I Need a Time Out From Life Sometimes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 417 People

    Who Doesn't?

    There are alot of days I need a time out, or at the very least a Do-Over in this game of life. Somedays, I could use them both at the same time!!
    trixiegirl trixiegirl
    46-50, F
    Sep 21, 2009

    Everyone Does

                                 A time out from life-well what does that mean?? Does it mean an hour off? A day off ? For me, its more like...
    flourlady111 flourlady111
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Apr 25, 2009

    I think it's healthy to have a time out on a

    regular basis. Some people take a time out by getting lost in a good movie. I get lost in a book. A distraction for a few hours is rejuvenating in whatever form it takes.
    didyouseethat didyouseethat
    46-50, F
    Aug 3, 2014


    I have a finite limit to how much time I can spend with other people.  Some are more wearing than others, but when all is said and done, I can only interact with humanity for so long at a time.  Given the option, I would seek somewhere green and quiet...but as I live in...
    Geode Geode
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Aug 28, 2009

    On Days Like These...

    ...when I am really depressed... I want a time out from life... when nothing I do can make my mood any better... I want a time out... when I feel like the Universe is once again kicking me when I am down and the ref ain't lookin'... I want a time out... but we don't always get...
    Moogs Moogs
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 5, 2012

    I actually MISS time out.

    Can life just say you need to go in time out like my coach would? Or my grandparents? I miss it, I really do.
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday
    18-21, F
    Jun 7, 2015

    hi this I can really relate to I feel like this

    quite a lot just sometimes wish I had something to kill pain for a few hours that would be really good and but I do feel like this like just being outside or on my own but I do really like to have company
    lor44 lor44
    18-21, F
    Oct 16, 2015

    I Put Myself In Time Out

    I used to laugh when my mom said she was ready for a timeout but i guess now i understand. People and the stress of every day life has worn on my last nerve. .When i am fed up and know i am about to blow i get up and go into a seprate room all by myself. I will stay there...
    thenewestdaughter thenewestdaughter
    36-40, F
    May 21, 2012

      When It Becomes Over...

      When it becomes overwhelming I love to escape to the movies, or books.
    mathphobic mathphobic
    3 Responses Aug 28, 2009

    I Need Timeout From Life....

    My life is so full of people and things wanting things from me...I love my life, and to do that I need timeout just to be myself and be with myself...not everybody understand it..that I need to be in a quite and peaceful "me -zone" sometimes... I think when I am there...
    frida1 frida1
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2009
    Ang012685 Ang012685
    31-35, F
    Jun 9, 2015

    I Need a Vacation From Life.

    I need endless sleep.
    ascs ascs
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 13, 2009

    A Time Out, Or Fast Forward, Would Be Nice Once In a While

    Life is sometimes so complicated and stressful that you just need to take a breather and watch from the sidelines, so to speak. I know that on more than one occasion I have had to walk away or curl up into a ball or hide my face in my hands and just... stop.
    mixedview mixedview
    16-17, F
    Jan 16, 2008

    Needing a Time Out

    Even though I love the work I do and the many people I meet, there comes a time when I need to say "STOP". Shut off my phone, go outside with the dogs and dig in my gardens. I have to do this to regroup and be able to get back to work the next day. For me this is...
    Angelwyngs642 Angelwyngs642
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 28, 2009

    My Crazy Life

    there is so much going on in my life right now,i know i need time out,so i go to my bedroom turn ac on put some relaxing music on and sometimes that helps....right now i cant get out walking much yet but when i get better ill go walking through the woods or walk down to the river...
    razdaz1 razdaz1
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 5, 2009

    Math Exam

    I could use a time out today. I'm not at all ready for the exam that will be taking place in 2 hours!
    notalways notalways
    22-25, F
    Mar 18, 2013

    Time Out

    I need it most of the time!
    MySweetLord MySweetLord
    36-40, F
    Oct 16, 2009

    Sometimes I Quit.

         I hate to think that I am a quitter, but I am.  I have quit EP because of personal issues.  These issues have been worked out, and were before I quit.  So what the hell gives?        I gave.  The stresses...
    mewold mewold
    66-70, M
    39 Responses Aug 28, 2009
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