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I Don't Sleep Enough

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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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    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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    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 Sleep is obsolete in such a fast world!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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    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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    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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    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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    Not Nearly Enough - Perhaps 5 hours top on weekdays.
    ArabellaBlythe ArabellaBlythe 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2009

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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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    And we welcome another sleepless night :/
    Sillylilwolf Sillylilwolf 16-17, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Sleep tends to become more fragmented as you get older. I have a sleep maintenance problem, and tend to wake up every few hours, often being unable to resume sleep at these times...
    Fyrefox Fyrefox 56-60, M Mar 17

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    hey guys, I'm sorry if I start having a conversation with you and I just disappear with the new medication they up me on I'm in and put of sleep a lot, I can be wide awake and...
    Jaybugg Jaybugg 22-25, F Mar 17

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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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    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 3 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 5 days ago

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    I love sex ! Hardcore rough sex ! Sooo what I'm only ******* human !
    lou1221 lou1221 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    Sooo much to do, so little time!!!
    SgrKtn420 SgrKtn420 26-30, F 1 hr 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 10 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 7 Responses Apr 3

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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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    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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    ....tell me what I should do. Please please please is there a way to fix this?.....Is there a way.....to keep from ending everything?..... .....I hurt you if I stay, I hurt you if...
    BlackRosesTurnBlue BlackRosesTurnBlue 18-21, F 1 Response 3 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 1 day 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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    Hi. I'm not sure what I'm doing here - but I do know I'm tired of I don't know. That's been the answer since I was a kid. Seriously. My mother is a professional cook - and is...
    BariSag BariSag 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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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 4 days 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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    Omg my ankle hurts I would walk on it then it will start hurting I hope it doesn't hurt tomorrow I have to work I don't wanna call in n whatever
    lovesmakeup lovesmakeup 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I can't even take pictures of myself. I hate the way I look now. I've gained 60 lbs in the last year. I don't like who I am anymore. ( I know this is a bad pic but its the most...
    DestructionAmistOthers DestructionAmistOthers 18-21, F 1 Response 6 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 a week ago

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    I hate following trends. I don't wanna be another clone girl walking around looking like every other girl. I like to make my own trends. Stand out from others.
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm very ugly and disgusting :l but I'm always told otherwise, I just don't believe it.
    Missmayicx Missmayicx 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Maybe I'm just a cocky bastard, but I don't feel like I've ever been in love, and I don't want to be. I read all these experiences about people loving in a sexless relationship...
    mybonerandme mybonerandme 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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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 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 a week ago

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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 a week ago

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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 2 days 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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    I am not what you would consider a "religious person" I do have a faith in something larger then all of us, commonly known as god. I also believe that with out teaching some kind...
    MrsJoanieBNH MrsJoanieBNH 56-60, T Apr 2

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    At the end of May, my lease is up. I've been planning on leaving this town to go back to either my college town or farther away, to the East Coast, where some family is, to take a...
    eunsuk eunsuk 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    When someone asks what I want to do when I'm older I'll mindlessly say "Pastry chef", but honestly I don't really care too much about being a chef, it just shuts them up. I don't...
    ExplorerJoe ExplorerJoe 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I've been crying for like couple of hours and honestly I don't know why. We haven't talked because he stood me up again even just on the phone. I hate it when he do this to me...
    everpink everpink 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm a 16 year old girl. My whole life I have been trying to make my parents proud, but I've never been able to socialize properly with kids my age, I was always numb or upset...
    AGirlSearchingForAnswers AGirlSearchingForAnswers 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago