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I Need a Break From My Life

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    Who Doesn't?

    I ask you: who doesn't need a break at times from the hectic, mad rush of life? I'm not saying go jump out a window but we all need time to stop and take in life. To enjoy a simple, blissful moment of infinity without regulations or rules. A moment without having to work, to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 29, 2009

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    I'm feeling rather dejected today.

    I'm lacking peers I can connect with. I'm tired of people my age. I try to talk to other people who share experiences with me, but to no avail. It always amounts to the same meaningless drivel in the end. I'd like to find something new and stimulating, preferably someONE new. I...
    IAlreadyDontLikeYou IAlreadyDontLikeYou 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I seriously need a break from everything.

    I need some time to not exist. Closing my eyes does nothing for this wish. I don't want any thoughts, any responsibility. I don't want to feel anything, not even the ground under my feet. Life is currently killing me. Funny how that is. Everyday I feel on the brink of total and...
    NotSoMerryMaryJane NotSoMerryMaryJane 26-30, F Dec 4, 2013

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    I Dont Feel Like Im A Good Mom

    I'm 26 with three kids, and I just don't feel like a good parent sometimes. I feel like I dont keep my house clean enough, dont participate in school enough, and just suck as a mom. I'm embarrassed for people to come to my house sometimes. The other day my husbands cousin came...
    jennieanne jennieanne 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 10, 2012

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    I Have To Just Get Away

    I need a break from this life i'm living. i'm so tired of the same routine,mon-fri and sometimes the weekend too. get up eat, clean up,stress about bills,get upset at the immature things that my boyfriend does,and care for my child. For once, could i just have a break? reserve a...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    Don't judge me by my name on here it's how I

    express myself, you don't know what I've been through. You haven't seen the "Real" world I have. I come from a Neighborhood which you never feel safe in. I don't know if someone is boutta shoot or if I got power in my house. I'm not gonna lie I feel like a pu**yfor posting on...
    YoungRichNiggaYRN YoungRichNiggaYRN 22-25, M May 5

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    I Am Emotionally Exhausted.

    I'm so tired of the routine of pointlessness that my life has been taking for the past 18 months. It is now coming to being unbearable. I'm 20 years old, and I finished at a foundation course at a theatre school and tried to get in again only to be turfed out over and over and...
    speakerschair speakerschair 18-21 2 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    Break.

    I think I need this now. My emotions are burst out. I wanna go travel, meditate and just relax. I wanna have that one person to talk to about everything.
    Lyre11 Lyre11 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2013

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    Relax....Relate.... Release....

    I really could use a retreat a break from the demands of life.  I am mother, wife, student, and employee.  I love everything that I do.  I think my children are my number one prioity, I put a lot of time and energy into them just as every other mother.  I...
    Abriee Abriee 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2008

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    To Do Nothing Can Mean Everything

    Relaxing is an inward process for me. I can do it most places because if I can get my brain to be still for a moment then I have succeeded. Seriously..sometimes all I need to do is sit and hit the off switch to my brain. I am a major over-analyzer and will think and think and...
    zeetalo zeetalo 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2013

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    JUST a Day Or Two

    I AM WHO I WAS MEANT TO BE AND WHERE I WAS MEANT TO BE AT THIS SPECIFIC TIME IN MY LIFE. I CAN SEE GOD IN EVERYTHING. HE MAKES ALL THINGS WORK FOR ME, ALL THINGS... I AM A SOLDIER AND I FIGHT BRAVELY DAILY. I AM NOT SUPERMAN HOWEVER AND EVEN HE, EVENTUALLY, HAD TO TAKE A BREAK. I...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2009

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    Is It Selfish?

    It feels selfish to want to walk away from the responsibilities that choke me.  I don't want to run away, I just want to take a break.  Get a change of scenery, recharge myself.  My need for relief is starting to break me.  I just want to worry about me for...
    SimpleSimonette SimpleSimonette 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    A Break From Life?

