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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...
    newmurderer newmurderer 70+ 4 Responses May 19, 2010

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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...
    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...
    LostInTyme LostInTyme 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 8, 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...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F Jul 15, 2009

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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...
    UnderTheBridge UnderTheBridge 22-25, F Apr 6, 2011

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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...
    delirium delirium 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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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...
    Achilles1989 Achilles1989 22-25, M 4 Responses May 23, 2009

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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...
    snowbunny1432Nshaun snowbunny1432Nshaun 22-25 Sep 15, 2009

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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...
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15, 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...
    michelleindsm michelleindsm 31-35, F Sep 26, 2013

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    My love hate relationship!! Sleep Is Like A Drug Every night I go to sleep exhausted and as long as its not too hot I'm asleep within seconds. I only sleep for between 4-5hours...
    BytheBy BytheBy 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    There are some things that are good about technology but when things go wrong I just want to go hide under the covers. I think it is because I just hate trying to figure new things...
    dawnmill dawnmill 36-40 Mar 23

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    Got into a fight with my husband again. He slept in the other room last night and will again tonight. I hate getting into those stupid fights. And now, I'm depressed.
    hotwifeWA hotwifeWA 36-40, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    And we welcome another sleepless night :/
    Sillylilwolf Sillylilwolf 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    These sleepless nights... -_-
    BarbieH BarbieH 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    She drives me NUTS!!!! I basically raised myself because she sleeps all day. Ever since I was little all she does is sleep all day. Sometimes I think she doesn't even care about...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I long for the day I don't have to come on here to vent. I just found out my SD has been drinking. Like, she's 13! I wasn't of age when I first drank but I sure wasn't drinking...
    Countrychicky Countrychicky 26-30 2 Responses Mar 27

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    So yesterday, dad decided to play guitar at 10:30 right when I decided to go to bed. And he doesn't even play nice music, he just plunks the strings in repetitive patterns in...
    Juls4 Juls4 16-17, F Mar 28

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    When I slept I was literally deaf to the world. It was more peaceful that way and until I decided to wake up and face the world I ignored all distrsctions. That is what I was doing...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    All right, I know people come on here to either wine, or try to think about nothing but sunshine and rainbows...no offense, being positive and hopeful is good for moral.... but i...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm a 16 year old Christian and I'm a virgin. I'm not trying to judge anyone about what they do in their sex life. I don't care what you do. And I'm not saying anyone has to do...
    March7th March7th 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    What am I going to say to you? All my life I've probably been suffering because of you. Thinking back, it's pathetic what happened. I don't even know now, I'm tired. Ever since I...
    jxstagirl jxstagirl 13-15, F Mar 24

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    I was told one day by my mother that crying is bad and my father hates crying so I should never do it. I never shed a year in front of her. I was never a good chid in my mothers...
    Bluebren98 Bluebren98 13-15 1 Response Mar 23

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    So. Who else is a chronic insomniac like me who hasn't been able to go to sleep normally for the past 6 years or so? I've had problem going to sleep for a long time and it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25

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    I put on a happy facade but inside I feel burning pain because I am a grown man at the mercy of a person who is trying to help me recover from personal issues in my life. Last...
    opiumbliss opiumbliss 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate people. I hate school everyone smells and I'm bored
    cvhcutie cvhcutie 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    I feel so sick and tired of living this life. I only have one physical friend to be with, and we fight and argue for a lot of the time. I've wanted to kill myself since I was 7...
    nofutureanon nofutureanon 18-21 1 Response Apr 6

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    So basically,3years I've gone not being able to see my 3younger siblings I miss them all like mad,the thing is I know they hate me,like what's the point in me classing them as...
    shannonxxx shannonxxx 13-15, F Mar 17

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    I hate lazy people. There's always one in my group assignments and group discussions. How can I have a group discussion in my tutorial classes if people don't prepare the work or...
    GoFuckYourselfBitch GoFuckYourselfBitch 70+, M Mar 24

