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I Have Trouble Sleeping When Stressed

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    I just finished night shifts and i have trouble going to sleep at night. This has lead me to find this website and hello to whoever else is out there
    1crowdedhour 1crowdedhour 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    so it's 7:30 in the ****** mornin, I'm drunk as **** and so very far from sleep... my dark side wants to come out and play.. this is not a good sign.. I can't control it, I can't...
    fuckitol fuckitol 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 13

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    I am taking a medicine called zolfresh to help me sleep, but the problem is that I become delusional after taking it and sometimes say awkward things on dose that sound very crazy...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M Sep 8

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    When stressed, I go from about 4 foot 9, to about 2 foot 5. I just go completely invert.
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    My bf is being really distant as of late. He's short with me and moody, as well as not wanting to be intimate. He picked fights with me and has become really petty. I honestly feel...
    pensivepaws pensivepaws 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am so bored, so sad! The kind of stress wherein u have nothing to do. Boredom is killing me!
    braveauthenticity braveauthenticity 26-30, F Sep 20

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    Really pissed off at my mom right now. I wanted to try to open up to people, and I joined a choir group today. The whole time, my mom was being extremely rude about it, asking when...
    Kenz42 Kenz42 16-17, F Sep 12

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    Like one of the rules in my house is no bulge. So if me or my sisters wearing leggings or tight pants our pad can create a bulge or stick out and be notiable or we get spanked...
    Sammygetsintrouble12 Sammygetsintrouble12 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    sometimes I get very easily distracted and can't focus on one thing at a time. It's partly due to my insomnia and that I don't let myself get out much unless I have to go somewhere...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Sep 7

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    I don't like feeling weak or helpless. I also don't want to be told I am sick. And even though I am. Please know that I am not. I AM NOT. This is why I don't like asking for...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm currently in prep school because i want to study abroad. The first semester was fine, my grades weren't too good but they let me pass. After a one week vacation I suddenly felt...
    shikinism shikinism 18-21, M Sep 14

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    Today I was at work while there was a meeting of my boss and the boss of the whole organization I work for. It`s a non-profit organization helping people with autism and Asperger...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F Sep 18

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    I often wake up, realize my life sucks and have no good reason to get out of bed, and try to get right back sleep. I like dreaming too much, but at last my dreams are enjoyable.
    williamM92 williamM92 22-25, M a week ago

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    I'm so shy and insecure , I feel like people won't like me
    Roses18 Roses18 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Characterize people by their actions. Then you'll no longer be fooled by their words .
    DaddysCupcake DaddysCupcake 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Sleeplessness Solution that Worked for Me: I have always had trouble sleeping due to the avalanche of thoughts, self doubt, obsessive planning and conjecture, regret, vivid...
    foxtale foxtale 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm pretty sure I have Lyme Disease... And after reading everyone's experiences, I am almost positive. I pulled a tick off of me about three years ago and developed the signature...
    Efmatthe9 Efmatthe9 22-25, F Sep 13

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    My mom was never truly diagnosed with schizophrenia but I know she has it. She took me out of school in 3rd grade, in the middle of the school year and started homeschooling me...
    Laurenp6 Laurenp6 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I have enough trouble sleeping next to anybody let alone a snorer!
    monstahmash monstahmash 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    I saw my first sunrise when I was really little. The only time I see them now is when I'm either on vacation or I am having trouble sleeping. I like sunrises more than sunsets, not...
    FaeFamous FaeFamous 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    Hello! I've have been sleeping naked for about a week now and it is amazing! I always wake up more refreshed,fall asleep faster and wake up on time! I've have always been...
    LlMABEAN LlMABEAN 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    when stressed keep calm and eat chocolates. i got plenty of them. muahahaha
    nonsensee nonsensee 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    We rob ourselves of our own time with our self inflicted stress and worries. We steal our own time with God. The hardest discipline to learn as a christian, is the discipline of...
    calista456 calista456 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I have trouble distingushing whether or not my OCD is leading me to believe I am bisexual or not. The direction of my sexual orientation has been a theme in my head for most of my...
    travismumbles travismumbles 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 16

