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I Sleep Alone

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    Not That I Want To!

    This is just the way things are. No boyfriend, so I sleep alone. And even with a boyfriend (those few times with horrible people), they never wanted me to stay over. So, still. I wonder what it's like to be able to sleep next to someone and know that I am not alone. I've never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 1, 2008

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    And Maybe That'S Good

    I sleep on a regulation twin sized bed. I was in my apartment about three weeks when I rolled over too far and fell on the floor. I woke up when I fell. Don't know if I was dreaming or what...the only thing I hurt when I landed was I smacked my face on the low bedside table and...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jun 12, 2013

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    I Can't Touch Her

    I've been married 35 years, and sex has NEVER been important for my wife.  Then one night in June of last year, while laying in bed next to her, I try to be intimate, and she looks me in the face and says, 'never touch me again, ever'.  Knowing that the marriage was...
    cantgetitright cantgetitright 56-60, M 5 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    Kind Of

    I don't normally sleep with another human in the bed but I do have a dachshund that thinks he owns me and the bed and  nice big stuffed animal that Silver01TA bought me that share my bed.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    One Experience I Look Forward to Deleting...

    Like it says on the label,that's how things are.
    Rob22make3 Rob22make3 41-45, M 13 Responses Oct 31, 2008

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    Now I Am

    starting last night..=( =(
    21butterfly 21butterfly 22-25, F Oct 8, 2008

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    For Now

    I am working on not sleeping alone.  It's OK. I actually sleep better alone when I sleep. I have a twin bead, and it's OK.  Not fantastic, but OK.  I don't sleep with a teddy bear, or anything like that, but I do love lots of pillows...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 10 Responses Dec 4, 2008

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    My Husband And I Sleep In Seperate Bedrooms. And I Love It!

     We sleep alone because my husband snores and I am an only child so I never had to share a bed with anyone. I love my sleep and sleeping alone.
    budlove budlove 26-30, F Oct 29, 2009

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    Sleepless Night

    However, when I had a houserabbit I did take her to bed with me once.  She kept kicking me all night!
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2009

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    For The Time Being

    Who knows? I might be sleeping alone for the rest of my life. I think this means I've reached my final phase of acceptance.
    girlanonymous girlanonymous 18-21, F Jan 30, 2011

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    Don't Have A Choice

    I have no one to sleep with anyway! I enjoy sleeping on my own though and don't think that I could stand to share my bed with someone else.
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F Sep 10, 2010

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    I can never sleep alone it's hard I force myself to sleep every night unless I watch netflix all night
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    For the longest time after being single, I loved it! Room to move and kick, also room to fart as loud as I want to. But after a while.. and on cold winters nights, sleeping alone...
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    Not only do I hate sleeping alone.... I hate working night shift and laying down when I get home only for my thoughts to race and jump around, as I stare into my room like the...
    JoshLJustice JoshLJustice 18-21, M Jul 12

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    It's not that i hate sleeping, it's just when i sleep my mind always go into a depressed state. What i consider a dream most would consider a nightmare. Just alot of emotional pain...
    white701 white701 18-21, M Jul 12

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    I left school in May after finishing my GCSE's meaning i am currently had/having all of May,June,July and August off for a summer. My sister still goes to school all day and both...
    SilkyDoughnut SilkyDoughnut 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I am feeling so alone, no matter how many people are really around me. I have 2 kids and a partner. I also live in a house with my family, a total of 8 people. I feel I need more...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I contemplated suicide multiple times today, first being in a dream, next while i was out riding around. I just thought, if i just ride my bike into the oncoming traffic, maybe i...
    Chrispy793 Chrispy793 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I grew up in a house with a man, women, a boy and two girls and close cousins aunts and uncles who always came around. Everyone but my mom abused me. They kept their cousins away...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I can never sleep. I always have this weight on my chest and when I'm alone in the dark I feel it the most. I am scared of the future and worried about school. I don't get along...
    ScarlettVictoria ScarlettVictoria 13-15, F Jun 29