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    "Mama!" I called out nervously into the bedroom. "Are you awake? Can I come in?" I was 10 years old carrying a secret burden I was finally ready to unload. She said she was awake...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I have never hated anyone in my life. My MIL I DO hate she has destroyed my marriage with get son her golden child . I am 45, he is 63, she is 86. Her son divorced his wife 30...
    sueoneil sueoneil 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I HATE THEM I HATE THEM!!! I just moved into this apt last year and they're only in my room as my roommate inhabits the rest of the apt and she has had no complaints of bites. Me...
    ALovelyMess ALovelyMess 31-35 Apr 2

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    So I'm just here to vent basically, so my ex and I just broke up, were in a long-distance relationship btw. He goes to college out in Arizona, and I'm in Cali. Anyways we both have...
    righteousjay righteousjay 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've been with my mom and dad for 15 years. I hate them because I know they don't care about me. My life is hard. I'm cranky alot because it is hard to sleep. Especially because I...
    savadavid savadavid 13-15, M Mar 18

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    OMG I hate going to bed but I hate to wake up. I love sleep but hate going to sleep!
    Loveallpoeple Loveallpoeple 13-15, T Mar 20

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    Can someone please take their time to read this? Its long, 8 pages but it explains a lot about the situation I am currently in. I think a lot of people could relate to this if they...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. That's always the situation for me. It also seems like I have crushes on chicks...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Seriously. I just HATE it when people force me to do things I absolutely do not want to do what so ever. It's mostly from people I know, bossing me around ALL the time!And when I...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    1) I really want to stay up on the computer but my eyes are hurting already. 2) People don't have a good reason for messaging me back shortly after I message them 3) I am taking...
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    The one's who say they're bad *****, the ones who reckon they're different cos they dye their hair, the one's who need to announce they're hard core with ripped t shirts and...
    catree catree 22-25, F 25 mins ago

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    My bf is accusing me of being a lesbian/bi and I'm not. I don't even get off with hands or mouth. The only way I get off is by actual intercourse from a man and grinding on his...
    hopelesslove30 hopelesslove30 26-30, F Mar 19

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    I'm not sure how well I will be received here but I am sharing my story nonetheless. I was widowed at the age of 32 and my son was 2 1/2. I was not looking for a relationship after...
    MomofOZ2003 MomofOZ2003 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    so im walking home not the best and this ***** playing happy the freaking song from despicable me im sorry but today I wanted to punch the shite out of you u don't scream at a...
    mizzcola17 mizzcola17 18-21, F Mar 21

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    This 60 yr old lady yells at me for wearing provocative clothing, it's not like I'm trying to impress her nor anybody. Besides belly button and cleavage, I only show legs during...
    AprilBurden23 AprilBurden23 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    My sister . This is the story. She has a sugar daddy who she sleeps with. She's pretty but has a man about 39/40 years old who pays for everything down to her nails up to her...
    Jackie192019 Jackie192019 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    With all the things going on, I am sleep deprived. It's like there is not enough hours in a day to get everything done, which makes me have anxiety attacks. Long nights and early...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Mar 27

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    19 Reasons Why I Hate You: 1. You always talk but never listen. It's always about you. You don't care about anything I tell you. When I talk, you either interrupt, roll your eyes...
    tarara0414 tarara0414 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I never go to bed because I'm tired or because most normal people are tucked in at that hour. I go when I count down 7-8 hours sleep from the time I have to get up! I hate getting...
    Gladez Gladez 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    The relationship with my MIL has always been ok. She's been nice, but 'cool'. To me, she's socially awkward and often unaware of rude comments. ANYWAY- I just had a baby a few...
    SmellyPug17 SmellyPug17 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    My husband verbally abuses me constantly! I am so sick of it! I wish I could die right now. He says women who buy cars are terrible people who sleep with men. Women who have...
    tony20dw17 tony20dw17 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 2