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I Hate Trying to Get to Sleep

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    Yawnworthy

    Trying to sleep is the most boring pastime I know of, and I watched paint dry yesterday so I know what I'm talking about. There is nothing worse than laying in bed, tossing about (oi, no funny stuff) trying to get to sleep when your brain won't switch off. I hate waking up in the...
    newmurderer newmurderer 70+ 4 Responses May 19, 2010

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    How Many Hours Will It Take Me Tonight?

    It takes me on average two to three hours to fall asleep.It isn't so much that I hate the time I have to think,I usually am thinking about something pleasant anyway,it's that I'm not dreaming and it means I will probably wake up still tired the next day.I like to dream,I sleep to...
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2009

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    Takes Me Soooo Long

    My dad can fall asleep easily. As soon as he sets his head onto his pillow, you could hear his snoring. Meanwhile, in  room I could be up for 3 hours before finally falling asleep. You'd find me staring at ceiling for awhile with my hands behind my head. The only time when I...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F Jul 15, 2009

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    I Think Too Much

    i have to be laying in bed til i am literally starting to doze off. otherwise i lay there thinking too much. thinking about things i may have missed out on and thinking about how lonely i am.
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M Apr 7, 2011

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    Day After Day

    I go 3 - 4 days at a time not able to sleep.  Lately it has only been about every four months but now I cant get to sleep until after I lay there foe 3 hr or so.  Some of that is because my subconscious is listing for my grandson, waiting to hear him start crying...
    LostInTyme LostInTyme 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2009

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    Never Can

    I can't do it. SO might as well not try. I stay up into the midmorning quite often. It;s 5am at the moment and Iknow I still have hours to go until I get to rest.
    relleaine relleaine 16-17, F Aug 7, 2010

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    I Dread It Every Day

    Sleeping has always been a huge struggle for me. It boggles my mind as to how anyone can just fall asleep so easily, simply by resting their head on the pillow. Usually I'm laying in bed anywhere from an hour to five hours. Sometimes I won't be able to fall asleep at all. The...
    delirium delirium 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    My daughter finally goes to sleep

    and I'm wide awake -__- help me Jesus
    dollybella dollybella 22-25, F Jun 29, 2014

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    Almost Everyday Now!

    I just ******* lie there thinking, thinking about everything! Happy,sad, fun enjoyable things, always suicide without fail, the good sides about it for me the bad sides about it for my family, my mum and sisters... Every ******* night now! I hate it!
    Achilles1989 Achilles1989 22-25, M 4 Responses May 23, 2009

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    I Hate Trying To Get To Sleep. Had This Problem For 10 Years Now!!!!!

    I absolutely DESPISE trying to fall asleep. My mind is running at 200 mph but my body is saying you have to!!! It won't work. I've tried exercising and whatnot. The only thing that knocks me out is sleep tea, which I can't find anywhere! And even that doesn't feel good. It...
    michelleindsm michelleindsm 31-35, F Sep 26, 2013

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    I get a full 9 hours of sleep everyday,

    I sleep from 4 or 5am till 1 or 2pm weird schedule I know, I don't eat dinner till 10pm sometimes even midnight. Am I ****** or what?
    coltman88 coltman88 26-30, M Jun 29, 2014

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    It Sucks..staring At The Ceiling

    I know i have trouble falling asleep. My mind turn and turns and won't frooking shut off! So whenever i know I'm going to be up all night i try to do something to occupy my mind.
    UnderTheBridge UnderTheBridge 22-25, F Apr 6, 2011

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    Hardley Ever Sleep

    i hate it. i get really bad headakes and cant even just sleep through them i have them most days and nights of the week i have been to the doctor but he didnt give me anything to help just set me up for a mri sence the cat scan i had a week befor showed that i had something...
    snowbunny1432Nshaun snowbunny1432Nshaun 22-25 Sep 15, 2009

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    I sleep in my mom's room with her

    and my brother.they usually sleep earlier than me.2 nights ago my brother's comp turned on by itself and it started to play all of the videos open on Firefox.the lights were closed and I was the only one awake....I couldn't get up because I was too scared too and I shortly fell...
    redroseofgrace redroseofgrace 18-21, F Jun 29, 2014

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    This is so me! I don't like many people but I get very lonely, especially at night! I would sleep so much better if I just had someone to cuddle up to at night
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    I honestly can't f***ing stand him right now. I don't even wanna call tht son of a **** my father at this point. I'm so f***ing done with him. He always got his priorities mixed up...
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    My fiance is an alcoholic. We have a child together and he is a wonderful father to my older son. He is funny, charming, loving, and a liar. I hate the lies. The lies are the...
    blaketrevor0608 blaketrevor0608 31-35, F Feb 15

