I Hate Sleeping Alone

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    My boyfriend is in jail.

    He's been in there for 5 months now, and still no court date. :( Hardest 5 months ever .
    Feedtheego Feedtheego
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 6, 2014

    I actually don't care

    if there is a person with me but I can't sleep without 1 or both of my dogs
    deleted deleted
    Jul 7, 2015

    Ive been alone most my life,

    so sleeping alone isn't new. But it gets harder and harder every night. It's almost to the point of physical pain, my heart aches so much.
    dzuniga770 dzuniga770
    18-21, M
    Jul 6, 2015

    Miss Him.

    i've grown so accustom to being with him. i miss his arms. knowing anything could happen throughout the night, but regardless, i would be safe. i miss feeling him next to me. sleeping alone is the hardest thing i've had to conquer since the end of us, and i absolutely hate it.
    gypsysoul gypsysoul
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2009

    My partner and I sleep on different beds .

    I don't like it but it seems to make her happy. I am thinking that they is danger of us parting ways . I don't think it's healthy but I kind of started liking it too.
    tafboy2010 tafboy2010
    46-50, M
    May 18, 2014

    Hold Me Closer.

    We used to cuddle every night, and then the warmer weather came. Or his snoring got in the way of my rest. I always thought he would be near me when I fell asleep at night. It's so bad that I can't fall asleep without him. I literally have to work, clean, excercise, talk, sew...
    Lol1234567890lol Lol1234567890lol
    22-25, F
    Jul 17, 2012

    My job causes me to spend 3-4 days,

    including the weekend, in a hotel almost 300 miles from my significant other. I hate sleeping without him.
    belongelsewhere belongelsewhere
    22-25, F
    Sep 27, 2014

    I don't preferably like being alone,

    but I can function with it. I like cuddling because it soothes all the dark thoughts in my head and I can be at peace.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 31

    I'm 600 miles away from my girlfriend

    and it's killing me. I am so proud of myself for being in the Air Force and I love my job, but it gets harder everyday to be away from her. I stay busy during the days and it's not so bad, but as soon as nighttime hits and I get in my bunk, reality hits. I just wanna wrap my...
    hsoutter hsoutter
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 25, 2014

    I hate sleeping alone.

    .. My fiance works nights and I work during the day I am literally alone every night and it gets so tiresome especially when he has nights off and trust me i know everyone needs personal space at times......even though it is far and few between for me.....he would rather go out...
    Wishfultiff Wishfultiff
    26-30, F
    Dec 20, 2015

    Sleeping Without You.

    .. There is nothing worse then laying in a king size bed on your own, i hate it i really do and i just can't sleep. I find i toss and turn all night. I hate not having someone to cuddle up to, the bed feels so cold too its horrible. I hate it when my hubby goes fishing for the...
    Raindrops18 Raindrops18
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2014

    Moved to a new country 5 months ago

    for a job with a few others. All of them left me and I'm still here because i don't know what I want to or can do next, but I'm scared of being homeless and without money. Everyone says Im so strong and they admire me because that's how I present myself; a social butterfly that...
    Woosah Woosah
    26-30, F
    Dec 8, 2014

    My husband and I have been together 7 years

    and his new crappy job requires him to work overnights.. that is not a big deal except I feel like I cannot sleep in our bed alone
    AmaiXAshuri AmaiXAshuri
    26-30, F
    Jun 12, 2014

    It Never Troubled Me Before

    In my Navy days, I fell asleep easily on the ship, knowing that she was safe at home.  When I traveled the country as a consultant, we almost always closed the evening with a phone call, and I slept well at (almost) every hotel, five star or fleabag. Now she's gone...
    windlion windlion
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Dec 7, 2008

    I have slept with the love of my life

    for 19 years. Now she won't stay in the same house. I am really struggling with sleeping alone.
    Jimers Jimers
    46-50, M
    Jun 10, 2015

    This is why I sleep with my dog on the bed,

    she often moves to put her head on the pillow and curl up with me ☺️ otherwise I had the cold, loneliness of an empty bed 😔
    Markybubbb Markybubbb
    18-21, M
    Jan 10, 2015

    I can't stand it. I prefer leaning into my

    boyfriend and being comfy. When I'm alone I end up sleeping wrong and my body aches after. Ugh... But I hate sharing the bed haha
    ohmyele717 ohmyele717
    22-25, F
    Feb 20, 2014
    cchhrriiss cchhrriiss
    22-25, M
    Jun 13, 2014

    At night I get night terrors And

    when I sleep alone I am more scared then when I am with someone.
    Lilbit69 Lilbit69
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 12, 2014

    It's Better Than Living With Regret

    Is it tough? Yes it's damn tough! I didn't want to keep on the way I was, I am looking for the last girl I will ever be with...so as many of the hard nights alone as it takes I guess. I have walked the path of regret, it felt like broken glass cutting into my bare fleshed feet...
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    Feb 18, 2011
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    Jun 28, 2015
    donaldmatic donaldmatic
    46-50, M
    Mar 21

    Worse Every Night

    I get depressed so easily at night. Maybe sleeping alone is why I have such a hard time sleeping these days. I put it off I know. The hours tick by as I avoid even trying to sleep. I know that even when I do try, sleep won't come. I'll lay there, thinking, and then I'll start to...
    HaydenLaRue HaydenLaRue
    18-21, F
    Mar 17, 2011

    Sleeping in general makes me wary.

