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I 've Been Up All Night Thinking

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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

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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

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

    something els to think about.
    lostgirl2001 lostgirl2001 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Just finished my very first sermon!

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

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    A Different Way to Describe Insomnia. I Think.

    I have been up all night.  Yes, that's true.  Also, I have been thinking.  Not entirely sure if that amounts to "I have been up all night thinking" in my case, though... One thought loop that went round my head all night was "I'm so tired I can't...
    gwyrddair gwyrddair 41-45, F Oct 23, 2008

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    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    EvaSFenty EvaSFenty 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 18

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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
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 18

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    I thought that said "I've been up all night

    drinking" and I don't feel like finding such a group since I'm already here. But yeah... I'm drunk as a skunk. A skunk that has been up all night drinking.
    Eristocrat Eristocrat 22-25, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Late-night Philosophizing

    Nothing like the middle of the night to get your head spinning. Not only could we be a figment of someone else's imagination, but that person could be insane, for all we know! I have no religious feeling whatsoever, so that's neither a comfort nor a burden to me. I feel lucky...
    palinura palinura 36-40, F Jan 15, 2007

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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

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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 2 Responses Nov 9

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    PerryC PerryC 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 16, 2013

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    Alwayslost11 Alwayslost11 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 7

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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

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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 21-25, F 3 Responses Jan 14, 2007

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    Thoughts... I might have slight Maladaptive

    daydreaming... But get it towards the end of the day. Like from 9:30pm-3:00am, I can't stop thinking. I create many stories that go on and on. And I'm literally in the situation.
    ItWasOnlyADream1464 ItWasOnlyADream1464 13-15, F Dec 24, 2013

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    I hate it when this happens.

    Because then, there's no way out until I knock out.
    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F Nov 18

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    Eric.....

    You have been a force in my life for 4+ years now. we have had times of separation, times of happiness as well as times of despair. I guess you could say we have come full circle? But, hunni, I need you now. We are separate but my heart needs you. My soul needs you. I am not well...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    Up All Night....

    here is my story ....  i am up all night lately.  i can't sleep.  when i realize it is already morning.  i was up all night doing something but it was not important. i am up all night i can't sleep.  i have to do something to make myself sleepy...  ...
    HAL9001 HAL9001 36-40, M 13 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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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 15 hrs ago

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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

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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 1 Response Aug 18

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    My Thinking

    sometimes i wish i could stop thinking, but when i think about that for lengthy periods of time it seems that makes me who i am. weird as it may sound i think i would consider thinking as a hobby-- theres just soo much to it. oh well thats it! now im gunna be up all night...
    petal petal 16-18, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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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

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    I love staying up late in fantasies

    and contemplating life
    MrPerry MrPerry 16-17, M Jan 12

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    About Everything and Nothing At the Same Time

    I haven't been going to sleep until around 8 or 9 in the morning. I just can't sleep. I think way entirely too much and it keeps me awake. So I have to do other things to keep my mind busy or I'll drive myself crazy.
    dreamofme dreamofme 21-25, F Jan 15, 2007

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    I need someone who I can talk too.

    I'm a great listener as well.
    Link420Zelda Link420Zelda 26-30, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Last Night

    last night i couldnt get any sleep. all i could do was think. i mean you wouldnt beleive the stuff that was going through my mind. some of the stuff i wanted to tell my fiance but i didnt like where they would have went. i am tired as hell and i dont like being tired. she told me...
    AnikiMomo AnikiMomo 18-21 1 Response May 10, 2007

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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

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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

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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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    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Oct 18

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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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    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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    bee23f bee23f 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    SilentNight23 SilentNight23 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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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

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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 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I haven't slept for the past two nights.

    I'm pretty messed up right now. My normal schedule is hectic even when u do get sleep. I work constantly unless I'm on vacation. So you're probably wondering "why don't you just go to bed then..." It's not that easy. Why?... Well... My marriage was great, we were happy, moving...
    wornoutjeans wornoutjeans 41-45, M 7 Responses Feb 8

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    And by a person I've never seen or talked to before. Was just selecting their profile to take a look and it says I've been blocked. Curious that someone would block me randomly...
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