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I Don't Like to Sleep Alone

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    I Ache For Your Touch.... - I ache for you to hold me at night. I hate that we sleep in seprate beds. I give anything to have you close to me again. I mean, don't get me wrong...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    Pain Or Loneliness? - I have a hard time falling asleep alone but my wife is not 'in love' with me anymore so we sleep in separate rooms 90% of the time. She typically falls asleep...
    FlauntTheImperfections FlauntTheImperfections 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 17, 2011

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    Bed's Too Big Without You! - Police / Sting - My ex and I always slept just fine in her queen size bed. It was very comfortable and there was enough "me" space if I...
    baaroose baaroose 46-50 1 Response Jul 20, 2009

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    Don'T Make Me Feel Alone - i used to love the dark and i used to love being alone but not any more i cant take it..i wanna cry every second of every day im scared that i will...
    Flaky68 Flaky68 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    I hate sleeping alone but in single and underage so in forced to. So that's why I got my big *** pillow next to me. I don't like the dark and I just clutch it to me and I feel...
    Nevergivinjinks Nevergivinjinks 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    I Sleep on a Yoga Mat - I thought I'd have to be married first to feel this way, but I can't stand sleeping in an empty bed.  I've slept with women - actually slept, no funny...
    Honir Honir 26-30, M 6 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    Thats Just to Bad - thats the worst way to sleep and i don't like it i feel like no one is with me  and there is to much room in the bed i toss and turn lay sideways and...
    littlemstpy littlemstpy 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2007

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    Another week without him, his work keeps him away and I sleep alone, I should be use to it but it's so empty here. My life is empty, my bed is empty, my drink is empty.
    Shirleyyougest Shirleyyougest 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Sleeping Alone In Silence - I've always felt vulnerable at night when everyone's gone to bed... I don't like the total darkness, I don't like the eerie, heavy silence... it's those...
    Christabel Christabel 19-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28, 2007

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    I Ache To - every night i ache to hold you in my arms. my mind twists with thoughts of you keeping me awake till the sun comes up. every night i dream of you before i sleep and it...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    I Long For The Day.... - I long for the Day When you wrap you arms around me and say: We Don't need to go anywhere We Don't need to do anything We can just lie here.... For as...
    toomuchalready toomuchalready 36-40, F Mar 4, 2011

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    I Never Have Liked Sleeping Alone - EVEN AS A CHILD I WOULD SLEEP WITH ME MOM AS LONG AS I COULD. I FELT SAFE AND WARM NEAR HER AND I KNEW THAT AS LONG AS SHE WAS AROUND I WAS OK...
    nurse2nice nurse2nice 31-35, F Mar 19, 2008

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    I Love The Feeling Of The One I Love Holding Me When I Sleep, I Miss It! - Since I left my sons father I spent the last 4 years of my life sleeping alone, so cold my bed was and...
    LaurenNaomi LaurenNaomi 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2010

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    Sleeping - I hate sleeping alone, i sleep with my brothers and sisters whenever i can, as weird as it is.... i feel un protected, and un-safe, i need someone or somthing :)
    camoflaugegirl3 camoflaugegirl3 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2012

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    I Have Weird Sleeping Habits - I'm an only child but I hate sleeping alone, so I never do. I always have either my dog or my cat in my bed and I cuddle up next to them. I used...
    prettypaperlanterns prettypaperlanterns 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2008

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    It Doesn't Feel Right. - I feel like I was made to sleep next to someone, as ridiculous as it might sound. I'm very physical, in a few different senses. I'm cuddly and affectionate...
    KatLeroux KatLeroux 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2009

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    It's Sad, But Sleeping Alone Freaks Me Out - I hate sleeping alone. I have been mildly afraid of the dark and of windows at night my whole life. In fact in college I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 13, 2007

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    I Never Sleep Alone - Until like 2 months ago I had a boyfriend for the last five years and I never slept alone. Now that he's gone I still have my sweet fur babies to cuddle with...
    Randomsomething Randomsomething 22-25, F 1 Response May 8, 2012

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    I'm so scared all the time, and at night it seems so much worse. I can't stop thinking about every single thing that scares me. But when I'm with someone all that goes away for one...
    Destrxctive Destrxctive 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I Never Slept Not-alone. - I don't like to sleep alone.. It's all I've ever experienced though.I'm lonely every night, and I have always been. Often I cry cuz all day has been...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M Jun 16, 2012

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    Especially Nights Like Last Night... - ...where I don't even know if I slept. I kind of just lay there in a state of exhaustion, but too tired to actually fall asleep. ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    Good Morning Smile - I have been sleeping along for 11 months now.  At first it was blissful because I didn't want to be where I was.  I wanted my space, I needed it. I have...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 16, 2011

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    ... - My bed just feels really empty and I feel like I need someone there to fill the void. I like waking up next to someone every morning
    Ginaookami Ginaookami 22-25, F May 9, 2008

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    Not Really - However, it's much better to be lonely for a bit longer than it is to sleep with the wrong person in your bed until you find that right person for you.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    After spending the night with my boyfriend, I find myself unable to drift into a nice slumber. I find myself reaching for him. It's just so lonely.
    that1boi that1boi 18-21, T Mar 11

