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I 've Been Up All Night Thinking

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    I've been through it all Seen it all Heard it

    all But it's when your in that bliss between sad and mad is when your mind and heart fight each other Your heart says to be sad and to let everything go and let them be happy and your mind is screaming at you saying no you worked your *** off for them and then they do that to...
    flyguy3326 flyguy3326 13-15, M Mar 8

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    Another one. We were in the present .

    (Usually we're in the past) It's like old times again :D except we're a bit older... And everything is calm. He says, "What's your best memory?...You know, what makes you the most happy?" you do. Except I woke up before I could say that. Won't leave my brain, I...
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F Feb 7

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    I've lost all senses.

    or have I gained them , as I find my self in the solitude of my thoughts I start to awaken my self to this reality that we call life . I see the puppeteers and puppets I see the strings . I see everything even our energies .. my mind is like a flowing river that's Flooding a...
    RSlorenzo RSlorenzo 18-21, M Dec 29, 2014

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    Anyone ever been physically tired

    but sleep evaded you because your mind was racing? Unfortunately its an all to common experience in my department.
    TheStrain TheStrain 22-25, M Feb 5, 2014

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    I've been thinking that the human race will

    become more and more selfish as the population increases. Perhaps as though it is a natural evolutionary process for survival. I'm actually quite blown away by just how many humans are on earth. It keeps me up.
    jackieis jackieis 46-50, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I often do this I guess,

    I'll be physically tired,half asleep but still be awake often dwelling on things..other than being anxious on the things ive been putting off doing/procrastinating on.I been dwelling on someone,missing them,wanting to talk to them,wondering how they're doing,if they hate me now...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Jun 13, 2014

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    About My Existence

    I am not sure I believe in it.  How can I prove I exist?  There is no possible way of proving it. No true scientific way. I could just be imagined, you could be imagined
    pixiedust pixiedust 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 14, 2007

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    About nothing in particular.

    Is this how time passes us by?
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Just my usual routine.

    My dad's always right about how my mind never rests.
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F Oct 19, 2014

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    Thinking Till Dawn

    I was up all night thinking ... I have posted stories that I don't Judge or Hate and nether of these things I do ... That would be wrong and I was not brought up that way... The other night I was on and I got the most hateful letter about my avatar which to me is not bad ( I seen...
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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    I think of the most deep things ever during the

    night when I should be asleep I just don't like when I end up thinking about the stuff that's not good to think about
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 13, 2014

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    Why are people so cruel?

    People are born loving then taught to be hateful and resentful. I don't understand why brothers can love each other one minute and in the next - stab each other in the back. I don't understand why this world is the way it is and I don't understand why we aren't working harder to...
    lolznewaccountio lolznewaccountio 18-21, F Feb 27

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    Every night I close my eyes

    and recall what I did during the day and I am mostly not proud of what I did. I looked so stupid,immature .reckless. It's feel like that's not the real me. I just can't sleep and keep thinking what should I've done instead.
    thomascalvinn thomascalvinn 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    Everyday I'm awake all night thinking about

    something but don't really know what but always awake these days and it's 9.15 am and still awake
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M Dec 29, 2014

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    I am a strong person.

    But every once in a while I would like someone to hold my hand and tell me things are going to be OK.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2014

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    EvaSFenty EvaSFenty 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2014

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    When I was 20, I did a criminal act

    and it kept me from sleep all night. I was working with an other student at McDonald's. We found someone's purse. It contained cash and credit card. I suggested him we split the money. He said yes but said further he would try using the credit card. This was like my first...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I haven't slept much at all.

    All I can think is how can a person mean so little to another? You know you'd take a bullet for them but they would not even take a nerf dart for you
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2014

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    All I know about the rain,

    I learned from keeping dry
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M Mar 12

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    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Oct 18, 2014

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    Just finished my very first sermon!

    !! :) Thank you God! <3
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2014

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    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2014

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    Just feel like am proper drifting from everyone

    really cant cope with people ignorance and attitude theres no need better on my own tbh
    bee23f bee23f 18-21, F Nov 21, 2014

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    Alwayslost11 Alwayslost11 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2014

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    About how you can see things.

    Try to understand things that are not prepared to be understood. Try to organize your emotions keeping them in check to be sure you don't say something stupid and get hurt. Try to figure out how not to mistreat out of fear. Try to manage that life may have meant something a few...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2014

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    bee23f bee23f 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2014

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    Counseling

    **** counseling. Every time there's a problem everyone wanna send me to counseling. That **** don't ******* work for me. I keep telling y'all that. I've been in and out of counseling for years and everything is still the same. Stop saying counseling. Me talking to someone I trust...
    Samelovelesbian Samelovelesbian 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    This is one such experience

    which can completely leave you exhausted. Been through this several times. I came out with one conclusion that thinking at night doesn't help at all. Coz your mind is actually not thinking but just wandering from one thought to another with too many what if questions which have...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 18, 2014

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    SilentNight23 SilentNight23 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2014

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    And now the sun is cresting the mountains,

    the alarm is going off, daylight is saturating the curtains and I've got to get up. Night after night this goes on. I don't think I've slept two hours this month. I just can't turn off my brain. Damn it.
    BohemianTragedy BohemianTragedy 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm up thinking about things every single night.

    .. For hours... My mind just goes on and on... From things I'm worried about, to the things I'm happy about, to the things o fear, to the things I wonder about, to the things that are totally random and weird... Fantasies... Yeah..
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    There are times I have felt myself quite lost.

    I'm not doing what I want to be doing. Thoughts strangle my sleep and I lie awake thinking. There are so many things to ponder, so many things to process and survive.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2014

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    About the meaning of life.

    I know it's cliche, but seriously what is it all for?
    Ashera22 Ashera22 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I need someone who I can talk too.

    I'm a great listener as well.
    Joseph1988 Joseph1988 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I'm Stuck...iha

    My best friend is joining the army.  And she leaves for basic next week, but I won't be able to see her again before she leaves.  I'm going to miss her so much that I want to cry.  She is going to be torn apart there, and she is too fragile to handle it.  i...
    vaguevocalist vaguevocalist 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 20, 2008

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    I can't sleep, my mind just has to find

    something els to think about.
    lostgirl2001 lostgirl2001 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Many many times. And I can tell you,

    up all night thinking does not produce great earth shattering moments of clarity come the morning!!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 18, 2014

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    He says he likes me But it been 3 days in a row

    and he didnt talk to me..am i supposed to believe him
    Bagh8 Bagh8 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Yr relationship status should not change the

    love you had inside. The love, the light, the longing should always be there. You owned them, not the other way around..
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response Feb 26

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