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I Have Trouble Sleeping When Stressed

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    So, my boyfriend's best friend and I got really close after we broke up and i grew feelings for him fast , honestly I fell for him. He gave me a feeling I've never experienced. The...
    brandeelo23 brandeelo23 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Right now I'm not in a relationship. I have very few friends. A very close friend just went off to college.other friends are pot heads. I'm okay with that but I don't smoke and and...
    Daavviid Daavviid 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I have sleep apenea and I have to sleep with a sleeping machine or everyone in the house will hear me snoring. I have been told that I stop breathing and a few seconds later, I...
    BiSeniorMale48 BiSeniorMale48 66-70, M 3 days ago

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    the anxiety is overwhelming, its days like today that I really have trouble pushing on. hard to find real reason to anyway.
    EvilPrincess87 EvilPrincess87 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was abused at three and abused for ten years from 7 to 15 starting cutting at seventeen and going from hospital to hospital but been saved at 19 or 20 years old where I learned...
    Nikkilight25 Nikkilight25 22-25 3 days ago

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    Sometimes i wonder how my childhood has affected my adulthood,i can remember some pretty bad times. ?????
    ramrod ramrod 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My mother has never liked me. I don't know why. She was mentally, emotionally, & physically abusive. It got worse after one of her boyfriends tried to molest me. She even went so...
    Tenanye Tenanye 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The biologic was a violent drunk, who only came home when he'd run out of panhandling money, and winter was setting in (he lived under a bridge in the warmer months). Mom finally...
    SemperFido SemperFido 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    No ones gonna save me. They didn't then. They arent now. They won't when the future comes. I can't even save myself. Yet- onward.
    coerietheraven coerietheraven 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    When i saw this group, i was torn between feeling this way and yet at the same time not. I had a fairly decent childhood as far as anyone could see. My parents were good at hiding...
    sherbear182 sherbear182 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Away from the schools where I was, stepfather in my home, and the town I was in. My early/developing years might not have been so bad and wasted for me growing up.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I thought I would have trouble living with what I've done. Can't change the past I always say, but in the interest of fitting in ill say that I shouldn't have done it or even...
    RegANONdixo RegANONdixo 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    when I read the name of this group. I deeply got upset.
    Faraboy Faraboy 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I had an abusive childhood and I told so many people about it (my distant family who didn't believe me because my stepfather was so charming, charismatic, and manipulative around...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    A Letter to A Customer, I know you're busy. So am I. But I wanted to take a moment to let you know that caught your daughter climbing the shelves in my department yesterday. Her...
    BabyRottie BabyRottie 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I had incidents that happened to me to make me keep my guard up. I had one that I feel has traumatized me in some way. I even had nightmares about it.
    Perseph0ne Perseph0ne 26-30, F Aug 21

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    When I was almost four years old I saw a dead that's been left on the streets. I was red and swollen and had the had the worst smell you could imagine. Apparently, we had a...
    wallflower01 wallflower01 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I have trouble associating two things that are supposed to be correlated together due to flawed thinking from overactive emotions.
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 20

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    This is the best medicine to put you to sleep! Better than nightquill zzz quill
    Daavviid Daavviid 18-21, M Aug 19

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    I've been put in many situations where I have to make them. it's like... everything has its pros and cons, and the pros aren't that... great. :/
    Blackberries Blackberries 26-30, F Aug 19

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    Okay so I'm stressed right now. I'm feeling extremely irritable. I can totally feel my blood pressure rising. I depend on my housemates so I can't get them to hate me. I know...
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I have found him my true love Zachary95 I love you I know I have trouble expressing myself with you but I know you will love me no matter what we are going to prove that forever is...
    TheGoth20 TheGoth20 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I lost my dad two months ago. Yesterday was his birthday. I have a lot of difficulty moving on. I have cried a few times when I am alone. I have trouble focusing at work. I just...
    blueantsy blueantsy 36-40, F 10 Responses Aug 19

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    It's only sometimes, but I find there are circumstances where I have trouble making a decision. I have many methods to decide, but sometimes I just can't do it. Often, I will...
    AdviceCannon AdviceCannon 26-30, M Aug 17

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    I have had CRPS for 5 years. I am a flight attendant and had a passenger fall on me. I first noticed weakness in my legs and a shooting pain down my legs and severe low back pain...
    dedelocken dedelocken 51-55, F Aug 17

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    When I sleep, I either have to have something to make noise, or I have to put earplugs or some other noise cancelling object on. I literally cannot sleep listening to the normal...
    LysChan LysChan 18-21, F Aug 17

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    I have trouble holding a cup of tea or coffee because I can't keep my hands steady. I end up spilling it easily. I am not sure if it's because my arms are weak or because I just...
    tesseract49 tesseract49 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 17

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    I don't know why, but last night I tossed and turned in bed for hours and just couldn't get to sleep. Sometimes I will have a night like that where I will go to bed and I'm just...
    jillmyers91901 jillmyers91901 13-15, F Aug 16

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    When I was a college student and was learning English , I was talking to this Asian person with an accent. He said he had wanted to be a pilot. I thought he said he wanted to be a...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I can't stop thinking.I hate it...
    NoGlassesNoLife NoGlassesNoLife 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Well ever since I can remember I've wanted to act. Be in movies. And i'm really passionate about . I've acted a few times at school and the other day this boy at school asked me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 13

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    Hi guys, I am pretty damn positive I have synesthesia (even though I have never been fully tested for it), anyways I was wondering if anyone has ever had/ has trouble with math at...
    stellaterryy stellaterryy 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Family is an interesting concept. I think if we say family most people immediately picture a mom and dad, a couple of kids and maybe a pet. Or maybe you think about the fight you...
    OakleysWorld OakleysWorld 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 11

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    I ran into an old friend that I havent seen in middle school. I talked to her a bit and then asked for her number. I did this because I need and want to pull myself out of my shell...
    iamnikki iamnikki 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I've been under so much stress: coming out as a gay man, losing my job, getting a new job, hating new job, looking for new job, my wife divorcing me, my kids not talking to gay...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 5 Responses Aug 10

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    I don't know if this counts as social anxiety , I am out spoken at school and at home but when I'm out in public I have my hands in my pockets because I get a feeling like people...
    snapesotherwoman snapesotherwoman 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    It's currently 10:23 am, the last time I slept was 3 am a day ago, I haven't slept in over 24 hours and I always frighten myself because when this happens I somehow end up staying...
    Gage13Flores Gage13Flores 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I have a lot of trouble getting to know people because I feel so pressured to be "interesting." I also have trouble finding people I can share interests with. I try to always be...
    smotheredbycats smotheredbycats 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 8

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    I've had horrible anxiety ever since I was a little kid. A few years ago I was diagnosed with a severe anxiety disorder and started taking antidepressants. That didn t help much So...
    jacobs22 jacobs22 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Ever go to bed with these awesome ideas and/or stories knowing that you will remember them the next day! Feeling all great.... Then you wake up... Just thinking omg I'm alive, whew...
    hunterw0lf hunterw0lf 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 7

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