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I Get Emotional When I Don't Sleep

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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!   That's why those occasions that I get insomnia are practically deadly to me.
    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 the fact that I am a natural worrier and a pessimist, it would be wise if I made it a habit to always sleep...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F Jul 11, 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 to me being unhappy and awake. At least when you're unhappy and asleep you can wake up, nightmares end...
    whatever223 whatever223 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2009

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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" Wysteria decides to talk. I don't just mean talk. I mean gabble gabble gabble non stop waah waaah cry help me I'm...
    Wysteria1 Wysteria1 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    Sleeping has been an issue for me for quite awhile now. I usually go to bed around 10pm because I'm really tired by that time. I fall asleep quickly most of the time. My problem is...
    Robin10 Robin10 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Even when I get more than a few hours I wake up like someone kicked me in the head. My dreams are messed up, I wake up at random hours, then once I wake up my mind goes into...
    DarknessWolf DarknessWolf 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I'm usually in bed at 11:30 and sleeping by midnight. However over the holidays it's changed. It's more like 12:30 and close to 1:00 am before I'm sleeping. I hate waking up. I'm...
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M Jan 15

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    This is me all the time lol my sleeping schedule Is as spontaneous as I am
    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 16-17, F Jan 15

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    my husband is snoring too much and I wake up each 10 mins :/
    dc0d3 dc0d3 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Decided to stay up all night....... to study WORST DECISION I'VE EVER MADE!!! *slaps myself*
    Dani3lJD Dani3lJD 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I either think way to much, or i sleep for a few hours and have a nightmare and just don't sleep for a day, or two... Right now I'll blame it on the fact that it's 4:33 am on New...
    irishlassy98 irishlassy98 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    A Yankee moved in awhile back. We all got along fairly well till his wife showed up. Wasn't that she was uppity or anything like that, just seemed like she walked around breathing...
    bethlan bethlan 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    i don't know if i'm supposed to be monogamous. no matter how much i like the idea of a husband, two kids, some pets, and a house, i always get bored with my current partner and...
    iridescenteyes iridescenteyes 26-30, F 48 mins ago

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    Timeline part 2. All of my metaphysical training and all my observations of the human experience, around the world and in my own life, tell me that there are no coincidences. There...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M 3 days ago

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    I don't understand why people say they understand when clearly they have no idea. not on all aspects of your issue regardless of what it may be. I appreciate people for trying n...
    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    A lot of people act as if they want to make friends and seem open but really I think people only want a certain type of friend that matches their skin color. I don't have a problem...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    and I kinda don't want any for a long while ... all of my friends or people I know are either on there first child or second or third which is crazy even thinking about it now and...
    jynx1 jynx1 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I don't like Barbie girls. They are so fake. It's true that sometimes I use a bit of lipstick or blush, but it happens once per year. So many beautiful girls wear make up every...
    AnnaJackson12345 AnnaJackson12345 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I can't sleep because I'm excited for tomorrow. I'll be at home alone with my sister. I won't have my guardian breathing down my neck. I really hate her. I don't think i'll sleep...
    ImYourLady ImYourLady 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Even though I'm so young, I can't sleep at all but I don't know why. It's not because of stress (okay! Maybe a little,) but I still can't sleep a single minute. Not because I'm...
    FriendlyDragon FriendlyDragon 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I'm full of nasty thoughts. And sometimes I share what I want to do. What i want to enjoy. That's why I came here in the first one place. I'm OK with you it liking me, not...
    LoganManish LoganManish 22-25, M 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I haven't slept in 3 days...my minds just racing at night and I don't even know what about...and the boredom when you can't sleep is infuriating....should I go to the doctors...
    Itscaitlin Itscaitlin 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I am not saying that I am a great mom or the best in the world but am trying to be. Being a single parent is really hard.My daughter's birthday was last week. She had 2...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    I've never posted anything on here before, but at this point I simply don't know what to do. My boyfriend and I have been together for around 2.5 years now, and both of us are in...
    makitath makitath 18-21, F Jan 14

