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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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    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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    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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    Last Night

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

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    I was relaxing at home when I heard a knock at the door. The way I relax is to do my face, polish my nails, style my shoulder length hair and wear a short dress overtop lacy...
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    When I was 16 I had a bad accident and was kept in hospital with multiple breaks to my arm, nerve damage and an injures knee. The curtain was drawn between my bed and the girl next...
    Flybyeden Flybyeden 26-30, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    It is like I have been feeling sad and gloomy for so long now. I am not sure what is exactly causing this feeling, I look at my life and I don't see a certain critical problem that...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I woke up depressed and it wad because of an anime i watched last night. Sometimes i watch shows that reflect what im going through. While in the anime she had a happy ending. She...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    My name is Karly I just turned 16 and I am from Michigan but currently live in Florida. When I was younger my dad used to beat me and my sisters so my mom and dad got a divorce...
    allaboutkarly allaboutkarly 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    11 Surprising Signs You Are Really Lack of Sleep #SleepAid , (http://luv2sex.theblogpress.com/?p=4405) Lack of sleep is unhealthy and can leave you unable to concentrate and...
    how2stayyoung how2stayyoung 51-55, M 12 hrs ago

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    Around 5am this morning I woke up out of a shallow sleep, I was having a terrible dream. Someone was chasing me and I was scared. I opened my eyes in panic. I see I left a candle...
    2dprsd2live 2dprsd2live 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    Why is it that I'm so into this guy I know is not good enough for me? We've been talking for a few months and we also work together. He claims to like me and wants to turn it into...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I really want a beer today been working nights ! Can't sleep since I've come home and cba with anything around me ! I get these stupid little devil sitting on my shoulder say? Go...
    robbiotrebio robbiotrebio 41-45, M 13 hrs ago

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    That way I know what goes on around me. You have to twist the knob and force the door hopefully generating enough noise to wake me. The closed door makes me safe and secure.
    SoullessEyes SoullessEyes 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    When I was in Scouts Canada I was sexually abused by the Scouts Master. I know it's was wrong what he did to me and I know he took advantage of me. Till today, what still bother me...
    JohnA69 JohnA69 51-55, M 14 hrs ago

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    I feel my relationship isn't what it used to be. The reason I fell in love in the first place, why does this happen? Why did you make me fall in love with you because of the person...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I love sleeping. When I don't get at least 10 hrs of sleep, I'm cranky! As a matter of fact, just talking about it made me sleepy! Goodnight!(:
    mommyofeight mommyofeight 36-40, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep tonight. Perhaps it's because I dozed off yesterday afternoon. I was late getting tea and was at all over the place when Jim came home with the girls. I felt dead...
    littlescamp littlescamp 41-45, F 20 hrs ago

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    well, that's not entirely correct, I can't sleep to normal hours. my whole sleep patterns are all over the shop, I don't mind so much at least I do get sleep but sometimes it...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M 20 hrs ago

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    Hello. I get confused with my feelings sometimes. For example, when I'm joyful and having fun I love everything and go against everything bad like cruelty. But when I'm anger or...
    ImConfusedSo ImConfusedSo 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    I hate sleeping alone. So I stay up into the wee hours frustrated and restless. I want to sleep but I can't. More than anything I feel so alone. In every way possible
    UnchartedHeart UnchartedHeart 22-25 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I give advice to everyone to be happy to not thing about negative stupid things i tell them to be aposative everytime while i'm the one who feel more about those things i'm not...
    Sozdar Sozdar 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I can feel myself getting sleepy, but my body, my mind won't let me drift off into the sweet bliss of nothingness. I can feel it in my bones the sleepiness is trying to lull me to...
    FadeIntoTheDarkness FadeIntoTheDarkness 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Every time I ask my parents for something I feel guilty. I'm very frugal because my teachers once told us that children where very expensive to take care of, as a result I was...
    Hellooreopie Hellooreopie 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mind seems to be racing through millions of thoughts tonight, and I can honestly say that sleep feels so far away at this moment. I often wonder about life, and about my purpose...
    theatreeyes theatreeyes 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This has been happening for a long time now. I tried to talk to my friends and family, but they've never really actually talked about it. (Please excuse any confusion or awkward...
    ohgodijustneedausername ohgodijustneedausername 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It starts out simple enough, a freshly rolled marajuana joint, you smoke it with a friend or two and in a few minutes you feel better than you ever have in your life for a few...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Didn't get enough sleep last night. Sitting in the passenger seat trying not to pass out, on a 4 hour drive!! Someone message me and keep me awake! ☺️☺️ lol
    Nousername215 Nousername215 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    All my boyfriend wants to do when we have time together is lay around and watch TV. He doesn't get how boring that is and that I don't want to do it every single damn day. We are...
    dance40415 dance40415 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    She's in her late 40s. Not particularly attractive, but kind and caring. She's the kind of person that you know care more about you and your comfort than she does herself. She's so...
    Storiesnotforthefaintofheart Storiesnotforthefaintofheart 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    That I look at guys' butts. It's not a sexual thing. I'm not attracted to guys. I just really admire a nice ***.
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M Jul 23

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    I know I'll never be beautiful to him. I'll never be pretty or cute or even someone he'd be proud enough to put a picture up of on Facebook. When I tell him how I feel I rolls over...
    iSweets iSweets 31-35, F Jul 22

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    I'm sitting in my bathroom crying. I'm almost always crying. Either cause of my parents, or at work. I have a weird life. I'm 19, I work at a couple jobs I don't particularly like...
    dani08r dani08r 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I have these episodes about once every two weeks or so, where at night when I'm trying to sleep, I'll just lay there and weep for hours. And I'm not really sure why? I have two...
    Benedict888 Benedict888 26-30, F Jul 19

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    Every time I fall in love, or even just really like somebody, my heart gets broken. Every single damn time. Some would say this is a sign... "Oh, you two just weren't meant for...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 19

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    I can't sleep. It is 4am in the morning, but I can't close my eyes and sleep. Today is my Monday & I have to go back to work, which woulf be fine, if i didnt have to see John and...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F Jul 19

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    I realize now that I was not good enough for you, maybe it was our age difference, maybe its the fact that you have dealt with your past abuse and I am just starting to cope with...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    All my life I have been the ugly sister. I never felt accepted or love by my family on my father side. As I grew older I always put on a smile and pretend that it doesn't matter...
    Redhairladee Redhairladee 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 16

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    I am 23 yea