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I Sometimes Wake Up Crying

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    Smooth Stab - I have been stabbed in real life before, nothin' biggy, just in the left hand, my friend was being a dumbass with his knife and was pretending to stab me, and of...
    InterfiMe InterfiMe 13-15, M Feb 12, 2012

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    Its Weird - I have woke up crying or trying to scream and I wake myself up... I have woken from chest pain and heart palpitations also I had a nightmere once in 1994 or 95 and I...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Oct 6, 2011

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    Ah, there's nothing quite like waking up to the muffled sounds of your own sobbing... I sometimes wake up crying, though it happens less frequently of late. It is not every night...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Dreams - Occasionally I wake up crying from my dreams. A recent one was of my grandma. She passed away in December 2011. She raised me from the time I was born, and was my rock...
    undignified undignified 26-30, F Feb 9, 2013

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    I doo. I guess I'm just in a rough problem right now. (Sigh)
    Nunamiut33 Nunamiut33 16-17, F Mar 6

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    Not So Much Anymore. - But, after my dad died I would have many dreams where in the dream it was my mother that killed my dad and his ghost was trapped somewhere, and a bunch of...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F Aug 30, 2012

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    I Caint Help It. - Some times I still dream of my baby girl..even though I know she's gone, I caint help it. Some nights I wake up thinking she's in my room again, wanting me to...
    TheMourningMother TheMourningMother 26-30, F 1 Response May 17, 2013

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    Dreaming - In my sleeping mind I see you there.  Sitting next to me the way we used to do, the way we used to be, but you are doing nothing. A statue in my dreams, not...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F Nov 7, 2009

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    I feel so overwhelmed. I feel guilty about feeling this way.
    moononyx moononyx 31-35, F Feb 26

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    Well I only did it once. Last night. I don't remember my dream but when I woke up heavy tears were falling on my face. I looked it up with the help of my friend and it's a good...
    melygoround melygoround 16-17, F Jan 21

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    I Never Remember Why - I wake up sometimes, crying. I don't know why. I can't remember what I've been dreaming most of the time. All I know is that I wake up with a horrible pain...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    I Didn't - I didn't wake up crying this morning, but I did wake up with a sadness in my heart. I don't know how to explain it except to say that  I felt as though something...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 3, 2010

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    There was a time when I never cried.. Oh how things have changed. Literally 20 minutes ago I was fine and now I'm crying. When did I lose control? Why am I always crying? I hate it...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I've wanted to be a girl for as long as I can remeber. Always doing the girly things always hoping for the day I would wake up female. I'm 23 years old now and I find it harder...
    alexishoward alexishoward 22-25 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Why do I even bother trying to find someone, it never ends the way I want it to and just end up hurt and crying in bed alone with no one to talk to. Why is it so hard.
    katelyn2222 katelyn2222 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    bettyajz bettyajz 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27

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