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I Have Trouble Sleeping When Stressed

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    I have trouble going to bed before 4 am
    simmy6789 simmy6789 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Last night I didnt sleep so well. I laid down way earlier than normal cause my body said it was tired. But my mind or something wasnt i guess. I laid there for about 30 or 40 mins...
    dekantheeccentriciceman dekantheeccentriciceman 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I feel as though my peers and colleagues are not progressing as fast as my mind, soul and heart are. They are moving at a constant slow speed of mental development as I am becoming...
    oldsouldavinci oldsouldavinci 46-50, M Jul 27

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    Any suggestions? I sometimes suffer from insomnia...does anyone have any suggestions for how to deal with it...?
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I hate feeling like a failure and a waste of space. But I often do. I thought being a grown up meant this sh*t was done?
    c0wboi c0wboi 31-35 1 Response Jul 23

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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 3 days ago

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    I see there are other people like me that have trouble making decisions. I'm about to back-out of a deal I made with an apartment complex in town. My only problem is my family...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 21

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    I can't express myself fully. All this grief and pain is locked up inside me. I don't know what to do. I feel like I'm drowning. I have people to talk to, but I have trouble...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21 Jul 23

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    I have insomnia, who's with me ? Sleeping is a struggle !
    DanthyStarLu DanthyStarLu 13-15, F Aug 1

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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...
    jasmineisb0red jasmineisb0red 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I have a really hard time sleeping before 3 or 4 in the morning or past noon. Like my perfect sleep schedule would be 3am-noon. That's how I function best. Even if I have not had...
    ChattyCathy81 ChattyCathy81 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Transitioning from high school to University wasn't a big deal. I wasn't nervous, but excited for the new experiences. In such a small town, everyone goes to the same high school...
    GloriousGrey GloriousGrey 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Funs of autism. Whether it's my own, or other people, I just don't get it. I have depression and anxiety anyway, so that makes it harder. All I know is a good feeling, or a bad...
    xPrincessLovellx xPrincessLovellx 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    A lot of times I cant help but wonder if she is being genuinely nice, or if she is into me. Asking would only make things awkward if our purpose is not on the same page. so thats...
    mark245pineappl mark245pineappl 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    Ive got anxiety so that makes it hard and impossible sometimes, but even when i feel like maybe just maybe i could talk to somebody. I still havent the slightest clue what to talk...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M Aug 2

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    so I have a pretty great life. I suck at this whole sharing and writing my problems but My Mom is giving me a choice. It is August and school is gonna start so i have to think...
    penelopenguyen penelopenguyen 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I find it really difficult to hold a deep and meaningful conversation with family, my partner and friends. I'm not great at articulating my words, therefore when I try to talk...
    Lee2604 Lee2604 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Should I stay or should I go now? I can't decide - lots of info, so must be brief: My husband had a staph infection a year ago. Friday he's not feeling well and thinks it may be...
    cbcruz cbcruz 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Yes I do! I'm not trying to act conceided or anything but I'm actually really nice and some people say I'm "too nice". But I also have a problem of communicating with others. I...
    captainamericafan captainamericafan 13-15, F Jul 30

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    So I've been talking to this guy, he's a senior im a sophomore. I had a dream where my mom read our texts and found out we were sexting and it was so bad cause at first she asked...
    PierceTheGreen PierceTheGreen 13-15, F Aug 6

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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...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Jul 24

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    Are there obvious signs that a girl is interested in me (a girl)? Maybe I'm a total ignorant or just too shy ...
    JuliaMP JuliaMP 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I somewhat LIKE a boy but I LOVE a different boy... The boy i LIKE makes me feel wanted and that im special... But the boy i LOVE makes my heartbeat fast and gives me butterflies...
    MissCheekyFaced MissCheekyFaced 16-17, F Jul 22

