I Need to Get Out of Here

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 450 People

    I Don't Know How To Escape

    I think escape is the right word. I live in a three storey house, with a garden, and huge walls that surround it. I feel like I'm in prison. I hardly ever leave it. I don't even go to school. I study online. That was my choice. But I really don't know how to study in Arabic. I'm...
    TrueBlueKid TrueBlueKid
    16-17, F
    Sep 9, 2013

    Worst decision of my life - moving from

    California to Ohio. On so many levels too detailed to go into here. Have 2 kids and 4 grandkids in CA. Need to see them more often as well as my aging parents. I hate Ohio. I hate the weather. Do not want to see another snowflake ever or sub 50 degree temperature, let alone a...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 12, 2015

    I'm Still Here, But Not For Long.

    I live in the middle of nowhere. Most people have no concept for what that means. I'll put it this way: When you drive to my home, you have to switch to all wheel drive, and in the winter you don't drive at all. I live 40 miles outside of the small town which is outside of the...
    PasleySpades PasleySpades
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2011

    No Escape

    Alright I'll start of with a confession. I do some things that society doesn't like, and now doesn't like me for. I smoke weed. Hey I'm a teenager. Thats what we do right? Ignore our parents and try stuff for ourselves. That's how we learn. To make a long story short I got caught...
    Justme8989 Justme8989
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Apr 17, 2011

    Cut Ties

    I never put a lot of value in the opportunity to escape. I always figured it was best to stay, face your fears and problems in the face and deal with it. In spite of my vulnerabilities and weaknesses, facing all my demons seems like a pretty strong thing to do. Fight or flight...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 2, 2011
    exwhateves exwhateves
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    I hate it. i am a total black sheep in my rich

    white family. I wanna find somewhere i can drop off the face of the earth. Not die. I'm not that way anymore. I just want to be rid of my past.
    RunawayTeen123 RunawayTeen123
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2014

    There's an interesting effort led by Princeton

    psychology graduates to help people suffering from loneliness. I'm aware of the effort because, way back when, I went to Princeton, and I know one of the graduates involved. Email happinessamplificationproject @gmail.com if you're interested in learning more. They're looking for...
    charleymarcus charleymarcus
    36-40, M
    Dec 13, 2015

    I Dont Know What To Do!!!

    I'm only 20, and many of you might think I'm just young and acting out, but I really need to just leave. I've never really fit in to society, always been an outsider and a loner. The only time people would ever come to me for anything is when they needed something. I've always...
    Sickkle Sickkle
    1 Response Oct 16, 2013

    so im 14. ive been sorta on

    and off planning my getaway. don't ask why. I have legitimate reasons. all I really need is tips? what exactly to bring, how much money, how to be proactive.. if u ever ran away, how u did it. **** like that. just any advice. but if ur gonna try to talk me out of it then don't...
    leaving4good leaving4good
    13-15, F
    Jul 10, 2015

    Life... she has gotten very serious.

    Very fast. What happened? I am 23, finished my Honors degree at university and working as a Business Analyst and Project Manager. Needless to say, I am doing well. But I am not happy. I've got everything I want to buy. Not happy. I can feel my soul dying from loneliness and...
    skapie19 skapie19
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 9, 2015


    I need to leave. I can't stay "home" anymore. I'm suffocating. That place, my mother, the whole thing has me in a choke hold. I can almost feel fingers around my neck when I'm there. "Home" is starting to feel more like "Hell." I need to get out. Soon
    NoWayToGoOn NoWayToGoOn
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2011

    Anyone else think living alone on an island

    would be great? Living in the middle of nowhere on a 45 acre farm in isolation - completely desolate in solitude. No human interaction at all. Need to get out of here. The loneliness is unbearable.
    LoneWolf37 LoneWolf37
    Dec 14, 2015

    I feel like an animal in a cage.

    I can't breathe. I'm stuck, with no way out and the walls are closing in. I just want to run. To pack a back and get on a bus or a plane and be gone. It's not that I'm running from anything or anyone...I just can't stand being in the same place and nothing is changing. I can't...
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 12, 2015

    So here I am I'm a dark room life breaths

    beside me and yet I feel as if it's existence is not present all together. My heart pounds as if the blood that beats within my veins and the ribs that cage my lungs breath even tho I'm holding my breath and the hole in my chest has melted off. My head feels like a cloud and my...
    dirtykids3118 dirtykids3118
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 2, 2014

    i bitterly regret wishing

    for last winter's thaw, this warm holiday season clashes with my tradition ...my wind chimes dont even sound anymore IM MOVING TO GREENLAND!!!!!!
    deleted deleted
    Dec 17, 2015

    I Feel Trapped

     I'm feeling trapped right now my phone ******* sucks i don't know where to go , i just want to get out
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 6, 2009

    I've always hated the city I live in-moved here

    about three years ago and it's never felt like home. I want to live in a house by the sea where I can swim every day :D
    ThunderWaffles ThunderWaffles
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 12, 2015

    Need Out

    I need get out of here I'm living at my mothers house after a bad marriage to a drug addic wife. I am a father of 3 young kids and that is why I'm living here just couldn't do it on my own .I met a woman I am in love with and she lives far away I want to move there very much but...
    matydreadz matydreadz
    36-40, M
    1 Response Mar 1, 2012

    Sometimes I feel like I have to just run

    and keep going. Like maybe if I can just keep moving, then everything will be ok.
    deleted deleted
    Dec 16, 2015

    Sometimes I wanna run away to

    that place and I don't know if that place even exists. Am I even able to obtain it in this life? In this body? In this world? I don't know. It's like an even-lasting wanderlust for Wonderland.
    Houdiniology Houdiniology
    18-21, F
    Jun 2, 2015

    My mom is super verbally

    and mentally abusive. Sometimes even physically. I have talked to many people about it, but no one seems to take me seriously. I feel like i only have two possible outs here. 1. run away or 2, commit suicide. i need some advice. i have gone to the police and everything, but i...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 10, 2015

    There's something about this town

    that makes me something I'm not. I need to get out of here..
    EllieAmazing EllieAmazing
    18-21, F
    Sep 26, 2014

    Take Me Away From Here...

