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I Wake Up Every Night to Go to the Bathroom

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    A Haunted Shower

    i was shaving in the bathroom when suddenly a creepy little girl flashes into my mind so i walk quickly towards the shower wich in some of my dreams is haunted so once there my mind flashes again but i see my little sister when she was younger and her in the present age but its...
    yowda yowda 16-18, M 1 Response Sep 4, 2007

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    Oh God. . .

    Story of my life! I wake up more than once every night (sometimes MANY) in pain having to go to the bathroom....(urinate) It sucks. I have gotten used to it. I have Interstitial Cystitis. So, you learn to live with it. But, I am constantly in pain, constantly bloated...
    DeutschBag DeutschBag 18-21, F Oct 20, 2008

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    Me and the Dogs

    My dogs need to go out at least once during the night.  Since I have had my dogs for many many years; I am now like them in that when I get up to let them out I have to go as well. I can not remember the last time I slept all night with out having to get up and go.  I...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    One Of Life's Unsung Priorities

    This is not a unique experience.  If you'll pardon the tongue stuck in my cheek (I mean my own tongue, folks), I'd say doing this -- getting up to use the washroom -- is preferrable to the vast majority (I know there are exceptions, even here in E.P.) than the alternative...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M Dec 29, 2011

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    Almost Every Night

    I have been told, not to drink two hours prior to bedtime and I find this hard cause I'm always thirsty.  By drinking, I wake up since I need using the bathroom.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 3 Responses May 21, 2011

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    Very Annoying!

    It doesn't matter whether I drink water before bed or not, I still wake up several times in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom. Sometimes I don't even want to go that bad, but my mind just wakes me up for some reason. Weird reason. The only time when I may not wake up...
    misasja misasja 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2008

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    Most Of The Time...

    I too am one of those who wakes up to go most nights... but on some nights, unfortunately, I don't wake up in time. I've always had an under-developed bladder and I generally need to go within 2 to 3 hours (give or take) of falling asleep. If I don't wake up and go at that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 7, 2010

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    35 And Up More During The Night Than When I Was A Toddler!

    I am a 35 year old woman, non-smoking, healthy, 130 -ish pounds...no major medical issues  yet I haven't had a full night's sleep in 3 years! I am up a minimum of 4 times to go to the washroom every night.  Not just a feeling, I actually have to go.  I cut out the fluids by 6...
    alisonashdown alisonashdown 36-40 1 Response Jan 20, 2011

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    A Bother

    But at least a legitimate excuse to walk naked allong the whole house.
    Drzewowit Drzewowit 36-40, M Jun 28, 2012

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    I Enjoy A Night

    I enjoy a night when I don't wake up to go to the bathroom as it gives you a decent rest instead of an interupted one.
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M Jun 17, 2011

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    3x's Cancer Survivor

    I had stage 3 ovarian cancer in 97 and breast cancer, stage 2 in 2004 and again in 2010 (was so small they couldn't stage it).  Last couple of months I have been having breast pain,I will have all my testing in March, should I call the doctor and get them done earlier?  I have...
    BSchach BSchach 61-65, F Jan 25, 2012

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    Its Like Groundhog Day...

    Every night, its the same thing.  I wake up needing to use the bathroom.  Always with an erection too.  I look at the clock, and its 4:30.  Every night - 4:30.  There was a time when it was always 3am, but for a while now, 4:30 is the time.  Now all...
    jasonk jasonk 41-45 5 Responses May 24, 2008

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    Several Times a Night

    I wake up several times a night to go to the bathroom.  My husband also has this problem and his doctor diagnosed him with sleep apnea.  See what is happening is he stops breathing in his sleep and to protect him from dying his body will send out the sensation of a...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Dec 28, 2008

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    mciarleglio26 mciarleglio26 18-21 1 Response Oct 6

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    josher2256 josher2256 18-21, M Oct 8

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    but i get none and sleep eludes me
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    I make sure that every night I have a pacifier close to me before I go to sleep. I need 1 every night or otherwise I don't sleep well. I have 1 at my mom and dad's hour but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 8

