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I Never Feel As If I Got Enough Sleep

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 18

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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 Sep 15

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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 2 Responses Sep 19

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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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    It's kind of like I can't sleep ever -_- well honestly I weirdly never feel tired it seems like when I do sleep it's more like passing out from eventually pass out without knowing...
    trinidadsteph92 trinidadsteph92 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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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 Sep 14

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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 Sep 14

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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 Sep 16

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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 Sep 17

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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 2 Responses Sep 18

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    After my bf cheated on me I decided to forgive him and to work on us but ever since then I never feel like I'm good enough for him.
    jasou31 jasou31 18-21, F 4 days ago

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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 Sep 15

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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 Sep 19

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    I am a senior in high school. My school work is starting to ramp up. I have two AP classes which is the maximum I can take at my small school. I have a full class schedule. I have...
    Edwin96 Edwin96 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I don't think I'll ever be good enough...I'll never amount to much...I'll always just be someones option...I'll never be good enough....
    throwawaychild throwawaychild 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 Sep 19

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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 Sep 19

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    I just wanna tell you how I'm feeling gotta make you understand... :D
    Passatguy Passatguy 22-25, M a week ago

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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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    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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    My fiancé is the perfect man and showers me with attention and compliments and he makes sure he shows me I'm his whole world. But somehow I still don't feel loved enough. This...
    Tessasanders Tessasanders 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 36-40, M Sep 18

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    recently i tried to be the kind of lady which i hated . being aggressive ,seductive, flirtatious and eager with nasty pleasure ..i wanted to know how she feels like and how guys...
    brokenheartandlife brokenheartandlife 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I never feel close to anybody in this world. I feel very depressed😑and sad😓😓😓
    kristi9852 kristi9852 13-15, T Sep 2

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    I honestly never feel my age. I'm 21 years old (22 in May) and I feel like I'm already in my 30's. I've felt this way since I was in high school - I felt like I matured at a faster...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Wish I could sleep early, but I never do.
    Brightfuture99 Brightfuture99 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I used to hate this feeling. I still do, but as of recently I started to like being alone. Its sort of hard to explain. I think to sum it up I'd rather feel alone now, than be...
    bananaloc bananaloc 22-25, M 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Hi. My I like to go by Snow. Well I'll keep the story shorter than what it truly is. Well I currently do no live with my mother, she lives in another town nearby with my grandma...
    SnowKittyRosa SnowKittyRosa 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Sweet Dreams? Sarahbella’s story about her bad dreams (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Feel-Like-My-Dreams-Are-Telling-Me-Something/4781103#reply_5943032) got me...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    just having a weird night. Dreams that I know were bad but I can't remember them. Been waking up at 2am for about 2 weeks. It's making me feel crazy.
    JulieAnn13 JulieAnn13 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    When I was in the fifth grade, the only playmate I ever had let me wear her dresses and lipstick; I believed I was a girl until I was 26 or 27 when someone made a comment that...
    littlepaul littlepaul 66-70, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I've been feeling so alone lately for a week now I'm like battling depression of not being good enough. I went through something like this last winter n now it's back . I just...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F Sep 6

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    It was a busy day. I ran errands from 6:30 am until 5:00 pm while my live in boyfriend worked on my roof. I am the breadwinner and he maintains the household, but given the roof...
    picadilly1970 picadilly1970 41-45, F 3 days ago

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