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I Get Emotional When I Don't Sleep

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    TOO Much Talk - I get emotional when I don't sleep. Or if I sleep poorly. When I'm overly tired, everyone knows it. When everyone is trying to be still and just "zone out"...
    Wysteria1 Wysteria1 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    Yeah - I get horribly depressed when I dont sleep... more or less of how I'm feeling right now actually. But I cant sleep because I'm depressed so... either way I suppose it leads...
    whatever223 whatever223 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2009

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    Need My Sleep!! - If I don't get enough "good" sleep, I am a cranky, sensitive mess.   Cry, overreact, get mad--all stuff indicative of PMS.  It ain't pretty...
    trixiegirl trixiegirl 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    Always - I have no idea why, but my worries always seem ten times as big when I don't sleep, and the people I love seem ten times as far away from me. Considering this, and...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F Jul 11, 2009

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    And we welcome another sleepless night :/
    Sillylilwolf Sillylilwolf 16-17, F 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Sleep tends to become more fragmented as you get older. I have a sleep maintenance problem, and tend to wake up every few hours, often being unable to resume sleep at these times...
    Fyrefox Fyrefox 56-60, M Mar 17

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    hey guys, I'm sorry if I start having a conversation with you and I just disappear with the new medication they up me on I'm in and put of sleep a lot, I can be wide awake and...
    Jaybugg Jaybugg 22-25, F Mar 17

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    As a healthy young adult would do, naturally i either sleep 2 hours or 12 hours.
    nicoulle nicoulle 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I sleep in my tank top and sweat pants. I wake up to crazy drizzle hair that comes alive and eats your family.
    AmandaDaily AmandaDaily 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Probably somewhere of my own. A place where I won't be bothered. A home where no one cares when I don't sleep or eat on a regular schedule. Where my artistic or borderline crazy...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I think this is a weird way to start writing here. Have you ever think about life and how every experience in our life is so strange? Like how people run away for their own...
    aestheticisms aestheticisms 18-21, F Apr 5

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    Know the feeling of want something that even don't exist... almost like want live in NĂ¡rnia ? kkkkk I'm a very simple girl... I don't want expensive things, I love food and...
    Shiyo Shiyo 22-25, F Mar 19

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    ....tell me what I should do. Please please please is there a way to fix this?.....Is there a way.....to keep from ending everything?..... .....I hurt you if I stay, I hurt you if...
    BlackRosesTurnBlue BlackRosesTurnBlue 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend has probably the nicest, calmest, most beautiful and well behaved dog I've ever met... and I still don't care for it. Basically the dog takes precedence over me in...
    venusbee venusbee 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have been with him for over three years, and his near-constant nitpicking has just kept escalating. Now, I know I'm not perfect. I'm still hanging on to the baby fat after more...
    Lovelornmother Lovelornmother 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've gotten past everything in my life that broke me. But I still don't know what to do. I'm no longer 'Cold' just to cover up my scars; they're all healed now. I'm no longer...
    FrenchRotterdammer FrenchRotterdammer 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I'm a 16 year old girl. My whole life I have been trying to make my parents proud, but I've never been able to socialize properly with kids my age, I was always numb or upset...
    AGirlSearchingForAnswers AGirlSearchingForAnswers 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm in the middle of learning a very valuable lesson and I wanted to share it. I have been together with my boyfriend for almost 8 months now. At first he seemed this great guy...
    adamandeveit adamandeveit 26-30, F Mar 18

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    lost- I'm beyond high right now and have been awake for days on end smoking and shooting up meth, like always. my arms are numb from missing my veins. my whole body feels warm...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I have a very strange family dynamic with an uncle in jail since forever and my oldest cousin dead. That cousin actually threatened me and three of my friends one night. At...
    ThreeIII ThreeIII 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 8

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    It's difficult everyday just looking at myself in the mirror. Currently I'm emotionally drained because I don't feel accepted by anybody and my family does not understand me so I...
    AngelK2010 AngelK2010 22-25, F Apr 4

