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I Sleep With a Teddy Bear

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    Meet My Cuddlebuddy - Teddy is a globetrotter. He was made in Indonesia; sold in Germany; traveled to the U.S to be gift wrapped; flew back to Indonesia and was given to me on my...
    paterpeccavi paterpeccavi 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    No Shame At All And Actually Quite Proud ^_^ - Yes, I'm nineteen years old and I still sleep with my teddy bear, he is my best friend and has been my partner in crime for almost...
    IHaveASadSecret IHaveASadSecret 18-21, F 2 Responses May 23, 2012

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    Not Always - Not always, but we have hundreds of teddy bears ans sometimes curling up with a pillow just isn't the same as grabbing a bear to hold onto. Plus they make very good...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 1 Response May 29, 2012

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    Well, Not Really... - It's actually the incredible Hulk.  It's a plush of him I got when I was probably about two.  But I've always had him.  He usually just sits...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 7, 2008

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    My Bed Is A Zoo. Lol - I have about seven stuffed friends strewn about my bed at any given time. I find it almost impossible to go to sleep without being snuggled up to one of them...
    xpanded xpanded 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    My mother bought me a plush Mickey mouse for christmas !! I love he now sleeps with me,mr.bear,lady bug, and miss pillow 😜😁😋
    chocolatebunnies chocolatebunnies 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    I Loved Teddy - My ex used to keep a teddy bear on the bed. I would wake up every morning and find I was hugging it. Maybe she was putting it in my arms while I slept or maybe I...
    JustSillyStuff JustSillyStuff 46-50, T 8 Responses Oct 30, 2008

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    Pinkie - Pinkie was made for me by an aunt just before I was born. Ever since I was small, I always remember having Pinkie next to me, and even when I got married (and later...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30 Feb 13, 2012

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    I Have A Lot Of Teddies. - I am 28 years old and i still sleep with all my beloved teddies. They keep me from being lonely and protected me at night. I can't stop buying them. I...
    StephanieloveJenniferBeals StephanieloveJenniferBeals 26-30, F Nov 4, 2013

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    Its A Secret! - I got a teddy bear that I got when I was about 4. Even though he is old I love sleeping with him. His name is Theo and he is always sleeping in my bed, ha ha.. None...
    SomethingAwesome97 SomethingAwesome97 16-17, M 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    My Son and His Teddy - My 2 oldest boys never developed a favorite stuffed animal, they both had them and kept some on their beds, but there wasn't one they dragged around. My...
    WittyOne WittyOne 46-50, F Aug 18, 2007

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    Teddies Rule! - I used to be (somewhat) obsessed with my teddies and other stuffed animals. When I was around 10 or 11 I decided to have a sleep over - except instead of people, I...
    mixedview mixedview 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2008

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    Teddies Are... - Cute, and cuddly, and warm when it's cold. I have several and don't care who knows it. They see them in my room and don't say a word. I sleep with one or two...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jul 16, 2013

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    My Teddy Bear - I honestly can't sleep without my teddy bear! I feel so lost at night if I don't hold him tight He's so fluffy and he smells good too!
    princessblush princessblush 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2011

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    My New Friend - i have just bought a new teddy bear and he is gorgeous i bough him online he is 2 feet in height or something like that i have slept with him every night since i...
    annonymus1 annonymus1 18-21, M Oct 20, 2010

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    My Love - I am 19 and still have my teddy bear. I got him when i was younger ( named him Teddy- you can see how creative i was :) - and still carry him with me to holidays etc. No...
    lsy13 lsy13 18-21, F Jun 27, 2013

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    My Teddy Bear - My Teddy Bear is soft and fury and so much better to cuddle with than a pillow. Many adults hug a pillow, Teddy Bears are so much better they even hug you back. So...
    leostillyoung leostillyoung 26-30, M Jul 31, 2012

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    He Doesn't Have a Real Name! - I received my teddy bear shortly after being born, while I was still in the hospital. It was bigger than I was! I still have it to this day, and have...
    LatentInsanity LatentInsanity 19-21, F 1 Response May 23, 2007

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    I have to admit its childish but, it reminds me of my short lived childhood. When i had my first bout of depression id cry and hug my Mr.bear. So from time to time i sleep with him...
    chocolatebunnies chocolatebunnies 18-21, F Dec 16, 2013

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    My Angel Babies Teddy - i hav to cuddle her teddy when i go to sleep or am just in bed sometimes when im watching TV is sad kind of become obessed over her teddy i lost my baby and...
    maystribe maystribe 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2013

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    I Have To....really. - I'm to the point now that I can't get to sleep without my teddy bear. If I am so tired that I just fall asleep without him, I have nightmares. I used to just...
    SDToddler SDToddler 22-25, M 14 Responses May 19, 2011

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    Bear Hugs - I have a teddy bear which my husband bought me last week, his even sprayed it with his aftershave so it smells nice. I am 35 and i don't think your ever too old to...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Oct 21, 2013

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    It's Comforting. - I'm 19, about to turn 20 in a few weeks, and I still sleep with my teddy bear. I don't see a problem with it. Sometimes, it's nice to feel safe when you're alone...
    Destati Destati 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2012

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    Smiley Bear -   At age 44 I had a 13 year old daughter that used drugs, ran away from home, was abusive, lazy, and got pregnant intentionally. At 15 she got pregnant again...
    cindy5032 cindy5032 66-70, M Apr 15, 2008

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    Lavendar - I named my teddy Lavendar because she is an scented bear and she helps my asthma in the night
    Margareta92 Margareta92 18-21, F Oct 16, 2012

