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

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    I see unique images when I'm about to fall asleep. (Believed to be hallucinations) They look like art. Same happens with music. It just plays in my head like it is some good song...
    Mary2050 Mary2050 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I'm so F()$@ing Alone I know plenty of people in my life. I used to think I was alone when I was surrounded by people. Now I realize, I'm so alone because, I am alone. It's a...
    Atlas0Scar Atlas0Scar 18-21, M Nov 8

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    I love listening to the pitter patter of rain on the colorbond metal roof.... the wind whistling through.... raindrops splash against the window...im snuggled up in bed duvet...
    femmeme femmeme 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    After what seemed like a hellish week for me I was finally offered a reprieve in the form of rain. I sit in the recliner in the quiet living room, no tv, no lights on be it for a...
    InTheShadowsAgain InTheShadowsAgain 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 1

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    I use to have lots of trouble with this, but now I talk to someone every night until I fall asleep, he helps me get things off my chest and has me falling asleep with a clear head...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I fell for him and believed him when he told me he loved me. He made me feel like I was special, he was awesome for the first two months he made me feel like I was the luckiest...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I stay up till late hours of the night trying to fall asleep. My eyes feel strained ! And im tired but i cant gall asleep.
    amberlxl amberlxl 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Then I'm all alone again and missing you like crazy, you're all I have :(
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Nov 11

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    I really do. I close my eyes at night and fantasize that there would be no homeless, no war, no poverty or any of the other nasty things of life. But then I wake up and have to...
    CrippledAvenger CrippledAvenger 41-45, M Nov 19

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    I go completely blind without my glasses so, I always have them on! Most the time while I'm enjoying a documentary or perhaps watching the news I fall a sleep; with of course my...
    XxDorkyBoyxX XxDorkyBoyxX 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Last time i sleep very well whenever i listen to the rain sound and the chilly environment .. Nowadays also if its hard to sleep i will play rain sounds in youtube obviously a fake...
    jannah23 jannah23 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am tired but I don't want I sleep. I want to stay up and talk to you :) if I slept whenever I was tired then I would always be asleep. I'm always tired whether it be mentally, or...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Personally theirs nothing more peaceful than listening to the sound of rain outside my window, pyjamas on and duvet up to my neck. I feel safe and secure when i listen to rain but...
    disneygirl97 disneygirl97 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I am a 23 year old female and for as long as I can remember I have always liked men. I even was deeply in love with one 5 years ago who broke my heart and the pain was so...
    grateful420 grateful420 22-25, F Nov 2

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    I really should be sleeping, but I have a very hard time falling asleep:-(. So why not explore? I love to see what makes other people tic, what they are thinking...
    Devotedmom77 Devotedmom77 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    We hung out all summer and even fooled around. You know, bitting,hickeys,kissing. One time we got really high and we ended up having sex, though after like a minute i came to my...
    bearsunited01 bearsunited01 16-17, F Nov 11

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    Which is the reason I'm still sitting here while everyone else in the house is asleep. And I will be the first one up in the am... Having coffee. :D
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 12

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    Why do we call upside down butts, hearts? Hearts look nothing like that...
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M Nov 12

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    I don't know why, I hate when it gets cloudy but I love the sound and smell of rain. Just kicking back on the patio and having a drink, it feels really good.
    DorkyGuy90 DorkyGuy90 22-25, M Nov 15

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    Living where I live rain is a rare but much loved necessity. I wish to see more of it. Thunder storms are even rarer here. I often wish for a nice long moderate storm to brew...
    Clovercon93 Clovercon93 41-45, M Nov 17

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    I'm really busy most days and my typing is slow. Add that together, but people think they're being ignored. One time I was texting someone and babysitting. The boy, Fede (sweet...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F Nov 17

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    Ok I have been married for almost 18 years. For much of the marriage, it has been quite Rocky and at times I suspected he was cheating. About 6 years ago I had my proof. I stayed...
    boys9292 boys9292 41-45, F Nov 20

