I Sleep On the Couch

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 70 People

    Its Just A Lot Less Stressful That Way

    My wife and I don't share much intimacy anymore.  So we've just ended up that I sleep on the couch.  Does get old sometimes.
    george1445 george1445
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2010

    A/C

    the only air conditioning in the house is the living room, and my parents already have the only bed in there so I get the couch
    Littledove Littledove
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 16, 2009

    I Like It..

    sometimes i go and lay on the couch in the small room,i get a blanket and my pillow ,i may have tv on and books all around or my headphones on and i get im on ep till i get tired and sleep .. if my aunt realize that she comes sometimes n say i should go to bed and...
    amysangels amysangels
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 7, 2010

    I don't have a bed. My house has two bedrooms

    and by parents' favorite gets it. I sleep on the couch.
    OutToGetYou OutToGetYou
    16-17, F
    Aug 20, 2015

    I Actually Have A Bed

    i just sleep on the couch. i honestly don't know why but i sleep a lot better when i'm sleeping on the couch. i wake up less, i sleep longer but i think it might be a bit bad for my mind. my bed is quite comfortable to be honest but i always end up going back to the couch.. its...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Feb 18, 2011

    So my bed is a tad broken nd I'm still expected

    to sleep in it so I just tend to go downstairs nd sleep on the sofa. Plus surprisingly metronomes help me sleep. Dunno why but to me sofas have always been comfier. I could live in a house with no bed if I wanted nd just use my sofa :3
    forgottenluna forgottenluna
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 24, 2014

    When I'm Stressed Out

    For some reason I feel like I ought to cover this fact up, because I have a perfectly fine bedroom and I don't share my bed with anyone at present... When things get rough for me I take to the couch like a child with a pacifier. I lay up half the night listening to talk radio or...
    lumellevie lumellevie
    22-25, F
    Aug 17, 2012
    ladeputy ladeputy
    22-25, F
    Nov 9, 2014

    My Couch - My Comfort ...

    I've been separated for a year and a half ... most of this time I have slept on my couch.  I actually have a very comfortable new bed and a lovely bedroom but there is something so sad about sleeping in a big bed all alone.  I get through the day okay for the most part but when...
    minig203 minig203
    46-50
    Apr 13, 2012

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    Sarebear396 Sarebear396
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    Laboring on the couch filled with multiples in my belly. This could be interesting. ;)
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    I wish that there was one day a week where I could just sleep all day, and not be bothered by people. That would be great!
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    When I sleep naked I wake up comfortable when I sleep with shorts on I wake up restless wonder why
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    chipconyurson chipconyurson
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    I am scary to go to bed my cousin went to the ER for her son and my door bell is loud I jump up when that door bell rings when I am in a deep sleep mood lol I am try to sleep its...
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
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    Wakes up and checks phone. Its really early! Goes back to bed. I literally live in front of the University. I'm going back to sleep.
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    I already got a sleep disorder I can't be without sleep now for hours because some one is snoring **** me off because I had a family member sleep Over on my room omg I couldn't...
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    stacyflowers stacyflowers
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    1 Response Apr 13
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    lf26 lf26
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    Without sleep. We are all dead! I'm going to sleep now. Goodbye! (:
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    choppers2244 choppers2244
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    Goodnight all of you. I need to sleep
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 12
    It happened to me more when I take a nap , I try not to take naps last time this happens was a few weeks I couldn't speak tell or move my head vibrates I couldn't stop it I'll see...
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
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    I'm always tired until I hit the bed, then BAM! wide awake....ugh
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 12
    For the first time in weeks... I slept okay last night. I still got less than 8 hours, but at 6 hours, it's a definite improvement over the 3 - 4 hours I've been getting. So what...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
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    it depends...some nights don't even sleep..maybe 7 at max...it's bad tbh
    coffeestorm1998 coffeestorm1998
    18-21, M
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    but its no longer fabric and foam. it becomes the sweetest and warmest woman on earth. not enough to be honest. nothing can ever compare...nothing. i wish it was your soft body...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    Long-sleeve PJ Top, dark colored knee-high socks & my underwear is all I need to wear to bed.
    JamieLynnCarlin45 JamieLynnCarlin45
    41-45, F
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    Meduchan Meduchan
    13-15, M
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    I get about 3-4 hours a night and I regret it every day. Too many thoughts running through my head and I can't sleep. Been like this for a couple years now.
    Noah8264 Noah8264
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 11
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    bxtchtots bxtchtots
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 11
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    DropsOfRain DropsOfRain
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    and it is horrible, 6-7 hours aren't enough
    SuperDuperCoolGirl SuperDuperCoolGirl
    18-21, F
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    likePheonix likePheonix
    26-30, M
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    It's a lifestyle... but not one that I particularly want to follow. @_@
    SomeGuyNamedBlue SomeGuyNamedBlue
    18-21, M
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    I cant take this anymore, I've tried to stay strong for everyone, I've tried to move on but I just cant! Someone please just give my place in the world to someone who actually...
    improbablycrying improbablycrying
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    Hello darkness my old friend
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    KittyLoverForever KittyLoverForever
    13-15, F
    Apr 10
    im pissed. it would be great if i could go back to sleep
    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    I can't wait to graduate !!!
    dessssyy dessssyy
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 10
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    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
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    26-30
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    When summer comes that it my fan is on at the bed of my bed as I lay there naked..! Best feeling ever
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    Started wearing nighties when I was a kid and haven't stopped.
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952
    61-65, M
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    I waiting to meet with my special one
    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    I can't sleep right now which is weird, I isually can sleep at anytime.
    SwedishDoll SwedishDoll
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    well thats me,so where are all the younger ladies at? lol,don't I just wish,hmu anytime,I'll come on over ,literally,lmao
    waxfootbackagain waxfootbackagain
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    its easier for me to do an older man because i am old. i don't want my sex to be money. i want love
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