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I Always Want to Be Somewhere Else

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 165 People

    I Don't Get It

    Regardless of where I am, I always want to be somewhere else.  The other places sound great in my mind until I actually get up and start moving toward them.  Then, I just want to stay put.  But, then I don't want to be in that place either.  I dread even...
    jamesd jamesd 41-45 2 Responses Mar 6, 2008

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    Always Moving

    nomatter what its from, the easy cure for it,is going to places.once you arrive,go somewhere else.it does not matter if you stay in a place (bar,friends...)for just a couple of minutes.when you dont feel good,just leave.and if you want to go somewhere and then you dont want...
    akillforsilence akillforsilence 26-30, F Jun 12, 2009

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    I would like to be somewhere warm all of the

    year around. I dread it when the winter comes here. It's so cold.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 22

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    Teeter-totter Chronicles

    the ratio is 100:1... for the one place i am, there are 99 places i could have been which i feel could have been more promising but i console myself cos something bad might have happened
    jupiteronearth jupiteronearth 22-25, F 4 Responses May 27, 2008

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    Wouldn't it be nice to see the towering trees

    and smell the fresh leaf sprouts under the sun into the woods? The walks so quiet, so calm you know you are free, you know you'd be happier not having to worry of anything else. Wouldn't it be nice to sat on the sand, feeling the breeze, looking at the light blue calm skies as...
    catacomb catacomb 66-70 Jul 22

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    Cape Town

    There is someone very special to me in Cape Town....that's where I want to be right this minute.
    AbandonedArchangel AbandonedArchangel 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 9, 2010

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    Always One Step Away From Where I Want To Be

    The thing with me is: I am always wanting to see what's around the next corner. I am the happiest when I am some place new, even of it is just walking deeper is some woods. I just enjoy staying on the move. I get so restless staying in the same rut of going to work, home,and pay...
    Paul34dsmith Paul34dsmith 41-45, M Nov 12, 2011

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    Lion Tamer

    i want to be a fish. a selfish one which  lives in a ocean and loves nobody
    tamer01 tamer01 22-25, M Jul 29, 2011

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    A Place I Yearn For Now...

    I'm wishing to be in a place... That is sunny...yet cold,perhaps an autumn noon... By the harbor... Sitting on a bench there... With the salty wind whipping at my face... As I pull my muffler higher to cover my cold pink cheeks... I will be watching the day go by slowly...but...
    ellen183 ellen183 22-25, F Sep 24, 2010

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    Unveiling, By Linda Pastan (b. 1932)

    In the cemetary a mile away from where we used to live my aunts and mother, my father and uncles lie in two long rows, almost the way they used to sit around the long planked table at family dinners. And walking beside the graves today, down one straight path and up...
    yesmaybe yesmaybe 18-21 Sep 25, 2008

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    I can never stay in one place

    for long without going insane :/
    directionergirl5087 directionergirl5087 18-21, F Dec 24, 2013

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    Catching Up With Friends

    Today I got a chance to talk to an old flying buddy from page AZ. It was nice to talk about flying with someone that understands that passion. We even talked about me coming back out west to visit. This really lifted my spirits.
    Paul34dsmith Paul34dsmith 41-45, M Nov 16, 2011

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    Small Christmas

    This year saddens me; after nineteen years this Christmas is going to be the slimmest. I hope the kids aren't disappointed this year, as a parent I always strive to not disappoint them. I just want everyone to be happy but this year I can't cover all there list. I don't know if...
    Paul34dsmith Paul34dsmith 41-45, M Nov 30, 2011

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    3 days ago I moved to Spain to start my bachelors degree. Ive been looking forward to this for so long, I could not wait to get out of my country and start a new and more exciting...
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    At night when the stars light up my room, i sit by myself, talkin to the moon
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    I'm afraid once a send picture to someone they will be disappointed
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    What I see, I wish he would see in himself, he can be the most amazing most intellectual, kind, loving, sweet natured man when he unlocks his walls. He can be my world, my love, my...
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    Like when you see the hot guy at school or work and you try to act or look cool and it never works and he ignores you completely.LOL 😆
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    I truely miss the times we had. I miss our little adventures, our jokes, our laughs & all the good times we had together playing videogames, so many laughs and good times. I would...
    Weretiger Weretiger 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    First day of my senior year begins tomorrow. May the higher power give me strength.
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    From time to time he was asked; 'So, what are you looking for in an ideal woman?' Whether this was just a casual ice breaker, or something that the questioner had the genuine...
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    Well... I should be in bed. It's now 2:00 AM and I've gotta be up in four hours for work. Oopsie.
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I always thought it would be cool to own a hearse. I just love the way they look especially the white hearse's.
    TheMidNightCrow TheMidNightCrow 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    wannabepreggers wannabepreggers 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel like my low self-esteem just gets worse and worse, On the outside i look like a beautiful girl.. but if im not looking at myself in pictures or in the mirror i feel...
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    I always wanted to BE somebody when I grew up, now I realize I should've been a little more specific, "Randy" age 51
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Would love to do this! If you are serious about gaining feel free to message me.
    AFebruaryCostumeInMay AFebruaryCostumeInMay 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    See comments for more............
    wannabepreggers wannabepreggers 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hey it's Jessica I'm all for showing a picture of myself but don't ask me to show my butt or other naughty body parts I don't want my naked body all over the Internet Thank you...
    Jessicaannmatthews Jessicaannmatthews 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I want the big traditional family with a woman who would love nothing more then to be a stay at home mother and raise our lovely brood of children. I realize it's not for everyone...
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    I've had a story that's been in my head for a long time that I have longed to share with the world. Just recently I've opened up to my two closest friends about my imaginary world...
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    I see a lot of posts on EP that girls are heartbroken which is surprising to me as I thought guys would never leave a girl. I am not here to advice anyone but I want to share some...
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    I wanted to join the military, before i do travel the world and see Canada, England, and Russia along with a few other countries. I had dreams of all that i wanted to do, see, and...
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    I wish I always felt what I feel right now. You see I'm someone who would love to try everything. I'd love to get a private flying license, I'd love to learn mountain climbing, I'd...
    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M Aug 17

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    I'm Jessica from Indiana looking to make new friends and have fun talk to me
    Jessicaannmatthews Jessicaannmatthews 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    No matter what it is i always want it to be bigger. My parents bought me a king size bed and i still want a bigger one. I got the biggest room in the house but i still want a...
    LoveMeNow2002 LoveMeNow2002 13-15, F Aug 17

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    I am the consummate underachiever. I've never finished anything and that worries me because I'm a parent. I've always known I'm at least slightly to the right of the intelligence...
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    I want a good job, good friends, good money, a good relationship, basically the things I don't have. But the older I'm getting, I'll probably have to lower my standards and accept...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Isint it obvious, I wont wear shorts and Tshirt to a black tie event or may be a suit and tie at the beach. One needs to dress as per the occasion, body type and the crowd you...
    ShantanuD ShantanuD 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 17

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