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I Can't Sleep At Sleepovers! Help!

by Tara

Ever since I went to one of my friend's house from that day on I couldn't sleep at all, I had to call my dad to pick me up. Now at each sleepover I worry and panic, then that's when it gets worse. I will start to cry and wake my friends parents up, to call my dad so I can get brought home.

I have no idea what the problem is! And it only gets worse, I try SOOOO many techniques but none work. Even when my friends come to my house i can't sleep!

And when I went to Australia with my mom I cried but I did eventually go to sleep. Now I have to sleep with my parents and I'm really worried about my class trip for 4 nights! Please help me, I don't know what to do!

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Nov 26, 2015
me too NEW
by: Anonymous

I know that I don't have any help but I feel the same exact way! I thought that I was the only person with this problem but I guess not... One time I was at a sleepover party and I couldn't sleep so I called my dad crying he came to the house and none of the doors could open! It was like I was trapped inside... I finally found a way out. The next morining they were all looking for me, they thought I was kidnapped!! I was so embarassed.... Anyways, I want you to know that you aren't alone. I always am scared because I am the only one awake. But there are people out there who are still awake on the other side of the world. I know it is really hard, but next time you feel that way, think I am not alone, somebody else out there feels the same way as me... I hope this helped! Good luck!

Mar 19, 2016
Me to!! NEW
by: Anonymous

I'm at a sleep over right now and can't sleep!! I'm in the bathroom writing this because they say the light from my phone wakes them up 🙄 I need help to!

Nov 05, 2016
same, but its okay. NEW
by: Anonymous

i used to have the same problem. well, i still kind of do. for me its that i miss my parents and home. i suggest bringing something from home and sleeping near some one that you trust and feel comfortable around. for me its my bff and bf.hope this helps.

Aug 17, 2017
Same NEW
by: Anonymous

Same! I am at a sleepover and it is 5 in the morning. Haven't slept a wink, so tired :,(

Oct 09, 2017
same! NEW
by: just a person

I have the exact same thing. I also start crying as well but eventually I fall asleep. What I think you should do is think that you are not alone in the world. Maybe it is too hot in the room open the windows maybe too cold so close em (if they are open) you just gotta think about the good stuff that will happen the next day ☺ hope this helped

Oct 21, 2017
Same NEW
by: Anonymous

That happens to me too
Right now

Jan 01, 2018
Me too NEW
by: Anonymous

I know exactly how you feel. A couple years ago at a sleepover I called my mom to come pick me up because everyone else fell asleep and it was like 4 in the morning and I was freaking out. That happened for 3 or 4 more horrible sleepovers. Then the next one, my mom said that if I am not asleep by 2 in the morning then she would get me. Well I fell asleep at 2 and then I woke up at 5 again!! I was stuck. I couldn’t call my mom and I couldn’t fall asleep. Since then, I have been traumatized and never went to a sleepover again. I know this isn’t help but if someone can help me that would be great. It is mortifying that I am 14 and can’t fall asleep at a sleepover.

Jan 13, 2018
by: Anonymous

I Tried HYPNOSIS but I can't turn the volume up. Down stairs and to hot. just am a night owl. But not like this. I have no book and my friend is asleep, try, before they go to sleep, tell some sort of stories.

Apr 22, 2018
Sleepover NEW
by: 13 year old girl

I am at a sleepover with my friend, and I am thirteen, I know that this might sound childish but I miss my mum and my bed and even my little twerp of a brother. I can't sleep and it's 3:30 am!!!! I am just nervous and scared

Jun 23, 2018
Help NEW
by: Anonymous

Ok so I haven’t been to very many sleepovers and when I do I normally fall asleep like at home. but I am at one right now I can’t sleep at all and I’m scared my friend is gonna wake up. I think that I might just try and stay up all night since it is already 2 and my friend normally wakes up really early but idk. I fell asleep earlier but then I woke up to go to the bathroom ever since then I’ve been awake. I don’t want to say anything though because my dad would not be happy if he had to pick me up because I practically begged him to let me stay the night.

Jun 30, 2018
Me too NEW
by: Anonymous

I’m here rn, at a sleep over, all the people r asleep and I’m still awake, it’s so annoying, I’m just so tired and I wanna go to sleep😭

Jul 06, 2018
Same NEW
by: Anonymous

I have to go to a sleep over in 2 days and I soooooooo nervous I keep trying to think of something to tell my friend so I don’t have to go like telling her I have to go somewhere or something and I can never falll asleep and I just want to be able to because I want to have fun at sleepovers but just can’t

Oct 05, 2018
Same story as y’all NEW
by: Anonymous

I’m at a sleepover, and my friend is already asleep. I just wanna fall asleep! Only problem ( warning: highly embarrassing) I’m at my own house! Help! I’m such a wimp an I know it...

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