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I Sleep Either Too Much Or Too Little

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    These past three to four months, I've slept like I used to sleep when I was 10. Before that, it used to be 4,5 hours every day.
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M Apr 16, 2013

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    I Have No Self-Discipline When It Comes To Sleeping.

    Sleep… I've had 20+ years to get it right, yet I still feel that I may just need lessons or something. I've never met anyone with sleep habits more random than my own. Though, I should probably mention that I have a chronic illness. It's not so much an excuse really as it...
    oneandlonely12 oneandlonely12 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2010

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    i've noticed when my son is not here with me i

    tend to sleep a lot. i do chores around the apartment but its not a lot but i still take care of what i got to do. When i am depressed i go straight to sleep, just don't want to think about certain things so i just escape through sleep and when i get to see my son, when he goes...
    MissSpookiness MissSpookiness 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    Falling Asleep Yet?

    I thought I was gonna fall asleep the other day after 30 hours of being awake, but then after thinking it would happen, I stopped- well, falling asleep. I've read about and watched programs on so many methods on getting to sleep, but when I try them, I either find they prolong...
    DreamWeaver28 DreamWeaver28 16-17, F Sep 26, 2010

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    Both *Zzz*

    The point is, in weeknights, I tend to stay up a little too late, sometimes due to over thinkingĀ (and I love to read before I go to sleep, or watch tv, or take my laptop with me to bed...bad habits!) and end up not getting enough sleep for the next day, or I stay up late on the...
    Scarlet2 Scarlet2 22-25, F Dec 20, 2010

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    Can't Find A Happy Medium...

    I do tend to sleep deeply, that much is for sure. However, on weeknights, I tend to stay up a little too late and end up not getting enough sleep for work the next day, OR I stay up late on the weekends and end up sleeping in more than I should and feel groggy and usually have...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    I need way too much sleep.

    I can't wake up in the morning because I don't want to. Other nights I can't stop thinking long enough to sleep...
    gingerbetch gingerbetch 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2014

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    Usually...

    Far, far too little on weekdays. Then... crash and burn on weekends....
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 24, 2010

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    True

    i either sleep too much or not enough.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 13, 2010

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    I use to barely sleep.

    I had severe insomnia. Id sleep 3hrs at most. Lately I sleep too much. Now im sleeping 12 to 13hrs. Its broken up cause Im woken up. But still its too much! lol It makes me want to sleep more because it is so much sleep. Oh well I'll get it figured out eventually. :)
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 2 Responses May 21

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    My...

    ...sleeping patterns are weird. I can sleep for like two hours one day and eight hours the next day.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 11, 2010

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    I just can't help it. Even if someone is a s****y person, like my mom even though I feel like she deserves every bad thing that's happened to her because of her bad attitude and...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    geminixleo geminixleo 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I dont know wtf is that ! i sleep all the time everyday for more than a month *yawns*
    sam1992really1 sam1992really1 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I can't sleep. Going through an old photo album and suddenly I see you in the background of the picture... It throws me right back in time. I stood in the courtyard with a soccer...
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    its 4am and I can't sleep. I thought nobody would be on here, and then I opened it, and BAM, turns out insomnia can make you feel like you're the only person on the planet.
    tarquinseb tarquinseb 22-25, T 3 days ago

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    I hate how much I cry, how I can make myself cry with a single thought. I cry because I feel bad for little meaningless things I do but I treat them like evil deeds. I cry because...
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    I can't sleep. I've only managed to get about an hour of sleep or lesser. I feel so betrayed. I thought I was safe and protected but it turns out that I was wrong. I've lost...
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    Way too much that sometimes i get confused if something really happened in real life or it's just something that i fantasized or imagined. I guess it's also the reason why i get...
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    I think it's not normal... Whenever I have a problem with someone, instead of talking to him/her for solving the problem, I keep arguing in my own head... Even after talking to the...
    Mikala88 Mikala88 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Really wish I could just go to sleep and stop thinking about everything all the time. :(.....
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    I live in my head WAY too much. I haven't really gotten much sleep over the past 2 months because my mind won't let me relax. My mind just keeps racing all my stressful thoughts so...
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    Is it bad that I care too much about people who are in my life, or have been in my life?
    JonnySlackMallon JonnySlackMallon 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    You know you work too much when you ask for a day off and your boss asks, "are you okay??" šŸ˜
    Recklessdesires Recklessdesires 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 22

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    It's 5am and if only time wasn't so slow or something awesome just happened to me, I might feel a little better. F***!
    JK7448 JK7448 22-25, F Jul 22

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    I can't stop my head at night from arguing over and over issues I'm dealing with when I should be getting sleep... which is such a waste of time, I'm already on my side.. why do I...
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    i think to much about every little thing and ended up overwhelmed, undeceive, sad, confused, lonely and I don't know what to do. except lay in bed and cry until I fall asleep. why...
    ShortPretty ShortPretty 18-21, F Jul 20

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    Today I woke up at 6. Went for a run. Had a light breakfast then go to work. I started working from 9:30. Didn't have lunch only had soy milk. Then I resumed my work and had long...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm staying with my aunt and uncle, cousins and brother in a hotel room. The air conditioning is making the room really cold, and the TV is on. I can't sleep with noise...but I'm...
    winglessdove winglessdove 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I really like this girl, I want to be with her, to be there for her. but it feels like she is pushing me away. I know she has been busy with work and so have I so we haven't talked...
    caer caer 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I should be sleeping since I have work in the morning but have no motivation to do so
    dxssipate dxssipate 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    That horrid moment when you think you talk too much and then send an essay for a text message. Aaaahhhhh!!!
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    I really do, and I may be a hypocrite to be saying this, but here it goes... Why do we so willingly agree to be ruled by our devices? What good will they do us in the end...
    Icrossmyheart Icrossmyheart 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Of course I have an unshakable belief in God. I can't imagine the work in any other way. I believe wholeheartedly that God exists, runs the world, creates the world. I believe it...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 17

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    Nasai Nasai 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 16

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    So here I am, another sleepless night with too much on my brain. Am I right where I belong? Do I deserve more? Better? Less? Worse? What is waiting for me if I leave the only life...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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