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I Never Feel As If I Got Enough Sleep

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 174 People

    Im Always Tired

    For some reason I cant sleep alone very well, an empty bed is not my friend. My bf and the love of my life works 3rd shift now so I cant sleep unless Im totally wore out, even at that I usually only get 2-4 hrs of sleep a day so Im always draging my feet. Its really hard to get...
    angelzevil angelzevil 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2010

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    Last Night

    Last night, I got no sleep.My thoughts kept me up.I hate that. Being confused sucks.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F Feb 6, 2011

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    Same Story Every Day Of My Life...

    I go to bed too late, and get up too early... one time last month, I spent 27 hours straight on EP After a few weeks, I was sleeping in 4 hour shifts... One thought I won't have on my death bed is: I wish I had slept more ;)
    AlternateSource AlternateSource 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    Never Enough

      I got up early for many years of my life. For the last few years I have slept odd hours, and sometimes get 10 hours, sometimes 5, sometimes 7, but it never feels like enough after I get up. I always want to curl back up on my warm pillows when I make the bed, and not...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    Too Much Sleep

    I used to only get six hours of sleep for years and sometimes less. I was fine with it. I then started working and I was hardly ever sleeping. All I did was work and when I wasn't working someone always wanted to hang out or do something so I would only sleep an hour here and...
    shellzz shellzz 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2013

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    Mostly my stepdad, all I do is tri to please him.. But what ever I do is never good enough for him. He calls me and my siblings some awful things sometimes and he makes my mom cry...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    here 3:44 now...i'm exausted.i had a good sleep last night.and i can’t sleep again! i wanna get out of this bad cycle. i have to struggle to sleep forever!? but i think it's good...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Got about 3-4 hours last night... Hello coffee.
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F Nov 17

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    Goodnight & GodBless; need to catch up on my beauty sleep lol
    lilyrose234 lilyrose234 18-21, F Oct 27

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    She got wrecked. Then removed. By sicko powers.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M a week ago

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    How sad is it that I fell in love with the one person who makes me feel my lowest. I want you to disappear, but only if you can take with you all the memories that you have given...
    thel0stgirl thel0stgirl 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm not tired at all. It's 1:34AM right now. Greeaaattt
    KenzieKenzBoo KenzieKenzBoo 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I'm a waste of time. There are know benefits to associating with me in any way and I'm a mess and think too much and can't even talk to people without wanting to jump off a bridge...
    Jee102 Jee102 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    I'm 20 years old and feel stuck at this point in my life I already feel as if I will never be good enough or have a successful life. My sophomore year of college my mom decided not...
    BSoxNation94 BSoxNation94 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    When I have so much on my mind, I can never fall asleep. And even if I manage to fall asleep, I'll wake up before I get enough sleep. I should be sleeping right now. But instead, I...
    aew11 aew11 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    Wel,not exactly a belt,father used his leather slipper,on me and my brothers bottom when we did something bad,and that was often in my parents eyes. In contrast to the most her,on...
    zwellie zwellie 51-55, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    It’s so frustrating to know that he’ll never want you because he deserves someone better than you, prettier. It’s not that you aren’t good or pretty… it’s that you’re...
    pats17 pats17 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    When I was six my best friend was a foster child. She stayed with her grandma, my neighbor, on the weekends. It seemed there was always a new home, a new family, a new situation to...
    Ztun7856 Ztun7856 16-17, F Nov 6

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    I wasn't good enough for my ex, i really cared for them but things they did hurt me.. They weren't faithful they flirted with others and couldn't let go of a lady lover. I feel...
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    I don't believe I'm attractive I need felt good enough for the people around me or my ex.. I feel like I'll never be good enough I compare myself to girls and wish I could change...
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    this happens quiet a bit...at least twice a day, even if I'm surrounded by people(actually the more people around me, the more conversation I am engaged in the worse it gets) I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I know I'm not perfect, so I try to make up for my imperfections with other things, like putting myself second, so that the people I love and care about will feel like I'm still...
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    I'm not suicidal just don't feel like I have anything to be happy about anymore. Something seems to happen everywhere I turn. I feel like I'll never be good enough I hate the way I...
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    I keep having the same bad dreams over and over. First i am driving my car at speed..but i cant get into the drivers seat.im either in the passenger seat or often leaning iver and...
    wagongirl wagongirl 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    This will sound like im trying to toot my own horn, but i assure you it is not. So, i have many passions in life. They come and go. Then I realized just this moment that I love...
    hmmhmmhmm hmmhmmhmm 26-30 Nov 14

