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I Should Be Asleep, But I Am Scared Of Not Waking Up Again

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    I can't sleep. I can't get over the pain of knowing my partner is depressed and is pushing me away. I don't know what else to do. I so desperately want to feel loved. I need to...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Aug 11

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    Unfortunately, waking up to it and realizing I'll arrive at work drenched and miserable, are not my idea of fun.
    mynoseiskillingme mynoseiskillingme 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I got into a car accident just now because I fell asleep while driving. I didn't think I was near that tired. This is my second accident within a year and I'm not 18 yet. I'm going...
    firecancatchme firecancatchme 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    And I'm too embarrassed to tell my roommate. My whole life I've never slept in the dark, and never been able to sleep in the dark. Not at sleepovers or anything. My roommate, like...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I get scared over thunder and lightning. Yet I love sleeping to the sound of rain.
    Maisiee Maisiee 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I'm very scared of thunder and lightning. But i love listening to rain when I'm going to sleep. It makes me feel safe and a bit excited because right now, it's absolutely scorchio...
    maisiexoxo maisiexoxo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Trust me. I know how it feels. I know exactly how it feels to cry in the shower so no one can hear you, and waiting for everyone to fall asleep so you can fall apart, for...
    BlackBlood64 BlackBlood64 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have an app for that! HA! I do have an app on my iPad I sleep to every night, rain thunders, showers wind... I even have a water feature in the garden that trickles all night...
    off2heavenIgo off2heavenIgo 13-15 5 Responses Aug 2

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    When I'm cold I can control my nerves or something like that I can make myself warm, vice versa when I'm hot! I found out recently I can do the same in a room. Someone will say...
    mrmagnium mrmagnium 13-15, M Jul 22

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    My first time falling asleep naked was when I was in 4th grade. I had a group of friend over cause it was my birthday weekend so I asked some friend to sleep over and okay games. I...
    thetheonly thetheonly 18-21, M Jul 22

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    with insomnia you are never really asleep... and never really awake
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M Jul 24

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    They make a "nature sounds" atmosphere enhancement that plays sounds. But I prefer the real thing...and don't even mind getting a little wet! I love the atmosphere that storms...
    maggiemaggamuff maggiemaggamuff 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I have insomnia, but on rainy nights, the sound of the rain helps me fall asleep. I find it very soothing and peaceful.
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I wasn't asleep, but one day, I was having a sleepover at my cousins house and we were laying in bed. I thought it would be funny if I mooned him and sat on his face. So I told him...
    PantsingWizzrd PantsingWizzrd 13-15, M Aug 4

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    when I was a little girl my mom . no let me pause right there before I start just know my mom had me when she was 18 and she is a drug addict. ok so again when I was a little girl...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    My mom would be positive I was asleep. She would peek and I'd have the tiniest tiny sliver of an eye open. Was afraid I'd miss something
    thebigtexrock thebigtexrock 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Do you ever have those nights where you lie awake in bed?? *me right now...I'm really tired but can't go to sleep.
    Daisymay77 Daisymay77 16-17, F Jul 25

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    To much... My last rain (window open) turned into a hail storm. Slept through it but briefly recall wondering what all that noise was. I found out in the AM, shoulda put the car in...
    gr8pretender gr8pretender 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    New to this... Tried to fall asleep around 1am , around 1:02 I recalled something that has been making me sad and now it's 2:24am and I'm still crying . Life sucks right now, sigh...
    crybabyest04 crybabyest04 22-25, F Jul 29

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    I love the sound of rain... Just to really lay next to the window n just listen to the storm. For I usually like to close my eyes and just imagine my life like a storm. How exactly...
    rico20989 rico20989 22-25, M Aug 2

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    dont know why but i always find the sound of rain soothing and it always helps me to go to sleep, however if it thunders i hide under the covers lol x
    fantasycaver fantasycaver 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    Part 2: I pulled my pants down and my underwear down in the back and sat on his face. I laughed and he pushed me away but then, as I was pulled my underwear back up, he pulled them...
    PantsingWizzrd PantsingWizzrd 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I have two iMacs running. One for office work and one for my music studio. I also have an iPhone and one iPad. I have a tendency to forget to log out. Suddenly I'm asleep and...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    Who doesn't? The sound and the smell accompanied by it put me right out. But then I wake up as my mind twists the pure image of chibi sprites doing their share of the chores, into...
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I remember the first time someone ever kissed my belly button. I was 16 and staying the night at a friends house. When her parents fell asleep, we snuck out and went to another...
    rlj119 rlj119 31-35, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I often neglect sleeping. Since I feel I can get more stuff done if I don't sleep as much. But what's a peeve is when I want to treat myself well and stay healthy and try sleeping...
    Hyacinthas Hyacinthas 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    My mom yells at me when i wake up a 11-12 but My meds have a side effect where you cant fa asleep...
    PierceTheGreen PierceTheGreen 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    12:30 am and I'm staring at the screen waiting for something interesting to happen ._. I seriously need to sleep. I haven't slept in 3 days >.< nah if i needed to sleep i would...
    ForgottenFantasy ForgottenFantasy 13-15, F Jul 31

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    its so annoying! it just like goes numb and its just ugh!
    NeonNicole NeonNicole 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I really miss being in a relationship.. I miss having the feeling that someone is always gonna be there. I miss waking up to good morning texts and re reading the cute messages.. I...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    The children's home I was sent to at age 9 1/2 emphasized religion and hard work. If the wards there were not in the classroom or working long hours on the farm then we were in...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I should start by saying that I am emotionless person. For years I had been running around, playing with men feelings, breaking hearts and not blinking an eye. Of course...
    FloChild FloChild 22-25, F Aug 7

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    Today the boy i love broke my heart and it hurts too much...sometimes i wish i could just fall asleep and never wake up again
    Jimekuiz Jimekuiz 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Have I mentioned yet that he has a weird 6th sense for when I am getting frustrated to the point of being about ready to walk away? Finally heard from him last night, although it...
    Katsstory Katsstory 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I'm fed up with the loneliness, with feeling like a useless imitation of a viable human being, with feeling like nobody really cares whether I live or die, alone and unloved my...
    NightfallCorpse NightfallCorpse 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Anthony616q1zv3 Anthony616q1zv3 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I was 13 when I had my first sp experience, it was one of the "normal" ones, you'd fall asleep waking up and your frozen and can't move ,you have weight as if something on top of...
    RNB123 RNB123 13-15 Aug 5

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    Me and my family were on a road trip and decided to stop by an old inn because it was getting late. After checking in, I stepped into the room and got this weird feeling that I can...
    asiaxn asiaxn 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Either I am suffering from SAD, or I'm near a full blown depression again.. I have some reason to believe it's the first. About 8 years ago I went through a heavy depression. Even...
    Jemoeder Jemoeder 26-30 Jul 23

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    A Morning with my Boyfriend (fictional short story with hopes of becoming true) The sun peaks over the window sill and exposes the white silk curtains restless in the breeze. He...
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    A Morning with my Boyfriend (fictional short story with hopes of becoming true) The sun peaks over the window sill and exposes the white silk curtains restless in the breeze. He...
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    I really deserve it, so I'll start with that. I really expected to get into graduate school, or even prior to that; I expected to not continue to be alive past 30. I lived a...
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    I had a tumultuous childhood and probably should have not even survived several times except by some sort of miracle, or paranormal influence. Every home I went to, there always...