smell...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 6 Responses May 16, 2009

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    Sometimes I Do Sometimes I Don't

    I sleep with my dog....all the company I need
    TheemopandaX TheemopandaX 18-21, F Dec 26, 2010

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    Getting Into a Cold Bed :(

    and no one to talk you to sleep, and cuddle/spoon with & keep you warm. i don't mind if they wriggle. i don't like feeling too small in a great big bed. no, i don't like sleeping alone.
    tearaway tearaway 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    We All Sleep Alone

    I'm such a weird person about this, I hate sleeping alone, I really do, but at the same time, it's so hard for me to sleep next to someone else.   I spend a lot of time next to someone waking up and looking to see if they're still there, if they move I roll over to hold...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 4 Responses May 15, 2009

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    I Wanna Sleeep With You

    Ever since i was little I wished I could crawl in bed with my mommie. But, she wouldnt like that. In the summers I sleep with my Aunt. I always fall asleep better with someone else. I can't wait untill I get to fall asleep with Nick everynight
    WinterPrincess21 WinterPrincess21 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2009

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    My Stuffed Dog Moe

    I love sleeping with my Master and prefer sleeping with him above all others. However, since we live so far apart and rarely get to sleep together I have had to get creative. I have several stuffed animals (what girl doesn't?) but my favorites is Moe. I received my buddy Moe as a...
    ACuriousStudent ACuriousStudent 26-30, F Apr 27, 2012

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    Hate Sleeping By Myself!

    I hate sleeping alone.. but i have to either way..  although i have the habit of waking up at six in the morning and going straight to my older bros room.. lol its scary when I'm alone!
    pspschikamuahach pspschikamuahach 16-17, F Jun 19, 2009

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    Restless

    I hate sleeping alone.  I don't want to sleep with just anyone next to me though.  What I long for is my soulmate.  I long to lay in the dark, talking softly to him about all things, big and small, until one of us whispers "I'm falling asleep."  I...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom 36-40, F 4 Responses May 24, 2009

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    Late, Lonely Nights

    I hate sleeping alone. I've been alone now for 26 years. For the first 17 it was by choice, and I don't think it bothered me then to spend so much time alone. I was busy raising my children. But now......oh how I hate it! I've been wanting to reverse my single condition for so...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    I don't want to be sleeping alone anymore,

    I want someone to hold onto, I want that emotional security.
    Resoner Resoner 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 6, 2014

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    Alone

    How I miss falling asleep to the rhythm of your breathing, your breath on my neck, your body wrapped around mine. Some nights alone feels so lonesome.
    gigi827 gigi827 36-40, F Nov 18, 2012

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    I Haven't Slept Alone

    in over 8 years.  I have always had someone with me.   There has been a few months there that my partner was finishing work at 4am so I HAD to go to bed alone and I hated it.  I couldn't sleep, I was cold, I was lonely!! Thankfully I get to go to bed with him...
    Maqi Maqi 26-30, F 4 Responses May 25, 2009

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    A Good Night Sleep After All

    I slept solidly after getting off EP and until 9 this morning. Usually husband wakes me just when he touches me or when he gets up to pee. I am a light sleeper, I guess most moms of little ones are. Anyway, I loved having the fan on full blast and not feeling guilt knowing it...
    paigewhitley777 paigewhitley777 36-40, F May 15, 2010

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    Sleeping With Arms Around You.

    Me and my only friend, bestfriend, Harrison, sleep together. We see each other practically when we wake up, 'till we go to sleep. We have sleepover's all the time. Whenever we do, we sleep together. Well, more like I'll fall asleep on the couch with him and we would wake up on...
    Lostgirlinbigworld Lostgirlinbigworld 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2012

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    Finally got to spend the night last night at

    this guy's house (not officially dating) but cuddling with him in the recliner and his bed put me out and was the best sleep I've had for a while. Being able to have someone to hug while sleeping really calms me down and I just wish I could spend my nights with him.....I've...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F Aug 9, 2014

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    Spouse Works Nights

    My husband works nights. While I don't like sleeping alone, I like being able to turn on the music and lights in the morning. When we first started living together years ago, I couldn't sleep if he wasn't there. Now, I have a hard time sharing the bed now when he has 4 days off...
    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F Nov 3, 2009

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    forgottenprince forgottenprince 26-30, M Jan 30, 2014

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    I Just Sleep Better

    I hate sleeping alone. It takes longer for me to fall asleep, I more often than not wake up throughout the night, and I get colder faster.  I sleep much better when in the arms of my boyfriend.  I'm out like a rock, I'm warm, and I only wake up when either him or my parents...
    DarkCelestriaRose DarkCelestriaRose 16-17, F Feb 11, 2013

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    I Hate Sleeping Alone Too!

    It took me forever to remember even how to sleep in a bed, I slept on the sofa for so long, it didn't feel like I was sleeping alone then.  The back of the sofa at least gave the illusion of there being someone with me.   Then I bought a bed.  I knew that...
    abrokenwoman abrokenwoman 41-45 2 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    I Cant Stand It

    EVERY SINCE I WAS LITTLE I HAVE SHARED A BED, WELL AFTER THE AGE OF 7. FIRST AND MOSTLY IT WAS MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER (ME-MAW), THEN OCCASIONALLY MY MOTHER AND GRANDMA (EWW). THEN WHEN MY TWO LITTLE LIVES WERE BORN (MY TWIN SISTERS) THEY SLEPT WITH ME, EVEN AS BABIES. I WAS THE...
    reluctantrampant reluctantrampant 22-25, F Aug 18, 2011

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    Another Lonely Night.

    I miss having someone in my bed. Last night was rough ... I've been so lonely lately. Even the 4 nights every two weeks he's off night shift - we really don't do this anymore. I just want a guy to sleep with. One that doesn't insist on having separate blankets, and put his leg...
    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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    My Kitty

    After my wife left me for another man, I experience the same thing. I am very happy I treated my kitty so well. He sleeps right in her spot and it really helps.
    DreamPeople DreamPeople 18-21 Jul 30, 2011

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    I am sometime up until 2-3 am

    if my bf isn't next to me. I can literally be wide awake and as soon as we get into a cuddling position I am out cold haha.
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2014

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