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I Don't Sleep

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    Awake Again

    I can't sleep most of the time. I have Ambien but it makes me sleep walk so i stick with the sleepless nights. I used to just drak till i was sleepy but i guess thats not really healthy.
    SAOIRSE4 SAOIRSE4 18-21, F Mar 26, 2011

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    They Sleep, I Don't

    It's another of those nights where my body is tired but my mind refuses to rest. I just want to keep on reading and typing, thinking and writing about nothing in particular and everything that catches my interest. Sleep is beginning to feel excessive to me, but I need it. 10...
    freyaluna freyaluna 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Early Appointments

    I hate early appointments,I don't sleep,Often do over-nighters beforehand,If I went to bed,I wouldn't sleep,I'm afraid,I wouldn't wake on-time,You see,When at boarding school,I Once slept through,An accidental fire-alarm activation! 
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M Sep 13, 2011

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    Just Fyi

    Insomnia is the worst.
    felinethespian felinethespian 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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    Who'S There.

    I don't know. I just can't sleep these days. It feels like someone or something is watching me while I close my eyes. It's unnerving.
    PleaseInsertCoin PleaseInsertCoin 22-25, M May 31, 2013

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    Just Layin' There

      You know what sucks is having to take like, 2 hours to fall asleep, and then waking up in like 2 hours. Anybody unable to sleep more than 2 or 3 hours without waking up? sometimes every half hour or 15 minutes on the dot :P   I have a friend, and an ex...
    Dudde Dudde 22-25 2 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    It's not that I don't sleep well, but I wake up about 5.30 every day, even on a weekend, and can't go back to sleep.
    HoldenC13 HoldenC13 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 26

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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...
    ComeClarity33 ComeClarity33 22-25, F 1 Response May 5

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    I think it's a waste of time that my spouse is sleeping on such a beautiful sunny day. The same for a friend visiting us for a week. Sometimes I get upset when people sleep more...
    Pather2013 Pather2013 46-50, M May 16

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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.
    DrumheadTrial DrumheadTrial 18-21, M May 3

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    I was born at 6:00 a.m., but I still maintain that it wasn't my idea. In a way, my mom concurred, in that she said they sat around and waited until I was born. Must have been a...
    Simpfan Simpfan 56-60, F May 14

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    Insomnia is a kind of torture, because while the world is fast asleep, you're up all alone, your mind buzzing with every random thought in the universe, and sometimes the thoughts...
    Southerncharm67 Southerncharm67 46-50, F 1 Response May 14

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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...
    jennytressler jennytressler 41-45 May 3

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    I follow a religious teaching but in the community of said religion there tends to be this...I don't know if you'd call it a double standard, and I actually cannot stand it. Ok so...
    OutinOtime OutinOtime 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    I'm 34 and he only called me once in my life, to tell me his Ipod was broken and that he wanted me to fix it; when I told him I couldn't, he hung up on me. My mom divorced him...
    jennytressler jennytressler 41-45 May 7

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    I'm pretty sure if I don't want them by now, I will never want children. Hell, I can barely stay on top of my two cats. I typically won't date someone with kids, but it's not...
    aderth60 aderth60 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    I've been married for 4 years now and I'm so unhappy my husband would rather play video games and smoke pot can spend time with me. he sleeps in bed with me maybe 3 times a month...
    lonelyandconfusedwife2015 lonelyandconfusedwife2015 26-30, F 5 Responses May 6

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    It's not that I'm not sleeping. I'm sleeping but I'm restless. I use my Fitbit to track my sleep and according to it - I could be in bed for 10 hours and 9 of those hours is me...
    lilabnormal lilabnormal 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Who Am I? Hi, I’m Thomas McDonald… well, I used to be. A few weeks ago my mom called me into her bedroom, she had something to tell me. When I walked in, I saw two things; a...
    L1TLL3MY5T3RY L1TLL3MY5T3RY 18-21, M 9 Responses 2 days ago

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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 May 1

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    my emotions are all confused. I'm sleepy, but can't sleep. My body is feeling queasy. My family sucks. I want to cry but can't. I'm just laying here numb to everything.
    GodsArte GodsArte 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm hurting too much inside. I think I'm going to have a breakdown or depression because of just a small thing. I have no friends to talk to about my issues and in keeping too much...
    loveumybabyliam loveumybabyliam 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    This is a sensitive subject for many. Many people can't grasp the concept of having fun without drugs or alcohol. I was one of these people once. I'm 22, I discovered alcohol...
    wilzyp wilzyp 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    my father in law informed us that he's expecting grandkids, jokingly of course. but I'm content with no kids at all. I can sleep in, I don't get judged for my parenting choices...
    ambernoel ambernoel 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 26

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    Cause I over sleep and don't have time.
    germany100 germany100 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    ...but my friend does. A super hot guy from uni starts messaging her out of the blue after seeing her a couple of times at the gym. Her response? "Why is he talking to me? We're...
    LolaRosa LolaRosa 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I've been up since 2am and it is 6 already just thinking about the day I give birth to my baby girl and planning on not having any visitors over ha I feel so evil cause I hate my...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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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 May 4

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    Everyone always talks about how they're heartbroken and how they struggle to move on. I see so many sad posts about people being left and how they can't get over a relationship...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    .........I'm hot but I see all these six pack guys, I tried getting some, it's really hard.. I don't even like them, I want to have biceps more...... but like, just a little six...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M Apr 28

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    Don't avoid me because I don't fit neatly into one of you boxes. Don't fear me because I'm different. Don't give up on me because I can't be swayed easily. Don't spread rumors...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    I don't need to be with someone to be happy so I am not going to be with someone I don't love. This doesn't apply to dating them I am going to say, because dating is meant for...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    Do I want to be liked? Sure. It's preferable. Am I willing to be something or do something or miss out on something in the hopes of gaining approval? No. I make an effort to be...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 9 Responses May 8

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    When I was a little girl I cried a lot. And my mother would ask me, what's wrong? Most of the times I'd say I don't want to be here. I always had a strong feeling this wasn't my...
    XLoriX XLoriX 22-25, F May 9

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    I have no problem with you being you. I have no problem with you being religious or atheist, gay, straight, male, female or anything in between or outside of those boxes. I don't...
    JSUNJ JSUNJ 36-40, M 1 Response May 11

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    I recently decided to cut my mom and my sister out of my life. I don't know if it is a good idea to keep trying. My mom has it in her head that I was talking bad about her on...
    BitchieHouseWife BitchieHouseWife 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    I don't understand why our parents tell us to be ourselves, then when we were, they judge us. They tell us they'll support us and our decisions and then they don't. I don't...
    kloudkat kloudkat 16-17, T a week ago

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    I'm a 20 year old girl who has experienced some really strange things and can't keep it all to myself anymore. I'm hoping that coming here and letting these things out will...
    stars34 stars34 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I am playing soccer, I steal the ball from a girl. I hope she doesn't start something .. again. she turns with fury in her eyes why is she so mad we r just playing a game. I don't...
    nellybear214 nellybear214 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been dating my first ever BF for almost 6 months, and at first it was great. But lately I've just been feeling really torn by all the little things that have slowly started...
    SimpleShares SimpleShares 22-25, F Apr 25

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    eally don't know how to express this but I've actually feel comfortable enough to even post this! My life right now is not as pleasant as it should or could be! I'm a 28 yr old...
    TewTewLove TewTewLove 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 25

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