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We're insomniacs.
No way. We aren't trying to get to sleep.

We're unhappy.
Only when we're not allowed to follow our natural schedule.

We have a medical problem.
We're as healthy as most, and more than some. For instance, you won't find us getting skin cancer from too much sunbathing.

We're wierd.
Who's calling who wierd?

The Bozo Boss Misconception: We're lazy, dishonest, and trying to fool everyone because we want credit for working at night but we don't actually do it.
This is an evil misconception. It doesn't just show a lack of respect for our natural body rhythms, it says we're liars, frauds... Employers always seem to feel this way, even when we're doing the kind of work that can be measured somehow. All I can say to these people is: Have you ever observed a Night Person at work during his or her peak time? After you've sat up with one of us and seen how productive we are, say that again.

We think we're vampires or have some other kind of odd self image.
Do you think you're the sun god Amon-Ra just because you're a Day Person?

We're criminals who use the excuse of staying up late to cover our crimes.
Sure, and all the people who are up in the daytime are law-abiding citizens. Crimes are ONLY committed at night.

We're hooked on caffeine.
It doesn't take coffee and coke to keep US up!

The only reason we stay up late is to go to bars, cavort, and party.
Sure, we like it as much as the next guy, but don't blame us just because we're always the last to leave!

We're delinquents and degenerates.
How do you know? Do you follow delinquents and degenerates around at night? If you do, what's YOUR problem?
4 Responses
  1. Amen sista .. i TRY and change my schedule but it keeps going back .. i often go to bed at 3 or 4 and get up at 10 or 11 ... its tough when i actually HAVE to be up and at events at 9am when i have my Kiosks at Ft Carson!

  2. c Says:

    Well stated. Night people aren't weird or wrong. Just different & it takes both kinds to make life be harmonious. After all who do you want doing all the jobs that are done when day people are sleeping? Someone who is half asleep trying to force themselves to function or someone who it's natural to be up & fully functional? I'll take the later.

  3. Nancy Says:

    My sleep doc says he doesn't care when I sleep as long as I get enough! Woo Hoo, hurray for the night people!

  4. Ritzee Rebel Says:

    Thumbs up! I stay up later than I should but I'm usually creating things for my Etsy shop or doing custom orders. I'm so much more of a night person.


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