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I Need to Escape Sometimes

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    Stuck In Reverse...

    I often get this feeling of needing to escape. To pack up and run, I don't know where.....anywhere but here I guess. Where I live holds a lot of memories for me, most of them bad, and although I have been happy here, the memories often haunt me and take me to places in my head...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    Dnt Knw Xactly,,

    hi.,, still m tryng 2 b 4mal, 2 b normal..... actly... i wz lukng 4 painls suicide method nd i find dis!!!!!! a gal tusi, lv her ... nd she jus fuckd me cz she wz in a ucking mood... after bath she told me 2 broke up.... dnt gtnng her point xactly... y?? YYY ??? i want...
    arkadey109 arkadey109 22-25, M Nov 8, 2012

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    Escape

    I'm almost always sick, so I'm always in and out of hospitals. Books provide a great way for me to mentally excuse myself from reality. Music does the job too. While reading I could temporarily be someone else. Imagining living in their world, even only for a little while. I...
    Isabele Isabele 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    Sometimes

    Sometimes,I need an escape,The only question,How?,Need a break,Life's driving me mad,Please,Someone please,Get me outta 'ere!Used to feel this way, no longer do as things have improved since then.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 6, 2011

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    Walk Away

    When work gets hectic or people get on my nerves, I have the overwhelming desire to escape. When I was a child and I felt misunderstood and angry, my favorite place to escape was the forest. Behind our home was a large wooded area with paths. So many times I trudged through the...
    emptyheart emptyheart 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    Need To Escape

    Need to escape,Sometimes,This place,The pits,Trouble is,Wanna leave,But can't!
    storywriter2 storywriter2 46-50 Oct 10, 2012

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    Need to Go Away.._x

    i just need to escape, and be away from everything around me. i want to be there for my family, of course i do. but i need some time for myself...i need to be alone for longer than a minute..
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 11, 2008

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    Run Away

    Sometimes I just Wish I can Pack Up a Suitcase and Fly Away to An Island and Relax and Unwind and enjoy being in Peace and Then Party my *** off. Just Let my Hair blow in the wind! Can't wait until I fulfilled this Escape it's very well needed for me!!!!!!
    May907 May907 36-40, F Oct 21, 2013

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    Anyone reading this most probably want to

    escape too at sometimes. I therefore don't need to explain myself as we all have an idea where we would like to escape to at times.
    shhhhh shhhhh 41-45, F Jan 8

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    But How?

    I need to escape but how? Do I do it by killing or do I find a drug and use that or should I seek help and tell the world my darkest fantasy's and desires. How do I escape the questions? How?
    LightYagami LightYagami 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 29, 2011

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    In The Middle And I Need To Get Away.

    How do your remove yourself from drama at work .I am so tired of the she say she say stuff its nerve wreacking . I work with a bunch of freaking females omg  guess thats the first problem. And I am the piece maker but in trying to the peacemaker i am in the middle of the madness...
    2dragonflies 2dragonflies 31-35, F Jun 16, 2011

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    I want to go far away.

    Away from this world to another universe. Where my troubles and anxieties don't exist. Where the beauty of the universe takes up my thoughts and curiosity. I want to walk on the rings of Saturn. I want to explore the origins of the lights in the sky. I want to see the wonders...
    Blmy Blmy 46-50, F Dec 23, 2014

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    A Little Lost

    Right now i just feel like I need to get away from it all.  I don't think that I can because of all of the stuff going on in my life.  I'm in my second year of college and don't really see the value in it, but am just there because everyone says you need it to get...
    TallestAlex TallestAlex 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    My partner gets quite jealous of me talking to

    people or going out to meet people (even my gay best friends) and so my social anxiety gradually gets worse. I'm glad that I have Experience Project - it's my escape, it's where I can talk to people and not have to worry about anything - especially my social anxiety as that only...
    JJSapphire JJSapphire 18-21, F Aug 28, 2014

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    Escaping

    I need an escape from everything.. but that will never happen.. I just wish I could take a vacation
    romy67203 romy67203 36-40, F Aug 27, 2012

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    Kisses

    All my kisses are for you, if not today, tomorrow, if not tomorrow then after Kept for you alone, to take as you wish,in joy and sadness, tears and laughter My lips are yours from here on out, my heart, my mind and soul follow along Take me, all of me and let us run together to...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F Dec 8, 2012

