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I Always Want to Be Somewhere Else

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 107 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 can never stay in one place

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

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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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    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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    I always want to look my best because I am a webcam model. I stream to hundreds sometimes even over a 1000 people live from my webcam shows so I have to look good. Long hair...
    GarnetCam GarnetCam 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I don't care what anyone says I have always wanted an older brother ever since I was little and I still really want one sooooo bad. But I guess it's too late for that lol
    Alexlovesmusic Alexlovesmusic 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    always wanted to live home at 18 and at 27 still here
    thejoyprovider thejoyprovider 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I hate how I was born I wish I could be a girl, I want to be female not make, I've always wanted that, but now I don't even look like a girl because no one ever told me about...
    thekittyscall thekittyscall 16-17, T 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Ive always wanted to be a big brother. x3 Never had the chance tho.
    BlowpopYum BlowpopYum 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    female neighbor: Did you ever find a boyfriend online to come and do the odd jobs for you and your mom? me: No. Men lose interest after they find out you only want them to work...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jan 12

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    Actually yes I do. I'm working towards getting my own place and having my own life! God living with mommy and being 31not the greatest of things! lol Not to mention getting my own...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    2014 Review 2014 was a year of firsts in my crossdressing adventures, as I was able to go out dressed for a new record number of hours. Some of those extra hours were those that I...
    1SarahAnn 1SarahAnn 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I am a tomboy. I don't wear skirts, tank tops, dresses or bikinis. Any clothing that is revealing I don't have them in my wardrobe. At all. Sometimes I feel that this is wrong...
    Dlyz Dlyz 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    New Years Eve 2014 My wife and I have spent the three previous New Year’s Eve nights out of town at small hotels. Each of these hotels had a small lounge and a party to bring in...
    1SarahAnn 1SarahAnn 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Maybe not always but I've recently become curious about how I'd look as a girl and how differently people would treat me
    thesentinel02 thesentinel02 22-25, M 7 Responses Jan 8

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    I miss my personal library of old books; reference books, medical manuals, bibles, and so on. I'm slowly rebuilding my collection these days. Lack of space and shelves and money...
    Doviov Doviov 41-45, T Jan 12

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    I do wish I had a younger sister.. I'm the youngest of four with no connection to my siblings.. I wanted someone to love as a siblings and share special moments with, as I grow...
    BlowpopYum BlowpopYum 22-25, M Jan 17

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    I cross dressed and got caught many time by my mother. She said no way I could be a girl. I was a boy so start acting like one. Like that helped. My life took a big turn when I...
    bpb62 bpb62 61-65, T 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I know for certain that I'm in the wrong body. I've wanted to be a girl since I was five years old... it's one of the earliest memories I have and most importantly it's by far and...
    girlguy1300 girlguy1300 36-40, T 4 Responses Jan 8

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    I wished I lived in a house this apartment is just too small going to move next month when I get my taxes back .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I wish I had an older brother, so I didn't have to deal with my parents quarrels by myself. It'd be nice, if I had an older brother to help me deal with my two annoying younger...
    XxFirepawsxX XxFirepawsxX 13-15, F Dec 30, 2014

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    As long as I can remember I felt I was a girl. I am lucky my Mother actually listen to me. My dad wasn't excited about the way I felt but went along with it. I had a bother 3...
    TonytoToni TonytoToni 22-25, T 13 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    yesterday when i put my female clothes it made me fell like i should actually be a girl. that night i had a dream that i was giving birth
    Manudglh96 Manudglh96 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I'd love to be able to challenge someone in real life to a weight gain contest. That way, I'd get encouragement to get fat fast!
    ifrive1974 ifrive1974 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    Its literally my dream. But i know i could never do it. I have alot of flaws and scars:/
    scarxscar scarxscar 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    Sadly I don't have a choice at birth to choose being raised as a girl.
    AsianTransGirl AsianTransGirl 26-30, T 2 Responses Jan 9

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    it is a life-long quest… I have travelled the globe.. seen moonrise over the Grand Canyon.. Marvelled at the Mayan pyramids, immersed myself in eucalyptus drenched air of the...
    Diginator Diginator 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I really need a sister now!! Will anyone be my sister??
    beatricemorgan beatricemorgan 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Sometimes you just have to let go of the WHY because the person your asking it from doesn't care enough about you to give you a genuine honest answer. All a person can do at that...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Perhaps my ideas weren't enough, I think I should be more innovative and come up with things others won't.
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    This aint so bad! Its actualy kinda cool
    lewiscs lewiscs 18-21, M Jan 13

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    I am very confident that i am a beautiful person in and out but irrespective of this inner feeling i believe in looking my best depending on a circumstance.
    poisedjaber poisedjaber 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I am seeking a big brother who is 18+
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M Jan 16

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    My grandfather cared for me a lot.He passed away when I was four.Yesterday,my aunt rang me .She told me she had found a telegram sent by him informing her of my birth.I immediately...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I saw a video once of this amazing male ballet dancer. He was so masculine, powerful, and graceful. When he danced you could see every muscle move, the video slowed down as he...
    RoyalCrystalPalace RoyalCrystalPalace 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    Overpopulation is becoming a larger issue every day. Please, people, think about adoption or at least keep it down to three or something.
    TheRose202 TheRose202 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Not like the like the gangs on tv more like a West Side Story type gang our hang would be the Tigers Tigers Tigers meoowww
    DeeDeS DeeDeS 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I missed you haven't seen your beautiful face with a bright smile. I can't go a day with out seen you I really wish I could be a little closer to you . When I see you I feel...
    abubakr24 abubakr24 22-25, M 50 mins ago

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    Honestly, I have no idea how to begin my story or why I'm writing this. Let's just say that it's about time that I vent all my loneliness onto something, even on an empty space on...