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I Don't Sleep

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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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    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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    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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    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.
    SleepyGamer SleepyGamer 22-25, M May 31, 2013

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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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    So I'm here again 4:05 am and I can't sleep anymore!!!!! I just slept 5 hours!!!i wonder if that enough hours!!!!!! Can't believe it : ( :(
    Marybella82 Marybella82 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I'm thinking that Iam not sleeping enough hours???Already awake and a little bet dizzy !!!....
    Marybella82 Marybella82 31-35, F Aug 29

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    I started school, and I'm there for about 12 hours everyday. No matter how tired I am when I get home I can't fall asleep. After the next morning it's incredibly hard for me to...
    Talktomoi Talktomoi 18-21, F Sep 3

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    Way too much stuff floating around in my head at the moment. All of it a worry but nothing I can do about any of it!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    It's 5:30 and I am going to be exhausted for school but it's worth seeing the sun rise. It makes me so happy for some reason.
    foreverby foreverby 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I don't have a best friend. Plain and simple. I have plenty of friends, and don't have problems making them. But I think I've been making all the wrong types of friends. The ones...
    jolieember12 jolieember12 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I don't shave, and I shouldn't have to. If I've got hair growing on me whether it's on my arms, under my arms, or on my v*gina, I know it's there for a reason otherwise I wouldn't...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I don't want to sound conceited. It isn't that I think I am better than everyone, I just feel like I don't fit in with so most humans way of thinking and feeling. I feel like I am...
    thereisnothingwrongwithyou thereisnothingwrongwithyou 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep properly For the past few months I can't sleep well. Even if I'm really tired, I only have a few hours sleep (about 4-5) and constantly keep waking. I wake up tired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F Sep 4

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    I don't know what I'm writing even, I really don't. When i sleep waay too late at night I always have bad thoughts and all smoched together feelings. The past few days I have...
    Shamandora Shamandora 16-17, F Sep 4

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    She always makes me feel guilty, as if everything is my fault. I came home the other day from a bad xc race. I get home to her yelling at me that it was my fault that she threw out...
    mnmth mnmth 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    He didn't speak to me for the whole of yesterday but now he's finally replied. I could even see he was on Facebook yesterday which makes it even more upsetting that he couldn't...
    cranberriess cranberriess 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Reading some of the "experiences" on here makes me even more happy to be me. Not settling for a relationship with some girl that is not compatible to me. There's some messed up...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 12 hrs ago

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    Changed meds again and now I'm waking after 6 hrs of sleep. I don't mind it, the house is quiet and I can do as I please...just as long as it's not in bed. What I really want to do...
    noodleloaf noodleloaf 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Besides being sins for me, I don't see any need for myself to poison my body for pleasure. I could have pleasure and fun in other friendly ways
    Alip900 Alip900 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Well looks like it gunna be another long long lonely night. No sleep for Lee! Can't stop thinking. At this rate Im gunna lose the plot very shortly... Had 15ml zopiclone an still...
    cleef84 cleef84 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    I just can’t sleep right now. I feel sick, a bit sad, and scared. Not really scared, but if I close my laptop and have the lights off, I just dunno, it’s like I want to sleep...
    YoureMyGlowstone YoureMyGlowstone 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Can anyone sleep under these conditions? I just imagine some person being like "I love sweating in my sleep and when I can't breathe through my nose uuuuugh it's so perfect!" I don...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Not that it's new. I gave myself insomnia while a freshman in college, a short yet oh so long year ago. This summer of 2014 went by too fast. I floated along on Cloud 9 thinking...
    SarabearPark SarabearPark 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I need to sleep but I just don't want to wake up tomorrow for school
    calistalove71 calistalove71 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    First of all, I'm 16 years old. I was diagnosed with childhood depression when I was 8 years old, and have been bounced around with various mental diagnoses. Last year, I created...
    Theforgotten4 Theforgotten4 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    This was one of those nights. I have not have my usual 6 or 7 hours of sleep in over a week. My thoughts kept me awake. The rest of the week, 2 sick kids made me get up more than 3...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 11 Responses Aug 29

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    So I accidentally browsed ur profile on the dating website and what you wrote just make me curious, this is how we know each other. We met in person in a very short term w/o...
    TaiwanSag TaiwanSag 26-30, F Sep 11

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    I can't sleep and I can't stop thinking! All my thoughts are racing and it's preventing me from falling asleep! I can't do anything about it and I don't understand why I am all of...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 8 Responses a week ago

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    I feel alone... truly alone! Some say that they feel alone yet they often have at least a few people to talk to. I have my girlfriend whom I speak to for 1 hours at best, I have...
    YitzchakWinternitz YitzchakWinternitz 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This is a song by Dido and it very nicely describes how I feel about love. How I am capable of falling in love deeply yet I hold myself back for my own good. "Don't Believe In...
    daeneryss daeneryss 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I really don't know why anyone would. I don't have anything against people who do become parents but I just can't understand why they would throw their lives away. First few years...
    Dontcare8 Dontcare8 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    So the past year has been a lot of changes. 5 different jobs, homeless for 3 months, and finally settled into a new apartment. But I'm still just lost. Bouncing around, not knowing...
    Humming247 Humming247 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    she doesn't trust me. when i tell the truth, she doesn't believe me... "i was at school." "stop digging a bigger hole for yourself by lying to me!" ... she hates me. i make her...
    KatieRosess KatieRosess 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Do I really have anything left now? My family doesn't talk to me as a person, only something that gets schoolwork done. Do I even have friends? I barely get to talk to one, another...
    YoureMyGlowstone YoureMyGlowstone 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    at all. While I enjoy spending time with some nice kids in moderation. I don't think I'm cut out to be a mother. At least not a traditional one. When I'm in my forties or so is...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 31

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    I've had a couple of bad relationships. One that continued on and off for four years and the second was to try and convince myself I was over the first one. The first guy...
    kiara95 kiara95 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Two summers ago I moved in with my one of my older sisters. Ever since I moved in with her I have been watching her child for her while she worked. For the longest time I wasn't...
    MsHesitationsx3 MsHesitationsx3 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hate when guys can say another guy looks attractiv, or have an opinion on how another man looks because they're straight. "I'm straight, I don't like other men". Just because you...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    I genuinely believe at thus point that I have nothing to get up for on a mornings. Other people have ruined my life so much that I honestly just want to go to sleep and never wake...
    moonscapemonoxide moonscapemonoxide 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I have been in love with a particular girl for over a year now. We never dated, we were just best friends until she broke my heart when she couldn't accept the fact that I am gay...
    lonleygirl01 lonleygirl01 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Something i cant control Im fine as long as i don't think to much about things, i have never liked change and struggle to except things thrown at me at short notice Just recently...
    ExtremeNext ExtremeNext 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    i keep thinking of what i want to do, and what i want to do as an adult. I want to go to college, but for what? the only thing i'm good at and have a deep passion for is drawing...
    jeweldoggy jeweldoggy 13-15, F Sep 1

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    On my balcony listening to music and looking at the night sky getting lost in my thoughts. Im on the 40th floor and the city looks soo beautifull light up. Makes you think there's...
    vinneh22 vinneh22 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Center of attention once again but you don't understand no you don't understand then they try to tell me who i am but they don't understand no...you want a perfect picture to...
    Yovanna Yovanna 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    I don't know if I should answer him "yes", because I don't know which is which, is it because I love him or pity him? I don't even know what should I feel about him right now...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F