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I Need to Sleep

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    Up All Night.. - yeah, so I was pretty much up all last night writing that stupid paper (that I put off until literally the last minute...as usual).  I was pretty much...
    solarxmoon solarxmoon 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 27, 2007

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    Eternal Exhaustion - Since the age of 22 i have only grossed about 4-6 hours of sleep a night. It started as the result of being terrorized by an abusive husband and progressed...
    SummersBreeze SummersBreeze 41-45, F Apr 15, 2012

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    It's 23:54 I have to get up in 6 and a bit hours and I'm tired but I can't sleep :/ help
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F Mar 5

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    Sleep? What's that? I don't need sleep anymore. I've learned to do without it. I can't remember when I got a good nights sleep. Nowadays if I sleep 3 hours out of 24 it's a lot...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M Mar 5

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    Funished Lawn - When i say move you say!? sure. He finally gone and done moved my house funishing to the front. "not in back" he said "that were i keep my lawn"...
    theworldtilted theworldtilted 22-25, M Aug 24, 2008

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    I did not sleep that much last night I'm in class Trying to stay awake I don't like coffee but it's the only think helping me I wish I could stop time, take a nap and restart it...
    Justenjoylife Justenjoylife 18-21, F Jan 7

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    So Tired - Sucks living in condos when the dog below howls every night. I need to sleep so bad. Ugh Can I report this matter to strata? Cause when you and your son have to wake up...
    Dulceamor7 Dulceamor7 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    I Can't Seem to Stay Asleep - Since Thursday, I think I must have got about 6 hours sleep over 4 days.... That's not good
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 22, 2008

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    Working overnight shifts kill me!
    Lea109 Lea109 22-25, F Mar 5

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    It's Late - I should be in bed already. It's not THAT late yet but it's getting there, 12.45am here and my eyes are getting heavy. I don't want to go to bed yet though even though...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2008

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    No One Respects That I Need To Sleep - The only job I could find, after graduating college, was full time morning shift at a retail type of place. For this job, I get up at four in...
    krisbat krisbat 26-30 1 Response Oct 13, 2011

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    Any Indian girl whom I can chat with?👫
    Rjrohit9 Rjrohit9 22-25, M Mar 9

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    And It's Killing Me - I wish I could just sleep but instead, there's a hug stack of homework there resulting from my incredible procrastination skills. I hate myself.
    Nightless Nightless 16-17, F Oct 1, 2012

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    *groan* - much as i need to sleep, i hurt too bad to at the moment--- ****ing cramps!!!  and anyway, if i went to bed now, i would be awake half the night.
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F Sep 19, 2007

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    The Playful Child... - Sleep caught up to me, It over powered me. Wrapped in shadows fall. Encompassed by comfort and darkness. It reminded me as you did, I can't go indefinitely...
    AnonymouslyWritten AnonymouslyWritten 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 28, 2010

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    Right now I have a need. It's called sleep. I need sleep and lots of it. Want to curl up all cozy, wrap myself up in blankets and drift off into LaLa land. Time is the only thing...
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    I'm in a place where people have the wrong image of me, think I'm really weird from years before now. I haven't even talked to people because of social anxiety for a long time yet...
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    Words can't express all that I'm feeling right now, i spent 2.5 years on this jerk, only for things to repeat. But this time it felt like things were getting better, after I had...
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    When I’m stressed or in emotional pain, I need physical comfort. A hug, a gentle kiss, a compassionate touch. But my man, he’s the complete opposite…When he’s stressed and...
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    Hello.. My name's Jason. I've found this forum several times whilst typing random things into google, so I thought i'd sign up... It looks as if it's a good place to vent. I'm not...
    aJason23 aJason23 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    Its almost 5:30 in the morning and I have to get kids up for school at 6. I have only had a couple hours of sleep, if that, because of getting woke up by a reoccurring dream. I...
    scdmw33 scdmw33 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    How do I believe my wife after what I have found I am going to post two as she says "Stories" I have found over the last week about her and her co-worker. The first one I found was...
    mcanant8 mcanant8 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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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    I apparently fell asleep in my freaking haunted room once again. My visiting stepfather starts sleeping over nowadays and I have to train myself to start sleeping in my room which...
    roses58o roses58o 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    So I feel really overwhelmed this last few months. A lot of stuff has been going on. I need some advice on this situation I am in. About a few years back I met two guys off online...
    ButterflyPrincess876 ButterflyPrincess876 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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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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    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'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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    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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    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 didn't sleep at all last night. I still can't sleep. I keep thinking about my daughter, and I cried all night, I feel so tired, but she is not here with us any more. I...
    FavoriteGardenia FavoriteGardenia 51-55, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hi all, thanks for reading i hope you can offer some words of wisdom to a girl who is stuck! I can't tell you where all the time has gone - but in 2007, now 7 years ago a boy I...
    sulkypuss101 sulkypuss101 31-35, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Sometimes, my boyfriend have a lot of suicidal thoughts, and self harm crises, but he is the one who kept me alive when I had thoses thoughts. It affects me so much, that I can't...
    turquoise12345 turquoise12345 16-17, F Mar 17

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    I sleep on the couch because it's preferable than being near my soon-to-be ex. Good thing it's comfortable. Can't wait to not need to sleep on this thing, truth be told.
    IU74 IU74 36-40, M Mar 17

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    The night was as hot, sticky and still as our own two forms. We lay, loosely clad, our fingers and feet intertwined. But my love began to stir, breaking the silence with whispers...
    SockPlanet SockPlanet 18-21, M Mar 19

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    I'm not worthy to live anymore. I hurt people every time you talk. Im mentally and emotionally unhealthy and I need help. Nobody wants me it seems...if I could have just one wish...
    JEJ22 JEJ22 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    It's been 2 days now, and I'm in one of the strangest states ever! I'm so drained out of energy that it takes me such great effort to do anything at all. I'm sleeping at my usual...
    Soligem Soligem 18-21 Mar 29

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    I really should be sleep. I have to get up at 5:30am and in probably won't get back home from school until 10pm... Why am I up! Lol I need to be sleep 💤🌙🌒 😴
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I need to hear something. Cars, planes, crickets. I need to hear something. The silence scares me. Every night I play music until I fall asleep. Without it I just can't sleep.
    Raven628 Raven628 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    1. I’m kind of shy. 2. I do things on my own. 3. I don’t like it when people stare at me. 4. I play guitar. 5. I don’t know why but I’m attracted to girls. 6. Don’t say...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 6

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    All I remember from my early childhood is happiness. Although my parents were divorced, I only remember laughing, playing and exploring the world around me. My mum and dad were...
    marilynrose marilynrose 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Please read this My mother cought me smoking ages ago but I told her I'll stop and all this when I was 12 , now I'm 17 she's given me so much trust she's let me sleep in my bofs...
    wikiee65 wikiee65 16-17, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Krysk Krysk 13-15, M 14 hrs ago

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    I need a life makeover. I need a new job A new place And a new body Sooooo I think I'm going to start the process of changing things in my life. So that maybe just maybe I can...
    xxmisslynnxx xxmisslynnxx 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I know what my man needs and that's all I worry about. As for you other men, your just s.o.l. and you'll have to find someone to look after you own needs.
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    I need to write a narrative poem (one that tells a story). It needs to be 20 lines and has to rhyme. Any ideas?
    wg45678 wg45678 13-15, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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