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I Have To Take Sleeping Pills To Sleep At Night

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    Major Mood Swings

    I used to have major mood swings. i thought i was getting enough sleep, but I always had trouble falling asleep and getting the good nights rest. my grandparents thought i was bi-polar because my father has the bi-polar disorder. The doctor said i wasn't getting enough sleep...
    pottsie pottsie 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2010

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    One Little Pill

    For years I searched for sleep... I would stay up till 4 every morning in the hopes that maybe if I reached exhaustion I would sleep and feel rested. I tried meditation for those of you that don't know what this is ...it is when you count from 12 to 1 in your mind... seeing the...
    elderwitch47 elderwitch47 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    I don't even know when I'm supposed to sleep anymore. I work 7 pm-7am three to four times a week. It sucks because I miss out on so much and then when I get a day off I can't do...
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Over the past couple of years I have had difficulty falling asleep. It seems that I cannot cross the threshold between being awake and being asleep. I lose concentration and as...
    kwestion999 kwestion999 51-55, M Aug 17

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    In the middle of most sleepless nights, when I can't sleep.. I STILL REPLAY YOU.
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked 22-25, F Aug 14

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    August 15,2014 Day 3 Another sleepless night. I miss you so much :( I dont wanna cry anymore i just miss you soo bad it hurts. :'(
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked 22-25, F Aug 14

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    One hundred sleepless nights - Pierce The Veil :)
    Pierce7891 Pierce7891 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    31st July 2014. I cannot simply remember who I talked to, what happened, what I did. But I woke up the next morning, with my door banging from my family attempting to get in, a...
    Messedupteenager Messedupteenager 13-15 Aug 3

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    Ever try sleeping knowing the person you love most doesn't love you and never has? And then you have to suck it the eff up and act like everything is effing fine because you can't...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F Aug 20

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    My work schedule and my Tourette's keeps messing up my sleep schedule. I have periods where I can't sleep no matter what I try. I'm just too awake. I work as a music school teacher...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 9

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    Basically, I just knock out whenever my eyes can't stay open anymore. Usually if I'm not doing anything it's between midnight & 1am. Then I sleep for 11-12 hours -____- half my...
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Soooo school starts in 6 days and my sleeping schedule still needs to pull its self together.... Oops
    Lanigga14 Lanigga14 13-15, F Aug 19

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    August 19, 2014 Tuesday Have you ever actually woken up in the middle of the night, suddenly, sitting straight up, and completely out of breath? It scares the **** out of you...
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked 22-25, F Aug 18

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    Age 31, my periods began to flow on their own. My periods have been fairly regular since. I'm wanting to get pregnant! I hope I can now. My last 2 ultrasounds didn't show anymore...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Aug 7

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    I think crying myself to sleep has become an every night thing. There's something about laying in the dark, alone, that just makes me so sad that I can't sleep. Wake up tired. Not...
    FutureGleason FutureGleason 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Every night I go to sleep at 3-4 am, and wake up at noon constantly. This is my only time of peace as my day is full of negativity and tense vibes, but it causes everything to go...
    fagit20 fagit20 13-15, M Aug 2

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    I can't sleep till about 4AM at night than wake up around 12-1pm.. I need to get out of this routine quick because school starts soon .. Thank God for Summer 😂
    sarahbanksx sarahbanksx 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Yeahhhh 7 months while barely being able to sleep. I feel like crap.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    August 29, 2014 Friday It has been 17 days since you left me. I woke up at 3am today and wasn't able to get a good sleep again. I really miss you and right now I am really...
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    My nights are my days and my days are my nights .. LOL! This is messed up
    ClassicLady ClassicLady 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Still on the meds I started a month ago.. Had my dose as I requested it wasn't working aswell.. Now all I want to do is sleep. I feel exhausted and find I waste my days in bed...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F Aug 17