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    What A Relief

    Have you ever just want to escape? I'm not  talking about taking a trip. I'm talking about just shutting everything out. I would just take a deep breath; inhale and exhale real slowly; that's a great feeling. Very refreshen. When I feel a smile coming; I know the stess has...
    PrivateLegit PrivateLegit 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2012

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    I Need To Escape Sometimes"

    Hello Everybody if any, My name is John 7 yrs ago I suffered an anuerysm of thr aorte which resulted in the loss of my right leg and the use of my left but i am still on the best side of the grass and having a ball, and am looking for people to chat with. So here goes.
    youngyj14 youngyj14 26-30 3 Responses Oct 4, 2010

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    Sometimes*

    Sometimes I just feel the need to escape from things. From life, from my mind. When things get like this, I usually pick up a Harry Potter book, or throw in a Harry Potter movie, and escape to the world of magic, and wizards, and stuff like that. It is one thing helps me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 29, 2010

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    Living

    Here I sit at my desk, thinking about the things that I want to do, I should do, I won't do, and ultimately the things that I will do regardless of the rest. I am a father, a husband and a liar. I lie to myself about the places that I want to be, about the man that I should be...
    inouveau inouveau 36-40, M Aug 23, 2013

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    Sometimes my thoughts are blissful wonderings of the beauty of life, a perfect little haven to escape from reality. Other times they're suffocating, I'm choking out silent wide...
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    I lay under my quilt . its dark , so peaceful . it feels safe . in my dreams i can escape the reality of how i really feel . i dont have to pretend . I dont have to come to the...
    devilgirl123zombie devilgirl123zombie 16-17, F 2 Responses May 5

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    There's no one I can run to, I have no money, am not old enough to get a job anywhere near me, and my mother will call the cops on me if I am missing from the house for more than...
    DementedKarkat DementedKarkat 13-15, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Just to clear my mind, to find peace and to relax. Because reality bites: the piles of papers, stressful deadlines, annoying coworkers, scary boss, **** up family, traitor friends...
    cmc2 cmc2 26-30 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well today my heart was well and truly ripped out of my chest!! 2 years ago I finally escaped my 4 year physically, verbally and mentally abusive ex and swore off men until I...
    eibhlinalicejane eibhlinalicejane 22-25, F Apr 25

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    A few weeks ago, I told myself I don't want to use EP anymore because instead of facing my problems, EP became my escape. But things turned wrong these days and I kinda need...
    PieceOfSummer PieceOfSummer 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 26

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    3 Months of Dating: My 2015 HeartBreak On February 16, 2015 right after Valentine's Day, I met a guy whom I really like, we totally clicked. In the very beginning he was so...
    silkteddyy silkteddyy 22-25, F 5 Responses May 8

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    It’s weird to think how my life has changed so much just within a very short period of time. When I first started college, I wanted to get away from home. I’m not the biggest...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F May 10

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    Trying to escape today but it's only bringing me down.....music reminds me of her. We use to share music that we found.
    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M 2 Responses May 14

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    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I really need to publish an article ( it is required for master degree ) as soon as possible. However, I am new English learning as well as I don't have much writing skills. It...
    jonii1 jonii1 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    Me and my mother don't get along well. I have had to run away from home because of the emotional and sometimes physical abuse I would get from her at home. I don't know if I hate...
    Googlesuckscock Googlesuckscock 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELKbtFljucQ The feeling that I get from listening to this song keeps me truly humbled about the depth of talent in this world. Plus being able to witness...
    ManUp56 ManUp56 31-35, F Apr 25

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    I'm running through a wooded area, and into a graveyard. People (men) are chasing me, and I'm carrying my toddler son. I stumble and fall into a deep circular pit in the ground...
    crystalcakes91 crystalcakes91 22-25, F Apr 29

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    So.... i'm sad, confused, annoyed. I believe i'm good looking, smart, interesting, attractive, fun but all of that beliefs vanish whenever I go out. It is always the same story, it...
    printprincess printprincess 26-30, F 17 Responses May 10

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    And I do! When I need time alone I'll just lock myself in my bed room. I'll listen to music, play bass and guitar. Sleep. Whatever I want really. Just to relax and calm down for a...
    jakeyxedge jakeyxedge 18-21, M May 10

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    I battle depression and something people who don't have depression seem to be incapable of understanding at times is that sometimes I have no idea why I am sad. Everything in my...
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