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    I found my old teddy bear he's soft and reminds me of the times when things were better I know I am a little old for stuffed animals but I have been sleeping with him in my arms...
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F Sep 2

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    I can't be sure and I don't want to be sure. But I have a feeling that its true. It's a very strange story I have only told 1 person and I think they judge me because of it. I...
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    A man inside me! There I've said it! I have only been sexual with girls. I have thought of myself as a lesbian. After my experiences with my teacher at school I thought I was a...
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I was born with brain damage. When my mom was in labour, we went under stress. I have troubles feeling certain emotions, I lack some impulse control, and I blackout and get severe...
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F Sep 11

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    I started pulling when I was about 9 yrs old, I think I started doing it because I was put in a stressful situation. I remember the day a friend of mine noticed my eyelashes at...
    TPLove TPLove 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    In my life have trouble reading body language and peoples emotions tend to avoid people
    fluke19 fluke19 26-30, F Sep 1

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    Another morning in tears. Just bought a pretty bird solar light fixture, dropped and broke it because I have trouble holding things with RA hands. Third thing I broke this week...
    Pearl190 Pearl190 61-65, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    There is no reason (save one that I can think of) that would excuse cheating. Not one. It is very selfish to simply go out, sleep around, then go home and expect your wife/husband...
    VainGoddess VainGoddess 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    Okay so I have a lot of Heath problems so this is nothing new for me. Lately iv noticed that I often forget a lot of things. The other day my mother asked me to get her a coffee...
    Catttsarecool Catttsarecool 16-17, F Sep 1

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    I have trouble trusting people which stops me from having any kind of relationship. I want someone to talk to but I know I won't open up at all. I had to talk myself to putting...
    BoMolly BoMolly 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I have trouble socializing at school and I even have to avoid assemblies I feel like I should be in a special class, I see all to he selfish reasonings behind people's actions and...
    mamatherearewolves mamatherearewolves 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    We really messed up on the pregnancy.... I was totally illiterate on the woman body and the conceive part when I was bachelor and after getting engaged, we started getting physical...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    Hello everybody. I'm a new member here, but I'm not a "new heartbreak". My heart is broken long time ago. First of all, I want say that I’m amazed with Experience Project, and I...
    Dams3lfly Dams3lfly 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It's scary And for the most part i feel alone I hate it! It comes from nowhere and just ruins a whole day No matter where I go it's there At times i forget I have it but when...
    missunfortunatesoul missunfortunatesoul 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I have this nightmare whenever I meet someone new (usually a guy) and they make me smile. I'm almost positive it's from my grandma. The dream itself involves whoever made me smile...
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F Aug 31

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    Hate it... I don't think I've ever woke. Up and gone. "Do you know what, I am pretty, I am skinny." I just wake up and get dressed, put my mascara, eyeliner and concealer on then...
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I'm a sophomore in college and I'm about a week in so far. Honestly, it's feeling a lot like last year with me being alone at the worst times (going out for food and going to...
    ryanrabs ryanrabs 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I just found out l have hay fever when l went for a eye test l just wonder why my doctor never said l had it
    donnaxc86 donnaxc86 26-30, F Sep 7

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    I'm a "Daddy's Girl", plain and simple. I always have been. But when it came to discipline, my father was always very strict. NOT abusive. But he did believe in spankings and he...
    SunnyDayze SunnyDayze 22-25, F 21 Responses Sep 16

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    I hate that I have diabetes and when I'm sick it bad because my sugary is bad I just hate being sick
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I rarely have nightmares, but when I do they hit me hard. The last time I had a nightmare was last month, so horrible it's deep inside my brain. I dreamt I was in a graveyard and...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I should have taken counselling when it was free.....
    DorothyWheresOz DorothyWheresOz 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have maybe two friends that I can really count on. I thought I made another one at work, but it was a really self-centered woman who has made my life a living hell. She couldn't...
    forestlaw77 forestlaw77 31-35, M Sep 6