    I am just depressed all the time.  I have a boyfriend who doesn't cherish or respect me.  He takes me for granted and makes me feel like I am a horrible person.  I just can't seem to get happy, and I pray for God to take me as soon as possible, because i would...
    rrmartinez rrmartinez
    4 Responses Jan 13, 2009

    Hello! My name is brittney Samantha coulombe

    and I'm reaching out to make my dreams a reality. I'm a 21 year old female struggling to make it and I refuse to live my life like this anymore! I have so much to offer this world and I know I'm capable of so much more than life has offered me so far. I'm asking with the...
    bcoul bcoul
    22-25, F
    Nov 3, 2014

    Who Am I?

    Apparently, I'm an exhibitionist. That's the new story around my school right now. I don't ever recall wanting to expose myself, but apparently I sleep with people on roofs. How that is possible on my gravelly slanted roof I'm not entirely sure, but whatever. I'm sick of...
    JustTiggz JustTiggz
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Nov 11, 2013

    Too bad it's another week

    until I go to my uncle's again. Oh well, I will be counting down the days till then :P
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    Dec 13, 2015

    Hi~ I am a 19 Korean male student.

    I spent most of my childhood in a American school for 10 yeas. (I was dragged by my parents.) I am very familiar with American culture and atmosphere. But a couple years ago, I was (once again forced by my parents) to come back to Korea. I failed to apply for college and now my...
    dionysus95 dionysus95
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 22, 2014


    Yes i'm stir crazy and i need to leave to get out of here... my heart and mind can't handle much more ... there is only one thing that makes it better makes me feel solid And that feeling is so far away right now...   My heart aches and i need to get out 
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2009

    I Need To Get Out Of Here

    I Need To Leave Home Hi thank you for reading my story.I am the oldest of 2 brothers i am 43 he is 35. My Brother left home 10 years ago to live in Brighton UK . I live in Central North London.Unfortunatly i still live with my Mother who is 63 and her boyfriend who has such a...
    defoekeane defoekeane
    36-40, M
    Sep 27, 2013

    Don't Know Where To Start.....

    I have never posted on one of these sites before and don't really know where to start.... I know things aren't going well right now.... I am 28 and still live at home.... I am in graduate school and trying to find another job since I was laid off of my other one.... I also was in...
    LostHorizon83 LostHorizon83
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 29, 2011

    Do I stay or do I go?

    I dislike my job, it's okay money and it's secure. But I just do not enjoy it, which is the first time in 6 years of working for this company that I can say that. I recently met a girl who has just quit her job and decided to go travelling. Travelling is something I've always...
    TheSalesRep TheSalesRep
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    I just need a week to be completely by myself

    to de-stress and find myself, but that will never happen.
    heha57zla heha57zla
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 13, 2015

    The Windy City

    I need to get out of Ohio. If there ever was an award for most depressing state, Ohio would take the cake. If you've never passed through, allow me to explain to you what it's like . . . . FLAT. Ohio is nothing but flat ******* cornfields for miles, and I need to get out now. My...
    TheMax615 TheMax615
    70+, M
    Oct 9, 2013

    Want to Go Where I Please..no Ties

    I just want to go. To where? I don't really know yet. I would love to pack my things, leave my job and drive... down the west coast maybe, or fly, back to California wold be my first choice. It doesnt really matter, I just feel so trapped here. Small towns hey? If anyone knows...
    jfgoodtimes jfgoodtimes
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 12, 2009

    Im Trapped In A World Thats Supposed To Be Free

    I'm 18 almost 19 and I seem to never be able to please anyone no matter how hard I try, here's a summary of my life so far.. I played sports to make my dad happy so we could talk more I graduated high school early and started college classes until I leave for college in the fall...
    broken613 broken613
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2013

    Everything has come to the point

    where I am so close to a sigh and walking out of this life. This is not me. I am invisible and I have not the strength to hold this mask any longer. I need to get out. Now.
    Lucienn Lucienn
    22-25, T
    Aug 12, 2014

    I've been living in Michigan my whole life!

    Been living pretty much in the same town and house too!! I was able to be on my own for a few years but moved back with my parents to finish school! I'm going crazy here! I feel so trapped yet so scared to venture out. I am going to graduate school soon and feel like maybe I...
    slh0621 slh0621
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2014

    I'm a 16 year old girl(young I know).

    I live with my clinically diagnosed Depression, and BPD mom. I myself have depression and ADHD. My dad died before I was born(how I'm not really sure) and basically I live in a good for nothing city full of shallow rich people. I do not fit the rich category and I hope I don't...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2014

    I Hate This City

    The city I live in is hell. I can't stand it here, when I graduate I'm gone. I can't stand this place, I need somewhere open and less stressful. This city is a filthy hole, nothing interesting ever happens here, nothing good. I need to be free of this place before I go mad.
    NothingButNumbness NothingButNumbness
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 22, 2010

    16 And No Purpose

    I'm sure you're all thinking "she's only sixteen she has her whole life ahead of her." But what if i don't? I will have spent my life doing nothing, nothing to be remembered for. Ive never left new england. I want to see the country, see the world. I want to help people and give...
    readyfortheadventure readyfortheadventure
    1 Response Jun 11, 2012

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