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    I never feel like I'm enough for anyone. I just want to feel loved and for someone to show that they appreciate the things I do. I need that feeling.
    ReignLove ReignLove 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 28

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    I feel like no matter what I do I will never be good enough...I'm a 29 yr old woman still living home with her parents...Jobless, fat and ugly. I'm depressed 98% of the time and...
    abramsi abramsi 26-30 1 Response Nov 8

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    Well my heart is so broken my husband his 40th birthday is on the 28th of this month I was planning a big party for him and it is almost a year since he left you would think that...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F Nov 13

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    I'm not told I'm ugly, I get compliments and guys flirt with me but I never feel good. Self conscience, ugly, not good enough. I feel like secretly people will say I'm ugly or...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I feel worthless and that I'll never be good enough. I'm always comparing myself to other girls. I hate myself I hate how I look.
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 18-21, F Nov 8

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    I wish I'd never been born. I hate the way I look and I hate that I can't make my boyfriend happy. He still likes his **** more because there's nothing I can do to make myself more...
    JustBeHere JustBeHere 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am hoping someone older will be able to offer me some advice because I am a 55 year old woman who fell in love with someone for the first time in my life. It happened 2 years...
    Bethena Bethena 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    I once made a vow to never fall for someone I work with. The line of work I dabble in isn't a typical job, nor is it really a job at all. Regardless, in the group of people I work...
    RegicideJester RegicideJester 18-21, M Oct 31

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    and who doesn't ? after a hard days work or waking up a good old shower re-energises you or makes you more relaxed, makes you feel cleaner enough said
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    I am so done! I need someone in my life right now! I am 23 and i never even got close to a relationship and j dont know y! I am not saying i m the best looking g girl in existence...
    ermina91 ermina91 22-25, F 14 Responses Nov 11

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    Seems like most advertisements are aimed at selling a lifestyle rather than a product, I don't know what that says about people as a whole these days. I actually do know what...
    MarxistLuciferKongJr MarxistLuciferKongJr 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    the say that the eyes are the windows to the soul... hes my best friend and knows me better than anyone, so how come when he looked into my eyes he didn't see. he notices...
    Fallen321 Fallen321 16-17, F a week ago

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    Mostly do to my appearance Im very,very insecure.I have so many things that make me feel abnormal like a freak and it's all these things piled up together that make me feel hideous...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 2

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    I wait all year for Starbucks Egg nog and guess what? Not this year, they will not have Eggnog so they can get people to drink Chestnut. Yuck! I will never! I got mad and bought...
    kathouse68 kathouse68 66-70, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    10 Things You Never Realized You Should Be Thankful For: Thanksgiving is a great reminder to count your blessings. But don’t just be thankful for the “standard” blessings...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I don't understand how people are physically capable of cheating on each other. I have the inability to trust anyone and I also have an unstable EQ, yet I still know how important...
    thewritestuff27 thewritestuff27 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    a few years ago i was a little bit chubby and wasn't happy with myself. i started to eat better, stopped trying to lose weight by not eating/purging/overexercising and found a way...
    skinnytofat14 skinnytofat14 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    Good sleep is the greatest medicine of all. Mental disturbance can be eradicated by a solid sleep of 6-7 hours a day. In fact, all problems in life can be solved with the clear...
    nissan124 nissan124 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    Whenever there's a sleep paralysis scene on TV i couldn't help but remember the horror that i used to suffer from 8/9 months ago. I was watching this short Japanese horror film...
    ifeelyoukodomotachi ifeelyoukodomotachi 18-21, F Nov 15

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    By nature I'm a social person. I like to be around people, talking to them, hanging out. A lot of times through texting, I text how I feel. I text the way I am feeling. I've always...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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     I read countless people's stories who put their beloved dog or cat to peace, as I'd like to say. Your own experiences have helped me get through. I too had to put my dog...
    Ceeceeexperiences Ceeceeexperiences 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 11