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    Mostly it takes 2 hours for me to get to sleep. I don't even do anything just laying in bed but the sleep wont come quick. I have had a good nights where less than 5 min i will be...
    mrvr mrvr 18-21, F a week ago

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    No sleep in days. Literally to scared to fall asleep and not waking up in the morning. Why is it when I close my eyes everything bad that happens I start to see them again. Only...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    I don't like hugging. I have 2 friends that I am comfortable hugging only because they insist on giving me a hug every time we part. I hate hugging my family most of all. I don't...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F Dec 30, 2014

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    my parents got divorced when I was younger then my dad went to jail and basically I hadn't seen him for like 3 years and I has barely spoken to him, even when he got out we didn't...
    youcantbeserious youcantbeserious 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I guess I could start off saying I'm emotional dead inside ... I give off this easy going whatever attitude but I really don't feel anything no emotions anymore ... I can't say the...
    LHAB93 LHAB93 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I have trouble sleeping. I am lucky to get 2-3 hours a night for weeks on end. It's hard to deal with the world when lack of sleep is messing with your brain.
    TheOldMountianMan TheOldMountianMan 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I never heard the words "I love you" the first 20 years of my life, so when HE came along, it felt too good to be true. My parents hated each other and my dad was cheating on my...
    LolaSparks LolaSparks 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Don't know why but here I am, not feeling sleepy and at my pc at 2.25 a.m....not an usual thing for me...hope to get some sleep soon...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    One of the worst things someone ever said to me was, "how can you be depressed when you have everything". We're told we're selfish because they believe we don't appreciate what we...
    willibemissed willibemissed 22-25, F Jan 4

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    I am not the type of person who always say I love you. I don't really need to tell that because whenever I talk to you, when I'm nice to you, I care, those things already mean that...
    AngelsBroughtMeHere AngelsBroughtMeHere 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I really screwed things up with my ex and from his perspective it looks like I cheated on him with his twin brother, but I didn't do that. I just went to him when I needed...
    oliviam22 oliviam22 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm not going to sleep, I don't feel safe, I'm terrified that something bad will happen as I sleep or gettin another terrible nightmare. Just please someone hold me until I sleep
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F Jan 8

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    my mom has made me watch her kids since I was 13 (18 now) I know she works two jobs but she's so bi polar she yells because someone spilled something and she'll bring everyone into...
    Fangx Fangx 16-17, F Jan 6

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    my husband got one of those fitness/sleep trackers for me and it's really evident that I don't do much sleeping anymore. ..4 hours a night
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Jan 15

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    What I would do, what I would give not to cuddle with just any random person but with that one special person. Unfortunately, I've come to understand that person doesn't exist for...
    Weretiger Weretiger 26-30 Jan 15

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    And it couldn't come at a worst time. It happens to be my friend's wedding day and I cannot sleep. If I sleep in and don't show up to her wedding, she's not going to be happy...
    NeoxExor NeoxExor 22-25, M Jan 16

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    Recently I've been talking to this guy and we share a mutual liking toward one another and hit things off on the first date. He was excited about meeting me again and we put lot...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't always feel this way, infact I am pretty easy going. If a plan changes I make a new one. It's when I hit a dead end in plans that frustrates me. Take today for instance. It...
    Nennie86 Nennie86 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My egg donor is a narcissistic ***** who practices emotional, verbal and mental abuse against me. We have no relationship. I hate her. My dad is actually pretty cool. Except he...
    iamaphrodite iamaphrodite 18-21, F Dec 27, 2014

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    So after years of marriage, kids, friends, cars, boats, houses you decide you want out. Ok good to be an adult and say so. But you should not EVER forget that you still have...
    avgjoe71 avgjoe71 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    Deppresion is a plague when people got small pox you didn't say "that ***** selfish getting small pox like that." I mean it hurts like hell and nobody wants it. I have to force a...
    sadnesskillsme sadnesskillsme 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 4