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I Sleep Alone

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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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses Dec 4, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Now I Am

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

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    But, I'll probably have to get used to it. I have a new job that will require me to do a lot of travelling. Right now, I'm in big hotel room with two big beds and one little ole...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    My job causes me to spend 3-4 days, including the weekend, in a hotel almost 300 miles from my significant other. I hate sleeping without him.
    belongelsewhere belongelsewhere 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I do everything and go everywhere alone. Last month i was on a trip to sweden with my coworkers. When the bus tour was over i just walked off. Went to drift on the streets to...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M Sep 11

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    I drink alone. I eat alone. I pray alone. I sleep alone. I walk alone. I work alone. I play alone. Out of 168 hours a week, I am alone 130 hours. But.... as long as I have...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    I am Alone. In life we are forced to be social. Our sanity depends on it, and even our confidence. Humans aren't lone wolves, they fight together as a pack of brothers or sisters...
    TheChosenOne32 TheChosenOne32 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    I hare sleeping alone in a bed. So I sleep on the couch
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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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 22 hrs ago

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    I just need more sleep :( I'm tired of only sleeping very few hours a week
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    Yes.... I love being home alone. This way I get to walk around naked... Yikes!! Just kidding.. I just love being home alone, It's such a beautiful feeling to knot have to close...
    HeyAsshole13 HeyAsshole13 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    Do you ever get the feeling that you're alone? Like you have friends and all, but at the end of the day you feel that you're truly all alone and that no one would even care if you...
    zhalehzahedi zhalehzahedi 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Jesus Christ... I'm scared and I'm not having fun... I'm suffering immensely and I'm scared of life. It's 3am.. I think something terrible is happening and I don't know what to do...
    Anonimaninja Anonimaninja 22-25, F Sep 9

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    Wish I could sleep early, but I never do.
    Brightfuture99 Brightfuture99 26-30, F 22 hrs ago

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    (Very long rant) I have absolutely nobody to talk to. I have no friends, my boyfriend never wants to talk about **** like this, most of my problems include family so I can't talk...
    Urquizza Urquizza 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I feel alone... truly alone! Some say that they feel alone yet they often have at least a few people to talk to. I have my girlfriend whom I speak to for 1 hours at best, I have...
    YitzchakWinternitz YitzchakWinternitz 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    Laughter is all around me, coming from me, and I can see the faces of my friends. It's a good night. We're all at dinner together, debating the stupidest of subjects like world...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F Sep 17

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    hi everyone i'm new here (btw sorry for my grammar English is not native language for me) i just need some help.. 6 month im not going out from home only to buy cigarette,food or...
    vertisque9dei vertisque9dei 18-21, M Sep 19

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    I moved to a new school where I can't relate to people. I live in an apartment type dorms where I have 7 roommates, including the one I share the room with. 4 of the girls play...
    LonelyCollegeGirl LonelyCollegeGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    Yeah i feel alone but hopefully it wont be like this forever. Friends don't last forever either or so i think. Yup loneliness feels really awful. ;-;
    Theguy0298 Theguy0298 16-17, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    I'm in desperate need of company, the way I'm living is getting more and more unhealthy. I don't go to school, I have no job and I don't have any friends who I speak to regularly...
    caraacakes caraacakes 16-17, F 21 hrs ago

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    Ever since I can remember I was different. Not in the sense where different is always good. I mean, different's good sometime. But, no one around me saw that. I thought that I...
    kiebuttery kiebuttery 13-15, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I always feel like I have to 'deal' with people. And when I'm alone, I don't have to worry about anyone around me, like if I'm going to offend someone by accident. And I never do...
    unicornbombz unicornbombz 16-17, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I've been married for almost two years now and we have been together for almost 5 years though. And we have a daughter and I feel ever since she was born I've been viewing things...
    Stephaniestephens17 Stephaniestephens17 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I have always slept with my doors to my bedroom closed. I don't feel comfortable sleeping in an open room alone, or with my back towards the door if my door isn't locked. I haven't...
    DemonFeyLove DemonFeyLove 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    My head is so filled with sh!t I can't sleep, and the thought of being alone kills me more, and makes me so frustrated I can't sleep. SHOOT ME
    Gemma3sahara Gemma3sahara 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 17

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    My experience of school life is hard. I am alone most of the time and no one seems to be my close friend. People tell me its better to have no friends than fake one but being alone...
    ZeroJ ZeroJ 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Sleeping on the floor because I can't stand sleeping next to my boyfriend.
    samsam2012 samsam2012 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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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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    i was at my friends and we were alone and (lets call friend j) and j when I was sleeping took my choles off and when I woke up she had I whip and we **** with is I loved it she was...
    itsjustme69 itsjustme69 16-17, F Sep 14

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    I have enough trouble sleeping next to anybody let alone a snorer!
    monstahmash monstahmash 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    It's the best way to sleep, when you're alone.
    1976toes 1976toes 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I know I am very young to think about this stuff. But I can't stop thinking on what will happen to me after a few years. I've thought of ending up all alone which saddens me. I...
    Manhater013 Manhater013 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    In the past when I've spent the night with a girl, whether or not it was sexual, it always took me forever to fall asleep. I think it's because I'm so used to being alone at night...
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 2 days ago

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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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    DSPS probably began for me in my teenage years. I didn't know what it was and had no name for it. Like many other people's experience with DSPS, it was assumed that I was lazy or...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    So as it turns out that my ex fwb benefits found someone else from her work and idk why she likes him over me I haven't talked to her. But what I think is ****** up and shity and...
    bradman1390 bradman1390 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Another night of crying myself to sleep and not having anyone
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I can't sleep properly For the past few months I can't sleep well. Even if I'm really tired, I only have a few hours sleep (about 4-5) and constantly keep waking. I wake up tired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F Sep 4

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