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I Lack Sleep

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    Sleep... Sleep...

    I wish it could be mine... To sleep at night like the average man.
    drcynic drcynic 22-25, M 2 Responses May 19, 2009

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    An Insomniac's Dream

    Yeah, its going to be one of those nights. The restless, melancholy, exhausting nights where instead of sleeping I'm trying to perfect a painting or I'm reading or writing or outside, running. They're inevitable, these nights. Genius comes with a tincture of madness, and...
    dollofdust dollofdust 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2009

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    It kinda sucks having a night shift cause I

    find myself not sleeping at all! I finally slept yesterday for a few hours after being up for over 24 hours! And it's not that I'm tired, I've actually got a lot of energy! But I notice I've got bags under my eyes, it's not too bad but it makes me feel like I look bad 😕. It's...
    samhaha samhaha 22-25, M Jan 18

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    Sleepy!

    I don't now when it happened, maybe that week I got sick... I can't remember...but my whole sleep schedule is off! I've been trying to fix for a week now. At first, I was backwards, sleeping all day and awake all night! :-o Now, I've managed to maneuver it around... but not to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 18, 2009

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    So Very Tired

    Sleep, why hath thou forsaken me? I sit here at the keyboard, try to type out something cohesive. I am not hungry I have no headache I am not in any pain I am only moderately tired I have only slept three hours Why can't I sleep? My mind is not bothered My nerves are not...
    Deepressed Deepressed 46-50, M Aug 4, 2011

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    I Lack Sleep

     i lack sleep and i am not sure why. i started therapy last week so i am hoping they can figure it out. i am also going thru menapause so that might be part of it. sometimes i take tylenol pm and it helps.  but i still wake up after a couple hours. i would love to be...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F Dec 21, 2008

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    I am sleepy the whole day 😴 stressed? Hmmm...
    missyj89 missyj89 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    Sunday will be one month since our daughter passed away. I am still not sleeping well. I wake up many times during the night, sometimes I wake up and feel very depressed. I...
    FavoriteGardenia FavoriteGardenia 51-55, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Grrr....every night I fall asleep without a problem, but I'm up every couple hours for a LONG TIME. By the time morning rolls around, I'm lucky if I got 4 hours sleep. One or 2...
    seahawksmom seahawksmom 31-35, F Mar 30

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    I have been single for about four months now and my body/mind is starting to realize that there is something missing. I am not the type of girl to sleep around with someone unless...
    katastrofic katastrofic 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    I lack confidence about a lot of things most significantly my dating life is non existent as I've tried online dating and I always flake out because I think I'm too shy and I...
    lawrencepa lawrencepa 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have always struggled with confidence. I do lack confidence, a lot, which is very depressing. To me, I've always been on the outside looking in. I see people who are confident in...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I really lack self confidence since i moved my school (i was in a girls only school now im in a school For boy and girls) i lost my self confidence bec boys there just make fun of...
    Nari99 Nari99 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    And today my faith got a little bit worse. Humanity sunk a bit lower in my eyes. The selfishness- the arrogance- the sheer lack of consideration for others has me wondering if we...
    KittenHasaWhip KittenHasaWhip 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    This happens to me mostly in the mornings, when I keep waking up and falling asleep repeatedly. I wake up a 5:00AM, get ready, then I go back to sleep until 7:00AM. My bus comes at...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    So. Who else is a chronic insomniac like me who hasn't been able to go to sleep normally for the past 6 years or so? I've had problem going to sleep for a long time and it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25

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    I am craving this looooong, deeeeeeeep and comfy sleep. No sleep paralysis with that uncomfortable feeling running through my body. No nightmares where I bury my own body, cut...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F a week ago

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    My love hate relationship!! Sleep Is Like A Drug Every night I go to sleep exhausted and as long as its not too hot I'm asleep within seconds. I only sleep for between 4-5hours...
    BytheBy BytheBy 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    The title is pretty accurate, and some reasons are because it's not good to sleep at crazy hours and barely get any sleep when I do sometimes. Another is because I've been seeing...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I can never really sleep:/ I usually have to take sleeping pills to sleep but i cant find the bottle of sleeping pills. So I am just awake thinking about the day I had with my...
    BipolaLove BipolaLove 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I LOVE sleeping. I can sleep anywhere, seriously, once I slept on a brick and have multiple times in uncomfortable chairs and the car! Once I even fall asleep on the floor...
    Ellaven14 Ellaven14 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Sleep is so addicting. When I'm sleeping I don't have to think about anything, I can just be warm and cozy in my bed for hours and hours and hours. It's the best way to avoid all...
    justsayyes2 justsayyes2 16-17, F Mar 27

