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I Dont Sleep Well

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    Can't Sleep!

    I don't sleep very well. It takes ages for me to get to sleep. Even if I feel exhusted, I'll still be awake at 3, 4, and 5am. My mind just dosn't seem to shut down. When it's time to get up, I feel sick to the stomach. I've been to the doctor, but he won't give me any sleeping...
    Cursedboy Cursedboy 36-40, M 4 Responses Nov 16, 2008

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    I'll go from never sleeping to sleeping to much,

    either way I'm always tired and have terrible bags under my eyes and I hate it
    Prettyplussizedprincess Prettyplussizedprincess 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sleep Well

    Its a few days now, I have been going to bed early.  It feels good especially for a person who had / has insomnia.  Every night, I go to bed with my husband.  I missed being next to him at night.  I will try to stick to my routine, even if sometimes, it is hard being in bed...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Feb 5, 2012

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    Sleeping Is Vulnerability

    I can't remember the last time I slept marvelously. Those times are so rare. I've always had the hardest time sleeping, even when I was little. I think the lack of a warm body next to me might be part of the problem. I just don't feel safe when I'm sleeping, I feel entirely...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jan 28, 2012

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    Because of the incubus

    and nightmares i just cant sleep ... Like i just woke up from a nightmare and its just making me tired and wide awake ..
    dalyy dalyy 16-17, F Apr 2

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    Dunno why, nowadays i just can sleep only

    for 3 hours.. i wanna sleep so bad bcs im sleepy but i cant... omg omg omg what can i do with my sucks sleeping schedule ? I really need more sleep
    dittayu dittayu 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Ptsd

    after i was rape i couldnt sleep like i used too even years later i still dont sleep some time i go asleep n a hour later am up win i try to sleep i couldnt go to sleep hour n hour past am still awake on i was looking up ptsd rape what it mean n it have there alot of stuff i have...
    shyspidergirl shyspidergirl 26-30, F Jun 3, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    And we welcome another sleepless night :/
    Sillylilwolf Sillylilwolf 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sunday will be one month since our daughter passed away. I am still not sleeping well. I wake up many times during the night, sometimes I wake up and feel very depressed. I...
    FavoriteGardenia FavoriteGardenia 51-55, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    It seems that people don't do this anymore when they go camping. They'll at least have a tent. I think most people couldn't handle it. They must have some modicum of...
    tipidweller tipidweller 36-40, M Mar 31

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    Or any sleep at the moment would do! Any good tips for getting a full nights sleep would be very much appreciated as I've never struggled before! Xx
    Magdamay Magdamay 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My grade in Spanish class is the reason I cry myself to sleep... Also my extreme loneliness and awful personality but of course, those don't matter as much.
    natalie433 natalie433 16-17, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I could do it for eternity. ❤️ sleep is so damn beautiful to me.
    levanlee levanlee 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    With all the things going on, I am sleep deprived. It's like there is not enough hours in a day to get everything done, which makes me have anxiety attacks. Long nights and early...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Sisterly love in our nighties. I have just come back from time away with my neighbour Judith. She is not a car driver and had to attend a book signing up country. When she was...
    ChrisBloom ChrisBloom 31-35 5 Responses Apr 5

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    A SERIOUS SLEEPYHEAD I do have a habit of oversleeping in the morning and that isn't a good idea as I wake up twice as crap… If I could I would sleep forever its my favourite...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I'm a naturally warm person (at least that's what everyone tells me). Because of this, my body doesn't function well in warm temperatures. If it's warm in my room, I won't be able...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M Mar 28

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    False. Truth is, I can literally sleep on my keyboard now. Just that I would like to write whatever that's happened tonight. I went out with my friends. My real friends. We're all...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 1 Response Apr 7

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    It's been days since I had a good 5 hours sleep... !! Except for one of the day, well I doubt I even had 5 hours.. Exhausted and sleepy! But I can't sleep :(
    shanaiya24 shanaiya24 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    This happens to me mostly in the mornings, when I keep waking up and falling asleep repeatedly. I wake up a 5:00AM, get ready, then I go back to sleep until 7:00AM. My bus comes at...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    So. Who else is a chronic insomniac like me who hasn't been able to go to sleep normally for the past 6 years or so? I've had problem going to sleep for a long time and it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25

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    I am craving this looooong, deeeeeeeep and comfy sleep. No sleep paralysis with that uncomfortable feeling running through my body. No nightmares where I bury my own body, cut...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F a week ago

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    Well, it was nine years ago this month that I lost my husband. It was 2003, he had been ill for 4 months and we were in the hospital for most of that time. The seasons changed...
    blondiej blondiej 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I have a lot of stuffed animals that I snuggle up with,  including my two horse plush.    Both of them are beanie buddies by TY, one's called Oats (well because he...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 31

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    My love hate relationship!! Sleep Is Like A Drug Every night I go to sleep exhausted and as long as its not too hot I'm asleep within seconds. I only sleep for between 4-5hours...
    BytheBy BytheBy 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Well it's pretty cold tonite ((like maybe down to 20 or 30 degrees idk)) but yet I have my window open all de way... Idk I like cold air wen I sleep.. :p just how I am c:
    xXAliCatXx xXAliCatXx 13-15, F Apr 3

