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I Sleep Better When It Rains

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    Just started raining

    and i already feel myself getting sleepy :)
    kauaiboy76 kauaiboy76 36-40, M Jul 20, 2014

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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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    Wow, the rain sounds

    so wonderful. I love when it wakes me ;)
    Am3917 Am3917 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I Love Sleeping When It Rains!

    I love to sleep when it rains outside. Under a tin roof when raining is the best soothing sound ever! I live on a farm and across the road from my farm is a creek, and when it rains I love the sound of the rushing water and rain. I am going to change my shingle roof to a tin roof...
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M Dec 25, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F Jul 14, 2014

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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 26-30, M Mar 3, 2014

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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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    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 2 Responses Feb 16, 2013

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    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

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    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 26-30 Jul 4, 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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    The only good thing abt rainy days is the cold

    weatherrr.😌☔️☔️☔️
    Livelovelaugh92 Livelovelaugh92 22-25, F Jun 19, 2014

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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 2 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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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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    I have slept in the nude the past 2 days and I gotta say they have been the best nights sleep I have had in a while...plus I have had better clearer dreams and I have been able to...
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    So I was getting these crazy dreams lately, people appearing in my room. Really clear dreams where i can follow the story. dreams help me process a lot of stuff. The only problem i...
    makaakje makaakje 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    After I'm all dried off after my night shower I just head straight to bed with nothing on.
    allycat09 allycat09 22-25, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ah the world record for someone who have not slept for long is 11 days and for till date experts say humans cant live beyond that without sleeping. Sleeping is important because...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I know that I feel better when I feel sleepy and that happen every time after shower , just want to relax and listen to nice track
    as3adsamy as3adsamy 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Closed and locked. I sleep better that way. Away from home? Add a chair under the doorknob.
    steadynow steadynow 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    So I started out never being able to sleep from when I was 12 until I was about 16. Then now I can't sleep at night, I'm not tired at night, then I fall asleep at early morning and...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F Feb 8

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    I've had a really scary and supernatural experience with Sleep Paralysis. I was in a very deep sleep and when I woke I realised that I couldn't move. I've had Sleep Paralysis a few...
    Alouisexo Alouisexo 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    that happen to me last night, i couldn't sleep. but when i did i dreamed that aliens (from aliens vs predator) was chasing me, i tripped and they were on top of me, and one said...
    kkisu474 kkisu474 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Droplets of water sploshing down into the mud, the smell of fresh rain filling the air. Standing beneath the gutter awaiting the rush of water gathered there. Staring into the...
    amaryllisflowers amaryllisflowers 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Always the case for me, but ESPECIALLY when Im sick. I get a half hour window of feeling good after a long hot shower!
    Stonewall0404 Stonewall0404 26-30, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    when it rains I love it! the entire environment changes! the sky goes dark! the rain looks beautiful when it drips among the trees and flowers! I just stare in my window and...
    preciousoul preciousoul 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I really like going outside after or while it rains. I like how the air smells before a bad storm too. It's too bad I can't go outside in the rain without an umbrella because my...
    StillFlawless StillFlawless 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    i love to sit next to my window with a cup of coffee and stare outside as it rains and listen to slow music. some of life's best moments :)
    Tonusree Tonusree 26-30, F Feb 21

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    That foggy grey color. The fresh smell to everything. It feels like everything was given a great, natural clean. The flowers smell better. The world smells like a clean slate...
    MackenzieBSnow MackenzieBSnow 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Just once could I be happy? Not beat down and told everything that he doesn't feel is right. I'm here at his mercy. I do all he needs at the house, if he asks for something I make...
    Txwoman123 Txwoman123 41-45, F Feb 22

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    always had a strange sleeping pattern, no matter what i always end up sleeping all day and wake up in the late afternoon and stay up all night until the next morning or noon. i...
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M Feb 5

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    Well not when it's actually raining. When it's just started to rain. Or maybe when it's just about to start. No... for that fraction of a second when the first rain drops are...
    howie79 howie79 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I just love waking up to the sound of rain hitting my window Then when i step outside and I can smell the amazing scent of the rain
    thatguy9903 thatguy9903 13-15, M Feb 3

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