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I Get Emotional When I Don't Sleep

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Jan 19

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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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    I've been fat my whole life. I have no idea what it's like to be skinny. But I do know what it's like to not be able to do the things the skinny people do. I'd like to think I'm...
    wefallbutoursoulsfly wefallbutoursoulsfly 26-30, F 11 hrs 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 a week ago

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    If you have a lot of adult experiences and/or an adult icon, I think it's safe to assume that you are contacting me for entertainment. Just so you don't waste your time or mine, I...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 2 Responses 10 hrs 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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    ooh that first kiss! ;) I have had millions of first kiss. Each time with the man whom I or will adore and loved. Sometimes funny. Sometimes sweet. Then, there are those awkward...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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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 Jan 18

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    Someone is really trying to make it look like it's nothing but it is so clear that you don't like me, it's okay, i never really liked me too.
    needsoutlet needsoutlet 18-21, F 1 Response 3 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 1 Response 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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    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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    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 found something very interesting (although overall not surprising) about this forum. Every popular and top hearted post on this forum, is from a female. Of course it's probably...
    theycallmetk theycallmetk 16-17, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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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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    I can't sleep without music playing in the background; the volume is always on the same number. But tonight it's just too loud. It's overbearing and making it worse. But why is it...
    thisgirl92 thisgirl92 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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 Jan 20

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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 6 days ago

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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

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    i never thought I'd be in this position. i don't think anyone ever thinks it. i was so in love. He wants everything to go back to the way it was. But the damage is done. I can't be...
    Platana2100 Platana2100 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Why? Because I know that the most reliable person for me is me. If I let myself down because I didn't achieve a goal, deadline, or a task then it's me that I need to contend with...
    Nyx1978 Nyx1978 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    laxlife laxlife 18-21, F Jan 8

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    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I'm living in a loveless marriage and don't know how I'm going to continue for 9 more years. I can't be without my kids so divorce isn't an option. She has turned so sour on me...
    sparksearcher sparksearcher 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 15

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    It's almost 3am and I'm still awake. I should be sleeping at least I don't have to wake up early tomorrow.
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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    It changes every day, it feels like... We spend all day fine. It's like the happiness in our relationship dies alongside the daylight. Two years full of love, laughter, happiness...
    anonymityrocks anonymityrocks 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Every night before sleep i think about my life, my mistakes, my friends, my day etc... I employ about 50 minutes before falling asleep. I don't know how to do.
    Ariannaa Ariannaa 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago