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I Think Sleep Is A Beautiful Escape

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    Sleep rarely comes easy to me at night,

    but in the afternoon I can crash hard in minutes, and even a 40 minute nap makes me feel great.
    SleepingOnSnow SleepingOnSnow 41-45, F Feb 10, 2014

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    Every time I'm having a bad day,

    not feeling good(emotionally /physically), or just need to refresh my mind I'll sleep or take a small nap. I always feel like my body heals super fast when I rest up. It's the best!
    SpumRocket13 SpumRocket13 22-25, M Aug 5, 2014

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    Sleep Is Paradise

    I have a vivid imagination. I seem to dream about the most beautiful and wonderful things . I could have a dozen problems but it all vanished and I am transported to this wonderful paradise . On some days I would get up from a wonderful dream and feel all my problems rush back...
    Adityajp Adityajp 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2013

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    Little Secrets

    I love sleep.Let's face it, sleep is pretty cool. One minute you're there, cozy and drifting.   The next 'moment', your eyes open.New day!What happens is really the goodie. Should I dream and remember it, I'm very delighted. What funny treasures. Certainlylike a weird movie with...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 5 Responses Mar 25, 2013

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    Okay well in my dream me

    and my husband of thee years well one day I got a call from a old scholars friend and she told me that she was seven months pregnant by my husband and I ended up getting sad and fighting the girl and I called my sister and left him
    verniecia verniecia 26-30, F Jan 16, 2014

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    I love love love sleep.

    Especially when life becomes too much.
    ohmyele717 ohmyele717 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 5, 2014

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    Sleep

    It's not death but it's not alive. It's like death without the commitment
    Hens95 Hens95 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2013

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    Just had one of those mornings

    where you just want to stay in bed all day... Just sleep cause you don't want to wake up and stop dreaming...
    Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2014

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    I have very vivid dreams sometimes.

    Everything down to the last detail. Even to the point where I can read the titles and authors of books, or the name of that cafè on the corner. They always feel so real. And yes, I know, dreams always feel /real/, don't they? But these feel different, the ones I get from time...
    PlushyCake PlushyCake 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2014

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    A cocoon. Lucid fears can't be found here.

    I'm free. This I can control.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 17

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    Sleep In Heavenly Peace

    Some people hate to sleep, why? They fear they will die in their sleep. But I do not. When you sleep, you are away from your problems. Sleep is bliss, sleep is happy. I love sleep. When I sleep, I feel detached from painful reality. So, sleep in heavenly peace...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 4, 2013

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    An Indescribable Feeling

    For those who meditate you may know what I am talking about or have a similar experience. But my favorite moment is when you are focused and relaxed and you are on the brink of leaving the waking world and you hold back, stay in the moment of falling asleep without actually...
    themarvelousme themarvelousme 26-30, M Jun 30, 2013

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    You know it's a good nap

    when you don't remember getting comfy
    Stargazinggal Stargazinggal 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2014

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    Sleep

    last night I slept the whole night!!! Doesn't happen often, but when it does its wonderful. When sleep comes with wonderful dreams of him.
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F May 16, 2013

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    PricelessPerfection PricelessPerfection 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 26, 2014

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    Bliss

    When everything gets a bit too much emotionally, I curl up in a ball under my covers and sleep. When I wake up it all doesn't seem so bad and I can see everything in a better light. I love sleep!
    Gilse59 Gilse59 18-21, F Jan 15, 2013

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    Another Life

    When I was a little girl, I would always have nightmares. I was terrified of sleep. My dad told me to take a sword into my dreams to protect me. Since that day, I have become a lucid dreamer. I can control and change the very fabric of the dream itself. It was difficult at first...
    samsara11 samsara11 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2013

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    It is for me. I know this is maybe wrong

    and I should't be running from my problems but whenever something really bad happens and I'm very upset or if I'm very stressed I just cuddle up in my bed and sleep. Sometimes for days. I don't even need any drugs or anything to make myself fall asleep, it seems like its my...
    littleayeaye littleayeaye 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 26, 2014

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    Sleep Is The Only Escape

    Going to sleep is the best thing in the whole world!
    WhoisChaff WhoisChaff 26-30 Nov 24, 2012

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    Remembering My Dreams

    every time i have a dream i remember other ones similar to previous dreams, it makes me fell like i have somewhere to go back to somewhere that no one knows i go. im fascinated with the good feeling i get when i remember yet another dream. please contact me if you feel the same...
    iwritewiththesoul iwritewiththesoul 36-40, F Mar 25, 2013

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    A Beautiful Escape

    Let me just say that I think sleep is a beautiful escape from this crazy but yet gloomy world we live in today. Having a dream can be a wonderful thing and also a freakin' nightmare, it depends on what the dream is and the worst part is waking up to reality.For me I luv to sleep...
    LongLiveRockAndRoll LongLiveRockAndRoll 26-30, M Oct 30, 2012

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    I used to have trouble sleeping.

