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I Need A Place Away From Everything

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    Watching the city from my rooftop

    and gazing at the city- lights that sparkle across the night sky. I am aware of the buzzing activity, but I cannot hear it. Solitude in the midst of chaos.
    metrorush metrorush 18-21, F Nov 7, 2015

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    I wish those movies where the lead

    spontaneously decides to go to Paris were real. I wish I could just go to Paris I wish I could get away....honestly anywhere but here would be perfect....I would love to travel all over Europe...and I really want to go to Australia...just have to get away from all....of this.
    eurocracker eurocracker 18-21, F 1 Response May 21, 2015

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    I Need This Change In My Life Soon!!!

    Starting Over...I’m trying to find something to base my life upon,Something in this strange world that goes on and on. As the years go by and time fades away, What used to be "good days" are now filled with dismay.Tomorrow comes, and then again, it goes,And my ambition to...
    lexuslourve lexuslourve 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    A Dream

    I always dream of a place far away from society (Needless to say that i hate society as a whole although i love individuals). That place is a small hut out in the mountains made from wood and natural materials, A place with no modern facilities just nature all around, A place...
    lazyangel lazyangel 22-25, M 11 Responses Apr 19, 2011

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    I want to escape too.

    Meditation is stop gap escapism until you decide where you want to escape to. I haven't decided yet.
    Nelaew Nelaew 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2015

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    I wish I had a small cabin,

    hidden away in a wooded area I could escape to when I can't take the problems in life. Somewhere where me and my husband could go to be alone and just enjoy each other and have a romantic dinner or something. Or someplace to chill when I'm angry and upset.
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 22-25, F 1 Response May 4, 2014

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    I am suffocating here.

    Despondency has attached itself to my heart. Yearning for an escape, I have yet to find. A place to immerse myself in solitude, and listen to my Soul.
    awakenstarchild awakenstarchild 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 27, 2015

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    I see love this way, real love is devoted.

    But being in love, will die if you let yourself keep slowly dying. You have to stay alive and positive and real. Making compromises that slowly kill your soul will also kill love. Struggles are a different thing. I'm not saying put on a happy face when you're hurt or feeling...
    24LUV 24LUV 41-45, F May 10, 2014

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    Help me runaway please.

    Please please help me
    lvcr lvcr 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2015

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    where I can feel safe

    and run around loving nature, loving life . like a big park just for me
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2015

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    A few weeks ago I went on a retreat with my

    Catholic Church up to the mountains and even though it was just for two days and there were 20 other people there, I felt so relaxed.. Not having to act around people. I was able to breathe and the minute I got back.. I got the same know on my throat.. I wish I could be away...
    nellyisawolf nellyisawolf 16-17, F Apr 6, 2014

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    I want somewhere I can just go to,

    anytime to get away and escape and just be me. No responsibilities, nothing. That would be awesome
    xsignorinax xsignorinax 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    Nothing Is What It Seems

    Everyone I know would tell me that I'm a very lucky person I got everything I need I got all I want That I dont have to struggle to get everything But people only see what they wanna see And i'm not a person who likes to show it all Life was pretty much easy for me That's what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 13, 2010

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    I think the beach is definitely a place

    where I feel comfortable, it's very near where I live and having a dog means I don't look like such a weirdo haha. My family is relatively small and I really want a place I can go to relax an be free, lots of people I know have say grandparents houses or further family where...
    hannahmac4 hannahmac4 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2014

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    I'm hurting. I feel ganged up on by family,

    co-workers and life. I'm so lonely right now. I really want someone to talk to. Wish I knew someone I could TRUST. I've written everything down elsewhere. It is helping to let it out, there's a few things I want to know if I'm wrong. Ugh. It's just a **** storm of stuff all at...
    akafan akafan 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2014

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    i want to start all over,

    should i flee to Syria?
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 5, 2015

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    I really wish I had a place to go

    when I need to get away from life. Sleep is my only option. I can't even go to my room without getting yelled at. In my mind, whenever I'm upset, I always think "I wanna go home.." But then I think "no I don't, what does home have to offer me?" And a lot of times when I think...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    I just thought of this.

    ..maybe I have problems with my personallity because I am an introvert trying to live like an extrovert, its like...when I think I got the hang of it I feel out of place and that I need to be an introvert again...its hard to explain...I try fgetting on social media but really, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 30, 2015

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    I have spent the last six months in a small

    country cottage, it's only 15 mins from a town but the advantage is I don't get drop in visitors like I would in town. So I am able to invite company when it suits me. It's self regulated solitude I guess. I get to enjoy looking out onto the neighbouring farms and animals...
    JamaisVu7 JamaisVu7 41-45, M Jan 14

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    I'm counting days for my great escape.

    . literally from everything..
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 3 Responses Mar 27, 2015

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    leadmenot leadmenot 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24, 2015

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    I wish I had my own secret world.