    Then ****** dreams soon chase, like the fox and the monkey around whatever bush is in that nursery rhyme.
    Kkgunny Kkgunny
    18-21, F
    Jul 13, 2015

    I miss sleeping next someone just being close

    to them and waking up next to someone in the morning.... :(
    tigersfan195 tigersfan195
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 24, 2014

    What's worse than sleeping alone?

    Waking up with no one really there....
    Jayvee832 Jayvee832
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Aug 31, 2015

    All I’ve Got Is Ep!

    I have many nightmares or let’s say annoying dreams, and sometimes I also get that stupid feeling when I’m awake but I cannot move my body, God I keep struggling to release myself while freaking out!Okay I know I’m not six year old but it would have been nice if someone is...
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 6, 2012

    I hate sleeping alone I have a panic attack I

    haven't shared a bed for 4+ years with that let me stay at theirs..
    Wyattcooper Wyattcooper
    18-21, F
    Jul 9, 2015

    I was never this way

    until I got into a serious relationship. When I was single, I loved sleeping alone in "my" bed. I had a queen sized bed and it was more than enough space for me. I loved sleeping in the middle and had more than enough room to stretch out. I hated when he would stay over because...
    xoxoMxoxo xoxoMxoxo
    31-35, F
    Dec 20, 2013

    Wish i had someone i loved to cuddle with me.

    Get me through these cold nights
    candywave candywave
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jan 4, 2015


    I Love to feel breathing on my neck. Hands wrapped around me. Waking up to Kiss in the morning. I hate waking up in a empty bed. It's kinda sad and lonely. :(
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 6, 2008

    I have a rabbit and a blanket

    that I sleep with.. I used to have my boyfriend as well but we broke up so its just me again.. I get scared when I sleep alone and having my rabbit and blanket reassures me a little bit... Call me childish if you like :/
    Victoriaa95 Victoriaa95
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 15, 2015

    I shear a bed with my best female friend

    sometimes and I I can't sleep with out her next to me now I feel so alone and unwanted
    Harryharry123 Harryharry123
    26-30, M
    Jul 14, 2014
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 7, 2015

    I just hate this. Literally

    why I made this sight. I just want a man next to me, I want to feel protected.
    missarabiya missarabiya
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 30, 2014
    cchhrriiss cchhrriiss
    22-25, M
    Jun 12, 2014

    My Arms Ache For You

    Every night my arms ache to wrap themselves around you. I have to grab a blanket and hug it wishing it was you. I can't fall asleep at night cause your always in my mind and my thoughts of you send my heart racing. I pray for you to be happy and safe every night as my eyes weep...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass
    22-25, M
    Nov 19, 2010

    Wish I had that someone I talked to everyday

    and could crawl in bed with at the end of every night to cuddle with
    deleted deleted
    Nov 15, 2015

    It's no fun. It's not life.

    .. sleeping alone without a woman to cuddle with... It's so sad... at this ripe age... I have to go through this... but then it's fated I guess... I hope I can find someone... someone who will always be there... beside me...
    CoolDad59 CoolDad59
    56-60, M
    Apr 14, 2015

    Not So Much Physically Alone, But ...

    During my Navy days, there were endless nights of sleeping alone in a bunk as the ship rolled underneath and the helicopters rumbled off the deck that was my ceiling.  Not a problem, I knew that wherever she was, it was home for me and I could go there. Then there were the years...
    windlion windlion
    56-60, M
    Sep 25, 2011

    But, I'll probably have to get used to it.

    I have a new job that will require me to do a lot of travelling. Right now, I'm in big hotel room with two big beds and one little ole' me. I'm not looking forward to going to sleep tonight.
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Sep 2, 2014

    So tired of this empty bed Waking up in the

    middle of the night alone Wanting so bad to feel the warmth of a body Laying close to me and hearing them breath So sick of turning to find only a cold emptiness Just so damn tired of this emply bed. I hate sleeping alone!
    zanyzoey zanyzoey
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jan 10, 2015

    I have been single my entire life

    and I am really hating being alone.
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    1 Response May 31, 2014

    I Won't...

    I hate sleeping alone... My husband hates to let me... The people he work with are so mean to him... I wish I could or at least he would stand up to them... The lowest, dirtiest thing I saw in them was when they gave him a THIRTY HOUR WORK DAY.... Is that even legal? Whenever he...
    abritishgirl abritishgirl
    70+, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2012


    All I want is to wrap you up in my arms, to feel the warmth of your skin, the heat from your breath....... To watch the steadiness of your breathing, and feel the beating of your heart as I lie next to you......
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    7 Responses Jun 29, 2010
    Jayvee832 Jayvee832
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Nov 9, 2015

    Im Scared Of Everything

    I hate sleeping alone, not like alone inbed but on the house.so dark and quiet. Its not old its just big. I need someone to snuggle with and tell me its okay.
    The1ginger The1ginger
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Sep 4, 2013
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