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to go to bed at 10pm when I am a fully grown adult

(40 Posts)
Mintyy Sun 23-Jun-13 22:04:06

in good health atm, who will not have to get up before 7am?

Just seems incredibly childish to me. Bed at 10am is for people who have to get up early or who will have to deal with babies during the night.

10am is way to early for a perfectly healthy fully functioning grown up. Isn't it?

PrincessOfChina Sun 23-Jun-13 22:05:30

10pm is my usual "bedtime". By the time I've finished tidying, in the bathroom and read for a while though it's unusual for me to be asleep before 11pm.

McNewPants2013 Sun 23-Jun-13 22:05:36

You are an adult and can go to bed when you want

grobagsforever Sun 23-Jun-13 22:06:06

Do you need nine hours? My mate does.

Trills Sun 23-Jun-13 22:06:45

One of the perks of being a fully grown adult who runs their own life is that you get to choose when to go to bed.

squeakytoy Sun 23-Jun-13 22:06:47

Adults usually know how much sleep they need and are able to go to bed when they choose.

If you feel like going to bed at 10pm go... its up to you!

MogTheForgetfulCat Sun 23-Jun-13 22:07:02

Nah - 10pm is fine. I always go later and almost always regret it as could have done with an extra hour or two. Go when you like!

LyingWitchInTheWardrobe Sun 23-Jun-13 22:07:09

Why not? I go to bed when I'm tired. Some days I work long hours and am in bed by 8pm. Sweet dreams. smile

Trills Sun 23-Jun-13 22:07:12

Also are you aware that you kept writing 10 am there? smile

Mintyy Sun 23-Jun-13 22:07:56

Aarrgghh. Obviously I mean 10pm not 10am in my op! I am so tired I can't think straight!

HooverFairy Sun 23-Jun-13 22:08:05

10pm sounds reasonable to me! And I'm a healthy adult, my baby sleeps through and I don't have to be up until 7am when he wakes up. Tonight is a late one for me, it's 10.08pm according to my laptop!

ShowOfHands Sun 23-Jun-13 22:08:09

10am is excessively early, yes.

Sirzy Sun 23-Jun-13 22:08:14

I normally go to bed around 10pm, and aim to be asleep by 11. If I am tired I go earlier.

What's the point in staying up when your tired if you don't need to?

badguider Sun 23-Jun-13 22:08:20

I often go at 10. It's perfectly fine so long as you are able to stay up later for social events when necessary.

whois Sun 23-Jun-13 22:08:23

It's pretty early, but when my DP is away I always sneak to bed super early, I love going to bed!

FatherSpodoKomodo Sun 23-Jun-13 22:08:49

10pm is my usual bedtime - I'm about to go (when I can tear myself away from MN)

One night recently I was so knackered I went to bed at 6.20pm. I obviously needed it as I slept through to 8am!

Being an adult means you can stay up all night if you want or go to bed really early. So do what you want!

CambridgeBlue Sun 23-Jun-13 22:08:54

Assuming you don't go to sleep at 10 but at say 11 then by getting up at 7 you're having the standard 8 hours sleep. Those are about he hours I keep and I struggle to manage on any less sleep - really not sure how I did it when DD was young or I used to go partying until the small hours! I think some people just need more sleep although I do envy friends who can sit up until late and still feel fine next morning, I could do with a few more hours in the day!

HooverFairy Sun 23-Jun-13 22:08:57

Yeah, the AM thing alone should tell you that you need sleep, go to bed!

squeakytoy Sun 23-Jun-13 22:09:15

You are tired, so go to bed!!! Some nights I go to bed at 9pm and get up at 8am... some nights I go to bed at 3am and get up at 8am... just depends on what I am doing, where I am, and how tired I feel.

Irishchic Sun 23-Jun-13 22:09:21

I do this too! I feel ridiculous as well. I love to be in bed by 10.15 to 10.30 then read for around half an hour, lights out by 11.15 and asleep by 11.30 tops. That way I get 8 hours before getting up at 7.30 for the kids, but another hour would do me nicely. I really think i do need 9 hours.

But NO ONE else I know does this, unless they have to be up at 7am or earlier, or have babies who wake through the night.

I wonder if i am just a bit lazy.....

HokeyCokeyPigInAPokey Sun 23-Jun-13 22:10:03

I am actually writing this from my bed! Dh is snoring loudly, I have to be at five so am distracting my self on here until the urge to smother him passes!!

JakeBullet Sun 23-Jun-13 22:11:59

You stay up awake until 10pm?

<impressed ...and tiredcos it is past my bedtime>

Apileofballyhoo Sun 23-Jun-13 22:12:00

Regularly asleep by 10. Why sit up being tired when can have lovely sleep and be in better form and more productive the following day?

BellaVita Sun 23-Jun-13 22:12:53

I go before 10pm sometimes.

Tomorrow I will be up at 7am, I am going to bed now.

I love my bed!

marriedinwhiteagain Sun 23-Jun-13 22:13:20

I am often in bed at 9.45 but often up at 5ish. Getting old see. If I put the telly on I ca be asleep before 10 and then DH harumphs about wasted leccy when he comes up.

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