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I Have Problems Sleeping

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 394 People

    aammmy aammmy 18-21, F Nov 8, 2014

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    Something is happening

    so what the **** are you doing to have fun before
    BigBrainTheory BigBrainTheory 31-35, M Dec 16, 2014

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    Sometimes when I go to sleep I stop breathing

    and I really don't know why but it's so scary
    Chrisgrizzly55 Chrisgrizzly55 18-21, M Aug 17, 2014

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    lately when night comes,

    my stomaque get hurt so bad.and panic attack,too.right now..someone private message me :)
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2014

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    Nightmares

    In high school before I was put on antidepressants, I had HELL trying to get to sleep.  My mind would run through absolutely every topic known to man before I could finally drift off to sleep--everything from sex and torture to the universe and planets.  Nothing went...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2009

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    i struggle to sleep every single night.

    it's getting harder and harder..smh
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    Usually I do scrape six hours (if I'm lucky!

    ), but it's always after a fair bit of tossing and turning. My mind just can't switch off. And with the UK heatwave, I've managed 4 hours maybe, in part due to the weather making my anxiety symptoms worse.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Jul 24, 2014

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    (':

    1-     I hate my dear insomnia.  It keeps me awake all night literally.  Doesn’t matter how tired I feel.  It’s always there to keep me from sleeping.   2-     If I can’t sleep, I start thinking about stuff or watch a movie instead.  That causes me horrible...
    meme30 meme30 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    Probably Just Need A New Bed

    I have been in therapy to help me sleep better. Yesterday I was hypnotized as part of the therapy and still woke up last night. I bet I only need a new bed. My wife likes our bed. I think I have her convinced to get a new bed.
    NCConch NCConch 41-45, M May 24, 2012

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    Getting Help To Zzz

    My sleeping issues began a couple of years ago. I was anxious about a big project at work and a good night's sleep was the first thing to go. I tossed and turned. Not sleeping only helped increase the rest of my stress related issues and I wound up in the ER with pre-atrial...
    NCConch NCConch 41-45, M 1 Response May 22, 2012

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    aammmy aammmy 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    Does Your Brain Decide It's Time To Kick Into Overdrive?

    I know there are others that have this happen to them on almost a daily basis: Your ready for bed, your tucked in and relatively comfy, you close your eyes... and your brain decides to reply every stupid, embarrassing and/or horrible decision, idea and/or moment you've ever had...
    3lAssasin0 3lAssasin0 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2013

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    Well this is a twister.

    . Lately my nights have been strange like this. As I am drifting off the to sleep I'll end up waking back up of because of this feeling. Before this hits me head on startling me my body feels as if it's center of being is pushed straight up in a current that shocks me, and it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 10, 2014

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    Every night, I have problems sleeping.

    I spent most of the night tossing and turning, when I finally feel like I can go to sleep usually about 7 am, my phone starts ringing so I spend most of the day looking for sleep. What ways can I make myself go to sleep at night?
    Mr504 Mr504 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2014

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    Yesterday, wile i was sleeping i kept feeling

    alot of pressure on my chest (around the rib area), so i guess i partialy woke up, and all of the sudden i couldnt move or speak. It was hard to breath, the pressure got stronger, and stronger, and stronger, as it went on, i began to hear this man voice, talking very quickly...
    Id0ntKn0wwwww Id0ntKn0wwwww 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2014

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    Zzz Problems

    Sleeping, staying asleep, and waking up is real hard.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 16, 2011

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    It's annoying cos I can't sleep ATM.

    I want to but.. It's like annoying. Cos I can't if you know what I mean.
    Makaleetah Makaleetah 18-21, F Dec 20, 2014

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    Awaat 3 'o Clock At Night ...

    Actually, the title ought to be "I had problems sleeping", because it a lot better now. A few years ago I went through a very upsetting time emotionally, and started having severe problems sleeping and staying asleep. I've now learnt some basic meditation ,and it...
    ekorre ekorre 56-60, M Sep 1, 2009

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    Since I Was Little I've Had Sleep Problems

    My name is Pebbles, and I'm an adult enuretic with PTSD. As I've found out through experience and reading, many of us with PTSD have problems with sleep, no matter what the cause of our PTSD is. Enuresis is not my only issue,so is Sleep Apnea, as well as Sleep Maintenence...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2012

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    I Can'T Sleep In, Constantly Waking Up.

