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I Get Emotional When I Don't Sleep

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I have so much on my mind. Im constantly thinking. I have a messy sleeping schedule and I barely sleep anyways. I hate sleeping. It makes the next day come faster. So I don't sleep...
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F Nov 2

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    I am a 21 year old college student. I have a narcissistic personality disorder, but am seeing a counselor and dealing with it day to day.My family has supported me my entire life...
    Anon0ne Anon0ne 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Not sure how I feel. Numb? Crushed? In disbelief of what just happened? Proud? Perhaps all of the above. . . I walked away from a bad situation tonight. I was faced with something...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Why? Why am i here? What purpose do i have? I'm useless. I've hurt people, made wrongs that can't be fixed. I know we all do that sometimes. But, i still feel empty... As i lay...
    white701 white701 18-21, M Nov 14

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    what we see in television..is that reality...i meant morals, traditions, culture and our reflection yeah i know it's called entertainment but does it reflects ourselves..or just...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 19

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    I've never been in a relationship longer than the one I'm in currently, which is not long compared to the many years others have had. For the year that we have been together, we've...
    ephemeralise ephemeralise 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I actually admit I exaggerate as part of being an almost life long writer, story teller, and journalist. I also do the opposite. I don't LIE on purpose, but sometimes I end up...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Nov 5

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    I don't cry in front of people. I don't like to show vulnerability. I don't want anyone to take my tears away. It's a private moment for me. if I feel the need to cry I will...
    regalshewolf regalshewolf 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    Well its obvious my mom can no longer stand me,and I can't stand her either.I'm the youngest in my family and I normally sit in the living room because I STILL don't have my own...
    belovedcandy belovedcandy 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Without a doubt, every time I drink alcohol, I get so emotional. I can't help it. I'll be fine for most of the night, and then boom. I start to get all soppy. And when I say...
    lc543 lc543 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 1

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    Sometimes I wish I could sleep and never have to wake up again in the morning. Bedtime is my favorite time of the day, I don't need to worry about anything in my life. I couldn't...
    macandcheesekid macandcheesekid 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Earlier in the week, one of my coworkers was going off on a rant about working. I didn't catch all of it, but as I was walking in, I overheard him say the following: "....the...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    Ok I'm work late . I come home relax try to get some sleep.. Neighbors dog keeps barking . So I put sleeping pill in a sausage throw over fence . The dog ate it and stopped barking...
    832getsum 832getsum 22-25, M 15 Responses 3 days ago

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    i don't care if you're gay, straight, bi,or whatever you call yourself, just don't throw it in my face.
    Blackstallion76 Blackstallion76 36-40, M 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    here 3:44 now...i'm exausted.i had a good sleep last night.and i can’t sleep again! i wanna get out of this bad cycle. i have to struggle to sleep forever!? but i think it's good...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When I don't see a way out of a situation,or see all the outcomes are bad...I keep thinking and thinking on it like a puzzle to see if I find a way out,a better outcome...and that...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    Trust. I think we must establish some kind of a coalitons fighting agains all of those pervets. Especially I can say we must fight against perverts engaged in an every profession...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 6 Responses Nov 8

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    My mother is a special woman. I don't mean that sarcastically surprisingly. She is special- she just also did the equivalent of killing me. She is an awkward, emotionally confused...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F Nov 11

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    "Hey, Red, want to go out to dinner or something?" "Hold up, I'm trying to beat the Elite Four here!" XD But seriously. I'm much too immature to be anyone's girlfriend just yet...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I have a technical interview tomorrow for this part time software dev job at my college, and I haven't had any time to prepare. On top of that, I have to wake up in 5 hours to work...
    Indistinct Indistinct 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    I don't want to take medication for my depression/anxiety. My mom and dad keep telling me I need to take medication for it so I can be like everyone else but I hate the idea of...
    ForgetThisAlready ForgetThisAlready 18-21, F Nov 4

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    I had nightmares for a week about his ex-wife. As he sleep in bed next to me, I would toss and turn from dreams of them re-uniting. It didn't make it OK for me to look, but I did...
    LittleSunbear LittleSunbear 22-25, F Nov 8

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    I am not a slave to my phone. Sometimes I am doing something and I don't want to be distracted. I don't take my phone in the bathroom with me. I sleep. My full attention is...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I still am having problems sleeping at night. I want to find a natural way to help me sleep. I don't want to rely on a pill to do so. Anyone have any tips?
    Via70 Via70 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am having a hard time with something and it is a little scary for me. After my break up with my ex, I had met another guy, he was really charming and adorable well so I thought...
    Canadianchick94 Canadianchick94 18-21, F 29 Responses 1 day ago

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    many times im confronted by men who seem like theyre interested in me...but then i find that they only want to hook up or have sex or whatever they want. But they don't want me. so...
    penaleliscio penaleliscio 22-25 1 Response Nov 5

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    I can honestly say that I do not fear death - mainly because I had to confront my own mortality a number of times and have even been clinically dead more than once. When I was 21...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 5

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    I did it again. I can't help it anymore. one cut a week an a half ago. one 5 minutes ago. had an emotional breakdown down at work. I'm over stress. I had saying that because...
    ooak67 ooak67 22-25 2 days ago

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    Sleep now, fight the world tomorrow....from Trengo thanks Don't let pain steal your dreams from you
    liberty2 liberty2 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    We have lots in common. I honestly don't know why we can't get along. Our peaceful times are honestly just small talk or deliberately avoiding difficult topics provided we're...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F Oct 30

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    Just woke up and I didn't get better. This sucks so hard right now. I'm never ill, but today's a bad day. Started my day with puking, while there wasn't even food in my stomach, so...
    mydailylifeasme mydailylifeasme 18-21, F Nov 3

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    I can't sleep if I'm thinking too much. In my earlier story I said that this wasn't an issue really anymore.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F Nov 2

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    Can't sleep any one out there want to chat about random ****?
    poohbug poohbug 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 6

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    I can't sleep. Its one of those nights ware everything I have been thinking about for the past month is coming to me now. Why tonight??
    ilfyst ilfyst 13-15, F Nov 10

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    Let me start with a letter I wrote to "D" just tonight, and set the stage for where this tumultuous last 3 weeks has already put me... "I hope u can understand why I am writing...
    peachesftw0320 peachesftw0320 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    last week, it is the feast of our town, i had my elementary classmates with me. they slept over my place and we had some drinks. the day after, they got home and took a sleep on...
    makris makris 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I hide behind a trick, a harmless mask, but wait some things can be quick to turn into a disagreeable task. You better watch your back because some secrets could lead to an...
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 16-17, F Nov 18

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    I am 34 years old. to make a long story short I have tried going to college on two separate occasions. because of my unstable home I had to start making decisions as to either use...
    maddie1980 maddie1980 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    So it's half 2 in the morning and I'm sat watching 'one born every minute' and to be honest it's ok, some bits are quite funny 😄 never seen anything like it before, don't think...
    Youmeansomething Youmeansomething 18-21, M Nov 13

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    I woke at 5am (also frequently awoke in the night) and I dont have to be in work until 11! I don't like feeling restless this early *_*
    flyingmintbunny90 flyingmintbunny90 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    Let me clarify that it FEELS like I don't fit in anywhere, esp. right now in my life, but I know I fit in somewhere and have fit-in society in the past. I live in America, the most...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 31

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    A little set up for you: I'm a 19 year old girl. Portuguese. Lived in England most of my life. Born in SA. Confident in my appearance. I write. I draw (at university, so it's legit...
    exulansis exulansis 18-21, F