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I Always Want to Be Somewhere Else

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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 can never stay in one place

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

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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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    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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    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 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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    Having Moved a Lot I Guess That Makes Sense?

     I lived in 8 places before finishing High School.  I've lived in 3 countries, several states and still get wanderlust sometimes.  I guess I want to either see what's at the end of that rainbow or over the distant hill of just want a change.  But, I keep...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 4 Responses May 14, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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

    Im in illinois right now abd ive always wanted to live somewhere like california or florida. Outside the Usa probably somewhere like the uk
    L00kas L00kas 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    I still have this illusion that my life would be better if I lived somewhere else. But I know it's just not true
    emmacla emmacla 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I always wanted to become an actress when I was a child. I even told my mom I did when I was younger. Now that I'm 16 I still want to chase that dream. Honestly I desperately want...
    alwaysjudged alwaysjudged 16-17, F Aug 4

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    I always wanted a big family... Everybody in my family have up to 8to 9 kids.... When I graduate from college I want to get married in have a nice career And I plan on have 6 kids
    Purplequeen21 Purplequeen21 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have always wanted to be loved just as much as I love....Treated as well as I treat....Respected as much as I respect. Wishful thinking!
    Heartbroken0688 Heartbroken0688 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I wish I had a big brother :c I hate being the oldest.... I always wanted a big brother to mess with him ^-^
    PrincessAyyoBbyBoo PrincessAyyoBbyBoo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    One thing I've always wanted but never had is a girl friend , now don't get me wrong I've had lots of girlfriends as a guy , but the girl insde me has never had a girl friend , no...
    toesforme toesforme 36-40, M Aug 16

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    Since I was very young its something I've always felt. I did grow up male and learned to appreciate all the good things of being a man, but that feeling of wanting to be a girl...
    Jess0190 Jess0190 18-21, T 1 Response 37 mins ago

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    I can't wait until I leave for college tbh. Florence, SC is a great city but offers little opportunities! I'm always down for the recreational stuff which is something Florence...
    KyLeone KyLeone 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    No one at home really knows how I feel. I only want them to talk to me and spend time with me. I try my best to please them and I do a lot for them. Not even a minute of their time...
    NoobLove NoobLove 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I always try to look stylish, but not contrived. Even when dressing for work. This week we have some restoration work on the roof.
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I m only daughter of my parents. I grew up insecure and wanting to pleaser parents to prove that I m worthy of love. I was occasionally stress due to not able to connect with them...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Aug 11

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    Big families not always good thing Im a member in a big family (10) I sometimes be ignored and sad and nobody care But sometimes i feel like i can not live without them ❤️
    Xproblem Xproblem 16-17, F Aug 16

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    My inner gender is female!!! I knew it!!!! I have wanted to be a girl for awhile and this is awesome
    abbyseaney abbyseaney 16-17, T 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Im 38 we tried to conceive via surrogate in Jan 2014 it didn't work and we had no extra embryos to work with for another try. On July 4th 2014 I found out I have Endometrial cancer...
    supersad2014 supersad2014 36-40, F Aug 7

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    I want a husband an 10-20 kids
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    No exceptions tend to be needed anytime sooner. This world is mad yet beautiful includes Human Beings like you and I: some of u are good and some of us are bad and the most...
    Angelanorexic Angelanorexic 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Discovery Bay, Hong Kong has a little bit of English, Canadian, Australian and American people living in it. I feel so alone and scared here in Hong Kong because no one here seems...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 27

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    Be given a flower by a boy my age . Be hugged by a guy my age Be talked to by a boy my age Have a friend that is a boy Have a loving mother or even a mother Have a loving father...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F Aug 4

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    Learn to play the violin and cello.
    LovelyLadyJ LovelyLadyJ 22-25, F Aug 4

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    I'm the complete opposite of this, if anyone cares about looks I don't even really bother with them, like looks can really be deceiving.
    ScottM13 ScottM13 13-15, M Aug 7

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    all of my life was quite lonely actualy
    BeardBoyAdvance BeardBoyAdvance 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 9

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    That's my dream. A big, fat, happy joint family😄
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F Aug 12

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    I have known for most of my life, that I was born the wrong gender. I have tried to stop dressing as one, for periods of time, and dating more & more women. None of this has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 14

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    Every time I see a lady around me it's just the first thing I hope to see when I get to that point of looking at her butt. It's a let down when there is non. But when there is I...
    LoveLookingatVPL LoveLookingatVPL 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    I grew up without any extended family. Only one parent and one sibling for the most part! No cousins or grandparents or anything. When I eventually settle down I'd love to have...
    imitosis imitosis 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I am very self conscience of my body. I am a bigger girl and just feel like my body is so unattractive. I feel gross when I look at myself naked :(
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 19

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    Imagining your personal accomplishment is crucial to your entire process of achieving wished-for ambitions and having accomplishment. Devoid of aquiring a optimistic see, it really...
    Ryan1208kzi1 Ryan1208kzi1 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've always want a child of my own. I always told myself that I was going to wait until I get married or find a guy that I am very dedicated to. But it seems like the older I get...
    KJanaee KJanaee 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    Match point Jewels walked out of the airport tunnel with her bag in hand letting out a sigh of relief. After being gone for so long she arrived back in New York and ready to...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 14

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    My name is Domenic, and I am TAKEN. Don't message me asking if I'm flirting on your posts or whatever, because I'm in a happy relationship and I don't feel the need to flirt with...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M Aug 5

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    I always want to be naughty. Someone once told me it was an attention getter. I can only agree. I love the attention. I'd rather draw attention to myself and have fun with life...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 5 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Because somewhere else someone is suffering worse than I am or worse than I have.
    Starkillera Starkillera 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I am getting sick of where I work and what to move to another job somewhere else.
    leedon2 leedon2 46-50, M Jul 27