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    I feel like if I sleep I will miss something.

    I constantly feel alone and always want to talk to someone. I have to force myself to sleep. I hate it.
    Lonelyone19 Lonelyone19 22-25, M May 13

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
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    I going to sleep. It's 4 am. I have to wake up at 7am. I have 3 hours of sleep. Perfect, I will look amazing tomorrow.
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    laying here staring at the walls, so had to share on EP. Now you cant sleep either.
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    Ptsd is an ongoing battle, never ending, whether I'm awake or sleeping, it continues. I'm exhausted, at the end of my rope, and losing this fight, but I'll keep fighting because I...
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    Oh my gosh yes!! I am trying so hard to not sleep in class! I play with my stress ball, draw on my sheets, play with my spectacles and I'm even drinking coffee!! Coffee makes me...
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    I had a fight whit my older sister and it wax because of mam I mean don't get me wrong I love them both with all my heart but now I feel so angry of my self I can't eat sleep or do...
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    The Feelings are Back and it hurts in my head the only thing i wish is just to die in my bed each day is the same i replay this game each day i lose and i relive my pain im not...
    magicianguy magicianguy 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I'm tired Not like I want to go to sleep tired I'm tired of breathing I'm tired of moving I'm tired of just Being My whole essence is tired The inly sleep I want is the kind you...
    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 13-15, M 8 Responses Aug 30

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    Tonight the one night I would like to get some sleep but I can't cause my sister and her boyfriend a fighting and to busy worring about them selfs then everyone in the house
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    I don't even know how to start this out seeing as this is the first time i am ever going to write about this. Unlike many others out there who have far worse experiences then me...
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    I always feel like an alien where ever I go. At the mall I always see girls my age hanging out with their friends talking to guys etc. I want to be like that. When I was a child I...
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    I am so alone. Each day, I feel like instead of a few feet separating me and others there are lifetimes. I always find myself watching in silence and everyone else goes around...
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    Tonight I am very deeply depressed... everything is catching up to me. I have been through a bankruptcy, my wife has divorced me, my Mother and Sister are estranged from me, I need...
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    Never in a real fight with some drama and all that ****. All the fights i've done were for fun :) i kinda love fighting with friends and i'm kind of violent sometimes :s
    BlueBear98 BlueBear98 16-17, M Sep 4

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