    Can we really get away from it all? Can we really take a break from life? Or does life need a break from me? I get that confused sometimes. Just want to smile and be happy.
    BlueEyez BlueEyez 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2007

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    I want to holiday in France

    and have the time of my life. So damn tired of being stuck in a phase that doesn't seem to end. I need change!!!
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 1 Response May 4

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    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Apr 9

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    24 Years Old And I Feel Like Theres Nothing Left When I Accomplished So Much

    So here's my story: I met this girl June 13, 2008 and we started dating. I was home for the summer and August I was supposed to finish college, have the time of my life, live with my buddies. I was a popular respected student at college I played college ball and excelled in the...
    sesohoops3 sesohoops3 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    I'm Over It At the Moment

    I've been totally overwhelmed for about 2 years with divorce, health, personal or random garbage showing up pretty much non-stop. I think I get a month top before I get that sinking feeling in my stomach AGAIN. I have no idea how many times I've said okay after I deal with THIS...
    Opalina Opalina 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 13, 2009

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    I need to turn my internet off

    for a week or so; I just need a break, I need to enjoy more just the computer screen. I suggest you try the same.
    ChaoticCaroline ChaoticCaroline 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    RIP to My Old Life.

    I kind of mourn my old life when I was single, childless and a student.  I know that time marches on but it would be nice to have no worries except law school books and which new pair of shoes to buy.  Seems like a lifetime ago in my new life of mortgages, keeping the...
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2007

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    About 5 years ago my mom

    and sister came to live with my husband and I. It was okay at first,but shortly after I wanted to rip my own face off! It is a constant battle of, who is really the mom. My mom constantly tells me what to do in front of the kids and she will even yell at me. This living...
    unloveablemom unloveablemom 31-35 Jul 6

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    The Wild Card Is Age

    I'll be 57 years old in a few days. Everything has changed with respect to how I fight and struggle in life as the storms and tribulations arise. Challenges and hurdles now seem like the Hoover Dam to the helpless salmon as he bashes his head against it over and over, not...
    jaqmann jaqmann 56-60, M Feb 23, 2012

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    Calgon Take Me Away!

    After the recent break up of my relationship, being forced out of my place to live, and having to rely on the kindness of friends to keep me off the streets... I'm a little bit in need of a break.  I want to run away for a while, and while i have places to go, far away from...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 23, 2009

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    I Would Lyke It

    I would lyke too get away for a few days. Away from the fighting,lying and what not. But i don't exactly see that happening for me, lyfe is lyfe you just have too get used to all the bullshit.
    krissyluv krissyluv 16-17, F Aug 14, 2009

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    Just Wanna Literally Start Walking And Don't Stop Until Whenever.

    I'm 22 and not even interested in doing this routine of trying to be content with the day to day cycle of living in America. I swear I'm trying but I'm absolutely miserable. It's like I can't achieve my own routine. I don't know who I am. Just wish there was a place I could go...
    Thischickk Thischickk 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2012

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    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response May 4

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    Enough

    I have experiences many disappointments, but not much happiness. I'm tired of everyday being a struggle through my memories. I wish I had some joy in my life, to hold on to, memories to keep me afloat on my dark days, but I do not. I want to live someone else's life, where they...
    Zabou Zabou 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    Why can't I get this break!

    !!! I have only had ONE day, ONLY ONE day in which I felt carefree and I had my space, is this one day too much or something that things have to suck this much directly the next day. This really sucks and I am sick of this.
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Dec 8, 2013

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    I'm About Ready to Quit

    I realize that there have been choices in my life I'm not proud of. They've led me on a path that in no way resembles the one I had dreamed about. But, do I derve this? Currently, I'm tired of the emotional rollercoaster I've been riding for months. I'm almost ready to graduate...
    twiddle2 twiddle2 26-30 3 Responses Apr 2, 2008

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    MasterTusi MasterTusi 16-17, F May 4

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    Need A Break From Life!

