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I Always Want to Be Somewhere Else

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 109 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've been playing a bunch of sports since I was a kid and I've always wanted to play on a legit sports team at my school. Basketball would be my first choice but I wouldn't mind...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F Apr 13

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    i've always wanted a big brother but that will never happen because i have no older siblings to look up to or to be there when i need advices and *****. i have a younger brother...
    deeyanah deeyanah 16-17, F Apr 5

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    i always wanted a big brother in my life to protect me from the crap that has always happened to me
    iwannafityourmold iwannafityourmold 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've always wanted a twin sister and its not a feeling that has ever gone away and will typically make me depressed whenever i think about it which is quite a common occurrence...
    reiter99 reiter99 22-25, M Apr 1

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    I have always wanted to have a huge family. My mother had a huge family and I wanted to do the same. I have done that and I am so blessed in so many ways.
    oldernudistfemale oldernudistfemale 51-55, F Apr 16

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    I always want to look my best to show peasants what royalty looks like
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I always want to look my best to show peasants what royalty looks like
    theonewiththeblack theonewiththeblack 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Where ever I go I always look my best, I'm on point most days I love the way I can walk out of the house and I'm all perfect and ready for the day or night :) message me if you...
    SammyxOxO34 SammyxOxO34 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Why? Oh why? Why do I want things I can't have? There are things in front of me that I can easily get but why suffer wanting things I can't have.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    we are all capable of being the person we want to be. we just need to stop being afraid. I know it's hard, I struggle with that myself but I think all we need to do is summon the...
    alias29 alias29 16-17, M Mar 29

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    I want become a charming superhuman lol the best version of myself
    alias29 alias29 16-17, M Mar 30

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    As a little boy, I dreamed of being superhuman. I dreamed of having the ability to grow bigger at will. I could grow as big I want, including planetary proportions. In addition...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M Apr 6

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    Who wouldn't want a tree house.
    shona1967 shona1967 46-50, F 9 Responses Apr 6

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    I want to be a Runway Model
    AdoringTroyler AdoringTroyler 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I really need to stop comparing myself to others.
    berika1024 berika1024 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I really hope I become the person I see myself being in the future! I have so many dreams and plans for myself!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    If you can't have it maybe it's not good for you. You should try a see if there is a lesson to learn from it
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27

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    For a long time, we lived in the 'city' and had one in our yard. The kids loved it, and it was a wonderful, quiet place to read. Then recently, we moved to the 'country' and we...
    tilky tilky 61-65, M Apr 7

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    Be with another woman, and be comfortable with it. We can hold hand, kiss in public. Do all the things a man and woman can do and have it be just as normal.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    Spend the whole day on a train and see how far it goes.
    eunb eunb 18-21, F Apr 17

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    I think I need to work on my appearance what should I do??? Sorry my camera is pretty bad
    jujufruit12345 jujufruit12345 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 17

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    I know this sounds really stupid, but I have terrible issues dealing with guilt, and there have been so many times when I lay face down under the covers in my bed and think about...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I am in love with a married woman whom I deeply admire and want to desperately spend the rest of my life with. We both are pretty much of the same age. Let me tell about this...
    super36 super36 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    I have been reading a lot about LOA- Law of Attraction and EFT- Emotional Freedom Techniques. Both talks about getting clear about what you want and to write it down. I've bee...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F Apr 5

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    My Ex came by the other day.... at first she seemed angry and stern. I gathered this by the tone in her voice and her telling me over and over again that she is here to talk this...
    VintageSparrow VintageSparrow 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Going through an abusive relationship and getting divorced, putting school on hold because I can't afford it, seeing all my friends in relationships and feeling like the 3rd wheel...
    SystematicManiac SystematicManiac 22-25, F Apr 16

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    "Once in India I was traveling in a car. There was a chauffeur driving and I was sitting beside him. There were three gentlemen behind discussing awareness, and unfortunately at...
    JAFO8 JAFO8 26-30, M Apr 6

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    Place your hand over your heart. Do you feel it? That is called purpose. You’re alive for a reason so don’t ever give up. The person who completes suicide, dies once. Those...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 6 days ago

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    2011 was the year of my two abortions. We're now in 2015 and I regret having it as part of my history. Today I'm particularly teary about it even though I should be ecstatic at the...
    beano1st beano1st 31-35, F Apr 5

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    I always put everyone else's happiness before my own, and I think that's why I'm breaking now, because I let people tease me and make fun of me and push me around my whole life...
    ozziegirl88 ozziegirl88 13-15, F a week ago

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    Well, I've never posted anything before, but there's no time to start like the present. I just wanted to post about what I'm labeling, "Quarter Life Crisis". I'm 23 and have yet to...
    oibrulee oibrulee 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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