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I Don't Sleep Enough

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    Not Nearly Enough - Perhaps 5 hours top on weekdays.
    ArabellaBlythe ArabellaBlythe 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2009

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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...
    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...
    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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    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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    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 Sleep is obsolete in such a fast world!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 2 Responses Jan 6

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    It's like no matter how hard I try, I can't sleep. My minds always racing, it's always on, there is no off switch. Most nights I don't mind the constant 'go' but it begins to break...
    xxxTashxx xxxTashxx 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2013

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 28, 2010

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    As a healthy young adult would do, naturally i either sleep 2 hours or 12 hours.
    nicoulle nicoulle 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I sleep in my tank top and sweat pants. I wake up to crazy drizzle hair that comes alive and eats your family.
    AmandaDaily AmandaDaily 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    And we welcome another sleepless night :/
    Sillylilwolf Sillylilwolf 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Same here. Never enough for me. I have a high sex drive.
    Neveknow Neveknow 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    It could never be enough! you have only one life and im living it to the max ;)
    cindy97 cindy97 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    My boyfriend is a Virgin and won't have sex with me
    idkifnormal idkifnormal 13-15, F 9 Responses Apr 2

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    I slept from 2am ( after watching some tv, i haven t watched tv for yrs!!) to 5pm today. Then I went to a restaurant to have tea, now I am going to play golf. Nice weekend with a...
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Omg, they always say women can have sex anytime no matter how ugly they are. I am nowhere near ugly and the last time I had sex, I cannot even remember when!
    carlyistortious carlyistortious 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 23

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    I'm in need of money to pay for bills and student loans. I talked to a bunch of people here on EP yesterday, all claiming they wanted to help me, and in the end I still had nothing...
    Ravengoddess Ravengoddess 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I sex would be nice right about now.
    VGod888 VGod888 18-21, M Mar 27

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    I need more cockkk too I'm a slutt
    sluttykimm sluttykimm 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 3

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    I love sex ! Hardcore rough sex ! Sooo what I'm only ******* human !
    lou1221 lou1221 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Sooo much to do, so little time!!!
    SgrKtn420 SgrKtn420 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I've never been "daddy's little girl" and I don't think I ever will. I can never seem to get along with my father in any way at all. I have three sisters, and they don't help that...
    mcsunshine09 mcsunshine09 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I think this is a weird way to start writing here. Have you ever think about life and how every experience in our life is so strange? Like how people run away for their own...
    aestheticisms aestheticisms 18-21, F Apr 5

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    Probably somewhere of my own. A place where I won't be bothered. A home where no one cares when I don't sleep or eat on a regular schedule. Where my artistic or borderline crazy...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    You know.. I thought this was a nice page I could easily express myself on but just like any other network available to everyone..I see a lot of jerks. Do you think that's cool or...
    michellehines33 michellehines33 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I've tried to explain to them, to let them in on anything I could, but for nothing. They don't understand. If it takes a few trips, a little confusion, to fade away the love...
    pleadingsorry pleadingsorry 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm 21 years old, currently away at college. The only family I have is my mother, and we've been literally poor for about a year now. The thing is, we sold one house 7 years ago...
    janefloyd janefloyd 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    i finally settled in to finding someone i was comfortable with and was starting to call my best friend. she started to get bullied so she moved schools and ever since then its just...
    DominiqueCunn DominiqueCunn 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I met a guy a month before I study abroad, he confessed to me that he likes me and I kinda like him too, and he took me to meet his family and I spent a night w them cause I get a...
    Fluouracarpott Fluouracarpott 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I'm in the middle of learning a very valuable lesson and I wanted to share it. I have been together with my boyfriend for almost 8 months now. At first he seemed this great guy...
    adamandeveit adamandeveit 26-30, F Mar 18

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    When Will i Ever be good enough? That's what i Ask my self every night just before i go to sleep. 😔. I wish people would stop judging, they Don't know my story.
    staystrongplease staystrongplease 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I wake up with light and nature noises, so it is not shocking that I cannot remain asleep if I have my lights on in my house. I wake up maybe one to a few hours later if I fall...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    But I Just Can't Stop it is when I'm hanging out with the people I grew up with that know about my addiction that I feel most guilty. this is also when I notice how much I have...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I'm sitting here wondering what I want to do with my life, thinking back to what I've done so far. I realize that in all honesty... I haven't done much. I don't even know who I am...
    butimnotchloe butimnotchloe 18-21, F Apr 3

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    It was at my 1st year of secondary education. I was nervous for I know nothing about the new school I'm in. Then all of the new student get to stay in gymnasium for some...
    Jayvee16 Jayvee16 31-35, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend has probably the nicest, calmest, most beautiful and well behaved dog I've ever met... and I still don't care for it. Basically the dog takes precedence over me in...
    venusbee venusbee 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I passed the permit test with no trouble at all. It wasn't until I was ready to take the road test I started to have problems. I've tried to get it five times as of today, but for...
    xxrayxx33 xxrayxx33 18-21, M Mar 25

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    I don't feel connected. I can speak and act and pretend, but I don't feel it. And I don't know what connected feels like. Not really. I can't keep a relationship. I've lost...
    RichardQ RichardQ 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I don't bother hiding anymore I love me and I love how I look. I still can't help but cry sometimes from the ridicule though.
    cj165 cj165 22-25 9 hrs ago

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    I broke up with my bf. I don't miss him except at night. I love having an arm around me when I fall sleep.
    cindygen cindygen 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Last year I fell for a guy. This was not just some guy... I was an exchange student, 17 years, in Madrid, Spain, and he worked at a club. He was 10 year older than me. It all...
    lachickaloca lachickaloca 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I know I'm not hideous, nor mentally deficient, nor excruciatingly boring. I know I'm average. But to me, average equates boring. Just because I'm not ugly doesn't mean I'm not...
    shafaz shafaz 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hahaha... if I'm not expecting visitors, and don't plan to go out again after work or something... then that bra is coming off and staying off!!!
    kotahi kotahi 46-50, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    True, I don't say I love you unless I mean it... but once I know it and then say it... then you'll hear it ALL THE TIME!!! It's nice to love and be loved! As Luther Van Dross...
    kotahi kotahi 46-50, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I always get these feelings; it's a feeling of missing something, but I don't no what.
    J3ssii3 J3ssii3 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    i like a lot of people then when we talk for a bit i don't like them because they have some pretty bad qualities. like racism,prejudice,thievery,or wanting to commit an horrible...
    TheSouless TheSouless 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I don't understand why people or so UNGRATEFUL N UNAPPRECIATED .
    Moneea Moneea 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I don't understand why people or so UNGRATEFUL N UNAPPRECIATED .
    Moneea Moneea 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    When is enough, enough? I honestly don't know what to do. My husband is secretive and I feel like he is extremely deceitful. This ***** with my head in the worst way possible...
    lj1127 lj1127 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I was so tired I don't know why I couldn't sleep that night I guess jumping around my room to Rihanna at 4 in the morning wasn't great so what I ended up doing was I got up at...
    evabearbear evabearbear 18-21, F Mar 26

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