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I Have Problems Sleeping

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

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    aammmy aammmy 18-21, F Nov 8

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    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    Efoile Efoile 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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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

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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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    Because few things get improved.

    But chris tries to help. http://youtu.be/vw5lwK9UAY8
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 28

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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

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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 a week ago

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    RageGod RageGod 16-17, M Jun 2

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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

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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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    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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    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

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    aammmy aammmy 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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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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    I always oeverthink before sleep and end up going to sleep at 4-5 am. then i need to get up ar 9-10 am. I have anxiety issues and can't just can't fall asleep at night....
    vasinas vasinas 22-25, F Dec 11

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    I know this sounds really bad...But I think drinking alcohol actually helps my day to day life. I drink, and it helps my sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and insomnia (Trio of sleep...
    EnslavedRonin EnslavedRonin 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I suffer from a condition known as DSPD, or Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder, which means my sleep cycles are screwed up. I end up asleep around 1:00am and wake up at 6 or 7 am. I...
    Sdtwbaj Sdtwbaj 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I suppose I could call it insomnia. It has been both productive and destructive in my life. I can remember as a child having great difficulty sleeping. When I discovered books I...
    TunnelofTrees TunnelofTrees 36-40, M Nov 28

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    Sleeping is so difficult when you have a world awake in your phone.
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M 20 hrs ago

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    Part of the problem of having problems is figuring out the causes of all of them
    Curseoftheblade Curseoftheblade 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    Today and yesterday was a good example of this. I have to take sleepers in order to sleep properly, thenight before last, I took one at 4am, and woke up at 8am feeling fine and...
    Kattastrophe Kattastrophe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 16

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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 1 day ago

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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 11 hrs ago

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    Have you ever sat down and ur accidentally sat on and crushed ur tool? It HURTS
    mrwilson062198 mrwilson062198 16-17, M 4 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Get out of my head, I'm trying to sleep... Stop keeping me awake with your unnecessary nightmares.
    BloodofAmara BloodofAmara 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    I start hockey tomorrow and ugh my coach isn't helping she doesn't communicate and wants me to play Saturday when I can't, I've never been in hockey skates before either! I can't...
    SomethingAboutFigureSkating SomethingAboutFigureSkating 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    Especially if it abused and/or unearned. Gotten me into minor trouble once or twice...
    ImperfectHuman ImperfectHuman 46-50, M Dec 4

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    My mom,sister and me fight all the time. Over little things and I got the short end of the stic when it comes to my 24 year old sister. It's ridiculous.
    misunderstoodgurl16 misunderstoodgurl16 16-17, F Dec 10

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    Why is practically everything about me and relating to me so terrible...
    Curseoftheblade Curseoftheblade 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 13

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    so, i have problems with Anxiety. and right now, it's a problem. I hate having Anxiety, specially now that it has gotten worse but not frequent. Today[12-15-2014] I got...
    StopxLaughingxSammy StopxLaughingxSammy 22-25 Dec 16

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    Just this weekend I was out with colleagues at a very busy pub and as usual found it very difficult to follow the conversation. I have always struggled when in noisy environments...
    ProfessorDrew ProfessorDrew 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    It really annoys me when I see people who have absolutely nothing wrong with them lying to the doctors and the council saying they have mental disorders and other false made up...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Okay, on my way to see my neurologist for my follow up. I got my injections a little over a month ago, and I can't get another one for another 2 or so months. But I'm telling him...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I quit cold turkey and have been sleeping 18 hours plus a day. Meds don't work on me so I'm going to have to figure it out on my own.
    SubcultureSellout SubcultureSellout 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 20

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    i been diagnosed as PDD since 2003 and "autistic like behavior " since the age of 3 and life has been challenging on and off. Academically i am pretty smart but socially and...
    db174 db174 31-35, F Dec 9

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    I always wanted to move to the UK, not just visit, but live there. I've loved their accents for forever! I use to dream of meeting a man from the UK, but I've had very bad...