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I Don't Sleep Enough

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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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    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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    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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    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

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    A combination of insomnia

    and working a ton. Just don't really have time and when I do, I can't fall asleep.
    AnInfamousDerka AnInfamousDerka 18-21, M Mar 15

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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...
    relief9 relief9 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2009

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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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    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

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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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    I really need to get more sleep, two nights in a row I've struggled to sleep ugh.......😴😴😨😨
    mysticangel40 mysticangel40 36-40, F Oct 9

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    For at least since my teens I've never slept well. I spend all night awake and get a few hours sleep then wake up in the morning. I think my mind runs at a million miles an hour...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Oct 10

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    it's 6am and my mind is going a million miles an hour with no end in sight. looks like it's gonna be another all-nighter.. FML
    fuckitol fuckitol 22-25, F Sep 30

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    Like it is News!? I am an insomniac since birth ! lol
    monatonie monatonie 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I have been divorced for 10 years now. My daughters are 22 and 19 and are still living at home with me. They are continuing to pursue their educations. They only work part time and...
    CandaceBLove CandaceBLove 51-55, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I can't sleep at all. I have a quarter final in the morning...but I'm not worried about it. I'm worried about my weigh in tomorrow morning at the doctors. I'm afraid I lost to much...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 13-15, F Oct 16

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    I am in a relationship going on 6 years now. Marriage has always been talked about as if it was unnecessary, and will happen in the future of I felt that strongly about it. I have...
    BiancaNicole BiancaNicole 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    For a long time I've felt that I don't deserve a lot of things, and that I'm not worthy of being loved or accepted because I'm not a good enough person. It's from issues I dealt...
    Lala365 Lala365 18-21, F Oct 6

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    I just don't understand why he keeps coming back and I allow him to. I can tell him anything, even that i have a crush on someone else, and he'll tell me that he sees me as his...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Oct 19

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    How do you know when something is a lost cause. How do you know when enough is enough and you should just walk away and not try anymore. I've been with someone for about 5 months...
    brokenpetal brokenpetal 26-30, F 20 mins ago

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    UNCONDITIONAL? I don't believe in loving someone totally 'unconditionally'. How can there be absolutely no conditions? How?? The closest kind of love I could see fitting...
    Babydoll42 Babydoll42 41-45, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    We have lots in common. I honestly don't know why we can't get along. Our peaceful times are honestly just small talk or deliberately avoiding difficult topics provided we're...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I don't like depending on people because people leave all the time. Because at the end of the day, all you have is yourself and that has to be enough.
    Aubreyxoxoxo Aubreyxoxoxo 16-17, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    last week, it is the feast of our town, i had my elementary classmates with me. they slept over my place and we had some drinks. the day after, they got home and took a sleep on...
    makris makris 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Ok first off let me say that I am posting this for venting purposes and am not looking for pity or compliments.... I truly just don't get it and would like subjective(what you...
    Lld84 Lld84 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    So, of course I'm sharing my personal stuff, and I am no fool - I know the deal, but I have an emotional side, and I'm feeling depressed, but I try to get past every day -one day...
    Mannpiences Mannpiences 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 21

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    I just can't seem to get tired enough to go to bed tonight. I'm not gonna get enough sleep to go for a morning run before school tomorrow >.> ugh. Don't want to get into bad habits...
    brookledsome brookledsome 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I'm so scared my husband will leave me to have children. He wants children, loves them, idolises them. I think kids are cute but I'm much rather enjoying seeing, learning and...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 22-25, F Oct 4

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    I thought making a second account would be a fresh start, but instead, it feels like I've split myself into two. I didn't want him to track my pain, but I love that account. I have...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    But it is. Everyday I wake up I think about my past. I can't move forward mentally. My brain is so consumed with my past self (childhood). I experienced so many trials as a kid...
    forestchild forestchild 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I suffer from mental problems and am not accepted in society. I've never worked and never want to. I don't want to go into a situation of bullying and stress. I had enough of that...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T Oct 11

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    I used to really care but what's it going to matter in the future? All the people that says they don't like me never has a good reason, and I still don't care. Because they don't...
    icecreamsoda icecreamsoda 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Well, I'm a girl, and my best friend is also a girl, just to clear that up. When we first met, I was kind of closed up. I didn't like to be touchy with people. A bunch of my...
    refusingtogiveup refusingtogiveup 18-21, F Oct 12

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    First- a little bit about me: I am in high school and I strive to do well with everything I do, including my work, my appearance, my character, etc. I am in all honors classes and...
    reneef84 reneef84 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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    Look at me, look at me! Does this look like a face that gives a **** if you don't like me? I'll give you a hint: NO! I don't want people to like me anyway! It means I'm not doing...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I woke up feeling like someone was laying on my neck and Kinda nibbling at it and I figured it was the cat it's done that before... When I went to go move I couldn't! It felt like...
    Kbryant13 Kbryant13 26-30 Oct 18

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    In the dream, I was sleeping in my bed (the clock had read near 12 AM, so I had been asleep for nearly an hour in the dream, which is weird because I had actually gone to sleep in...
    Celticrose1991 Celticrose1991 22-25 4 days ago

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    At first it was just sexual attraction, yes I'm married, yes it shouldn't have happened, but we'd just met that night, had a few drinks, ended up back at his place with a few...
    Coco181225 Coco181225 26-30, F 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I know this is a problem and probably the reason guys loved me in high school and older men love me, and guys who want to get serious don't. I can't share as easily, I pick and...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    I'm naive. I'm a baby. It seems like everyone around me thinks a 21 year old has to be a certain way and I don't fit those requirementS. I'm not immature, mostly. I'm just...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Well, i don't know what is this felling should be called... Met this young tall good looking guy in a meeting. Known him for almost a year. From the first time i saw him, i said...
    fitflop fitflop 31-35 10 hrs ago

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    well , not only does it irritate my skin , i just don't like it :/ ,, don't get me wrong , girls look good wearing it ,, but not me XD , i just like to keep it natural ^_^
    TitiChocolate TitiChocolate 18-21, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Everywhere I go people think I'm at least 18 years old. I have been offered alcoholic slushees, I don't get asked for an ID in the movies yet all my friends do, I have had older...
    chlo3ann3 chlo3ann3 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm focused on getting mula , 💵 sittin' pretty , getting a good education and staying blessed 🙏 . Your opinion of me is worth $0.00 and it costs $0.00 to keep it in your head...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    So I'm quiet like, I don't want to start telling lots of stories to people of whats going on in my private life. Its none of ur business and tough on u that I don't make u excited...
    90slove 90slove 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I've been battling anxiety, depression and panic attacks. I do my best to hold it In. I lose jobs all the time. And I look for new ones all the the time. I have scripts and what...
    Jal1877 Jal1877 26-30, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I don't feel good enough for anything especially when it comes to relationships. My boyfriend is very successful and has a wonderful personality. I always seem to let him down...
    lesha17x lesha17x 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 8