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    I wish I could, but the tears rarely come and when they do, it still isn't satisfying enough. Instead, I just lay in bed at night, apathetic towards almost everything.
    seabassep seabassep 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    :( And here we are with another night awake doing absolutely nothing. I'm getting good at this. Anyone else in this situation?
    Marktastic Marktastic 13-15, M Aug 11

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    Tonight, I think it's going to be an early night... My hearts just not in it anymore ...
    Spencaa92 Spencaa92 18-21, M Aug 19

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    A few times..... A few years ago my best friend lost her mother; she was in such emotional pain that it affected me too.... I hate friends feeling hurt....it hurts me too...
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    And I'm trying not to right now.. Taking deep breaths.. Holding It in.. Until I can't take it anymore. And I suffocate myself with a pillow so no one can hear my whimpering and hot...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    If I go to bed early I'm up a couple hours later and I can't fall back asleep. If I go to bed about 11pm I'm up every two hours, if I go to bed at 1-2am I'm up at 5am!!! Really...
    expressingmyself expressingmyself 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Because I had two night-stands, and the other one exploded in the middle of the night. People who live with glass tables should not throw stones. Not that I did or anything, but it...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    If you ever had a chance to have an intimate night with the person of your dreams, who would that be?
    ShanSai ShanSai 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 15

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    If I have to be up at say 8:30 I'll still torture myself and go to bed at around 1:30 knowing I'll still be tired
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just one on an app so not a proper one really, have an average of around 120. Just wondering what other people get and what this score means, should I take any notice of it? Bit...
    LFCno1 LFCno1 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    actually, it was the other way around.... when a group of international friends were over to visit me in the Netherlands (where I lived until 2003) my ex GF joined us for a day out...
    Rudeboy1967 Rudeboy1967 41-45, M 14 hrs ago

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    http://www.blogthings.com/aseashelltest/ You Are Well Rounded t's hard for you to stay focused in your life. There's just so much to be excited about. You never get too obsessed...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    It's nice to know you're not alone.. even though.I think I still am.
    ruthie97 ruthie97 16-17, F Aug 3

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    August 24, 2014 Sunday I hate waking up crying.
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    and encounters with demonic forces during paralysis...
    JcDubb JcDubb 22-25 Aug 6

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    All I can do is lay here in the dark, hug my pillow and cry. I can't control anything going on. I miss him. I need him. But instead I'm laying here wide awake. Wishing I was laying...
    FutureGleason FutureGleason 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Shift work.... Nothing more to say.
    3dogmatic 3dogmatic 36-40, M Aug 17

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    From youtube though. I don't think a lot of , no offense, white chocks can properly teach me.:P And plus a lot of their Middle Eastern choreographies on Youtube suck(offense meant...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I took Lorazepam once I first seen the psychiatrist and currently am taking Paroxetine 20 mg.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    So I've had sex with three different guys without making them use protection. I guess in the moment I get excited about the risk. I know it's dumb since I'm only 15. Anyway I was a...
    ambermayxx ambermayxx 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You Are Green Tea You believe that each person is on his or her own path. It's not your place to interfere in someone else's life. It's not up to you to tell others how to live...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I have only eaten 140 calories today and cut up both my arms. I can't take this. Time to drink and take sleeping pills. Sleep is the closest I can come to death so lets sleep.
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Its 7 am and i cant bloody sleep! I have work later too. **** my life!!! I think i need to get some sleeping pills. My job is so tiring that when i get home my body is aching and i...
    eyeris2195 eyeris2195 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I sometimes have nightmares that are extremely vivid. I try to go to bed earlier but I can't sleep at all. I have to take zzzquil for sleep, I used to take melatonin, and when I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I sometimes have nightmares that are extremely vivid. I try to go to bed earlier but I can't sleep at all. I have to take zzzquil for sleep, I used to take melatonin, and when I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was really depressed and sad that day. When I got home I took 10 pills, I don't know what I was trying to accomplish I just knew I was tired of life. Anyway a couple hours after...
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F Jul 29

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