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I Want to Sleep and Shut the Whole World Out

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    So what if I am not the prettiest?

    So what if I don't have the most perfect body? People don't need to point that out because I already know it. Because of people like that I can't come out of my house without even feeling insecure and upset. So what if I eat pizza and not a salad? I want to eat what I want...
    truthtobetold truthtobetold 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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    I Wish!!

    i wish it were that easy, to just drift off to sleep and shut the whole world out!!! there just seems to be too much going on in the world just now, too many bad things, and too many people getting hurt!! i dont like it, and i just wish there was a way that it could all end, and...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Jan 12, 2011

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    Alone

    Right now it's all I can do to get out of bed and go to work. I broke up with my bf and things were very serious betwen us. We were looking at apartments and everything. Well I started getting sick (still waiting to see exactly what is wrong) and stress was a huge factor. Well...
    GirlLearningHowToSmile GirlLearningHowToSmile 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    Safe Haven

     i know its cliche to say that when you dream its like you are in a new place, a paradise, a place you would rather be than where you are at that moment, but when i dream its like a safe haven for me erase my worries and pain away you're all by yourself and you get...
    Lacilove Lacilove 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2008

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    I Wish For Some Sleep!

      I want to sleep and shut the world. I want to sleep and never wake up. I want to die to live a new life. I am alone tonight. Alone and lonely. Its not the first time I am all by myself. This is the first time I am alone with wanting to sleep and never wake up. ...
    ToshaT ToshaT 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    girlgirlgirl0123 girlgirlgirl0123 16-17, F Dec 20, 2013

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    One Pill, Two Pill, Three Pill, Four...

    I was prescribed sleeping pills. Just taking one would make me feel absolutely horrible, but so amazing at the same time. When I was at my lowest I would take at least seven pills at a time. I would sleep my days away and wake up with excruciating pain. What I find funny is that...
    curiousdream curiousdream 18-21, F Aug 26, 2012

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    I Just Want to Sleep and Shut the Whole World Out

    I am feeling like all I want to do is sleep and hide from the world. I am tired both physically and emotionally,but more emotionally which for me is worse. Yes I have clinical depression. My b/f (who knew from the beginning that I have clinical depression and can get like this...
    SugarnSpice SugarnSpice 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    I dont think my relationship with my boyfriend would still work. I dont know. I just want to be alone. To be completely happy by myself. And FOR myself. I want to feel that I can...
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F May 8

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    I close my eyes and imagine all the wonderful interesting places in the world
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses May 12

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    My biggest dream right now is to travel the world.
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    I am going to save up and travel the world from continent to continent before I die with somebody I love and go on adventures everyday.
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    where can we find the top of the world? I definitely want to go there! 😃😁
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    So my class is learning about WW2 and well we just learned about Sobibor.. Now I wanna go to Poland! I wanna travel the world and see war sites
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    when i finish my highschool and of course college i'll first find a job and after two years of that im going to travel around the world with my dog :)
    Fabulousmmm Fabulousmmm 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    there is so much in the world that I want to see if you feel the same way like or comment on this story. thank you!!!!!
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    Anastie Anastie 18-21, F 5 Responses May 11

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    I either get the bully to change or scare/humiliate them into stopping. I educate the idiotic so they can stop being that way. I motivate the lazy. I point out that someone is a...
    Lansy Lansy 18-21, T May 19

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    I'd I had the money, you can bet your shining butts I'd be out exploring. Germany, India, Australia, Japan, Canada, Britian, Russia... so many wonderful countries. I hope I can at...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 3 Responses May 21

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    I would love to travel with my mama, she would light up like a big baby... that's my next goal... taking my mama out of the country...
    constancemariefat constancemariefat 22-25, F 4 Responses May 21

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    Have any of you been out of your foreign countries? If so tell your story (some tips for travel would also be appreciated) :)
    randomshoe19 randomshoe19 18-21, F 6 Responses May 23

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