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I Have Trouble Sleeping When Stressed

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    I get sleep paralysis often, always have since childhood. This one time, I woke up into sp, and I thought I'd experiment a little, instead of just going back to sleep. I had read...
    WooTang710 WooTang710 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Ive been alone most my life, so sleeping alone isn't new. But it gets harder and harder every night. It's almost to the point of physical pain, my heart aches so much.
    dzuniga770 dzuniga770 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    It was depressing to be out of work for several months. I am self employed. I got injured on the job and that put me out of work for a while. Not being able to work was really hard...
    technostar technostar 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    When it's warm I sleep in just my knickers
    summers65 summers65 46-50 6 hrs ago

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    I don't know if I can even consider this a confession. But now I don't care where it belongs, I just gotta say what it is. That I like you. And people will say it's stupid to...
    PieceOfSummer PieceOfSummer 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    we've been dating since november and he was deployed in March. This is my first deployment, and honestly i had no idea what it all was, until now. But I wouldn't change it for the...
    elizabethka elizabethka 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    Is my mom a Narcissist? I'm so sad right now. My whole life, she has always been an abuser of false hope and broken promises, and it's primed me for an abusive relationship in...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    Is she a Narcissist? I'm so sad right now. My whole life, mother has always been an abuser of false hope and broken promises, and it's primed me for an abusive relationship in...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    LyricsIf I were a boyEven just for a dayI'd roll out of bed in the morningAnd throw on what I wanted and goDrink beer with the guysAnd chase after girlsI'd kick it with who I...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I used to have curly hair when I was a kid
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    One of my colleagues is going to leave soon - this is what I hate to happen mainly because there will be less people to help out and I will be busier and even more stressed out...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I woke up at 6:40 this morning to my little sister knocking on the door. I had told them to wake me up when they woke up the night before so I'd make them breakfast. I rolled out...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm currently 21 from Australia I've had severe PC and scoliosis for as long as I can remember high school was a nightmare for me I remember never being able to go swimming or...
    bwalsh123 bwalsh123 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi my name is Destiny, i just recently got diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis. ive been suffering with pain since feb. and im recently getting out of one of the worst attacks ive...
    dest2 dest2 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel i did something very stupid. I emailed my teacher today and attached some photos. I hope I do not have trouble
    mistake1000 mistake1000 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I admire beautiful, trusting relationships. I am grateful that I survived deep family betrayal. I've lost all hope and trust in a lot of my family members. I made mistakes myself...
    nsight nsight 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I've been having this problem for a while now. While I'm in school I usually don't go to sleep until like 12:00 or 1:00. But since my summer vacation started.... I haven't been...
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Hello, I knew all my life something was not normal with my body's female functions. I was finally diagnosed with PCOS 2.5 months ago. It was oddly relieving to know that I had an...
    KelseyK211 KelseyK211 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I noticed that i dont have a preferencr when it comes to attraction. Ive liked men of various personalitird and temperates. Ive liked one white guy. He was Norwegian and beautiful...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I used to have curly hair when I was a kid
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    sleep isn't the issue, if I was in bed nightly with a woman, there wouldn't be much sleep going on by me...I'd have to nap when she leaves the house daily... 
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I just wasted close to 3 hours. I could have been sleeping already.
    ATHEK ATHEK 26-30, F a week ago

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    Ugh I'm extremely shy around random strangers and am never myself. With my small group of friends, I'm the crazy and fun one, but with other strangers, I never seem to be able to...
    penaddict penaddict 18-21, F a week ago

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    Hi my name is Jamie and was diagnosed about a yr and a half age with dm. We very easily got my rash under control, butt my muscle involvement has been out off control. I shake...
    jahsc jahsc 41-45, M Jun 28

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    It seems when I don't get enough sleep, I start seeing things.
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I have so much whenever I am aroused. makes it worse that women love the taste of it. I'm lie back and let her juice me til only she is satisfied
    MrLoads MrLoads 26-30, M Jun 28

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    My memories help me to cope with the those that I have lost, I have not seen my daughters in nearly four years, but those memories that I have of them when they were little help me...
    shamrock40 shamrock40 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I probably could fall asleep if I tried, maybe with an hour(s) of tossing and turning, but right now I'm sitting at this desk listening to music and, obviously, spending time here...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Is it normal to have chest pains when I'm anxious?
    k179 k179 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I have written about my separation from my daughter. I am beginning to own my part of the problem. I don't think I can be strong enough to do what I would have to do to make it...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 26

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    i have been through a lot in my life. after my parents divorce and harsh seperation i lived with my dad who was a bit aggressive. he never let me talk to guys or even say hi. he...
    jessy55 jessy55 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I know I shouldn't, but some days it's just hard to deal with all the negativity. It's hard to hear that you are referred to around town as being "the guy who wears girl's clothes...
    LovelyoneT LovelyoneT 31-35, T 1 Response Jun 25

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    Surviving a narcissistic mother is a process, not an event. You probably didn’t grow up with the knowledge that you even had a narcissistic mother. You may not have known at the...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 Jun 23

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    I want to be a writer. I've written a novel but I don't know what to do with it because the publishing industry scares/depresses me and every time anyone criticizes me, I descend...
    Emeryael Emeryael 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    This is sad because it is so true. We have trouble blaming people now days we tend to want to blame other things instead. This idiot killed 9 people. It was clearly his fault, not...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 5 Responses Jun 23

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    Everyday, I'm still awake, thinking about anything basically. Mainly thinking that I have school the next day. It's gotten worse overtime.
    reivven reivven 13-15, F Jun 22

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    I have been struggling with dermatillomania for the past six years. I always thought something was wrong with me. I was the only onein my family to do it and no one could...
    liquideyeliner liquideyeliner 16-17, F Jun 22

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    I hate people who talk shi* on people for No apparent reason like some dumb crap just to get into a fight. Ppl like that need to get their A$$ kicked!
    MelanieG345 MelanieG345 13-15 1 Response Jun 22

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    The only two ways I can compensate are either smoking marijuana before I go to bed or watch tv until my eyes start to ache.
    anonymousdrummer anonymousdrummer 16-17, M Jun 22

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    So much so, I basically avoid asking people's opinions on things that could be criticized. I feel like even if they don't mean to, that They're aiming hateful words purposefully at...
    taacct taacct 22-25, F Jun 21

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    How do you let go of someone you care about? Words of advice I received. "Understand that the person you're trying to hold on to no longer desires your attention. That person's...
    ChainedHeart ChainedHeart 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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