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I Don't Sleep Enough

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    notsosecretparade notsosecretparade 18-21, F Feb 6

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Not Nearly Enough

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

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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    Sleep is obsolete in such a fast world!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 18-21, 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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    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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    I hate it when this happens. It doesn't happen that often, but when it does, I feel so anxious, bored and agitated. And the worst thing is, everyone else is asleep so I don't have...
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    Alarm going off. Hit snooze. Just another five minutes. Alarm sounds again. Aahhh. I'd love another 4 hrs. It's another day in paradise.
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    Yup up all night cause I was scared out if my mind. Gonna sleep all day
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    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    BurnMyDread BurnMyDread 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm feeling a lot under some sort of mask of emptiness? I can't properly feel the sadness and loneliness and whatever else is mixed up in there because of some weird tired apathy...
    transtastic transtastic 18-21, T 1 Response a week ago

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    I haven't slept a whole night without waking up in over a year, the only time I sleep good is when my oldest brother comes to visit like once a year lol Otherwise, no such luck :(
    Plaincountrygirl Plaincountrygirl 36-40, F a week ago

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    For some nights now I wake up in the middle of the night or I can't fall asleep. I feel calm and happy, but very awake. It's annoying BC I like my sleep. There's no one in my life...
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    sweetcolors123 sweetcolors123 16-17 Jun 23

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    I live in a sexless relationship. Last time I had sex with my partner was January. Am I really that bad?
    Tinkfraggle Tinkfraggle 41-45 4 Responses Jun 22

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    I have insomnia & it SUX ! I worked night time most all my life & now my body clock is screwed & refuses to reset no matter what I do or try.
    BCRichWarBeast BCRichWarBeast 51-55, M Jun 22

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    Wicked insomniac for last 30+ years. Lunesta use to work for me now I have tolerance wake up at 3:00-4:00 pm every night regardless. Wife snores like a 600 lbs drunk sailor. Wish...
    2bz2cu 2bz2cu 56-60, M Jun 21

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