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    Right now Iam with him but all is wrong I don't feel like me... I don't know I keep hanging with him if he don't love me. Iam hurting myself I only want that he loves me but he...
    Luna0902 Luna0902 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    I don't look upon anybody as a friend or lover or as anything involving emotional commitment and emotional gambling. I have no more friends. I have allies. They get me what I need...
    sorrowfulmind sorrowfulmind 18-21, M Mar 24

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    SUMMARY We were best friends for a while, but then he started traveling a lot. Every other week he was gone and that's when we stopped getting along. Now, he is always going out...
    Marvilles Marvilles 13-15, F 1 day 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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    Hi. I'm not sure what I'm doing here - but I do know I'm tired of I don't know. That's been the answer since I was a kid. Seriously. My mother is a professional cook - and is...
    BariSag BariSag 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    I don't think I'm attractive. Some people think I am. But I don't
    ashleyrocksxoxo ashleyrocksxoxo 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    After 12 years and several cancers, my mother passed away last week. What I perceived, felt and saw in that time is what brought me to discover what an empath is. I have accepted...
    mrbless mrbless 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I'm sitting here wondering what I want to do with my life, thinking back to what I've done so far. I realize that in all honesty... I haven't done much. I don't even know who I am...
    butimnotchloe butimnotchloe 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Last year I fell for a guy. This was not just some guy... I was an exchange student, 17 years, in Madrid, Spain, and he worked at a club. He was 10 year older than me. It all...
    lachickaloca lachickaloca 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My father died of cancer last year in October. I am an only child and since I was small, I have never been able to get along with my mother. She is a very good human being and has...
    anxvar anxvar 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Where do I begin. This whole story being my life is quite a long loopy one, and if anybody has the energy to read this and respond, I thank you - in return I will just cut to the...
    spiderchris spiderchris 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Maybe I'm just a cocky bastard, but I don't feel like I've ever been in love, and I don't want to be. I read all these experiences about people loving in a sexless relationship...
    mybonerandme mybonerandme 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I have been cursed with this stupid thought process. I see things in ways most normal people can't deal with. I know that the horrible messed up things in this world as damaging...
    dizlasthope dizlasthope 36-40, M Mar 27

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    Came to realize a few things but I still feel lost; like I'm living through the motions of life just to live. For so long I've held on to the baggage of my past. Too many times I...
    halfdead25 halfdead25 26-30, F Apr 4

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    I broke up with my bf. I don't miss him except at night. I love having an arm around me when I fall sleep.
    cindygen cindygen 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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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 2 days ago

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    Omg my ankle hurts I would walk on it then it will start hurting I hope it doesn't hurt tomorrow I have to work I don't wanna call in n whatever
    lovesmakeup lovesmakeup 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    I can't even take pictures of myself. I hate the way I look now. I've gained 60 lbs in the last year. I don't like who I am anymore. ( I know this is a bad pic but its the most...
    DestructionAmistOthers DestructionAmistOthers 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I believe in an almighty god, just not the god depicted in any bible. I believe that all this being wants is for us to love each other and to love he/she/it. I mean just think...
    1stepforward3shovesback 1stepforward3shovesback 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    I don't feel guilty that I had sex with a woman because my husband won't have sex with me!!!!! You think he is getting it from somewhere else besides himself in the shower?
    ob1knob1 ob1knob1 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I think my parents love me, but I always put it this way: they, especially my mom, were like little kids who wanted a puppy but don't know how to take care of it. I have no...
    ashleymaggie ashleymaggie 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've been crying for like couple of hours and honestly I don't know why. We haven't talked because he stood me up again even just on the phone. I hate it when he do this to me...
    everpink everpink 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I just read an article about being in love with someone. Now I am not sure if I have ever been in love with anybody. I have dated, married, and divorced. So far, men I was...
    marion13 marion13 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I hate following trends. I don't wanna be another clone girl walking around looking like every other girl. I like to make my own trends. Stand out from others.
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm very ugly and disgusting :l but I'm always told otherwise, I just don't believe it.
    Missmayicx Missmayicx 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago