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

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    It doesn't rain much where I live. When I do get to hear the rain coming down... falling asleep to it-or waking up to it- it always fills me with a sense that it's a special...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 17

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    last night just watching tv around 10 o clock then i dont remember anything but waking up this morning at 12 am and getting on here i didnt want to sleep on the couch but it...
    wannaloveyou wannaloveyou 13-15, F Sep 6

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    My "best friend" tried to rape me when I was 12, I don't want something like happen again, where someone I thought I could trust betrays me. But I'm not sure I could avoid it if a...
    KamiTheBear KamiTheBear 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I can't take it when them, even though I can tell that the thunder is coming, I will get scared and just want to cry... And I would go into the closet and stay there until I fall...
    KatieP767 KatieP767 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was asleep and one landed on my head. I started freaking out! I won't sleep on my pillow
    IamSCARED123 IamSCARED123 13-15, F Sep 8

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    Should I stay or should I go? Couple of years ago I thought I was dying. I couldn't fall asleep, sometimes for a whole night, and when eventually I was so exhausted that I would...
    benharmon benharmon 41-45, M 6 Responses Sep 18

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    Today I feel so sick and depressed. I went to school with my back hurting because of my back pack. I woke up before that without no inspiration. No joy or liveliness in me. It...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Sep 5

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    I'm lying in my bed. Pillows all around. Looking at the lights and shadows cast on the ceiling. Savoring the soft breeze against my exposed thighs. Relishing in the coziness of...
    Soltanto Soltanto 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Okay, call me crazy, but I LOVE IT! When I was little I had this addiction on the HUGE fan that was in the corner of my room and it made the LOUDEST sound ever! My parents took a...
    MacyDillPickle MacyDillPickle 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    I love falling asleep to the sound of rain. Even a thunder storm, weirdly enough......but I cannot and will not sleep if I can hear a tap dripping.
    kaixin97 kaixin97 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    i went downstairs to go outside to smoke,i thought my aunt was asleep in her room.im out smoking when i see the front room light come on.i start to get real nervous,then the front...
    SISSYGUYMARIGAIL SISSYGUYMARIGAIL 46-50, M 6 Responses Sep 9

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    I appreciate these stories, and was looking to post on one of them. However, many of the men and women seem to be young; with children. Mine are grown up or almost there: 20 and 17...
    missingtranslation missingtranslation 46-50, F 8 Responses Sep 13

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    So I got out my stash and was about to begin dressing but I fell asleep. I woke up this morning and realised I forgot to lock the door with all my clothes layed put in the floor.
    sissylaura09 sissylaura09 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 17

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    So here I am again just spent all night lay awake in bed! My body just doesn't know how to rest! It's now 6 in the morning I will fall asleep around 10 o'clock and wake up around 3...
    Youmeansomething Youmeansomething 18-21, M Sep 19

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    On a summer evening or night, I love the beating of rain against my window. I close my eyes. Its so relaxing.
    goodgoliath goodgoliath 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I hate it when I can't fall asleep when I want too, but then I fall asleep when I don't want too. And even when I do sleep it's a broken sleep or it's a restless sleep. I wish I...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    My husband made supper! Great! Then left the mess and fell asleep! This is the way it is. Even when he is home I feel alone. We don't go out or see friends. He speaks to his...
    Penelopeallalone Penelopeallalone 36-40, F 9 Responses Sep 3

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    I used to think that but now it depends. If im staying up because im caught in a great conversation then it just feels really amazing. I've even stayed up waiting for someone to...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    something about the rain makes me feel so calm and warm on the inside. it makes me feel like nothing can touch me as long as i'm inside and tucked into bed with nothing but the...
    skinnyminn skinnyminn 16-17, F Sep 10

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    Took pm pills twice since 7 last night and still am not asleep 😭
    mrsmitchell15 mrsmitchell15 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I need the sound of rain to sleep, I have a white noise app on my phone that plays rain sounds, but it's never as good as the real deal!
    MissBusty MissBusty 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    I'm bored and tired, but my eyes are wide open :/ chats till I fall asleep anyone? Girls preferred. #notaseed #notacreep Lol
    NoJuanNose NoJuanNose 22-25, M Sep 16

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    Why can't I sleep?! I am soo tired but can't sleep...I hate this....****....
    KatAttack91 KatAttack91 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I love my mom. It's been just me and her for 14 years. She's started dating recently and that's fine. But it's the way she lets her dating take over her life and that leads to me...
    tiaboo1220 tiaboo1220 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    ******* work bro! 1 hour down, 11 more to go! Then it's my weekend lol.
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Every reader, be aware. This story is real and has effected me and my family traumatizingly. Please click away if scared easly. Again, everything im writing right now is real and...
    iTzzMike iTzzMike 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    The days are shortened by the ridiculous sleeping pattern Broken up by the even more disturbing dreams of late. Zombie motion and slow pounding of the pavement. I wander to a...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I am so lucky! I got to spend most of the weekend with my MW. The only time I didnt see her was a few hours yesterday and then she went home around 2pm today. Not all of the time...
    newyork2687 newyork2687 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    It isn't as bad as it used to be. I suppose I've eliminated a lot of stress since I've found a home with a boyfriend who loves every part of me. I used to sleep all the time. I'd...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Curses! For a solid twelve hours of a day--every day--I feel like I am stumbling through some nightmare...half-asleep, confused. But then around midnight I get a random burst of...
    Ewoo Ewoo 16-17 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I don't think I'm ever going to get over it. I woke up and kissed my pillow this morning thinking it was a person, but it wasn't. I'm alone. I miss him, but I could never take him...
    Anonimaninja Anonimaninja 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 6

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    When I was younger and living on my own, i had an experience with a spirit. My apartment was a studio and had a small loft where my bedroom was. There were no doors in my studio...
    LnlYw2kds LnlYw2kds 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    I used to have sleep paralysis a lot when I was younger, around 14 or 15, but it hasn't happened much since I got married. Sometimes I started to wonder if it ever happened, or if...
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F Sep 6

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    I hate to think this, but sometimes i can't help but not to think it. One night i was walking home from my best friends house it was dark out so i just decided to look up at the...
    delvilel delvilel 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 17

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    Witchcraft is my past. And im not going back to that path. I've been to witchcraft because of injustice. I lost my faith in the justice system, authorities. Because they failed...
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I lay in my bed this morning thinking about it all. Every last little detail of what happened. Then I realized I was thinking about it.. and I started to think about why I was...
    bubblefishkiss bubblefishkiss 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    If you look closely in the background U can clearly see an orange apparition.  I used that application Perfect 360 on my face and I cant find the original but its there in...
    TrannyCandyTGirlPrincess TrannyCandyTGirlPrincess 26-30, T 1 Response Sep 8

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    I had this dream when I was twelve years and have never forgotten it. In the dream I was being chased by animals of various colours: blue, green, red, etc. I was so scared of these...
    Dalidella Dalidella 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    People say she's only in my head It's Gonna take time but I'll forget They Say I need to get on with my life They don't realize Is when you're dialing 6 numbers just to hang...
    Mindyb123 Mindyb123 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    Because it would take way more effort than I intend, I won't explain my previous experiences and events that had occurred. What I'm about to tell you is a true story, and I want...
    ADifferentDude ADifferentDude 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I promised myself that when I felt that I had truly overcame my disorder, that I would share my story with those that are currently suffering Let me give a little background...
    dnicolee dnicolee 18-21, F Sep 2

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    Long story and it's a horror story about my experience. I don't remeber when was my first time but I remembered this experience that scared the living out of me. Alittle background...
    msyangvang msyangvang 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    I first knowingly traveled outside of my body a few months back. It was the coolest feeling to me, I was so excited to share it with my friends & family. It was like 7 am and I...
    dandylions4 dandylions4 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    July 4th 2014, I was in a horrible car accident on Highway 9 on the way home from Lake Thunderbird. My boyfriend, Layne, and I were really exhausted and I fell asleep during the...
    macynicole96 macynicole96 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    Heavensbluerose , Please come back to ep.. :'( The Lost Meaning of the Blue Rose The sun in the sky is about to set. And when this happens, the colorful roses in the beautiful...
    Listening2us Listening2us 26-30, F Sep 20

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    Destruction of previous individual austerity 286) 24th December, 1977, Thursday . Place : Makardah. Early morning dream: One unknown boy came to me with a message...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M Sep 2

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    I fainted today. I have condition where when stand up too fast I get really dizzy, but I've never fainted before because of it. I had been lying down and got up suddenly, not for...