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I Never Feel As If I Got Enough Sleep

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Doesn't matter. If I go to sleep and only get four hours I feel bad, but it's the same even if I get ten+ hours of sleep from an early hour to a late hour or a late hour to a late...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    http://www.blogthings.com/doyougetenoughsleepquiz/ You Get Enough Sleep Although sometimes it make not feel like it on Monday morning... You are getting enough sleep. Want to...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 31

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    I have never felt pretty enough. This had a direct effect on me because I would try to find a flaw in someone others found beautiful or rarely compliment other women. Sad...
    cdavis1969 cdavis1969 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I will never be, what they expect me to be. I am sick and tired of looking for their approval. It doesn't matter what I do, I will never be good enough for them. Waiting for their...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I always feel like I'm not good enough I am a nice person very friendly but it seems like the people who are mean get everything I'm seeing people I used to go to school with...
    fairycake1 fairycake1 22-25, F Aug 31

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    i wake up every night, around 2 or 3 am, and cant sleep again, until 6. and 6:20 i have to wake up.
    Crown63 Crown63 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    at this age and not even close to being married, gave up a baby because i couldnt give it everything it deserves, my son didnt want to live with me after he turned 19, lost my bf...
    rainbowless1 rainbowless1 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I don't think I have what it takes to be loved by someone because now he misses his ex even more.Haha..I am such a loser...I am scared no one is ever gonna find me good enough for...
    Asadstory2tell Asadstory2tell 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Missed wearing black lipstick, posted a pic. God I love being alternative and sayingn F-U-C-K YOU to the main system
    xSummerofBiohazardx xSummerofBiohazardx 18-21, F Sep 2

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    I started experiencing sleep paralysis since I was 7years old. I could still remember that day, I was lying on my bed and my mom is sister are chatting. The next thing I know I can...
    wisdomdelight wisdomdelight 22-25 1 Response Sep 8

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    I never got a chance to say goodbye to the man who gave me the 2 best blessings in my life!! He was my first real love and a teacher to me. His name was Robby. We met when I was 15...
    Kayloves060814 Kayloves060814 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Not that it's new. I gave myself insomnia while a freshman in college, a short yet oh so long year ago. This summer of 2014 went by too fast. I floated along on Cloud 9 thinking...
    SarabearPark SarabearPark 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I will never feel like I am good enough & I have every reason not to feel good enough.
    Itslisa Itslisa 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I hate this feeling of being insecure. I think my boyfriend infected me with his insecurities. When I first met my boyfriend, he was the one who's clingy, overly jealous (even...
    akeginu akeginu 31-35, F Aug 22

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    I've lost everyone I ever cared about. I blamed my actions on the damage that was done to me. I walk around hurting people before they can hurt me. The only two men I've ever...
    mitted mitted 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Siting down on the sofa!!!! Turning the day in night!! Lol PRETTY SLEEPY....that's what y get when y r not getting enough sleep Lol!!! : )
    Marybella82 Marybella82 31-35, F Aug 30

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    And you wonder why I don't think I'm good enough. You say all these nice thins like "you're drop dead gorgeous and I'm glad I got to you first and even though we're an hour away...
    notg00denough notg00denough 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I’ve not been feeling happy in my life for a while now, I feel almost trapped and I don’t know what to do. I’ve been married for 4 years and I’ve got a 2 ½ year old son...
    northwestjames northwestjames 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    You see, this may sound stupid because I'm very young but I feel like if I don't say this I will keep thinking it over and over and just get more stressed. I am fourteen and I...
    ValeriyaIvanov ValeriyaIvanov 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Ah, the feeling of never being good enough is a persistent one. I always push it away, but it keeps coming back for more of my confidence.
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    The tears rolled down my cheeks as I tried to hold them back, but I couldn’t. My mom I just told me that she should pull out all my hair and that I would deserve it. I got angry...
    BADLIFEFORME BADLIFEFORME 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Okay so basically I'm doing courses to train me for entrances of various design schools. They teach me How to draw and stuff and all that. And I've never drawn before like idk How...
    Teebee1998 Teebee1998 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm a very insecure person. I have been since the fifth grade when I randomly decided I was too fat (even though I was underweight at the time) and I'm still an insecure 20 year...
    ladyhawk12 ladyhawk12 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sometimes it feels as though there is a disconnect between my outward voice and my inside voice. Maybe because words could never describe certain things and even though you can try...
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have been married for 10 years, together for 14. My husband and I have two children together. Almost our entire relationship he has worked two jobs, almost never home and even...
    dragonflydreams dragonflydreams 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I realized I'll never be good enough for myself or my family
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Sep 1

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    I want to practice self-love, but I am a fig tree - I look tough on the outside, but I am easily overtaken by insects and harsh weather. I have read many different versions of...
    ThQnOfHrts16 ThQnOfHrts16 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Speaking of stuffed animals, what will rush to your mind? Sock monkeys, Steiff teddy bear, Tickle Me Elmo,Beanie Babies and so on which are so cute and warm that we couldn't love...
    stuffedanimals0902 stuffedanimals0902 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I was in a relationship for four months. A few weeks ago, it all ended. My ex-boyfriend just gave-up on me, lied about being happy with me the last two months, and bitched about a...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    His Goodbye, Her Goodbye, All Goodbye. I've learned to accept myself in terms of appearance and character, but I don't feel like I'm good enough for other people. It's like...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Can you tell me how you feel and look me in the face? I've always wanted to know I'll go and drop my guard, you put me in my place. I can't stand it. I don't get it. Nothing ever...
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    What Is Love ? Like I Swear I Really Don't Know What Is It , I See It && Mimic It But I Never Feel It. Never Loved My Exs I Was Only With Them For Sex && Then Left When I Got Tired...
    TheSocialite TheSocialite 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 24

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    Tired, head hurts, just threw up, so gross. Now if only I could feel better and sleep. Now I'm gunna read KEVEDD fan fiction till I knock out...
    CookE114 CookE114 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I have never been in a relationship with anyone. Makes me feel lame sometimes but right now I am confused. Yes, there have been people that I like and people who like me, but I...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 22

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    I am not afraid to let go. I am not afraid to cut negative people out of my life. I am not afraid to love myself because you failed to do so. But I am afraid of never feeling the...
    brokenhearted7108 brokenhearted7108 31-35, F Aug 26

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    Amen. You never feel more like a piece of **** until you're dizzy sitting in the tub in the shower with bottles and cans around you. It didn't help me like I thought it would.
    tibber4lyfe tibber4lyfe 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Its been a while since i had to write in here....tonight is one of those days i want to express my feelings ...the story starts before years ago....i was with someone that i loved...
    insomniadreamer insomniadreamer 22-25, F Sep 3

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    I never smile, if I do it's forced.. I don't feel any pain I've inflicted to myself, I almost never feel anything but empty inside. The only time I feel anything is when I finally...
    theHuntedOne14 theHuntedOne14 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Hello reader. I just made this account, hoping i can find advice or answers. I have noticed that lately..i have been giving up. Im 19, and in college. My passion is art, i love to...
    iammirna iammirna 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    i don't know what to feel, got my new phone still unhappy!
    jimbarrybendoy jimbarrybendoy 16-17, M Sep 3

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    I write my feelings on here day after day and sometimes, I do miss a few days because of my hectic schedule but that doesn't stop my thoughts of you.Ever since we said goodbye and...
    Godsmack23 Godsmack23 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    We laugh at our pain when it subsides and promise ourselves we'll never feel it again, but then you reach for my hand.
    applepower applepower 26-30, F Aug 21

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