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    Looks like I'm not getting sleep, might as well stay up, gotta get up in 6 hours anyway.... Coffee kinda day :)
    CountryGirll CountryGirll 22-25, F Apr 5

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    The title is pretty accurate, and some reasons are because it's not good to sleep at crazy hours and barely get any sleep when I do sometimes. Another is because I've been seeing...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Took a nap, and now I'm wide awake at 4 am. Oh well, it's not like I sleep in general.
    Aphradite109 Aphradite109 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Well another sleepless night for this lady ugh...
    PuertoRicanPrincess18 PuertoRicanPrincess18 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Well it's not weird, a lot of people feels the same, and well I could be worry or just bored/thinking about some things of life that could be interesting but well I hope that this...
    Melotellixx Melotellixx 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I LOVE sleeping. I can sleep anywhere, seriously, once I slept on a brick and have multiple times in uncomfortable chairs and the car! Once I even fall asleep on the floor...
    Ellaven14 Ellaven14 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Sleep is so addicting. When I'm sleeping I don't have to think about anything, I can just be warm and cozy in my bed for hours and hours and hours. It's the best way to avoid all...
    justsayyes2 justsayyes2 16-17, F Mar 27

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    For the last... I don't know... 6 months or more... I haven't been able to sleep. I have been, if lucky, getting 6 1/2 hours of sleep almost every night EVEN on the weekends. Only...
    BlueIce612 BlueIce612 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Those days when I slept 6-8 hours every night are over! About two years ago, my sleep pattern changed drastically. I am still able to go to sleep in a snap of a finger around 10pm...
    shiningcosmos shiningcosmos 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I couldn't sleep at all last night so I thought I'd pull an all nighter and sleep through the next night. I accomplished so much that day and went to bed looking forward to maybe...
    Echoesofsilence93 Echoesofsilence93 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    In the Springtime, a young man's fancy turns to thoughts of love.... A bears perspective. I always think of the first day of spring as the new year. I suppose, with the advent of...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    ive always been a night person, I love the night. it's the only time where I feel wide awake. I cant sleep at night for some weird reason, I end up falling asleep at 3 or 4 in the...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Jenny gave me a Nightie. Five star Jenny lived up to her rating. She was no bargain basement one night stand. As usual I was attracted to her eyes first and then to her personality...
    ChrisBloom ChrisBloom 31-35 1 Response Mar 24

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    Willie Nelson - Can I Sleep in Your Arms Can I sleep in your arms, tonight, lady? It's so cold lyin' here all alone An' I have no hold to hold on you An' I assure you, I'll do...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Who am I in my nightie ? From a toddler I have always loved nighties that are semi-sheer, floaty and have an endearing feminine mystique. For me they have been a welcome and easily...
    ChrisBloom ChrisBloom 31-35 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I feel comfortable, relax and not suffocated as I sleep naked. It could be an Arctic blizzard outside, i would still sleep naked with my windows open. As I am naked I am able too...
    RegretfullySO RegretfullySO 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I can't sleep at night. My mind is so troubling sometimes. My heart feels so heavy and I am afraid to get those nightmares again. I didn't sleep until it was 5:00am I think. Just...
    wherethehealingbegins wherethehealingbegins 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hi. My name is Sam. I'm 17 and have short dark-brown hair and hazel eyes. I live with my brother, Garreth, and our friend, James. My nickname is Sleepy Socks and I got this name...
    SamSleepySocks SamSleepySocks 16-17, F Mar 19

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    Hi. My name is Sam. I'm 17 and have short dark-brown hair and hazel eyes. I live with my brother, Garreth, and our friend, James. My nickname is Sleepy Socks and I got this name...
    SamSleepySocks SamSleepySocks 16-17, F Mar 19

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    I want to die in my sleep because it would be the most peaceful way to go. I wake up from sleeping and I feel pain. I don't think that I will die in my sleep though. It would be...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F Mar 23

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    This all happened last night. I had been sleeping naked for the past 2 months and in our room is our 1 and a half month old son. My wife has no problem with me sleeping naked she...
    larson101 larson101 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    3 years ago my cheerleading squad came for a sleepover at my house we all came in our gear for the game and then we were going to sleep over at my house. We had the game of...
    Lesbiansexret Lesbiansexret 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Sleep is the ultimate happiness for me.When I sleep and sleep for as long as I want its so liberating.I forget everything for a while after getting up.I love that brief moment of...
    stranger001 stranger001 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I can't seem to get comfortable, I toss and turn constantly. When I do end up starting to fall asleep, something wakes me up. I can never seem to stay sleeping, I wake up several...
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Im sleepy and my eyes and body feel tired but no matter how hard i try i just cant sleep.. I just cant sleep in the morning or afternoons :( Y?
    swordsmith swordsmith 16-17, F Apr 1

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