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I Need a Break

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    UPDATE: Ik ik it's only been two days

    but I had 17 freakin notifications so I wanted to see what was going on. Still on my break. I don't know when I'll be ready to come back
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I think everyone needs a break...

    I think everyone needs a break sometimes.  I know I do... sometimes things just get too much for me to handle and with the problems at home and the kids, it just wears me down to thinking drastic things.  So yes, a break sometimes is a recharging experience.
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2007

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    Sorry all who I've been talking to on here more

    recently. There's been a lot going on lately, and I don't think I'm going to be on here much for awhile. I hope you all understand. Take care.
    cec0692 cec0692 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    My Date Night

    Okaayyy.....I was on a date last night and was finally having a good time. :) We went out to eat....walked the town and talked. We stopped for some coffee and dessert. We went to a pub for a couple of hours and talked some more. I believed we learned alot from each other and got...
    mikanippon mikanippon 22-25, F 10 Responses Nov 2, 2012

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    Most people think i’m currently on an extend

    break period. And technically they would be right. But i have reached the conclusion that I need a break from all this. In other words, I need a break from this so called break. I need to getaway, by myself. No dealing with anyone or any job related thing. Just need to go...
    Kookycookie Kookycookie 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    The last 2 years of my life was extremely

    stressful. I've moved countries, went job hunting, was retrenched a year later, found another job, all while my wife wants to leave me and she told me of some of her affairs. My body feels like one big spasm, all the time. I think it's time to give up, let it all go and just...
    vinceBx vinceBx 31-35, M Jun 25

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    I just need like one week

    where I can be away from the insane world of people. So I can remember how the world really works. I need to be away from their constant movement. Alone. One week of just myself. No people whatsoever. Just me and nature. Quiet me time.
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    From Ep That Is

    like i was trying to say in my status but ran out of room. I hope to have a few things settled in a few days. depending on how that goes I'll be back for more fun. If you are one of my friends and have my personal email you can use that to contact me. I really do feel bad about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 18, 2012

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    I don't ever go out! I am a college student

    earning the rest of my degree 2 semesters left and I have every little thing done :) I am unhappily married. My husband does not like me going out and throws a temper tantrum every time I do go anywhere so o have stopped going. I have an almost 6 year old who is my world, and...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 14

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    Back From The (Bad) Break

    Sometimes I need a break.Like everyone. My break is about adrenaline, or about beer. Sometimes both.This week end it was a creazy break, and just now that is Tuesday I can tell I needed it. I can tell today because yesterday I still had remorses, also if nothing bad happened.We...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M May 7, 2013

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    Busy Busy Busy

    I have four kids, a husband and a job where I am always taking care of people. I am also expected to come home and do laundry for 6 people and keep a clean house.  I don't get to go out very much because babysitters are just way to expensive. I just want to be able...
    keenan8 keenan8 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 6, 2007

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    Well it's been fun and I know some of you will

    be letting out a big sigh of relief, I've stopped responding to every interesting post. Yes, I know, I went a bit nuts today. Got new meds that are working fabulously, so in a very good mood. I'll pick it back up in a few days, you are now duly warned! So I think I may reverse...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 9

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    Big One.

    I wish I could have the biggest break ever.. But I know that I couldn't get one of those.. Just a break from my mind.. A break from life.. A break from everything.. Just to keep everything away so I could just have a break...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 12, 2008

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    I'm Kind of On One Now

    My head really needs to clear. Sometimes I need space and other times I need someone to engage and really get close to me to understand me. Lately I feel like I have too much on me. I think there are a lot of things coming from different directions so I've...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 Sep 1, 2009

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    I'm heading home from college

    for the weekend to get work done where I can relax. I hopped on the train as usual, but this train apparently was special, and brought me to a sketchy station pretty far from home. The next train is in an hour and a half, and it's been 40 degree weather all week. My stupid...
    Indistinct Indistinct 18-21, M Oct 31

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    A Break Sounds Good

    Now my charms are all o'erthrown, what strength I have's mine own, Which is most faint: now, 'tis true, I must be here confined by you, Or sent to Naples. Let me not, Since I have my dukedom got And pardon'd the deceiver, dwell In this bare island by your spell; But release me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 11, 2013

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    yokinimer yokinimer 26-30, F Apr 28

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    My Mother Thinks I'M Insane.

    She found out about my cutting and I have a psychologist now & stuff. No meds, just that. It was going fine until yesterday the psychologist told her that if she doesnt' give me freedom, I'm going to kill myself. Like I'd kill myself over not being allowed out on a Saturday night...
    ladyhiggins ladyhiggins 16-17 Mar 9, 2013

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    I Need a Long Break

    My ultimate goal is to go out and have fun with my friends and have so much fun.  It's been a hard month.  Work, work and work. It doesn't really bother me at all since it's my life and my job is important to me, too but I have gotten so tired lately I need a break...
    WandaFull27 WandaFull27 26-30, F May 23, 2009

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    Taking a break from EP.

    No clue when I'll be back. Bye everyone
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F Jul 17

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    taking a 2 day break from EP.

    .... will explain later
    pchela pchela 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    ???????What Is a Break??????