    One where there is no disease. No one ages. No one would make fun of you for anything, only complements. I controlled how things work. I'd live in a nice Japanese style palace. I'd have servants that would do anything I would ask them. Only me and my true friends could see the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 9, 2014

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    When I was younger I had a special little place

    I would escape to when I was feeling overwhelmed and sad. It wasn't far from my home and I'd walk there. I always sat upon a rock and would dip my feet into the water and stay there for hours. The noise of the water flowing along was comforting and there was a waterfall...
    SugarPlumDreams SugarPlumDreams 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    Private beach front, warm water,

    beach umbrella, bottle of Moscato, my mellow playlist, John Grisham, James Patterson or Nora Roberts= my ultimate getaway!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 6, 2015

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    Everything is just so screwed up & I can't do

    anything at this point, I feel so hopeless, I'm so tired, stressed & so emotional, all I ever want to do is cry... - I can't take this anymore.
    Sunshineh13 Sunshineh13 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2015

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    I hide in my bathroom

    or basement to get a break from my kids
    bananna225 bananna225 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2015

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    Sometimes the melodrama at home makes me wish

    for the relative peace of my hostel. A moment of reverie on the subject reminded me how I wished for a release from hostel politics. At that time, there was seemed to be no place like home to head to for relative peace.
    metrorush metrorush 18-21, F Dec 28, 2015

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    I'm trying to deal with my best friend

    who died 2 weeks ago. I need something to do!
    prettystrange prettystrange 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2015

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    When I was 17 or 18 I had a close friend live

    with me for a couple of months during one of his early attempts to get away from his abusive mother (he eventually ended up moving in with his grandparents). Before this, there were a zillion times when we spent days straight sleeping over at my house and hanging out (he was one...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2015

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    its really starting to get bad here.

    . with my sickness comes the depression comes the dark thoughts ,,all it would take is cheap wine to get me started..ill never understand what people get out of taking from others. its like picking from the dead i dont have very much on me but its just really fked up how things...
    MyraTomPhil MyraTomPhil 26-30, F Dec 16, 2015

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    I don't have a place to get away from everything

    but I do have a "happy place" I tend to imagine going to before going to sleep. In my happy place it's always snowing and winter and there's a big log cabin with an old beat up huge leather chair with blankets I imagine walking round the snowy woods and into my warm cabin...
    xryleex xryleex 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    My depression amd anxiety cripple me

    and make me feel inhuman. I need to be out in the woods, away from the cities. Just me and my woman alone in a cabin. Most people would say that life is not easy, but it is easier than this.
    Meister331 Meister331 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 18, 2015

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    I wish I could just escape right now.

    Even if just for a few days. I could use some rest and relaxation. Time away from all the stress. A place with preferably with some white sand, some small waves coming in and lots of Sun. I'd just lay in my beach chair breathing the fresh air of the misty breeze coming in...
    2findme 2findme 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 3, 2014

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    I need some time to gather my thoughts

    because recently my emotions have gone numb and i don't know whats causing it.
    xLeviNationx xLeviNationx 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 20, 2015

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    I have my trampoline

    and head phones i use always because when im get frustrated with myself or my family or anything at all i tend to go outside and just lie down on the trampoline. It's relaxing to go out where there's nobody but me and my dogs i usually bring out a sweater and my black and white...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2015

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    Today more than ever I just want to run away go

    to a cabin in the woods deep into the woods and stay there. I don't want to think about the interview I messed up, how hurt I am by the selfish actions of others, the stress of my wedding and everything else that's going on. I am drowning in my life junk. I need to find a...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2015

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    I imagine a place that I could be absolutely

    myself and be happy with me. I imagine a place that I can wear soft pajamas and slippers all day. I imagine a place where I can laugh and scream and let everything out. I imagine a place where I'm not so alone. I imagine a place where I am happy :)
    rylomelon rylomelon 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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    The picture attached (Photoshopped by me btw)

    to this post is my idea of a truly happy place, where there are no worries and I'm left to think and create as I please. A soft quilt to lay in the grass, to gaze at the clouds or stars above, a gentle breeze dashing through the field and the lone tree...paradise.
    AmongTheClouds AmongTheClouds 18-21, F Jul 27, 2015

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    I wanna start a club,

    then we can live in no man's land to turn it into a chill party
    basedteenager basedteenager 13-15, F Dec 8, 2014

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    That is the only place I wanna be.

    ..Be a stranger in another city...Live my life the way I want it and not being dictated by society.
    AWhiteRose AWhiteRose 36-40, F 3 Responses May 20, 2015

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    I know where that place is.

    .. Getting there is the problem
    JuBear424 JuBear424 18-21, F 9 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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    who wants to join my club,

    a place for troubled teens who don't want people ******* up their vibe. we got chill sessions and kick backs for the one's who don't like common society. I wish
    basedteenager basedteenager 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    I need a place. No no like an apartment of my

    own, more like a place away from everyone's bulls*** and judgement, a place far away from this town a place were there's people like me.
    echomotionless echomotionless 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2014

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    My depression is getting worse

    and along with my other weaknesses i just want to leave this state. i think maybe a remote cabin in Montana or Alaska would be nice.
    Meister331 Meister331 18-21, M Jan 14

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