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I Don't Like Sleeping Alone

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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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    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 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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    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

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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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    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...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F Feb 11, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    forgottenprince forgottenprince 26-30, M Jan 30

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    Related Experiences

    I don't like it when people treat me one way when I'm alone with them, than if we were around others or in public. I'm the same person no matter what. Are they ashamed of me...
    Saram1985 Saram1985 26-30, F Sep 5

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    I'm 57 years old and I still don't understand why "We" lie? Are we embarrassed? Are we ashamed? Or is it pride? What ever the reason, I don't like it and I really don't think...
    PhotoJose PhotoJose 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    I just really really don't like other people (aside from my mother and sister); being around anyone at any time, talking to anybody, anything like that... I hate going outside...
    TriforceTapioca TriforceTapioca 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I love my mother, but I definitely don't like her. She doesn't talk to me much, and when she does, she says things that breaks me down. She talks a lot more to her lover than to...
    InLoveWithDarkness InLoveWithDarkness 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 17

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    so, I am pretty sure a lot of people don't like talking to other people about themselves but I am sharing how I feel. I really hate it when my friends try to have DMC's with me...
    devi99 devi99 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wish the title of this group didn't include the word 'sorry' because I'm not sorry. Of course I have met a small number of them who are good, interesting, intelligent people but...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    Today I ate a piece of meat and I don't know why but it was really really hard for me to eat it. Of course I eventually ate it because I forced myself to eat it since I don't like...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    I honestly don't lol. When I broke up with my ex I started going out on dates and one of the people I dated thought it was ok to grab my hands and kiss them along with my forehead...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    first off, I do love them but I cannot stand them I feel like I have been deceived by them but its also my fault for allowing myself to be so gullible. I moved away to Arizona from...
    onebeliever onebeliever 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wish that this wasn't the case. Because I would love to be able to hug or hold hands or do whatever without going into a full blown panic attack. I don't like to be touched by...
    modernmuse modernmuse 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Spare me all the self absorbed flowery meanderings. And, permit me :- "I don't like poetry, actually". There, no 'Star Trek' split infinitive now.
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M Sep 5

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    Over years I've had my share of break ups and people leaving. I've learned one thing from,people leaving me. They hate being chased after. It's hard for someone like me,I tend to...
    rosesee rosesee 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 7

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    Why do people always want me to chase them ? Message them ... Call them ... Keep asking them if they wanna talk to me or not ... I don't like it . Stop talking to me I'm that...
    Hardeepsinghkallu Hardeepsinghkallu 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I really don't like snakes. Warning to all you snakes out there: Come near me, I'll kill you!
    letmespoo4u letmespoo4u 51-55, M Sep 7

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    I don't like talking on the phone. I feel uncomfortable every time I ask the other person to repeat themselves bc I either can't understand or didn't hear them. Thats why I prefer...
    Lekat Lekat 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    The epidemic levels of school violence tell me that more and more kids are growing up without a conscience. TV is their mother and father, and TV says if someone does something you...
    missbellelettres missbellelettres 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I hate it. I can't remember when it all started. All I know is, I don't like being touched. The worst part is hugging. I hate hugs because sometimes, people hug too tight or they...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    but there are some people who likes me but I don't like em ... sooo touche?
    neuroticgal neuroticgal 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Someone else I don't like - the person whose opinion of himself/herself is way too high. You know the kind. The one who is so much better than everyone else.
    jopava jopava 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I have a fellow worker who was recently, unjustly dismissed from work through manipulation. She was obviously bullied by an arrogant powerful group in the workplace; they wanted...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Last night I decided to go out with my cousin who I haven't spoke to in what feels like years. We use to be very close and told each other everything. Im surprised that we both...
    Monoka14 Monoka14 18-21, F Sep 6

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    Over the year, I've been asked multiple times to do the Ice Bucket Challenge and I have my reasons on why I refuse to and why I "owe over $200". Although I have seen news reports...
    KittyxNikku KittyxNikku 16-17, T 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't think people like me for who I really am. I don't think such people should matter. I get lonely a lot, and that forces me to question my thoughts. Am I friendly enough? Am...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. My eyes just don't behold any beauty in tats. I know I'm out numbered. But I just don't know of anything I'd want to put permanently on my...
    betweenhereandthere betweenhereandthere 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I don't mind if my friends touch me like a hug. But random strangers No. There's this tenth grader and I'm a ninth grader that always touches me he hugs me ,when I'm wearing a...
    cchristinaa cchristinaa 13-15, F Sep 9

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    I am not against weddings, I just don't really like attending them. It's too much ritual and people spend way too much money on them. Just my opinion, I know that doesn't mean much...
    DisappearingStar DisappearingStar 70+ 3 Responses Sep 21