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I Don't Sleep Enough

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    5 Hours

    It's most I can sleep, no matter how drunk or tried I am. I can not sleep in. I bounce out of bed at 8:30 am every morning. This has cused problems when vacationing with other people. It bothers me to sleep past 9 for some reason.
    saintweezer saintweezer 26-30, M Oct 3, 2010

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    Never Do....

    I never sleep enough. I am always so damn sleepy, and feel like, if my head could just hit that pillow, I ciould sleep for a few weeks straight. Even if I do get some sleep, it never seems like it is enough. I am so behind on sleep, that I'll never get the feeling of not being...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 28, 2010

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    Me Too

    I am not a morning person. I prefer to start in the afternoon and work through the night, into the early hours of the following morning. Even then, I sometimes end up burning the candle at both ends.
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M Mar 3, 2012

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    Not Nearly Enough

    Perhaps 5 hours top on weekdays.
    ArabellaBlythe ArabellaBlythe 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2009

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    I just don't want to- that's

    that hallmark stubbornness of mine. I get to accomplish more this way.
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Aug 15, 2014

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    Sleep is for the WEAK!

    Sleep is obsolete in such a fast world! Sleep is out of reach for an insomniac.
    DrStrychnine DrStrychnine 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2014

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    3 Hours If I'm Lucky

    All I sleep is MAYBE 3 hours. I am working 3 jobs to keep everything up and running here alone at my house and sometimes I don't even get that. Like when I get off work at 4am and have to be to work at 630. It kills me, but it's what I have to do to survive.
    FolsomOrchid FolsomOrchid 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2008

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    I Wish I Didnt Wake Up

    everytime I fall asleep is a blessing. I just wish I didnt wake up. Because the sleep..is less painful than the real.
    xxwatchherdiexx xxwatchherdiexx 16-17, F Apr 10, 2011

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    notsosecretparade notsosecretparade 18-21, F Feb 6

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    Never Enough...

    There are never enough hours in the week. I feel like I'm sleepwalking through life sometimes.
    edgeinslampshade edgeinslampshade 18-21, M Aug 16, 2008

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    Because I'm An Idiot

    I've thought about this good and hard and I've decided that's the only valid reason. I'm such an idiot that I stay up late doing nothing even though I know I'm tired and will have plenty of time to do nothing the next day. Many nights, I tell myself,  "Just...
    golddust2009 golddust2009 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2009

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    It's not that I don't sleep well, but I wake up about 5.30 every day, even on a weekend, and can't go back to sleep.
    HoldenC13 HoldenC13 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    In my alone time, my mind goes crazy. I can think so clearly, i figure **** out, i make changes. I get my alone time at night. So instead of sleeping, i sit in my chair pondering...
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M Apr 3

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    I've only been getting 2 to 3 hours of sleep this week except for the other day I stayed up 48 hours. aughhh whyyy.
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's 3 AM and I'm watching YouTube videos :/ story of my life.
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm always ridiculously horny since I broke up with my boyfriend. It's been a few months since I've ****** anyone and I just want to **** someone dominating. As soon as possible...
    emmabean96 emmabean96 18-21, F Apr 9

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    10 Daily Habits That Will Give You Incredible Willpower: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle. Success is a lot of...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I don't understand why people could hate each other, why we could kill for money, why we get up for school, why we go to work, why we do things just because others do them, why we...
    AlejandroYme AlejandroYme 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I honestly don't know how much I can take. Yea, no. I'm not gonna kill myself. I've been dealing with so much pressure, stress, and anxiety that I don't know how much longer I can...
    cuterthxnyou cuterthxnyou 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I don't want to contact married guys. I love my boyfriend and he deserves every bit of me. We both have understanding and I don't break it. If you wife knows and likes you...
    1Svetlana 1Svetlana 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure why I feel that way. I mean, I have my ups and downs, successes and failures. I'm only human, after all. But it is a feeling I simply can't escape. I chose to strive...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I've always thought of myself as incapable of being too close to a person. For me, it’s never good to know that you’re craving the person’s presence every time they’re not...
    Megarian Megarian 16-17, F Apr 13

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    Would you believe it??? LOL It's not the silence in my relationship that bothers me but the lack of communication. I love talking with someone who doesn't mind how my head works...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    as I have said a long time it OUR fault ,we the people who don't vote ,who lets special interests groups to pull strings with their representative , I watch CSPAN when congress...
    rckt148 rckt148 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    But that does not mean I don't support them. or respect them. These days there are a number of police here in America (U.S.) that have gotten out of hand. When a man is running...
    AceWarbringer AceWarbringer 31-35, M Apr 13

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    I wonder how many of us feel this way yet for many reasons have to......... or do...... stay with someone they don't love, or who does not love back? So what is love? It can...
    Walkby Walkby 56-60, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Yeah. Sometimes I'm just not in the mood to talk. It sucks when certain websites don't have the option of putting an "away" sign up, or a "busy" or "invisible" sign. This website...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    This is the generation I live in. Instead of crying in front of friends and family I am crying behind a computer screen hoping to get sympathy from strangers. I don't like my life...
    secretheartpanda secretheartpanda 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I haven't slept in two days, and I am starting to hallucinate. It's really scary, and I want to go to sleep, but something is holding my eyelids and whispering, ?don't you dare...
    morekisses morekisses 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Don't know why I'm still up @2:30am mmmm I can't sleep! Anyone still up?
    outgoing11 outgoing11 46-50, M Apr 1

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    Is it just me or does my reality only make note of better judgment. Hatred isn't a strong enough word for suppression. Ever be free and be held in contempt for things that hold no...
    russtruman russtruman 22-25, M Apr 1

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    I don't know why people take advantage of me. I don't know why Im always tired but can't sleep. I don't know why I have borderline personality. I don't know why I am so numb. I don...
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 7

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    it's one of those night. i don't w know what to do to get to sleep.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    She gets mad at me for not being like her and she thinks that I'm actually trying not to so that I can upset her . She thinks that her way is the only way . News Flash Lady!! I don...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    Don't you hate it when your tired but you still can't sleep ! Its important to talk to some one out of your daily life circle. you will be surprised how much people have similar...
    alexifan alexifan 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    As a person who stays up long and sleeps at irregular intervals, I know that nights can be quite lonely.. Then again, it isn't any less lonely than I am for the rest of the day...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 16

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    First post. Hello. I am 22 and I'm a uni student with an over-zealous mother. And by over-zealous I mean 'constantly interfering with my life and making me feel worse about myself...
    iNeedSpace iNeedSpace 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Kids are alright as long as they can go back to mommy and daddy after an hour or so. I have severe anxiety, constant noise and stress makes it worse. I can't be in crowds of people...
    ambernoel ambernoel 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    We just got a 3 month old gray and white female Hound/Rottweiler mix puppy that we named Roxy Monday and my mom loves her but me while I do like her I don't want a pet at all. But...
    RealMarie27 RealMarie27 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I speak my mind all the time, whether it hurts people's feelings or not. My sister Roxanne is more sensitive than me or my other sister. I have to remember to choose my words...
    JupiterCity JupiterCity 36-40, M Apr 1

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    I never have feared death maybe my first experience with it might have helped. I was 9 years old my mothers God mother got me out of school She told me "Your Grandmothers sick your...
    wtf4dude wtf4dude 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 3

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