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    I wish I could have someone beside me for comfort, at nights I'm at my worst. I tear myself apart inside at night because of how lonely I am. I just want someone there that will...
    Marielights Marielights 13-15, F Mar 11

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    I Don'T - I don't like to sleep alone. So I sleep with my cat. I don't like to feel alone and my cat is really fluffy. He's warm and he makes me feel safe until the next day. I...
    Iamawerewolf Iamawerewolf 18-21, F 1 Response May 19, 2013

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    Where Are Those Warm Embraces At Night? - I despise sleeping alone, which sucks because I live alone. Nights are the worst for loneliness. I love my cat, but he's getting bigger...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    Wimp (re-done,take 2) - Now I don't like to sleep alone because I wish my honey were here wiff me :(OH POOEY :/I'm tryna make that happen soon though <3 :)
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F Jan 29, 2012

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    Money - who ever said money cant buy happiness mustve been so far down in the gutter he was hallucinating off the fumes i need money..i need lots of it and i need it now..i need...
    EseMarijuano EseMarijuano 18-21 1 Response Apr 2, 2011

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    I Can't Sleep Alone - I have a massive amount of problems when it comes to sleeping but the biggest and most challenging one is the fact that I'm scared to go to sleep. I'm...
    Kurokat Kurokat 13-15, F 7 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    I Never Thought I Would Say...... - I never thought I would say I do not like to sleep alone.... I mean I have been doing it for years, kind of. I guess when I think of ...
    somethingmissing08 somethingmissing08 31-35 4 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    In Fact, I Cant - i just cant. i have been like this since i was a tot. i need, need, somebody there. it's so secure and wonderful.. but it cant just be anybody.. kind of a dilemma...
    justwhatever123 justwhatever123 26-30, F Dec 31, 2010

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    It's Great (: - I love being in someones arms. I hate being alone. It's comforting to know someone is there. I've been alone all my life, neglected of love . All I seek is an...
    KISSndKILL KISSndKILL 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    Afraid Of The Dark - I don't like to sleep by myself, cause I'm afraid I'll get nightmares. Before I was married, I slept by myself and had nightmares most of the time. As a kid...
    flower4life flower4life 26-30, F Jul 13, 2010

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    I don't like to sleep alone. I like to sleep with my 4 year old son. I feel that I need to protect him and have him in my arms; safe, from any danger, even when I'm sleeping. I...
    LolitaChrisbell LolitaChrisbell 18-21, F Jan 23

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    I Hate It & I Have to Do It All the Time - I didn't realize how much I would like just sleeping with somebody until my b/f spent the night with me. It was a long distance...
    barefootbassoonist barefootbassoonist 22-25, F Oct 10, 2007

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    I Have To Cuddle Something - Whenever I stay over a friend's I always end up in bed with them (in a totally appropriate way :) lol) I lock them all in the same way each time. I...
    Danielswifeisrighthere Danielswifeisrighthere 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    Weakness - I consider my inability to sleep alone one of my greatest weaknesses.  As I have read in other stories,  I also shared a bed with my brother growing up. ...
    Krypton Krypton 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 1, 2008

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    Not My First Choice But I Make It Work - I do get a good night's sleep in my bed, I would just prefer someone to snuggle up with at night. Bed time was always my favorite part of...
    NeopolitanSkye NeopolitanSkye 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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    I Have Never Slept With Someone - I don't like to sleep alone.. It's all I've ever experienced though. I'm lonely every night, and I have always been. Sometimes I get scared...
    demonizd demonizd 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 3, 2010

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    Hate It... - I hate falling asleep alone... waking up with no one beside me. spending the night hugging a cold pillow because there's no one there to hold on to.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 12, 2008

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    I Get Really Paranoid.... - My bf and i have a son and we live together, as soon as i left home i went to live with my boyfriend so there was never a time i was really alone at...
    XcookiexbakerXx XcookiexbakerXx 18-21, F Jul 19, 2013

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    He's been gone since Sunday, I cuddle with his pillow, Hope he calls me tomorrow. Good Night see you in the morning.
    Shirleyyougest Shirleyyougest 46-50, F Mar 11

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    Warmth - I have my reasons why I wouldn't want to sleep alone. I like to cuddle. I think it is a way to have better conversations. It's also a way to get a little frisky ;). My...
    kaykay1221 kaykay1221 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2012

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    I Like To Cuddle - I was in a serious relationship from my sophmore year to my senior year of highschool. I got use to not sleeping alone.Then i propised and she said no. Now...
    justinbrinkerhoff justinbrinkerhoff 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 13, 2011

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    Tired Of Being Alone - love to feel the warmth our bodies brings to us. to feel her incredable soft skin, and more then anything, the trust of each other being where we are. love...
    cyclemania cyclemania 51-55, M Mar 16, 2013

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    It's No Fun - I pity the poor person that has to sleep next to me.  I am a blanket stealer and a contortionist.  I wrap my legs around people (not always bad;), and I've...
    apencilfornow apencilfornow 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2008

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    I broke up with my bf. I don't miss him except at night. I love having an arm around me when I fall sleep.
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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.
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    It's not in a 'i'm too good for people' kind of way, its just that i don't feel any connections to them. I don't like relationships that are entirely based on small talk and i hate...
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