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    Yes, I'm ugly. I'm repulsive. These are the facts of life that I'm gradually accepting, but what I'm trying to understand is behavior. How exactly am I supposed to behave? All I...
    cantelum cantelum 31-35, M 10 hrs ago

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    So I'm a 14 year old who is sick and tired of his elder brother who is 18. If I don't give him the computer let's say, I will get beat up for trying to "retaliate" when he pushes...
    ThePakistaniGuy ThePakistaniGuy 13-15, M 34 mins ago

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    I really do not know where to begin. I know hate is a strong word but I really hate the person he is fits better. We have been married almost 7 years and the last 2 have been...
    triedofit triedofit 41-45 Feb 15

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    I was fine all day, yet as i was in bed on tumblr, I came across a love blog. And after about 10 minutes of scrolling, I found myself sobbing into my teddy bear. The reason, this...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F Feb 7

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    I am writing this simply because I have no other sounding boards left. I have sought help at every term and like others on here,,, to no avail. I have lost my friends my family and...
    luigiartist luigiartist 51-55, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Can some one come stop the party - damn I want to sleep and these ppl still at it. 3 am already . Ok let me do a bed time story - once upon a time , there lived people on earth...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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    I had a friend sleep over in like he first time in forever :P we mostly just watched movies, well we just watched movies:P Annabelle, Tusk, And both of The Human Centipedes. :P the...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Ever since I stopped wearing diapers I have slept nude. Even sleeping at a friends house I did. At 11 or 12 I stayed at a friend and watched while he put pyjamas on over his...
    davebuckley davebuckley 41-45, M 26 mins ago

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    My husband loves me we have 1 daughter but My mother inlaw always jealous of me she always conpet with me specially in cooking....My Sister Inlaw All of them !! They hate me...
    Romechan Romechan 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Hello. This is gonna be long so I thank you in advance for taking the time to read it. Since a child I always had issues with one of my older sisters. From verbal confrontations to...
    Liveandlearn88 Liveandlearn88 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend kicks me and hits me and I'm forced to stay because I have no where else to live. I'm so depressed I spend my days sleeping and my nights trying so hard to go to sleep...
    jadynjaja jadynjaja 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Yesterday I came home from work early at about 12 pm to eat lunch and then I had the rest of the day off. Almost right when I walked in the door I heard the phone ring. It was my...
    Richardson444 Richardson444 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Why do I hate? Simple, a rabid dog bit me. I was nine then. First time it chased me but I outrun it. One week later it caught me. A bit funny. It followed my scent all the way to...
    huttuh8 huttuh8 70+, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Today will be day 5 of the wonderful 'silent treatment'. Yesterday we were both gone all day. I was just driving around trying to keep my mind off of things. Who knows where he was...
    Mrs1105 Mrs1105 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I hate a few of my neighbours the ones behind me play loud *** music and have parties every week until 2-3 in the morning and I hear everything they talk about as they're so loud...
    MrGray69 MrGray69 31-35, M Feb 16

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    I only have been in a relationship once In my life and now its been one year and a half single , i like the feeling of independence i feel relieved and focused on college and on my...
    leen94 leen94 18-21, F Feb 19

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    I can honestly say, I used to spew these words out, The exact words that are painted as the Title of this group. I used to hate my generation, All I seen were the kids who wanted...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 37 mins ago

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    It's official I hate sleep Sleep hates me When I so Sleep it's for generally no more than an hour at a time... And filled with horrendous nightmares
    chipstickz chipstickz 31-35, F Feb 17

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    Believe it or not, i've only seen snow once in real life and that was last spring. I LOVED IT, but i hated how cold the weather was because i get allergies really fast when its...
    Dhikrayat Dhikrayat 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    Why do you hate me For finding her, like you said I should For being happy, like you said I should You told me we were "just friends" but would always be friends. You told me...
    madesomemistakes madesomemistakes 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    yup.. hate it for awhile then.. i think.. oh well no one knows you for who you are.. only you (and God).. so its okay if they dont believe.. important thing is you know you are...
    graciousindifference29 graciousindifference29 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm sitting here while my children sleep and my husband is on the couch next to me. He has no idea how unhappy I am, although I have broached this conversation many times. I...
    felice88 felice88 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    1/30/15 Last week, I got my life back. It’s hard to believe I did it. But I did. I could barely contain what little food I had ingested that morning, my hands were clammy, my...
    karabbit9 karabbit9 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Ughhh... What the freak, trying to fall asleep and then when you finally do you wake up for no reason all of a sudden... 2am, need to be up at 5 for work.
    hunterw0lf hunterw0lf 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    Creepy Warning My name is Chris. I have had sleep paralysis recently. It is not my first time dealing with sleep paralysis, i have it rather frequently like 1-3 times a month, it...
    Footedeal Footedeal 70+, M Feb 6

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