I Sleep Better When It Rains

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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...
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2013

    My mom thinks its weird

    because rain always keeps her up but I love falling asleep to the sound of rain hitting the window panes. Its like a little rhythm to help me sleep. I find it very relaxing and calm and, well, natural.
    ElizaKate ElizaKate
    18-21, F
    Jul 14, 2014

    I live on a main road

    so when it rains the road goes quiet so all I have to do Is listen to the rain falling on the Forrest at the back and I'm out!
    cbailey301 cbailey301
    22-25, M
    Oct 3, 2014
    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin
    22-25, F
    Apr 2, 2015

    Rain, Rain

    Lucky for me, I live on the coast of Oregon where it rains nearly 8 months of the year, if not more. It ****** me off when I see rain clouds in the moring but at night, It is so soothing. I have insomnia so Its kind of a necessity to have white noise going on in the background to...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 4, 2012


    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

    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

    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

    The sound of the rain hitting the windows

    and the thunder after the lightning strikes just calms me down. Its so peaceful and soothing. It helps me clear my mind when I'm having a rough time.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess
    18-21, F
    Apr 2, 2015

    Rain is purifying and calming.

    ...it's a time when the people go in, and the world outside is truly active and alive. /// I love to close my eyes and imagine being out there, enjoying the life rain brings.
    MommaTequila2 MommaTequila2
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2015

    Something about a good pouring down rain kind

    of thunderstorm puts me out like a baby! idk, maybe it speaks to the chaos of my mind.....or speaks over it.
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 21, 2016

    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
    22-25, T
    Nov 17, 2013


    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 28, 2013

    I think it tells our subconscious

    that it's raining out and there's nothing going on so sleep.
    imnotyourfriend imnotyourfriend
    41-45, M
    Dec 9, 2015

    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
    2 Responses Oct 22, 2013

    I sure do it is the only time I sleep well

    and the sound makes me happy
    deleted deleted
    May 21, 2015

    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

    I love the feeling when I close my eyes

    and just focus on the sound of the raindrops hitting the roof, softly. It's very relaxing.
    EvangelistaCruz EvangelistaCruz
    18-21, F
    Apr 2, 2015

    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
    Oct 24, 2012

    Just started raining

    and i already feel myself getting sleepy :)
    kauaiboy76 kauaiboy76
    41-45, M
    Jul 20, 2014

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 16, 2013

    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
    Ttlicious1 Ttlicious1
    51-55, F
    Apr 12, 2016

    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
    26-30, M
    Mar 3, 2014

    There is a peaceful spirit

    which descends down whenever it rains. Water is a symbol of renewal. The plants grow, the cycles of the season repeat. Rain washes away our troubles, and is a balm for the soul. Whenever it rains, it is the siren song of sleep.
    TheRedTie TheRedTie
    31-35, M
    Jan 14, 2016

    Wow, the rain sounds

    so wonderful. I love when it wakes me ;)
    yousentmeflying yousentmeflying
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2014
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