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I Need to Get Away

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    I Want To Get Away!

    Sometimes (like now!) I just feel the need to get away. And I'm not talking about hiding out in my room or going out for a ten-minute "cool down." I'm talking about going on a loong road trip, just me, myself and I, get a hotel and start a new life under another alias for a month...
    AngryBlackChic20 AngryBlackChic20 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2012

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    I think it is time that I plan a vacation to

    get away. It is stressful days like today that make me realize that I need to take some time for myself.
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F Aug 11, 2014

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    Just Want to Run Away

    What I think I need is a very long extended vacation from my life. From everything and everyone. I wish I could just hop on a plane to some tropical destination and just lay on the beach alone. No problems, no drama, just peace. Just the sound of the waves crashing and while I...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    Get Away

    Get away,That's what I need,A break,Great idea,I'll do it soon.
    storywriter2 storywriter2 46-50 Sep 22, 2012

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    Sometimes... You Just Need To Get Away.

    Been stressed to the max. Dealing with new feelings I didn't know I had. And it's really unusual for me to feel like this. I'm a very happy, go-lucky person. So I think I just need to get out of town and do something. Visit friends or some such things. Gah. Ideas?
    LookItsKinz LookItsKinz 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2013

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    I'm tired of my life in Los Angeles.

    I've lived here my whole life and while it's a very exciting city I'm over it. The people here are fake and I just want a break. I want to transfer colleges to another state but I'm having trouble deciding where I wanna go. Everything I know is here is L.A. I do love to travel...
    melii94x melii94x 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2014

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    Get Away, Get Happy

    All I dream about is running away from everything. Running from my past, my baggage, my friends, family, home, memories. I need to disappear from every aspect of my life that I have tainted and fractured. Maybe if I wasn't there for a while, it would allow those places to repair...
    Meerschweinchen Meerschweinchen 22-25, F Sep 6, 2011

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    So Long, And Farewell...

    I just want to walk away from it all (friends and family), and embark on a journey of self-discovery. Of course, I don't expect anyone to miss me.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 3, 2012

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    When I was little my dad rapped me.

    . My mother done nothing about it. Now I'm living with my aunt who hates me. Everyday my depression just becomes more worse.. There are days when I wish I wasn't born.. I have no one to talk to. I can never stop thinking about my past..
    BabyYourMine BabyYourMine 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    My mother said she was going out

    for a 'few drinks' at 3 in the afternoon. It gets to 11:30, she's still not home. Midnight and I'm woken up to the sound of her in hysterical laughter and vomiting at the same time. Before 9 am this morning, I was woken up 10 times with her gagging and throwing up in the toilet...
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F Aug 25, 2014

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    In Order To Revamp My Whole Lifestyle, I Need To Close The Doors Of The Past

    Lately, I feel as though the place that I call my hometown no longer feels like home.  At the age of 30, I am stuck in a community where jobs are non-existant, the entertainment is lacking, and the average age of the townspeople is well over 75.It's so frustrating, knowing that...
    captainhero518 captainhero518 26-30 Oct 6, 2011

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    **** can't deal with family

    and other problems. I want to cut so bad right now, but hey if I do I can get sent away sooner......maybe a drink or a cigaret can help cause just screw it
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    Nostagia Is Poison

    I've come to the conclusion that I'm in the wrong generation. A friend and I were talking about how things use to be. Naturally, things change, but what do you do when you just need to rebel a little? My boyfriend is ten years older than me and I listen to all these stories and I...
    Ckfsdl Ckfsdl 18-21 1 Response Sep 9, 2008

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    Time To Go

    I came back to 'Smellbourne' to take over custody of my daughter.I have effectively finished the job that her mother started of wrecking her life.I have always been a 'rambler' and should never have become a parent,(too unstable on many levels).My daughter is now 18 and well on...
    lezstar lezstar 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    I'm leaving the state

    for two weeks at the end of this month. I think it'll help to be away from it all for a while...
    krytokate krytokate 18-21, F 1 Response May 16, 2014

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    I just feel like there's nothing left here

    for me anymore. Like I've been here most of my life here in TN and I'm just tired of it. i want to go pretty much anywhere but here everything just moves too slow here not to mention the people here are fake as hell. There is no loyalty there is no love here everybody is...
    Simplicity15 Simplicity15 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2013

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    I need to just walk somewhere.

