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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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    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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    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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    He's 18, I'm 16. I rarely get feelings for guys. I think I really like him, but he didn't finish high school, he smokes weed a lot, drinks a lot, doesn't have a stable job, doesn't...
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    I've spent the last 17 yrs with him and the last 7 have been sexless. I quit bringing it up about 4 yrs ago but I have so many resentments and built up anger that now I don't even...
    WantToEndTheCycle WantToEndTheCycle 46-50, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    You don't like me ? thats cute, i really couldn't care less :) bye
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I've been laying here with headsets on listening to music for a long time, and I just don't even know if this is really life. It's like you have so many people in your life, but...
    Artxsy Artxsy 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Alarm going off. Hit snooze. Just another five minutes. Alarm sounds again. Aahhh. I'd love another 4 hrs. It's another day in paradise.
    henkam henkam 46-50, M 9 hrs ago

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    Yup up all night cause I was scared out if my mind. Gonna sleep all day
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I don't feel like I belong, I always feel like the odd one out and when I do feel like I belong it's short-lived and then the pain is so much worse than before. Eventually you...
    BriarRose96 BriarRose96 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I don't like my father as a father, but I still like him as a friend. So for 2 and a half months, I lived with my dad, since my mum is moving to another country, temporarily. In...
    azurevanilla azurevanilla 13-15 17 hrs ago

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    I have never even lit one, don't know how to do that. I have smoked about 4-5 puffs as a whole. 1 when about 15 (parents still don't know) and 2-5 when on holiday in Creete at 22.
    cheekyhannah36 cheekyhannah36 36-40, F 20 hrs ago

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    I'm lucky if I get 5 hours of good sleep.
    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M 20 hrs ago

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    It's 8AM. I'm kind of tired, but not tired enough where I can just close my eyes and be out like a light. :/
    BurnMyDread BurnMyDread 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Haha yep but when I do. You can always tell by the whale sounds I make -.- wooo! Yay! -.-
    kaixin97 kaixin97 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    A teacher was teaching her second grade class about the government, so for homework that one day, she told her her students to ask their parents what the government is. When Little...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I don't know who I detest more: The 'alpha-male', primed for conquest and always seeking competition, lacking any form of emotional depth... or the 'nice guy', pretending his...
    manimalien manimalien 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Ok so I've been with this guy for 8 months now and I recently brought up that there's no depth to our relationship, It happened to be that time of the month and he asked "are u...
    AnnieLouisez AnnieLouisez 26-30, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I swear to God I got to bed at 10-ish and now still struggling to sleep. Damn. Maybe I'm enjoying these song resonating from my earphones quite reverently but really these songs...
    MienaMena MienaMena 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Hi everyone ☺️ I'm only 14 years old and I recently came out to my best friend (he is bisexual) , and since I told him i fell in love with him. Yesterday I invited him over for...
    JordenVDB JordenVDB 13-15, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm feeling a lot under some sort of mask of emptiness? I can't properly feel the sadness and loneliness and whatever else is mixed up in there because of some weird tired apathy...
    transtastic transtastic 18-21, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    God, I’m so tired... 12:26 am. The sound of my own breathing is annoying me and I can’t sleep. Every little twitch and itch feels like a spider taking a stroll cross my arm...
    drfate drfate 31-35, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I haven't slept a whole night without waking up in over a year, the only time I sleep good is when my oldest brother comes to visit like once a year lol Otherwise, no such luck :(
    Plaincountrygirl Plaincountrygirl 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I live in Santa Ana California and I am very concerned about my niece. My niece lives with here mom in a car/Cheap Motels. Her loser dad which is my brother is in jail and her mom...
    Sublimegirl Sublimegirl 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Emphasis of the 'feel'. I'm not saying they actually don't. I had to move back home after finishing an art degree so I could build up my career to go freelance. It's been hard...
    EleanorPainting EleanorPainting 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For some nights now I wake up in the middle of the night or I can't fall asleep. I feel calm and happy, but very awake. It's annoying BC I like my sleep. There's no one in my life...
    Kayla0504 Kayla0504 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I look at the sunset and inwardly smile. I know it's always going to be there for me. I look at the moon and worry. I don't know why I get so scared at night. I can feel the tiny...
    zax2 zax2 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    This wasn't what I actually wanted to write about but it's true. I don't fear death. It'll liberating. Being free from emotional pain and physical pain... sounds amazing to me.
    Lilique Lilique 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I have insomnia & it SUX ! I worked night time most all my life & now my body clock is screwed & refuses to reset no matter what I do or try.
    BCRichWarBeast BCRichWarBeast 51-55, M Jun 22

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    And to be clear right away; this has nothing to do with my lifestyle in whatever form. I get along great with the kids of my friends and relatives and I do a lot of voluteerwork...
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 10 Responses Jun 21

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    Wicked insomniac for last 30+ years. Lunesta use to work for me now I have tolerance wake up at 3:00-4:00 pm every night regardless. Wife snores like a 600 lbs drunk sailor. Wish...
    2bz2cu 2bz2cu 56-60, M Jun 21

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    I can never see myself in a relationship, or married, or domestic-partnered. I enjoy myself very much and covet my privacy (physical, emotional, mental). While I enjoy connecting...
    lolitabrat lolitabrat 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    i have a question for any one that reads this.. me and one of my best friends (female) keep getting accused of dating.. she is bi and im straight.. a lot of her friends think that...
    misterygurl04 misterygurl04 18-21, F 11 Responses Jun 20

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    This is a very long post, so I apologize. I would be grateful for your advice… I recently found out that my dad is not my biological father. The news was a big surprise to me as...
    aemegece aemegece 26-30, F Jun 18

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    Today two people were telling me how beautiful I was I realized that lately a lot of people have been telling me that It kind of gives me a weird feeling I look in the mirror and...
    Justventingg Justventingg 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I love my father. When I was little he was my hero. When I was about five my parents lost their home. My father left. My parents separated and my dad moved to another state. He...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 17

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    When I can't sleep I ask my angel to lay with me and she comforts me to sleep.
    AngelOfGod1506 AngelOfGod1506 22-25, F Jun 17

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    I don't feel good and I don't know why. I just woke up from a dream that basically summarized how my family is and how my relationships with them really is... it's depressing...
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    I sleep next to someone who I literally have to grab her hand and put it on my chest for her to touch me. Recently I've been trying to get her to take a free online test for the...
    SadDancer SadDancer 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 16

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    I fell asleep at about 11:30pm and woke up at 3:30am I just don't leep well when I have too many things on my mind. :(
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M