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28 Things That Are Only Relatable If You Can't Fucking Sleep

*Lies awake while thinking of some dumb thing you said last year*

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1. You spend your day fantasizing about getting a solid night's rest, like a responsible adult.

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2. It seems like a small thing but it's really your only wish.

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3. It keeps you from being productive.

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4. It keeps you from enjoying your waking life.

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5. You feel like it's the only thing standing in the way of you becoming a whole person.

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6. It's something you took for granted when you were young and unhindered by insomnia.

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7. Your sleep cycle is the opposite of what the world expects of you.

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8. Only seeming to fully wake up when it comes time to go to bed.

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9. Something about getting yourself to relax at night just doesn't compute.

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10. So you desperately try to make up for lost time.

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11. You've tried forcing yourself to get to bed early.

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12. But there are just too many things that can still distract you, even from there.

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13. You've tried giving yourself time to sleep in the next morning.

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14. You've tried reading in bed to relax.

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15. Once in a while you find a specific little trick that provides some relief.

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16. Sometimes only the unhealthiest habits help you.

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17. Or maybe you've had to meticulously set up your bed for maximum custom comfort.

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18. Truthfully, the best sleep you get is in small, sneaky doses throughout the day.

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19. Because there's nothing more exhausting than a long night of failing to sleep.

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20. You have an inability to tear yourself away from the internet at night.

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21. It's become an unhealthy part of your nightly ritual.

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22. Try as you might, you can't resist.

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23. You know sleep is the thing your future self needs, but you can't bring yourself to do it.

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24. Or maybe you're awake due to a small bladder and crippling anxiety.

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25. Or because of an irrational fear.

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26. Or even a rational one.

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27. Basically it feels like your brain is conspiring against you.

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28. And until you can sleep, you just try to make the best of the situation.

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