    I feel that I have completely lost my identity and am now finding that with absolutely no alone time-my health is starting to deteriate. Sometimes I really feel that I could just walk away and never look back and be fine with that. I have an 18 yr old, a seventeen yr old, a 25...
    itistimeithink itistimeithink 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 15, 2012

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    Just How Would I Do That?

    I checked with travel bureaus and no one had a trip outside yourself.  Other trips end up being temporary diversions.  Fun, but when you come home, as we usually all do, life is still the way we left it.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 5 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    It's All a Struggle

    i am 20 years old and have 2 kids. I live with my partner of 5 years. Nothing i do ever seems to be right. i don't live my life for myself, i live it for everyone else. I do things to make everyone else happy. But ever since i became a mum, it seems that everyone see's me as...
    astormbroke astormbroke 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 22, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I think I should take a break from EP. I don't know, I mean there are a lot of ways this could go. I could be back on tomorrow, I could never actually leave or I might just leave...
    KilljoyKitty KilljoyKitty 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Im taking a break from EP... Thank you everyone for your genuine support and care.. Thank you for being there when I was at my lowest point, when I thought that I was hopeless...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    He stared into the steady glare of the LCD display of his laptop screen in the darkness of the night, as he typed out those words.. his last ever creations. The fingertips that had...
    pretender1326 pretender1326 26-30, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Today is the third day we dont talk..for no specific reason..its just like silence is the only way to protect our relationship, i dont know if its my fault but i think we should...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Have to break my break.. I got an awful mixed episode and could use some EP support.. I'm irritated and mad and I just can't contain it.. Only to come back to EP after 1 day...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    Currently, I'm at my relative's house. Many of my younger cousins are here, too. 7 kids....no, 7 nightmares. Two of them surpass the rest in awfulness. Those two hellions egg the...
    RantingCuriosity RantingCuriosity 18-21 Jul 19

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    I dunno, EP just doesn't have the same feel that it did when I first joined. I like talking to people on here, but recently most of the guys I talked to have disappeared from here...
    sblp2017 sblp2017 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Okay, firstly I could care less how healthy it is. I need to lose 25 pounds in a 3 to 4 week range. Ive already lost 5 pounds this week by drinking alot of water and no cokes. Ive...
    emmy63637 emmy63637 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I went thru a very bad divorce a little over two years ago. My ex turned into an alcoholic and addict. I tried to make things work thinking ' love conqures all'. Its when she...
    dad42inPA dad42inPA 41-45, M 10 Responses Jul 14

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    you fi careful A di people yuh know Caz nuff a dem nuh real, dem a foe You fi careful A di places yuh go Be careful a di faces you know You fi careful A di friends weh you keep...
    ladyebugg ladyebugg 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I don't get it, sometimes people are just mean, there is a guy who i believed i was friends with but he is like one of the bad boy type, you know, who knows things that they...
    daniel147 daniel147 13-15, M Jul 12

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    When did life become so mundane? Work, sleep... repeat. Make it stop! I never knew growing up would be so boring.
    wintershawl wintershawl 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 9

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    Today I woke up from a well rested night, but yet all day today I have felt drained. My family nieces were over and wanted to play and I would for a little while and then go lay...
    ladypatrice ladypatrice 22-25, F Jul 9

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    I am trying to change my hateful ways. I hold onto to anger like no other and I have gotten so much closer to God and I am trying to learn to let things roll off my back. I have a...
    MisterandMe MisterandMe 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm bi and I just realized and accepted it less than a year ago. I have a good friend who I have strong feelings for. She's the first female I've ever really been attracted to. It...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want stuff big time! What stuff do u want?
    atfenix atfenix 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    She loved him, and he loved her, but things weren't that simple.
    dancer4life99 dancer4life99 13-15, F Jul 15

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    The only thing preventing me from moving forward and living a truly blessed and free life is financial and emotional obligations that I have pressed upon myself due to the good...
    Awakening29 Awakening29 26-30, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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