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I Just Want to Sleep

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    There is housework to do

    and I can't bring myself to get out of bed. I've done stuff today already. I'm not tired but I want to be. I just want to sleep for hours and hours.
    beaisforbliss beaisforbliss 18-21, F Jun 29

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    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M Feb 27

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    I woke up sick today.

    I lost my voice. I hope it doesn't get worse. But I just want to sleep. I had a long day but I feel like I have so much homework to do. I feel behind. It sucks because of the classes I'm taking I have to write two research papers and I need to add more it's due in less than two...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Feb 6

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    Insomnia

    with insomnia, sleep is next to impossible.
    monsterwithinme monsterwithinme 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2011

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    sharkymaster sharkymaster 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Hate this. Most of my body wants sleep. Mind vetoes.
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    I can't sleep when I want too. That's my issue. I keep falling asleep in the middle of the day or really early in the night and I can't stay up. Then when I feel dead tired and...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For example.. The last six nights: Friday into Saturday: Asleep by 3am, awake at 9:30am briefly and then fully awake at 11:30am. Decent but not great sleep. Saturday: Couldn't...
    Lexx42 Lexx42 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I've always had sleep paralysis on random occasions throughout my life and never really knew what was happenening, and just put it down to a 'bad dream'. Recently I've been having...
    fletch92er fletch92er 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I want to god I want to sleep but.I keep thinking what if what if she who means so much to me is.sick of me what if the only person who ever made me feel valued and actually good...
    greatbritain1707 greatbritain1707 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I have security issues I guess. I can't sleep unless my bedroom door is closed, closed WELL. Then I can't sleep with my back facing the door, even if the door is closed, so I...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Dec 2

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    I hate waking up before midday, I work late, go school, and study. I prefer sleep over everything so I just want to sleep but no, if I'm not at school I'm at work, if I'm not at...
    Perdonal Perdonal 13-15 3 days ago

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    I have been mentally exhausted as of late. So much is changing in my life and I am just getting all the pieces put back together. For the last month or so I have been sleeping on a...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Hi all, When I started college I met this guy, Mark, who was in my halls. (We were around 80 people in the halls.) I noticed him from the beginning but he had a girlfriend. I am...
    PaolaGarcia PaolaGarcia 18-21, F Nov 30

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    its to the point where i'm not comfortable sleeping fully clothed anymore. whenever i go to sleep i'm always wearing nothing but briefs. I first tried it when i was a teenager. i...
    icanbemyself1 icanbemyself1 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 19

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    Oh for once how I wish you would turn off and let me sleep in peace and darkness. Always taking control in day and night never letting me rest. The one night I needed it and it was...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F Nov 19

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    Is 4:49 I woke up a few minutes earlier :( I'm very tired but can't sleep, the worst is I'm having a bad migraine, everybody is sleeping. I can hear the birds singing already and...
    lizzyWaterbearer lizzyWaterbearer 18-21, F Nov 21

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    I don't matter what I do I just can't sleep anymore i don't know what the hell is wrong. My wife gets upset because I'm not laying next to her but I just can't help it, I don't...
    clnj clnj 26-30, M Nov 25

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    Not just sometimes. Every day, to wake up is heartbreaking. I used to see the beauty in anything; everything. Waking up was something to look forward to, and sleep was the obstacle...
    rorenchan rorenchan 18-21, F Nov 28

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    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    EllieT01 EllieT01 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 1

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    I was in 8th grade when I first had the feeling for a certain boy. I saw him at the park and talked to him all night. I then started talking to him on Facebook since he was a grade...
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    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Via70 Via70 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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