    I can't even fall asleep until at least 3am, no matter what I do, and after I fall asleep I wake up 3-5 times during the night which take me FOREVER to even get back to sleep. Then i wake up around 8-ish and can't go back to sleep, even though I'm still very tired. I used to be...
    smallgirlbigdreams smallgirlbigdreams 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2013

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    Efoile Efoile 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 28, 2014

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    Trying To Sleep

    It takes me forever to fall asleep. My brain just does not want to stop. I have tried going to bed early and find myself just laying there, eyes closed and still awake. I even took a note pad to bed so I could write things down that were running through my head, just to release...
    HowMuchCanaKoalaBear HowMuchCanaKoalaBear 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2014

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    Where's My Klonpin?

    Wheres my Benadryl? Where's my Valerian? Where's my Nyquil? That's the way it goes folks
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 26, 2009

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    RageGod RageGod 16-17, M Jun 2, 2014

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    persayous persayous 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I seriously have trouble sleeping. I could be so so tired and not be able to sleep. My eyes say yes, but my mind says no.
    persayous persayous 22-25, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Sleeping is so difficult when you have a world awake in your phone.
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M Dec 27, 2014

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    Since I was 18(now 22) I have had problems with telling guys I don't want to have sex. Granted just of the men were boyfriends or dating but I felt as if I was letting them down if...
    Mickey993 Mickey993 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I'm not a violent person by nature but I swear If a person in the next 48 hours try's to tell me about " their Problems" I might just flip **** ☝️☝️☝️☝️ I also...
    LuiGina LuiGina 13-15, F Jan 9

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    I realize that since a early age 99% off the time im solving problems, i havent been REALLY happy since i was little and didnt had a care in the world
    lifeaintshit lifeaintshit 18-21, M Jan 11

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    It's just too ******* hard to talk to people about my problems 😞.. I try to deal with em on my own but it's only hurting me more having to keep all this inside and never being...
    persayous persayous 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I can't sleep i don't no why i haven't been able to get a good night sleep in weeks
    Rebecca0313 Rebecca0313 13-15, F Dec 26, 2014

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    I can't sleep good when I can't have sex it very for to fall asleep it takes a long time for me to fall asleep or I wake up of an on.
    bigfrank917 bigfrank917 31-35, M Dec 27, 2014

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    I have insomnia from alcohol withdrawal. Night # 2. Here we go.
    poppysue15 poppysue15 41-45, F Jan 14

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    my mom is dating this guy, He is nice and all but he takes all the attention away from me,Now my mom is always with him and i feel like she hates me now for guy, what do i do what...
    elianybeltre1 elianybeltre1 13-15 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    My brother doesn't want me talking to his ex girlfriend that he got pregnant. I don't like his new girlfriend she jealous and mean stuck up type untrustworthy just no Morals she's...
    peaceintruelove peaceintruelove 18-21, F Jan 2

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    Well my family is not being very supportive and have not been in my life for long time. I have raise my kids alone without my family help and my family have disown me because of...
    Kelbug Kelbug 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    I decided to make these vacations constructive and studied a bit about the field I want to master in later. (two years to go actually) I kind of take more time to understand the...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F Jan 3

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    My family is sorta broken, I was adopted so I don't feel connections with my parent. so I only have one father and no mother and my sister isn't the best example in life. so...
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    My father omitted me from his will. My mother told me once, if I changed, I could receive money after she died. My son, adored the power of money since his boyhood, from my parents...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    I try to talk to people and give some people the time of the day. But how are you going to give them the time of the day when they won't give you the time of the day? Maybe I have...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    My PTSD has been so bad lately that I absolutely can not sleep at night. Ever since I ran out of my medication awhile back, I've been drinking myself to sleep. Its the only way I'm...
    Saithe Saithe 18-21, F Jan 16

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    Sometimes I stay up thinking for no reason
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Just woke up from a sleep paralysis nightmare i know it's a little late to be up now but can't go back to bed after that nightmare
    lilacstone lilacstone 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Every time I close my eyes at night, I feel like someone's watching me and it forces me to open my eyes again. I hate it so much. I'm tired, but I can't sleep.
    MaximumAri MaximumAri 13-15, F Jan 14

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    Not really sleepy tonight instead i find myself on here now tonight and bored probably going to read
    lilacstone lilacstone 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I hate Waking up coz when your asleep all your worries, problems, issues they all fade away and life seems a better place but as soon as you wake up your back to reality and...
    lisa118 lisa118 18-21, F Dec 28, 2014

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