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    The Bear Bear Story - which bear do i want to start with ? well i will start with the bear that got my attention at a hall mart store about 20yrs or so. he had a cute bow that did...
    silverwolfcub silverwolfcub 41-45, M Dec 2, 2011

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    She isn't a teddy but a TY brand cat called Trixie. Had her since I was 6 and has been through everything with me. Can't sleep without her. If I had my own way (and was socially...
    PicassoSan PicassoSan 22-25, F Dec 16, 2013

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    My Minni Frends - ok don't think i am crazy but i am 12 and i still have my teddybears they are like a famly to me so hear are ther names bob,amy,shrek,kenny,kendale,kaleen...
    twistex2014 twistex2014 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    I Sleep With My Teddy Bear - im 15 years old, and i still sleep with my teddy bear and im proud, we both go on aventures together. eat together, watch tv together go on hoilday...
    bobbythebear97 bobbythebear97 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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    Can't Sleep Without Him - I have to have my Teddy Bear to sleep at night. If I don't have him, I have a hard time falling asleep and staying asleep. I feel very tired the next...
    SDToddler SDToddler 22-25, M 8 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    I just got this giant teddy bear (55in) and it's so nice to snuggle up to it at night because it's almost the same height as me but it's very fat. My sister got one too and they're...
    Redspikex Redspikex 18-21, F Dec 27, 2013

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    Little Old Baby Bear -  I call him Mister Bear when I feel like pestering him and Baby Bear when I need some comforting.  My mom says I've had him since I was five and I...
    Mavicity Mavicity 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2008

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    I'm way to old to but I still sleep with a teddy bear most nights. When I feel lonely it's nice to have something to hold onto and imagine it's hugging me back. I'm 14 and still...
    GirlHeart GirlHeart 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    There's this really cute store called Build a Bear and you can make ur own bears stuff them and there are really pretty clothes for them and all these accessories it's so cool!
    justazebrawifsass justazebrawifsass 18-21, F Jan 14

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    The Twins!!! - Yes i'm a woman of 45yrs.....................and i'm proud to say that i Sleep with my TeddyBears,not one but two(OK i'm Greedy) I love the Bear "Me2u...
    porsher porsher 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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    Teddy bears are soft and lovable! It's like I have a friend by my side every night! I snuggle up with my teddy bear when it's cold and when it's hot. It's stuck with me for a while...
    Oscarrios570 Oscarrios570 13-15, M Dec 26, 2013

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    My Teddy Bear Lovs Me - my teddy bear name is gerberbabybear she was with me in the olahoma bomming she comfrts me wen im sad little baby boy she is thar at my side all the time i...
    babyfloyd babyfloyd 46-50 Feb 21, 2012

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    27 Years Old And Still Sleep With A Teddy - I am 27 years old and still sleep with a teddy bear. I have a star war angry bird called Terence and i sleep with him every night. He is...
    TinaFeyforever TinaFeyforever 26-30, F Feb 20, 2013

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    I Have Him 17 Years Now.. and He's Still Nameless.. - when my stepfather and my mom met 17 years ago, he gave teddy to me.. i still haven't named him, i always just called him...
    Ella06 Ella06 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2008

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    My Tiger, Blue Turtle And German Sheperd - I sleep with a Calvin and Hobbes tiger my grandma got me when I was 5. I didn't know he was from that so I named him Oliver(ollie for...
    katielovesTW katielovesTW 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2012

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    Yes! - My dad bought me this huge bear when I was 12. I named him Mr. Tedinafafokiss. He's moved Across the globe with me several times and even through a Few break-ups. But, he's...
    LadyLj LadyLj 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    I Couldnt Get Rid Of Her! - I know its a bit sad, i am nearly 26 and i still sleep with my teddy. I have had her since i was 2, my Grandma brought her for me (she lives in the...
    bikerbaby bikerbaby 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2010

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    He Gets No Cuddles - I sleep with a teddy in my bed but never cuddle him, the poor thing. I can sleep without him but it's just become a habit. I bought him for my Dad when I was...
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2008

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    Annonymus1 - i a16 years old now i have had my teddy for five years now i named him tickles i sleep with him every night and while wearing my nappy i always kiss him goodnight...
    annonymus1 annonymus1 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 5, 2010

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    A Piggy Really - I have several stuffed animals and pigs are my favorite. I happen to love their cute little pink faces and noses.there is something that is comforting to me to...
    moonstar312 moonstar312 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Ashamed Or An Escape? - I have had a teddy zebra since my mum first snuck him into my bag on my first night away from home. His name is Zebra; not the most imaginative name but i...
    Tonydsd Tonydsd 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2011

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    A Very Big Teddy Bear - He's 6' 5" tall. He's got dark hair with silver grey in it.He loves to cuddle and snuggle.  He's the best teddy bear ever.He's name is King of Swords.  I...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2011

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    I've never slept with a plushie growing up. Now I've gotten my daughter her plushie dog and my son his three monkeys, I find myself hugging them to sleep beside my kids and that I...
    wiredwolf wiredwolf 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    Fee Fee <3 - it all started when i was liddle :) and i wanted a dog. my stepdad gave me a stuffed one. she was adorable. cocker spaniel. i loved her so much. through thick...
    ashhxmaso ashhxmaso 18-21 Jul 25, 2010

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    I Luv Teddy Bear Storeez - i relly luv storeez of bears , their history and things theyve been thru with their *life partners* :) new additions to the family and sumtimes sad...
    wezamuntkee wezamuntkee 36-40, M Sep 21, 2007

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    Charlie Banarlie - I have slept with my teddy bear Charlie since I was 2 years old. He is a Panda Bear about 2 feet tall, he has been my best friend all my life. Whenever I am sad...
    unicornmagic unicornmagic 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2011