    .. An open field where I can be in touch with the cool Autumn air. A place where I can be completely alone, completely myself==the world's untouched beauty at my fingertips. My thoughts coming and going, spilling out of my head one by one. I want time to love those thoughts. I...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2014

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    Hi there, So this is

    where I am right now - I have had a really bad couple of years at both personal and working levels. - I want to understand what is going on inside me that gave rise to this powerful urge to get away….. I need to get away!!! - I am a 45 year old Architect …. feels more like...
    bud1969 bud1969 41-45, M Jul 29, 2014

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    I need to goo away from this country all the it

    in the hotel I small weed 😑 and I hate this and I will go back home Next week 😵 but I will die lol :) -_-
    hmkspain hmkspain 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 25, 2014

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    Vacation Please

    I am a stay at home mom where my 2 yr old is crazy wild and she hits her older brother all day long. She stresses me out all day and when I run errands she doesn't behave in the store.Yes I'm the mom you talk about and  point but you have no idea what it's like. I parent my...
    hummnggrl hummnggrl 26-30 3 Responses Aug 11, 2010

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    Stuck In A Rut

    Every week seems to be the same thing: Go to school, go to work, do homework. I need to take a trip! Just go where I cannot be contacted and just stay there for as long as it takes to get my **** together, and evaluate my life. I want to go to the Fjords of Norway; just leave...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 5, 2012

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    I've been feeling SO restless

    and frustrated recently. The strength of my feelings has actually scared me (really scared me) on occasion. It's like, I don't know, someone has been slamming my head into the ground, over and over again, or holding my head underwater, and I'm trying to keep control of...
    Kathinka Kathinka 31-35 May 2, 2014

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    Escape...

    I need to get away, I need help. I feel so lost and afraid.. I use to pretend that everything was fine with me, and sometimes I felt like I was.. But now I'm so lost and afraid. I'm 16, and I have taken to much in at once.. Things just keep getting worse and worse. I try to...
    Escape96 Escape96 16-17 3 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    I Am A Mess

    I don't know where to start because we all know how complicated life is. I'm just desperate, desperate to feel beautiful, accepted, desperate to be listened to, to be understood. Aren't we all? Merry Christmas, right? I can't control the feelings inside of me from escaping into...
    bdav0512 bdav0512 18-21 2 Responses Dec 25, 2010

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    All I need is my guitar,

    one luggage bag and a carry on. To go a place like Scotland for at least a month, or even a week. Roaming the hills of Scotland, smelling the fresh green grass, feeling the cool breeze, and hearing the sheep bah. Meeting a nice man who shows me their culture and all the good...
    ISellCrackForTheCIA ISellCrackForTheCIA 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26, 2014

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    The Pain That Breaks Me

    Ep family i cant really express this when i really try i hold tears and get angry. When i leave home i feel free and i go to my friends house an talk with their parents an eat dinner have conversations and never wanna leave. I feel happy an their parents wish my friends had some...
    keyleeee keyleeee 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2013

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    Just Want To Disappear And Start Again.....

    Everyday feels wrong to me here. I just feel like I need to run and hide. Nothing has gone right for me ever. It's come to the point where I feel disappearing is the only answer. Just walking out the door not knowing what direction I'm going or where ill end up. That to me seems...
    Joeywalker Joeywalker 22-25 Nov 5, 2012

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    The Pain That Breaks Me

    Ep family i cant really express this when i really try i hold tears and get angry. When i leave home i feel free and i go to my friends house an talk with their parents an eat dinner have conversations and never wanna leave. I feel happy an their parents wish my friends had some...
    keyleeee keyleeee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2013

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    I Shouldn't Have This Much Stress Right Now.

    I'm stressed out by people always expecting everything from me. I'm expected to keep perfect grades, I'm expected to be in band and be a good Band Captain, I'm expected to have money even though I have no job, I'm expected to be at church every Sunday morning, Sunday night, and...
    dumspirosperovita dumspirosperovita 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2013

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