I Am A Runaway

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    I was a teenage runaway.

    Left home when I was 14. I never went back. I never saw my patents again.
    btorn btorn
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Apr 21, 2015

    Ran away from home a few months ago

    after going through drug treatment. Eventually had to go home and go through an outpatient again but my life is now boring and uneventful and i'm sober too often.
    eviemae eviemae
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 24, 2014

    Don't think, just run.

    & remember food/clothes/electronics/blankets/towels etc... 😘😁😜☺️
    OfficialRunaway OfficialRunaway
    18-21, F
    Jul 13, 2014

    First Day

    So what does a person who is 'on the road' have to say? Lotsa stuff. This is my first official day as a runaway - though i'm already eighteen and not some teenage drama queen. I had my reasons to leave. It was a tearful departure, yes. But i knew i would cry as soon as i met my...
    dearstranger dearstranger
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2013

    Hi I am Ashley. I live in Rockford,

    IL. My whole life has been a struggle. In and out of mental hospitals my mom puts me in as punishments. This is my 3rd time running away in the last couple months. The 1st time she searched and searched for me. The second time was recently, and she didn't care. Now I would...
    ashleyraycxxoxo ashleyraycxxoxo
    18-21, F
    Dec 12, 2014

    I tend to run away from my problems.

    I can't face them. I ignore their existence and try to move on with life. But sometimes... I can't and sooner or later, I'll have to face the consequences.
    choicestaken choicestaken
    18-21, F
    Jan 8, 2016

    Not a very successful one.

    The one time I did I went into hiding but was still promptly caught. Onelong block and 5 minutes was the grand success of running away.
    thebigtexrock thebigtexrock
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 19, 2014
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