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    oh gosh today im all alone in a bored lil house have nothing to do, i cant sleep either...
    melodya2y melodya2y 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    i stay awake and wonder what will become of me in the future. though i have only sixteen years of experiencing it, life has already beaten me down and ******** me of any bright...
    lightningveins lightningveins 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    ha ha Valentines day aka forever alone day . Its a day were i literally sleep all day . I try not to go out or watch tv , because it will just make me feel up set...
    Aniceguyforyou Aniceguyforyou 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I admit, I am as lonely as .... Whatever, I am lonely. But I always fight it. I do different things to fight loneliness. I am aging, my son's growing up fast and really it is...
    Samwan Samwan 26-30, F Jul 10

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    I've been feeling alone all the time. Feeling like I have no one to talk to. I have a best friend, friends who seem that would care, and a boyfriend. But all of them don't care...
    veedawalk veedawalk 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening BY ROBERT FROST Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch...
    Jakemulligan Jakemulligan 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    It's seems that everyone that I once knew are now all having kids or are in relationships or living life with joy. I'm happy for them but at times, It makes me feel so depressed...
    JourneeBlue JourneeBlue 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    The more I talk to people, the more I hear of people who can't sleep. Insomnia seems to constantly sweep the globe and so many people have trouble sleeping, regardless of how many...
    SirCabbage SirCabbage 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Hi ! My name is Jonas, recently I have been feeling a bit wonky . This brought out recurring feelings from last year. Last year I had changed schools and I was going to a school...
    jonho10 jonho10 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Anger, jealousy, fear, bitterness–these are the emotions that wrench the human heart. As a result, our relationships suffer. Our nights are sleepless. And we become unhappy...
    Paaqwesi Paaqwesi 31-35, M Jul 5

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    I'm always a second choice for everybody. I have friends but they remember about me only when they want something from me. At my free time I'm sitting in my room, reading books or...
    erysipelas111 erysipelas111 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Do i like getting out?: Yes i do enjoy being outside, I like to hike,swim, go camping, and run. but when i get out, i am outside training.I'm not one to go to a party or a dance...
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M Jul 7

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    My husband either works overnights or likes to stay up playing video games. One of the reasons I got married was to have someone to cuddle me and keep me company. I hate feeling...
    emariexx emariexx 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    No poem this time just broken hearted lonlyness. I hate living without being in a loving relationship. I feel lonley to the point of not even caring for the only 2 people I resist...
    darkreality68 darkreality68 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I just graduated highschool and I'm not going to college I got sick of my mom bitching all the time about working more and so I left I'm living in a motel right now but I'm almost...
    GinaL18 GinaL18 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 16

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    She doesn't understand how he doesn't see what a god damn beautiful person he is. She traces the words he carved on the paper with her fingertips and reads them as her personal...
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F Jul 16

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    I just can't sleep by myself :( awake for no reason....
    Mysticme Mysticme 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I hate being alone In general but it's at night where I get the loneliest.
    SaraRose0616 SaraRose0616 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    One of those pathetic sleepless night where I just sit there and keep refreshing EP because I dont have anything to do. I am bored. And lonely and with a downer. This is utter crap...
    scarredbutrelentless scarredbutrelentless 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    It looks like another sleepless shirtless lonely night.
    thatone6 thatone6 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    sleep is the most peculiar phenomenon in the world. some times you have nothing to do except sleep but it wont come. some times you gonna cry for sleep, you do every possible...
    kirat1990 kirat1990 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Sometimes, I sit alone under the stars and think of the galaxies inside my heart, and truly wonder if anyone will ever want to make sense of all that I am.
    Btimez3 Btimez3 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hello,my name is jacob but i like to go by zoey. I have spent the last seventeen years of my life alone because I am a girly-boy. Now I have the Internet and sites like this...
    jmallon764 jmallon764 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Going to sleep and waking up on your own is depressing :/
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M 10 hrs ago

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    I don't know what to do anymore.. Anyone help me, talk to me.. Help me to survive in the nightmare.. I don't want to live on this hell anymore. I just wanna end it all. Im so alone...
    lostandalone98 lostandalone98 16-17, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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