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I Don't Like to Sleep Alone

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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 night. I was terrified of the dark when i was younger and would often lay awake for hours, i would sneak into my moms room and...
    XcookiexbakerXx XcookiexbakerXx 18-21, F Jul 19, 2013

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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.  If I had been with him, I'd have had his breathing to listen to, his arm around me and that feeling of comfort that makes you feel so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 6, 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 on the love seat and comes to bed around 4am. If I fall asleep on the sofa, she goes right to bed. Sometimes I get so...
    FlauntTheImperfections FlauntTheImperfections 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 17, 2011

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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 love him too much to lose sight of him
    LolitaChrisbell LolitaChrisbell 18-21, F Jan 23

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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 lose every one i love so i dont like to sleep i have very bad nightmares so i dont wanna sleep alone i feel so alone i miss my mom...
    Flaky68 Flaky68 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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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 alone, and then I'm still alone at the end of it, and I know t-I'll be alone when I wake up.Sometimes I get scared that it'll...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M Jun 16, 2012

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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 sleeping alone I think of an empty house. I kicked the man out, however we never really slepted together regulary. His routine was to...
    somethingmissing08 somethingmissing08 31-35 4 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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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 relationship and the first time we met in person he stayed for a week and we slept together the whole week. For almost the next week I...
    barefootbassoonist barefootbassoonist 22-25, F Oct 10, 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. I would not like sleeping totally alone though, I always have a kitty cat to sleep with me and they are far better bed...
    Randomsomething Randomsomething 22-25, F 1 Response May 8, 2012

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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, and when I can't be, it feels odd. I have a perfectly fine queen sized bed in my room, but I usually choose to crash on my...
    KatLeroux KatLeroux 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 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 come to the conclusion that I am not meant to sleep alone for the rest of my life.  I know that I am meant to be with...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 16, 2011

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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.  When I had my own bed as a teenager, it was too late.  I couldn't sleep alone.  I had a lot of...
    Krypton Krypton 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 1, 2008

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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, at least we are sleeping in the same house, and in the same room. I just wish we were in the same bed. Together. I hate...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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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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    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 long as you want For as long as you need Because I'm not going anywhere.
    toomuchalready toomuchalready 36-40, F Mar 4, 2011

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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 to never sleep with my back to the door either and with the lights on. I got over those habits for some reason.
    prettypaperlanterns prettypaperlanterns 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2008

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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 business, and while it was quite uncomfortable at first (no safe place to put my penis) the amount and love and comfort I...
    Honir Honir 26-30, M 6 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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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 protected.
    Nevergivinjinks Nevergivinjinks 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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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 shared a room with a roomates - not for the sake of saving funds, but because it was my first time away from home and I didn't want to sleep...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 13, 2007

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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 that bother me more than sleeping alone. I like some kind of sound to be going on at night; that way I can sleep. Thus, I like...
    Christabel Christabel 19-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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 make me feel less alone, because I'm scared of what I'll do with myself.
    Marielights Marielights 13-15, F Mar 11

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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 and as a teenager, it would drive my sister crazy (we slept in bunk-beds) that I would leave the ceiling light on, cause I...
    flower4life flower4life 26-30, F Jul 13, 2010

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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 how lonely I felt.  I waited 2 and 1/2 years for my recent ex as of Friday to be released from prison,  since he was released 6/10/2010 I spent every night wrapped...
    LaurenNaomi LaurenNaomi 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2010

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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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    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. Sometimes I get scared that it'll always be like this. I long for the day when I'll not have to sleep alone anymore. I fell...
    demonizd demonizd 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 3, 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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    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 being with you - lying next to you, cuddling, talking about our day. This was our private time. Now, I do not have a choice. I have to...
    NeopolitanSkye NeopolitanSkye 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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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 embrace, To be held and never let go. Sleeping in your arms, I know i'll be ok. You keep me safe & sound. I know real...
    KISSndKILL KISSndKILL 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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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 like to listen to breathing in sleep. It soothes me and helps me drift of into dreams. Call me weird. Who cares...
    Iamawerewolf Iamawerewolf 18-21, F 1 Response May 19, 2013

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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 get my arms around them and then I always have to get at least one leg lol Yep no one gets away
    imjustagirlnodoubt imjustagirlnodoubt 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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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 perfect night
    Destrxctive Destrxctive 16-17, F Mar 23

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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. EVEN DURING THE TENDER MOMENTS OF THIS CHILD HOOD OF MINE I LOVED TO WATCH HORROR MOVIES AND I WOULD SCARE MYSELF TO DEATH WITH ALL OF...
    nurse2nice nurse2nice 31-35, F Mar 19, 2008

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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 and squashes my feet. He won't move by my chest, little rascal. I wish someone would hold me every night. I'm so ******* over being alone.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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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 i suppose. maybe that could be remedied sometime within this lifetime. come to think of it, ever since i was a baby...
    justwhatever123 justwhatever123 26-30, F Dec 31, 2010

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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 friends and I have this thing called "Cuddle *****". It's like a booty call except it's just cuddling. I'm more...
    kaykay1221 kaykay1221 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2012

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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 to feel that 'not a care in the world' sense again, that love does fills my heart with. tired being alone !
    cyclemania cyclemania 51-55, M Mar 16, 2013

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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 plaugued with constant night terrors that are horrifically violent and feel so real best example of this being a dream where I...
    Kurokat Kurokat 13-15, F 7 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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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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    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 been known to wake up with the blanket wound around my head like a turban. 
    apencilfornow apencilfornow 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2008

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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 to get out of the situation i am..im not in financial debt and i have a small savings..but i need more to...
    EseMarijuano EseMarijuano 18-21 1 Response Apr 2, 2011

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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 makes me want to weep in a thin sorrow of heartache. my heart ceases to beat without you near me and my veins...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 15, 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 needed it. Which was hardly ever. However, for some strange reason she always wanted us to buy a bigger bed.... larger than a king. A ...
    baaroose baaroose 46-50 1 Response Jul 20, 2009

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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 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 almost 18 months after the fact, i am sleeping alone. The break up was rough and i have been afride to open back up to a...
    justinbrinkerhoff justinbrinkerhoff 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 13, 2011

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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 flip i think I'm looking for a body  to keep me still i wonder the bed all night looking for my side but no...
    littlemstpy littlemstpy 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2007

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