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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 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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