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I Sleep With a Pillow Between My Legs

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    I Thought I Was Weird

    but I am so happy I found out that other's share my weirdness. It aligns my spine and I sleep more soundly especially when I am travelling, staying in hotels.  The sheets have to be immaculate however.
    deleted767 deleted767 46-50 3 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    Me Too!

    My knees are bony enough that when I sleep on my side, they hurt after awhile, so I use a pillow. I think it wakes me up more in the night when I turn over b/c I have to grab the pillow and set it right?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 30, 2009

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    I Do

    Most of the time I sleep with my legs wrapped around a pillow. I wish my guy was here so i could wrap my leg over him.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    To Compensate

    For lacking a partner to wrap myself around. 
    reset reset 18-21, F Apr 7, 2010

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    Need Lot Of Pillows

    Am not just need pillow between my legs, I need another one above my head and behind my back! Started when I was akid! I was an imaginative kid and sometimes my imagination frightened me, so between pillows I will feel am not alone, I pretend it to be my cave which I could hide...
    staticonveyor staticonveyor 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2011

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    Knees

    I sleep with a pillow to stop my boney knees knocking together and waking me up. It also helps keep the perspiration down when my thighs are together.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 12, 2010

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    It Started Long Ago

    im 22 and sleep on my stomach. in order to keep my back and neck from hurting as i got older i had to start supporting my body while i sleep better. so i now have a body pillow that one leg and arm lay on top of while i sleep. sometimes ill move to my side then i use it to...
    vaurapung vaurapung 22-25, M Jul 9, 2011

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    Or Else

    I wake up in pain. I don't know why, but if I sleep on my side without my pillow my knees and/or my hips hurt when I get up in the morning. :(
    DelightfulBabe08 DelightfulBabe08 26-30 7 Responses Oct 20, 2008

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    Well, When I Am In Shape.

    When I am at my racing weight, which I have not seen since March, I sleep with a pillow between my legs because if not, my knees are so boney that they hurt each and bruise each other.  When I pack on the pounds, it is not so bad.    PS - on my way back to...
    Longrun Longrun 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    I Do

    I can't deal with my knees touching one another while I'm trying to sleep. The only way to keep that from happening is a pillow.
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2010

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    I Can't Remember

    A time when I haven't slept w/ a pillow between my legs.. ever since I was little.. but u kno I guess I'm not tha only one. :)
    Joker91 Joker91 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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    Yup.

    I have to sleep with one if I lay on my side, or my back and my hips will hurt the next day. Plus, it keeps my knees from touching because I dont' like that.
    allyrs allyrs 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2010

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    Every Night

    Unless I am traveling and even then I ask the hotel for extra pillows to put between my legs. I just love it.  
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 7, 2009

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    Yes I Do.

    It keeps my thighs apart so I do not wake up with thighs so wet from sweating you qould think I pissed on myself in my sleep.
    Snookybear Snookybear 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    Bony Knees

    I've been sleeping with a pillow between my legs for years now. I have always slept on my side, so the pillow stops my bony knees digging into one another. I also seem to get a better night's sleep when I use it. On the odd occasion I don't use it, I wake, tossing and turning.
    Becnme Becnme 56-60, F 4 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    Since I Was A Youngin'

    I've been doing this since I was around 5 or so. I can't go to sleep any other way..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 7, 2011

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    It's A Must

    I must have the boniest knees in the world .No one else has ever complained but trying to sleep on my side without a pillow I might as well stay up.
    34Einnor 34Einnor 70+ 2 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    I can't sleep without holding onto something so I always sleep with a stuffed animal and now it's a cute gudetama pillow as the picture shown lol
    msmika msmika 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I sleep with a build a bear named Ally that I got when I was 7, now I'm 14...she makes me feel safe when I'm going to sleep & it's hard for me to sleep without her.
    VannahBradleyy VannahBradleyy 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I slept with my pikachu plushie I got in first grade until starting high school. I slept on and off with a stuffed animal after high school. I started sleep with a stuffed animal...
    GirlyBabyBoy GirlyBabyBoy 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I can't sleep without it. It's always right by my face and the sound is a must. I hate it when the power goes out during the night. I wake up instantly and can't go back to sleep...
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337 31-35, T Jan 13