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    Loneliness is darkness A never-ending night. Even though the black won't go away, You'll never fall asleep. Because loneliness sparks a fear And unlike other nightmares...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I try to simplify my words as much as possible but seeing the rain made me intrigued by the wonderful sound of it ... I think I'm in love with the prodigious and indelible memories...
    Angelanorexic Angelanorexic 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Be strong now because things will get better it might be stormy now but it can't rain forever."
    minncech minncech 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm just thinking so much, tomorrow's a new day, a new struggle, and I've got to be ready to face it since all I am is a fighter..
    meli347 meli347 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    "Infinite Dreams"Infinite dreams I can't deny themInfinity is hard to comprehendI couldn't hear those screamsEven in my wildest dreamsSuffocation waking in a sweatScared to fall...
    crandall71 crandall71 41-45, M Nov 15

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    Two broken lives, become one whole: A story of two troubled people just looking for love. Brittaney: How we met I don't remember the first time we met, it must have been a random...
    Douglas2275 Douglas2275 18-21, M Nov 14

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    When i was six or so my sister liked to cross-dress me and make me girly. Of course I hated it because she would put me in mini skirts and said to be"cute"tops and even panties...
    Butterking47 Butterking47 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is my first free weekend since leaving my husband and mm came over as usual yesterday. We had a very passionate steamy night, but it was so much more yesterday.... We have...
    Lilypad718 Lilypad718 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 1

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    Breath. Whatever you're doing right now. Take a deep breath, than another. You are so beautiful. Has anyone told you that lately? And there is something more important. You're...
    Destroyer2266 Destroyer2266 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 1

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    If you read xkcd, you're very familiar with the adorable personification of Philae. The problem with anthropomorphism is that it creates sentimental attachment, much like one would...
    MathematicallyMindedFractal MathematicallyMindedFractal 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    What more lies will unravel? Why couldn't he just tell me to my face? I bet he wasn't working all of those weekends. I bet he wasn't falling asleep on me at 9 and even 8:30 at...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    At a certain age we all begin to wonder who we really are. I remember the first time I found myself alone, lost and completely forgotten. My best friends had decided I was no...
    Helenabby Helenabby 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I suppose I could call it insomnia. It has been both productive and destructive in my life. I can remember as a child having great difficulty sleeping. When I discovered books I...
    TunnelofTrees TunnelofTrees 36-40, M 15 hrs ago

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    Before I tell you my dream there a few things you should know. I am a lucid dreamer. I practice lucid dreaming every night and have gained a fair amount of control over my dreams...
    yourblacknight yourblacknight 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 16

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    It happened, we had our time together for the first time! *You can skip to paragraph 3 for the good stuff, lol.* This is LONG, btw... As most of you know, we had been talking...
    Ahmazing Ahmazing 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 29

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    Indication of mass realizations with the Blessings of Holy Mother or Adyasakti 311) 5th August, 1978. Saturday. Early morning dream: I was going to an...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    He watched them from the hall with glassy eyes. His three children lay in various positions with limbs askew on a makeshift bed comprised of blankets, fast asleep and ignorant of...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M a week ago

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    I've stayed at my sister's every night this week except this night. She went out to eat, and I'd just be sitting there doing nothing anyway. I ended up going to my niece's and...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    My throat's bleeding again. If I try to clear my throat and spit, there is blood. I barely got any sleep last night. I've cried multiple times today and last night, and I tried to...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I think something is drastically wrong with me. I've been trying to sleep, yet my brain (no matter how exhausted I am and I haven't sleep for days...) doesn't shut off. It feels...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 20

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    He has now blocked me on Facebook. He will not take responsibility for his own actions, and I do not understand what has happened to this man. He is not the same man I came to love...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    ok first off i was adopted by my dad (at 5 )so im not really his child and thats ok he has always been like a dad to me growing up and him and mom love each other very very much...
    crystalbabecal crystalbabecal 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    My mom hits me a lot. Back when I was little, I used to cry a lot. I was a miserable child. My mom slapped me, hit me on my back, called me names. I never knew the meanings of the...
    Tearsinmycheek Tearsinmycheek 16-17, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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