    .. Then college happened. Funny joke. Never before have I cherished a thirty minute cat-nap the way I do now. Being this tired is almost like living in a war zone: any soft seat is a threat and boring professors have suddenly become my undoing. And yet here I am- 1:30am...
    singsinshower singsinshower 18-21, F Jan 28, 2014

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    dont you love when your falling asleep

    and you feel liek youre falling into your mattress
    ir1012 ir1012 13-15, T Dec 3, 2014

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    Reality

    I believe that dreams are reality, and consciousness is an illusion.
    savannah990 savannah990 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2012

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    Sleeping

    There is so much beauty in sleep it's so peaceful .I like to think of myself as sleeping beauty because I am gorgeous. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    Whenever I'm upset I force myself to sleep

    for hours but all my problems comes back when I wake up, sadly
    lifeisdynamite lifeisdynamite 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    A New World

    When you lay down and close your eyes, your mind escapes from what it is that is really happening in your life and for once, you have complete control of a situation and can go with it however you wish!
    Youllneverknow1 Youllneverknow1 18-21, F Jan 28, 2013

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    .... so I will be escaping now.

    good night EP 🌛🌌🌏🌎🌍(blurry picture of me from a little while back)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 7, 2014

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    The only thing that stops me from thinking too

    much about you. And so i'm gonna sleep again. Got 30 minutes more. Or even 40 minutes more. Zzzzz...
    katnis21 katnis21 26-30, F Jul 25

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 13, 2014

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    I just want to sleep forever

    and never wake up.
    Trinityde Trinityde 13-15, F Jan 5

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    The Place Where Time Is Irrelevant

    Escaping into the darkness of the mind, time slows or stops and changes at the whim of the subconsciousness. Sleep is where the body heals and regenerates and the mind can "rest" to make sense out of the day.  Everyone needs sleep and I although have never needed much sleep...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    Last night I Dreamt that my ex husband finally

    decided to take me back. The weight of the world was lifted, and I finally inhaled, because it felt like I've been holding my breath since I left him three years ago. I was so happy in the dream. I could feel his essence again, his beautiful soul was with me.
    Northernlights3 Northernlights3 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2014

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    ...or at least I would, if only I wasn't afraid that freaking spiders could get inside my room while I'm sleeping.
    Philipp3 Philipp3 18-21, M 54 mins ago

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    Its not that I've cried myself to sleep, its that I couldn't stop crying today yet. There has been so much stress in my household between me and my boyfriend. I know were not...
    4merself 4merself 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Observing on the news the disaster the middle eastern countries are going through and the plight the innocent populations are experiencing along with the destruction of historical...
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    I dedicate this song to all the beautiful people here on EP that I have, or haven't met..I may not know what you look like, but you are beautiful to me..(Don't mind me, just in the...
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Watching the moon move across the sky with the window open wide, smelling the fresh cool air blowing over my naked body is how we are supposed to sleep in the summer.
    nothingon nothingon 61-65, M 3 hrs ago

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    i cried myself to sleep countless times. Who cares if I am happy or not? It becomes meaningless and when I am sad nowadays, it is hard to cry. Just hope I will never wake up
    Nat2138 Nat2138 36-40, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    The definition of beautiful *wink (pic)
    Sashimi21 Sashimi21 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I don't have to think about it,I know it is true. Big girls are extremely sexy and always adorable.I like everything about a big girl and if you see or get to meet one with an...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 9 hrs ago

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    I'm trying to work on it. And I must say, I have got so much encouragement from my brain and body. (what?) yes. That's true. I realised, as I was commenting on someone's...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    You must have been in a Place so dark You couldn't feel the light Reachin' for you through That stormy cloud Now here we are Gathered in our little hometown This can't be the way...
    natsurose natsurose 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Thinking is a method of attraction which is pulled from the universe, thinking too much can help build brain cells, improve your understanding in a developed matter, see fact of...
    Amazon3 Amazon3 31-35, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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