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    Is it just me, I have been trying to fall asleep every night for the past week, but I can't seem to fall asleep, I am exhausted all day, and then as soon as my head hits the pillow...
    Julia22514 Julia22514 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm 27 Female, I fight Depression and Loneliness everyday from past 5 years.. I married a guy who I thought he loved me but he not only abused me for 8 years but aswel used me for...
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    I almost killed myself today. The sad thing is that it wasn’t because some major traumatic event happened it was because I feel like I can’t escape from the sadness and I feel...
    SomebodyAnybodyEverybody SomebodyAnybodyEverybody 16-17, F 15 Responses Sep 26

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    Everyday. I get up, get ready and leave for school. I'll smile and nod whilst my mum and brother talk. I get to school and do the same. Smile, Nod and laugh at things. But deep...
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F Sep 27

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    im 13 and i still wet the bed every night.
    natashaharuno natashaharuno 13-15, F 8 Responses Sep 29

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    For some odd reason it's really easy for me to stay up till 3 am every night
    doglover3366 doglover3366 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I remember a couple of years ago I stayed in a little chateau in the south of France. Every night, I would lay on the grass and look up at the stars. There were so many, it was...
    Mannz Mannz 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I tend to share deeper things when it gets late that I wouldn't when it's midday. I've noticed that this seems to be true for other people too. I wish I could have these...
    zclimber zclimber 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 10

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    Yes I can go every night having these I just don't have many people to do that with
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    For some reason every nightmare I have has to do with zombies, it seems like it's been that way seen I played The Walking Dead.
    Moonstripe1993 Moonstripe1993 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    On my way home from a cross country road trip... This trip has been amazing,... I don't want it to end... Because I know what waits for me back at "home".... Just thinking about...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 22

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    There are so many kinds of silk underwear for men and women in the online market these days that are very useful and compatible for those individuals who want to stay sexy and...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I want to now wake up from this awful nightmare every time i close my eyes it hurts to see him still there. Once a lover but No longer am i drawn to his shining alluring light...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    I bottle everything up inside because I'm afraid that my friends would not support me how I need it and apposed to that laugh at my problems, I lay there at night thinking...
    Dappernesss Dappernesss 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    I slept in dreaming, waking up in my dream I didn't realize I was still asleep feeling awake, I could hear and blink, I tried to move and wasn't allowed a force holding me down. I...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    Ever since I was a teenager I would always prefer staying up at night. I would do everything I could to stay up most the night, like sleep right after I got home when I was in high...
    maytag221 maytag221 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    04/10/2014 I usually do not remember my dreams. But this time it was like real. I dont get any meaning from my dreams. I just want to share. "In Kadıkoy, I was in a street that...
    qaan qaan 22-25, M Oct 4

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    baru nak tido ni..... Selamat Malam everyone! :)
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I keep having nightmares that wake me up and all I want to do is scream but I don't want to wake up my family. It's usually the same dream where I watch my family get killed and I...
    NatsuFire NatsuFire 16-17, M Sep 22

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    I function best if I can be up all night and go to sleep around 10am. If I do, I manage fine on 6-7 hours' sleep. If I have to get up at a "normal" time, I ideally need 9-10 hours...
    crochetedgirl crochetedgirl 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    This nightmare, I have had since I was 10. It has never left me. My dream, in my dream, I am falling. I can not see anything, I just feel the air blowing fast around me , it is...
    StefanieL StefanieL 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    First of all, i'm just so ugly ... I hate when first exchanging glances with someone, or when entering a room full of people where everybody stares at me ... They always have that...
    DeadAsYesterday DeadAsYesterday 22-25, M 6 Responses Oct 9

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    I hate using some public restrooms. Nasty, unclean bathrooms should be illegal, especially in the ladies bathroom. I went to one bathroom that smelled like hell. (I know I've never...
    Outofeden Outofeden 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    So many years being a techie in theatre where many nights turned into days. My schedule became watching TV until 2 or 3 in the morning and getting up at 11 or later. The killer...
    dadhereforyou dadhereforyou 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    A few years ago , my uncle , who at the time of this event I thought was a complete stranger because I couldn't see his face . My bipolar uncle out of no where started beating up...
    alicep67904 alicep67904 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    okay here is my nightmare. I was standing in the living room of my moms old house (we haven't lived there in a few years and no there is no chance of ever moving back there) I was...
    bwhiteba bwhiteba 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 5

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