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I Sleep Better When It Rains

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    Falling asleep to the rain is one of those

    moments where you feel like you're perfectly alone and peaceful. The rain washes away all the problems and bad of the world and leaves only you. You're alone, but it's a good alone.
    Schism7 Schism7 18-21, F Feb 25

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    Nature'S Lullaby

    That's how rain feels like when it soothes me to sleep. It's just easier to fall asleep to the sound of rain. And it helps me fall into a much deeper sleep too & gives me sweet dreams, like the gentle rain that falls...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16, 2013

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    When It Rains..

    I love it when it rains! Especially on a summer night. We live on a farm and we just crack the window open to let the cool air in and the smell of the rain just fill the room. Then we like to listen to it hitting our tin roof is just really relaxing then to see the flash of...
    R3DN3KGAL R3DN3KGAL 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2013

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    Tonight

    Tonight isn't raining. I feel sad because i don't like sleeping when there's no rain. I like it when it really storms outside, I don't know why but it makes me feel secure and calm. I love thunder especially, its nice :) Anyone else feel the same bout stormy nights?
    Teaganwhitney Teaganwhitney 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2013

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    If it's raining when I go to sleep I'll always

    open the window a little just so I can hear it better and I always find I nod off so easily. There's something about it I find relaxing.
    MrMisanthropist MrMisanthropist 22-25, M Mar 3

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    It Is Raining Now

    I live in the UK where it rains a hell of a lot especially here on the coast. I had never thought about how it effected my sleep until i recently moved house and now have my bedroom in the attic which gets a lovely exposure to the rain. Right at this moment in time it is bouncing...
    ChipDouglas1991 ChipDouglas1991 18-21, M Aug 24, 2012

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    It's A Pleasant Background Noise

    that blocks out other noise. And it smells good. Where I am in British Columbia it rains a fair bit so I'm lucky. I do get a fair number of peaceful nights.
    SofiaGrowsFlowers SofiaGrowsFlowers 18-21, T Nov 17, 2013

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    Rain On A Tin Roof

    I grew up near a creek that flooded quickly when we had too much rain. We would go across the creek and stay with neighbors to avoid getting flooded in where we couldn't go to school. These neighbors lived in a cool,large farm house with a tin roof. I loved the sound of the...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley 26-30, F Dec 15, 2012

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    Listening To The Rain

    Lying here, trying to switch off after another frenetic day of caring for patients. The rain sounds especially loud on my tin roof. My garden is drenched and it will be a muddy walk to the car in the morning. I love the rain, the louder the better, it's comforting- kind of...
    associatedbears associatedbears 41-45 Oct 22, 2013

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    I'm So Confused

    I barely get any sleep, always upset.... Help... Someone please.
    Linds13 Linds13 13-15, F Dec 12, 2012

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    A Calm Sound

    I love the rain, especially the spring and summer seasons. I also love the smell of rain and hearing the rain hit the house or seeing the lightning strike down on the earth. But also I love sleeping during rain storms because it has this calm and relaxing sound that it has when...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Jan 28, 2013

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    For As Long As I Can Remember…

    …I have found the sound of rain on my windows and the ground outside very peaceful and relaxing. The rain adds a peacefulness to the atmosphere along with the gentle scent of damp foliage that only wet weather can offer. This is one of the most sleep inducing situations for me...
    Fazer Fazer 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 21, 2012

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    Deep, Restful Sleep

    I love the sound of rain hitting the roof while I'm going to sleep. It sounds so soothing and calming to me. It helps me drift into a deep restful sleep, and allows me to feel fully energized when I wake up the next morning. The soft, fast pelts of the raindrops falling down onto...
    lacedup77 lacedup77 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 14, 2012

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    Tin Roofs

    If you sleep better when it rains,good for you. I hope you have had the pleasure of sleeping under a tin roof when it rains.The steady drumming of the rain hitting a tin roof will lull you to sleep like your mother humming a lullabye to you. Relaxing and peaceful. I miss laying...
    marriedup marriedup 56-60, M Dec 14, 2012

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    But I Can't Seem To Get Up

    So, there's the double-edged part of that one. A great big thunderstorm works like a sleeping pill on me. I'm groggy and sleepy. Good thing I live in Houston, TX where we never have thunderstorms ever. :)
    Argonnosi Argonnosi 26-30, M Oct 12, 2012

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    I Always Open The Window

    I always open the window when it's raining at night so I can hear the rain better. I love the smell of the cold air during a rain, and the chill from it on my face when my body is wrapped in blankets helps me to sleep.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 24, 2012

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    Soothing.

    Thunderstorms on a tin roof, amazing. I find the sound of rain very soothing and relaxing. It's so nice to fall asleep with it in the background. So I downloaded an app which mimics the sound, it's nice but nothing is better then the real thing.
    aussie003 aussie003 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2012

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