    If ever there was a life that needed a break, I think I royally fit the bill.... I find myself at 50yo ,alone and in need of emotional maintenance. I am sooooo tired of the "cougar "thing it makes me sick. I am not that easy for anyone to get into my private places...
    tallandprettyone tallandprettyone 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 25, 2008

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    Break Brake Break

    How do we manage when we get bored and distracted? When even fear of deadlines is not enough to motivate you because the odds are too much against you anyway? Not giving up but i think i need to tell myself that if i need a break, i might as Well accept it as a fact and be brave...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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    NOW

    Once a year my girlfriends and I go for a little trip.  Its not been a year yet, but I am ready to go NOW.
    dixie934 dixie934 41-45, F Nov 24, 2007

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    Hindi pala madali kapag ikaw lang ang

    nageeffort para magtagal ang pagsasama nyo.
    Moonembracingthesun Moonembracingthesun 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I Deserve One

    Why should I work so hard, all the time so I could work a bit more?
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    Im not ignoring you, im just distancing myself

    for you to make some effort... i need to clear my mind and sort things out...
    Moonembracingthesun Moonembracingthesun 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 31

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    Or a huge lottery win.

    Or a common law couple thats decent. Or Or loads of good luck.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    Just Need a Break.

    To me everyone needs a break once in awhile.  Cause I know I need a break......Sometimes things in my life just get to hard for me to deal with, and the health problems with my grandmother, it just wears me down to the point were I am thinking drastic and bad thoughts. ...
    Jonathan070476 Jonathan070476 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 26, 2008

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    flight for argentina

    and brazil is on 2 weeks.. im really excited because it will be 1 month trip but what im most excited about is to leave and get away from everything.... its hard to trust anyone nowadays and at this point i pretty much lost all the patience and tolerance for most of the people...
    positiveperson10 positiveperson10 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    University is killing me,

    I feel like there arent enough hours in the day to do all I have to do...And I feel like I am not really motivated to do anything...Classes end next month and I am ready for it to be over until next year.
    roomii roomii 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    A Break Away From Doldrums... I Dream.

    I could use a nice break also! A desirable break for me would be to travel to New York City, Washington D.C., or Chicago for about a week and do a whole heap of photography! I have some unfinished photographic business to do in NYC! I dream of going fly first class and go take...
    SirHunter7 SirHunter7 51-55, M Aug 24, 2012

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    Advice Needed...

     I need a break from "me" from my mind and my life...is that possible, to disappear from yourself for a while?
    Candita Candita 22-25, F 9 Responses Jun 21, 2007

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    I'm Ready Now

    I'm not giving up after 2 years. I just need a break from it. I'm talking about my relationship. For 2 whole years i have been struggling and i'm really tired from it. I'm tired from all the disappointment, the traveling, the waiting and most of all the distance...
    nicorley nicorley 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2007

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    I Hate Myself

    I can't stand myself, and I wish that I could just love myself. I need a break from looking in mirrors and hating everything, I just want to eat like a normal person, I just want to eat, I'm starving and I can't stop. I really need a break from insanity.
    shakenintonothing shakenintonothing 18-21, F Sep 23, 2012

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    Just Even a Day

    I just need time to be me. I was thinking as I was driving today I don't even have time to take care of the things that are important to me. I love my kids but being a single married mom is taking a huge toll on me. Besides the fact I work full time and take care of my three kids...
    AmericanAngel04 AmericanAngel04 26-30 4 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    I'm sick of people breaking my trust.

    And now i'm not trusting anyone the way i used to before. I need a break of trusting people and them breaking my trust.
    SaraKh286 SaraKh286 13-15, F Nov 1

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    So I'm Going To Cut Myself Off From Everyone For A Little While

    I don't even know what to do right now. All these different feelings I don't know. So I'm just going to avoid everyone. I don't feel like having to deal with lying to them and pretending there's nothing bothering me. I hate when people ask if I'm okay, because I know they just...
    ScottyIsaDinosaurMotherfuckers ScottyIsaDinosaurMotherfuckers 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 29, 2011

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    I'M The Lifeline Of Hundreds Of Teenagers

    I'm just one 14 year old saving hundreds of lives. People from all over the world contact me for help and ask me to give them strength. I help men and women addicted to cutting, drugs, and alcohol. Many call me telling me that they are in the hospital because they were shot...
    21nee 21nee 16-17, F Apr 21, 2013

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    The hours that I work in this place are

    so tiring. Not only that but it's mentally exhausting working in care. I never keep my days off because they are always short but I really do need some me time. I'm feeling far too drained.
    bluesgem bluesgem 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    I'm going to try to be off EP

    for the next week or so if I can. I just really need to take a break an get some space from things.
    AlliHastings AlliHastings 22-25 Jul 9

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    My grandma lives right next door

    and always asks my mom to do things for her and today my mom lost it...she comes in yelling and says something that I never though I'd hear my mom say, she said "I just wanna slam my car into a tractor trailer on my way to work!!" And now she is depressed and is just laying on...
    nicoledemers21 nicoledemers21 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    We Are Taking A Break..

    We are taking a break from our relationship... over christmas.. kind of hard to do when your spending it together. But it's only for a few days. Idk if that is long enough. Will taking a break really help us? I'm worried it won't because I don't know what to do in the mean time...
    marleychick23 marleychick23 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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    R I P

    My boss just passed away. No. She was more than my boss. She was my mentor, my second mother, my friend. She taught me everything I know... She was diagnosed with leukemia just before Christmas. The 11th March she suffered a stroke and fell into a coma. She died March 13th at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 14, 2013

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    I know it's a choice,

    but I hate how the working world expects u to be on all of the time. Definitely makes taking a break more vital!
    dafunkofamadhatter dafunkofamadhatter 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 19

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