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    I used to hate sleeping with the fan on. but my husband had to have it on so I have gotten used to it. now I can't sleep without one on. lol
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Jan 21

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    I sleep with a stuffed dog that I got when I was 2yrs. It is my best friend. I even gave it a gender and a name. His name is Ginger and I have had him for 15 years. Yes, I am 17.
    algezebra algezebra 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I literally cannot sleep without a teddy bear! I absolutely need one.
    lillolipop lillolipop 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Cold air is something if can't sleep without. It is -5 out and I have my bedroom window cracked open a wee bit...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Jan 6

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    Ok technically it's my music on my phone but whateves. I just sleep with my headphones on. I know I shouldn't but idc
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop 13-15, M Jan 13

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    I've always had a favorite stuffy to sleep with. When I get new ones I grow attached and an old one goes on my shelf until I feel the need to switch out again. My current bed buddy...
    daddyschubbydolly daddyschubbydolly 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I always sleep with my Teddy bear named Axel cx
    Allywall Allywall 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    I love buying new teddies and I lie naming them I have a 4 foot dog teddy called snickers but I've had a little bear that has a rabbit ear hood I got him easter when I was about 7...
    anonymousgirl5567 anonymousgirl5567 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    ok.. so.. its not a teddy bear.. its a stuffed penguin. His name is Mr. Stuffy. I don't know why I feel the need to sleep with a stuffed toy but somehow it gives me comfort. I...
    LillBills LillBills 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I'd love to sleep with my teddy bear :3 haha I love hugging something while I fall asleep, turned into a habit now haha :D
    RelaxingMelody RelaxingMelody 16-17, M Jan 19

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    My bed is full of stuffed animals. They occupy a lot of space on my bed.I can't sleep without my stuffed owl-Mr.Owl.He is the cutest ever. :)
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F Jan 22

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    I sleep with my stuffed owl.His name is Mr.owl.He is so cute and so soft.I have other stuffed animals on my bed but Mr.Owl is my favorite one.
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 24

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    His name is Mr. Snuggles. He's a black bear with a red scarf around his neck. (it has Christmas trees on it) I got him for Christmas two years ago. I wanted a huge stuffed moose...
    KyrBella KyrBella 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Is your name sirens cuz I'm sleeping with you tonight.
    BrokenInnocence BrokenInnocence 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    i will tell this secret for those who wanna hear it. some might say its sick or maybe they've fantasized about this happening themselves, well in my case it did happen and it was...
    Maranda6 Maranda6 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I sleep on my side. 1 pillow for my head. 1 to hold. 1 to wrap my legs around. 1 behind me if I want to hug the other side. Hahaha
    PoopieNoodle PoopieNoodle 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I have about 7 pillows. My bed is covered in them! can't get enough of them ;)
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F Jan 12

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    Idk what's up with that but I like it for some reason. I guess it's do in any position I end up in, I have a pillow.
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop 13-15, M Jan 13

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    I love sleeping in a pair of panties and camies. Everytime I sleep in pajama pants it feel like my legs are getting tangled up in my sheets, plus I thrash around in my sleep and...
    EmmyChi EmmyChi 22-25 1 Response Jan 18

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    Don't you hate when your parents go inside your room to see if you were sleeping. At that moment you tell then to get out and also ruined your sleep.
    SamDG SamDG 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I have to have my box fan on at night or when ever I sleep the noise helps me sleep also the tv too
    JamesB20 JamesB20 22-25, M Jan 14

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    I cant sleep unless it is cold but then I also have to be under a million blankets, lol!
    DrivenLady DrivenLady 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I can't sleep unless i have my stuffed owl with me. He is the cutest. His name is Mr.Owl. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 16

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    i hated having it at first its ok now it helps me sleep beter i think
    steven0502 steven0502 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 18

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    i hate when somebody cuts the lights on i like complete darkness when am sleep
    jovorrism jovorrism 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    It gives company in my small room in the night. Helps me relax. It's a bear I don't remember ever being without.
    THISarcane THISarcane 16-17, F Jan 1

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