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I Think Sleep Is A Beautiful Escape

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    I admit, I am as lonely

    as .... Whatever, I am lonely. But I always fight it. I do different things to fight loneliness. I am aging, my son's growing up fast and really it is becoming so lonely already. At times when I'm lonely, I shop till I drop. Or clean whatever there is to clean. Or travel. Or...
    Samwan Samwan 26-30, F Jul 10

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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 2 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    I love love love sleep.

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

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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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    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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    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.
    norlights3 norlights3 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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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

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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 16-17, 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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    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

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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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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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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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    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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    PricelessPerfection PricelessPerfection 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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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

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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...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Oct 30, 2012

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    I Dont Sleep Very Well

    I find I am awake much of the night and trouble sleeping. I fear things more at night but I am trying to value the night and be calm with it and the fear. I just wish I could sleep the way I used to in a room of my own and have space and everything having the esence of...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Feb 6, 2013

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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

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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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    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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    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

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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 2 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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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 1 Response Aug 5

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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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    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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    You know it's a good nap

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

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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

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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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    I think I'm pretty darn gorgeous, just wish "that one" could see what I see
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    It truly does. I was sad, crying, eating everything. I didnt brush my hair. It was a curly mess. I walked outside in my mixed match PJs and fluffy socks with piggies and frogs on...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been molested by two different guys. The first time was on the school bus when I was in Kindergarden. A guy from the high school section came to sit by me. I was in the...
    Beautyismycurse Beautyismycurse 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Its 7 am and i cant bloody sleep! I have work later too. **** my life!!! I think i need to get some sleeping pills. My job is so tiring that when i get home my body is aching and i...
    eyeris2195 eyeris2195 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Everyone around me is so beautiful! I see good things in every person. I only see their good side and I don't focus on their bad side at all. I live in Australia and everyone here...
    Sib232228 Sib232228 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    wait. It is more like "I Refuse" I don't know I think it is because I am used at least one person in the house as well when I am sleeping.
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    when i am tired and went to sleep,few minutes later i can hear like 20 people whispering in my room.when i try to wake up i cant move my body.so i force myself to move and when i...
    Lifefreakingless Lifefreakingless 13-15 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I'm thinking that Iam not sleeping enough hours???Already awake and a little bet dizzy !!!....
    mabella33 mabella33 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    Well, I think I like this boy and Im not really sure if he likes me back. We have been texting each other maybe for almost a month when school started. The things that he says...
    ConfusedGirl2000 ConfusedGirl2000 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    feeling lonely as ****..thinking of past circumstances..of my current problems,just thinking of everything,anxious..i keep wanting to talk to someone i shouldnt..and thinking about...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Sometimes it's easier to sleep than to think. On those rare occasions when slumber is like a little sliver of death. I am thankful for the darkness . On those very rare occasions...
    Batgirl007 Batgirl007 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M Aug 3

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    I sleep all the time. I go too bed at around 11 and don't wake up until around 10 or 10:30 and sleep throughout the day. What's wrong me with?! Lol
    TaylorRenee14 TaylorRenee14 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Changed meds again and now I'm waking after 6 hrs of sleep. I don't mind it, the house is quiet and I can do as I please...just as long as it's not in bed. What I really want to do...
    noodleloaf noodleloaf 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    We had a rare friendship one i know I'll never find with another person. If you've ever watched grays anatomy then you know gray and yang called each other their "person" well he...
    shimmersandsparkles shimmersandsparkles 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I love this song deeply and am hoping to play it on viola, guitar, piano, and clarinet. It resonates with me. It's so beautiful, it takes me to another world. I can escape from...
    mandarin125 mandarin125 13-15, F Aug 1

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    'I Don't Sleep Well' -the understatement of the century.
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    The monsters that were once under my bed are now in my head. It's like living in a deep dark void that you sink deeper into everyday. I can't sleep because those monsters in my...
    XSimplyXSuicideX XSimplyXSuicideX 13-15, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    When I actually do get a chance to sleep
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    I would love to stay up and talk to all of you lovely people. But this lady here needs some sleep. lol
    FlyShawtyyy FlyShawtyyy 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    I wish I could sleep, maybe I just need to cuddle up with someone :3
    Madi1000 Madi1000 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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