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    For the last... I don't know... 6 months or more... I haven't been able to sleep. I have been, if lucky, getting 6 1/2 hours of sleep almost every night EVEN on the weekends. Only...
    BlueIce612 BlueIce612 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Dunno why, nowadays i just can sleep only for 3 hours.. i wanna sleep so bad bcs im sleepy but i cant... omg omg omg what can i do with my sucks sleeping schedule ? I really need...
    dittayu dittayu 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Those days when I slept 6-8 hours every night are over! About two years ago, my sleep pattern changed drastically. I am still able to go to sleep in a snap of a finger around 10pm...
    shiningcosmos shiningcosmos 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I couldn't sleep at all last night so I thought I'd pull an all nighter and sleep through the next night. I accomplished so much that day and went to bed looking forward to maybe...
    Echoesofsilence93 Echoesofsilence93 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I love to sleep a lot of times when I can sleep I don't just sleep st night do sleep during the day when I'm not doing much..
    slivereyes slivereyes 36-40, F Mar 18

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    ive always been a night person, I love the night. it's the only time where I feel wide awake. I cant sleep at night for some weird reason, I end up falling asleep at 3 or 4 in the...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    With all the things going on, I am sleep deprived. It's like there is not enough hours in a day to get everything done, which makes me have anxiety attacks. Long nights and early...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Willie Nelson - Can I Sleep in Your Arms Can I sleep in your arms, tonight, lady? It's so cold lyin' here all alone An' I have no hold to hold on you An' I assure you, I'll do...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I feel comfortable, relax and not suffocated as I sleep naked. It could be an Arctic blizzard outside, i would still sleep naked with my windows open. As I am naked I am able too...
    RegretfullySO RegretfullySO 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    A SERIOUS SLEEPYHEAD I do have a habit of oversleeping in the morning and that isn't a good idea as I wake up twice as crap… If I could I would sleep forever its my favourite...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I can't sleep at night. My mind is so troubling sometimes. My heart feels so heavy and I am afraid to get those nightmares again. I didn't sleep until it was 5:00am I think. Just...
    wherethehealingbegins wherethehealingbegins 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi. My name is Sam. I'm 17 and have short dark-brown hair and hazel eyes. I live with my brother, Garreth, and our friend, James. My nickname is Sleepy Socks and I got this name...
    SamSleepySocks SamSleepySocks 16-17, F Mar 19

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    Hi. My name is Sam. I'm 17 and have short dark-brown hair and hazel eyes. I live with my brother, Garreth, and our friend, James. My nickname is Sleepy Socks and I got this name...
    SamSleepySocks SamSleepySocks 16-17, F Mar 19

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    I want to die in my sleep because it would be the most peaceful way to go. I wake up from sleeping and I feel pain. I don't think that I will die in my sleep though. It would be...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F Mar 23

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    I'm a naturally warm person (at least that's what everyone tells me). Because of this, my body doesn't function well in warm temperatures. If it's warm in my room, I won't be able...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M Mar 28

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    This all happened last night. I had been sleeping naked for the past 2 months and in our room is our 1 and a half month old son. My wife has no problem with me sleeping naked she...
    larson101 larson101 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    3 years ago my cheerleading squad came for a sleepover at my house we all came in our gear for the game and then we were going to sleep over at my house. We had the game of...
    Lesbiansexret Lesbiansexret 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Sleep is the ultimate happiness for me.When I sleep and sleep for as long as I want its so liberating.I forget everything for a while after getting up.I love that brief moment of...
    stranger001 stranger001 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I can't seem to get comfortable, I toss and turn constantly. When I do end up starting to fall asleep, something wakes me up. I can never seem to stay sleeping, I wake up several...
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Im sleepy and my eyes and body feel tired but no matter how hard i try i just cant sleep.. I just cant sleep in the morning or afternoons :( Y?
    swordsmith swordsmith 16-17, F Apr 1

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    today i completed 24 Hrs without sleep.. just still awake and when i decided to fall asleep i though one day will not be sufficient for what i need ! Surprisingly, after only 4...
    myexper myexper 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I want to sleep with you. i dont mean have sex. i mean sleep. together. under my blankets. in my bed. with my hand on your chest. and your arm around me. with the window cracked...
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    False. Truth is, I can literally sleep on my keyboard now. Just that I would like to write whatever that's happened tonight. I went out with my friends. My real friends. We're all...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 1 Response Apr 7

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    For the last few days I've gotten less than 8 hours of collective sleep. But it wasn't even sleep, it was tiny cat naps that interrupted my nightly tradition of staring at the...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F Apr 8

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    I've never been able to. The second my eyelids are heavy enough to close, my thought engulf me. They rush in like an angry storm drowning any sign of peace. It makes my stomach...
    HeyItsKaylaMay HeyItsKaylaMay 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    i cant sleep cuz i go on my phone or i start thinking about something..... I NEED MY SLEEP , phones are addictive and sleep is my medicine
    MashaBoo MashaBoo 13-15, F Apr 10

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    I sleep better nude. I sleep deeper and longer. Sometimes I don't hear my alarm going off. It doesn't matter the season or the weather, I simply prefer sleeping naked.
    pureandnatural pureandnatural 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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