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

    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

    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

    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
    2 Responses Dec 25, 2010

    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
    Oct 6, 2011

    Get Away

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

    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

    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


    Imperfect06 Imperfect06
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 26

    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
    Nov 5, 2012

    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

    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

    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

    Maybe I need to step away from social media

    and go explore the world I feel like I'm stuck in a box . And this ain't healthy 🙁
    Deee23 Deee23
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2015
    jml5 jml5
    31-35, F
    Dec 28, 2015

    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
    46-50, M
    Jul 29, 2014

    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
    Dec 5, 2012
    jml5 jml5
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 10, 2015

    Lost my mother then my father.

    ... Had psychosis for the second time lost my job because of it.... Can life really be this cruel how long can I be strong for seriously I still keep my faith that by next year all will be better but right now I really feel like I need a miracle cure right about now!!!!
    jml5 jml5
    31-35, F
    Nov 23, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    Aug 25, 2014

    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

    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
    May 2, 2014

    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
    3 Responses Aug 11, 2010

    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

    Enjoy nature and not worry about

    so many things. Stress free zone in need!!
    deleted deleted
    Jul 17, 2015

    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

    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

    I need to get away, not to another location,

    but from certain patterns. I'm too patient, too forgiving. As someone very influential in my life and extremely intelligent and experience once told me, you can't be a pleaser the rest of your life. You need to think about your own happiness, but what if what makes me happy is...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 16

    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
    1 Response Sep 9, 2008

    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

    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

    I wish I could just go to an island

    for a year where all I had to do was worry bout keeping feed and shelter. Not needing money. Just using my bare hands as a way of life
    ridge1776 ridge1776
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 21, 2015


    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
    3 Responses Aug 23, 2012

    **** 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

    I am so trapped in this hell hole they call

    home. I am being hit and shouted at almost everyday. Seriously. I seriously need to get away from this place. If there is anyone who can help me, I would you my life. If they dont kill me here, I might as well kill myself.
    Lunaaaa Lunaaaa
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 25

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