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    I don't know how interact with women. I want to sleep with everyone I meet. I feel awkward. The only place I feel "normal" is in bed. What's wrong with me?
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I'm not really sure why. I think I'm a nice person, but people just seem to ignore me. Has anyone else had this experience?
    juliahart1301 juliahart1301 41-45, F Jul 29

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    im like really really sensitive. someone once commented on my book that I posted on this website and they said I spelled a word wrong and I deleted it straight away. I cant handle...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    The more I talk to people, the more I hear of people who can't sleep. Insomnia seems to constantly sweep the globe and so many people have trouble sleeping, regardless of how many...
    SirCabbage SirCabbage 22-25, M Jul 20

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    I was diagnosed with exercise induced asthma at the age of 12. Since then, my asthma has gotten worse and worse. Now only about 70% of my lung capacity works, and I am on a daily...
    Katelyn118 Katelyn118 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    WARNING: LONG POST AHEAD I dont really have any friends and i havent had any for many years except my wife and kids. I have a few people i talk to online but other than that no...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I have Hashimoto's and hypothyroidism. Nothing new, was diagnosed over a year ago. However, my symptoms have become out of control. I need my medication adjusted. While I'm waiting...
    justb33 justb33 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When I was 16, i always envisioned having someone who was like me but the total opposite. Somebody who would be that missing puzzle piece. I desired having someone like that. But...
    krimsonlove krimsonlove 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    About two years ago I used to get anxiety all the time. When I get anxiety I get the feeling like I can't get enough air or I can't fully catch my breath. I just feel really...
    Trueinfinity Trueinfinity 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I have issues sleeping between my mind never shutting off, nightmares, among other things. I take zzzqu ill sleep aid, I've taken melatonin, I used to take sleeping pills when I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I have no idea if this really has anything to do with anxiety, and I also have no idea if it's asthma or some other medical thing, hoping someone here can help me since I'm so...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Damn! Whoever said that life improves by adaption doesn’t know what they are talking about. We all risk falling into the abyss. I have been sleeping in my car for 5 days - but I...
    TheSteps TheSteps 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Thing really started to get bad about 4-5 months ago. I've lost track. I've had a million tests and still nothing, I've given up hope. About 4-5 months ago my central nervous...
    carelesslywondering carelesslywondering 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I wish I was fearless and bold and, could put up a fight and stand up for myself but the truth is I am as timid as one could ever be. I shy away from strangers and stress out if I...
    patiencesentience patiencesentience 18-21, F Jul 23

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    This is for alex. I know you are reading this. :) Hey, you! I know you won't like me doing this but this is what I want. I just want a story of how this amazing, kind, and loving...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Aug 2

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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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    When I was in my mid 30's I was driving my car & for the first time felt my head shaking (no-no). A feeling of horror came over me, because my fraternal grandmother, "Nana", had a...
    Needtoconnect Needtoconnect 66-70, F Jul 26

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    My step mom is the most evil person I've ever met. I know that most people say that children/teens have trouble accepting their step parent because they feel as if they are trying...
    jay524 jay524 16-17, F Jul 27

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    So basically I was instantly attracted to this guy the first time I laid eyes on him. He wasn't hot or anything but he was cute to me and just something about him had me hooked...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I'm not sure where to start, but I guess I'll start off by saying I'm positive I have Depersonalization Disorder, but I am not officially diagnosed. I would like to share my...
    faithinmyself faithinmyself 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    ...for both of my legs. Four sets actually; a set of everyday legs I wear to work (the well known, high tech C-legs), a set of old school low tech legs, a set of the carbon fiber...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M Aug 4

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    I live on a small island everyone is related I come from the largest families on this island but I seem to have trouble making friends I'm always considered the lame, the loner, or...
    alymo1 alymo1 16-17, F Aug 4

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    So people always ask me why they have trouble loosing weight and a hard time wanting to eat the right way. The best way to start on that rewarding journey is to get your hormones...
    CaseyHiemenz CaseyHiemenz 18-21, M Jul 23