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I Don't Sleep Enough

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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    Sleep is obsolete in such a fast world!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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    notsosecretparade notsosecretparade 18-21, F Feb 6

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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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    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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    I'm tired all the time. I don't have an easy time falling asleep or getting a good sleep. I might get 3 or 4 hours of good sleep, if I'm lucky. I have tried a lot of things to fall...
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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 Apr 21

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    And it's totally my fault. I always say I'm going to get a good night's sleep, and then something gets in my way.
    DeadlyMuses DeadlyMuses 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    It's 3 AM and I'm watching YouTube videos :/ story of my life.
    EgoInSomnisResurget EgoInSomnisResurget 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    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...
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    We've been married for fewer than 5 years and don't sleep in the same bed nor share the same blanket. He is always downstairs watching TV all day and night. Today his elderly...
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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...
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    I second guess myself at every turn. People tell me am pretty but I don't see that sure am not overweight but am not model tipe either I have vampire teeth too am the weird girl...
    maleeny maleeny 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I don't bite and am harmless. So if you have to say something or befriend me, do so.
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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...
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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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    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...
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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 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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    I don't think anyone really can. When you have alot on your mind it just feels like people or like alot of yous are whispering in your ears and you just want to make it all quiet...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Guys I need some help and some advise. Be kind please I'm very fragile. 6 weeks ago my boyfriend and best friend of two years left me. Heartbroken doesn't even begin to cover it...
    Lostnemo Lostnemo 18-21, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    You say I’m crazy Cause you don’t think I know what you’ve done But when you call me baby I know I’m not the only one I don’t believe in monogamy, in the conventional...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 9 Responses Apr 6

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    I screwed something up (in hindsight, the culmination of a long series of screwups) and my GF (of 2 years) is very upset. Like "we're seeing a relationship counselor" upset. Like...
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    A couple months back my best friend and I were in school and she told me she wanted to tell me something. I told her she could tell me anything cause I wouldn't judge her and I...
    Malardduck Malardduck 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I remember being good at writing. Decent at drawing as well. I grew up being told I was "wise beyond your years..." and could hold a conversation with any group of adults. Scores...
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    Jealous; You said you loved me: what you mean your going to the club? I could be the one to dance with you and give you shots. For real your talking to her? I could be your boost...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 21

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    I met a guy in Thailand he from Spain me from new Zealand. I was not looking Dr any kind of relationship but happened to find him. it was an amazing experience we spent one month...
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    I'm not quite sure how this works, and I don't know how to say this without sounding stupid or melodramatic, but here it is, I guess. Throughout my life, I've been incredibly self...
    Monte805Cristo Monte805Cristo 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    Once again I am friended by someone who approached me first and once again for reasons unknown to me I have the plug pulled on me....fine...I don't need you in my life, I didn't...
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 26

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