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I Don't Sleep Enough

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    notsosecretparade notsosecretparade 18-21, F Feb 6

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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    Sleep is obsolete in such a fast world!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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    All I need is 3 more minutes. Yes, I understand that we'd need to make periodic adjustments.... Or would we? How about if we all agree that from 1am to 4am, that each minute...
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    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I didn't say I love you for almost 2 years. I felt like people just threw it around way to much. I hurt a lot of people. in a way I feel bad for hurting them. but in a way I don't...
    Happythoughts7771 Happythoughts7771 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    ExplosivelyShy ExplosivelyShy 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    this is going to be one of those brittany rants that i'm not going to filter and make pretty. if you like pretty, then stop reading. THE SAME WAY THAT IF YOU ONLY LIKE PRETTY GIRLS...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I can't stand being with my boyfriend any longer, but I don't know if I can leave him...I'm too afraid to let go. So this is our story: We're at a long distance relationship...
    Bitterlove Bitterlove 16-17, F Feb 10

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    I don't add men... I'm married. I don't private message men. We can all talk in the public pages just fine without being buddy buddy. My Life is simpler with only female friends...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    i have seen many handsome boys eyes brighten when they see me.i am mostly on my own.i don't give them a single hint in order to attract them nor do i dress like a fashionista.but...
    jez999 jez999 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    It erodes God's Holy Word. If we chose not to believe the Old Testament and our Salvation through Jesus Christ we have no belief in God. Evolution is an attempt to weaken God's...
    RuthT RuthT 16-17, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'm 17. I do so only when its necessary. Why? Because it's a hassle, it takes forever, and the hair grows back in within hours, leaving me all types of itchy. It's stupid. Do what...
    MissBlackrose MissBlackrose 16-17, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    It has to be completely dark when I want to sleep, I even cover my eyes with a black shirt or so when I want to take a nap during the day. My sleeping habit sucks, I wake up too...
    rainygirl1992 rainygirl1992 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I am a 14 year old girl who doesn't get along with my mum. Me and my mum would get along maybe 10% of the time, the other 90% we fight or don't talk to each other. I really want...
    coolgirl2112 coolgirl2112 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    It's just so odd now. I spend many nights with my boyfriend, laying next to him and waking up to him playing with my hair. Sleeping alone is so weird because I can't sleep the...
    Sxculent Sxculent 18-21, F Feb 6

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    Actually, I just can't get back to sleep. I woke up almost three hours ago with a terrible headache. I took a shower, then went and packed some clothes for my move to my new...
    lovefoundme47 lovefoundme47 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    I feel tired all the time! It may be because I sleep 3 or 4 hours a day but I just can't sleep more, I have so many things to do and the worst part is that now I'm going to start...
    DivaNacht DivaNacht 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    She's the only person that has made me so mad in my life that I actually had to hit myself in order to express some of my anger. I can't stand her. I just Can't. I know she gave...
    Real2Ann Real2Ann 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Like, no!!! Not having my man by my side every night is pure hell on earth. I just don't see the point in being in a relationship where you can't even physically feel him. Having...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F Feb 23

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    I totally understand how pain - being unloved when you need it desperately - can lead to resentment and outright hatred. I totally get how things even just within yourself - guilt...
    scalner scalner 31-35 6 days ago

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    It's 4 am.. Failed trying to sleep, I don't even know what kept me awake >.<' ... I feel srry for myself for i have a long day to go through today..
    ellisa1992 ellisa1992 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    it is 10:04pm and im still up thinking about someone. I miss him already. its been like 6 hours since we chat. i don't wanna sleep, i cant miss a single thought of him. i got to...
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    It"s 4 am and i still can"t get to sleep eventhough i"m tired what am i going to do? I have school today. I realy don"t want to go to school. Do you think my parent let me stay at...
    nagaseiori nagaseiori 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I feel happy but i still feel sad and I feel like I want something but I don't know what it is. I wan't something but I don't want it and I'm just not sure if I actually want it or...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F Feb 6

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    PLEASE DON'T JUDGE ME FOR THIS POST, I AM ASKING FOR ADVICE, IF YOU HAVEN'T BEEN IN THIS SITUATION THERE IS NO WAY YOU CAN UNDERSTAND IT! I HAVE 2 YOUNG STEP DAUGHTERS AGES 6 AND 8...
    xbeautifulx xbeautifulx 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I am so lonely. I've always been lonely, but I don't think I've ever been as much as I am now. I love being alone, but it's because I can't be left alone that it makes me feel...
    BlueRio BlueRio 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm jealous of my sister. Everyone thinks she is so pretty. People come up to me asking me if she is my sister all the time and tell me how she looks like a model or something. I'm...
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