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I Need to Get Out of Here

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Mar 9

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    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

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    "Home"

    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

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    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 16-17, F 10 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    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

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    I Need A Plan

    I know I need to get out of this situation but honestly have no clue how. I have a two month old baby, no job and not a dollar to my name since he controls all the money. When a person is ready to leave an abusive relationship, how do they start?
    luvmyladybugs luvmyladybugs 31-35, F 2 Responses May 17, 2012

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    :(

    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 26-30 2 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    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 26-30 3 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    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 16-17 1 Response Jun 11, 2012

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    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

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    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 18-21 2 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    I need to go someplace

    for a while... I don't know where, but I have to go...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    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

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    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 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    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 18-21 Oct 16, 2013

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    I'm Homesick and Stuck Here

    i live in the city since i was a baby. but during the holidays me and my family would go to the province and stay there with all of our other relatives. last summer i stayed there to with them. it was so different from here in the city. the house is always noisy, me and my...
    natsuki004 natsuki004 18-21, F Aug 21, 2009

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    I'm Homesick and Stuck Here

    i live in the city since i was a baby. but during the holidays me and my family would go to the province and stay there with all of our other relatives. last summer i stayed there to with them. it was so different from here in the city. the house is always noisy, me and my...
    natsuki004 natsuki004 18-21, F Aug 21, 2009

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    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 18-21 4 Responses Jan 13, 2009

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    Where's The Exit?

    At home, I'm surrounded by madness. A madness that's threatening to consume me. And I want to leave, escape before I get swallowed up. I'm looking for that exit to paradise.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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    I Feel Like I Am In A Hamster Wheel

    I have got to get out of fort myers.  I am losing my mind.  I think I need to leave the hubby behind and grab the baby and just run!  Why am I here?  There is not a damn thing here for me.  I have 2 friends here that I never see.  My closest family member is 2 1/2 hours...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 7, 2011

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    :)

    St Catherines Catholic High School, most people will be crying the day we leave, i will be CELEBRATING, YAY :D
    Luceee Luceee 16-17 1 Response Jan 14, 2010

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    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

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    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

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    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 13-15, F Sep 9, 2013

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    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

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    Finding A Way Out

    I have found a lot of comfort in the fact that I did not go to school in Florida, and that I, indeed, did go to community college. When I was sixteen, I wrote a particularly scathing little piece about my family life, which was a gross overstatement. And here I am, a little over...
    lamoraluc lamoraluc 18-21, F Apr 16, 2013

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    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    i am going to go insane if these spammers do not get removed from EP. and even shut my account down
    Happywife14 Happywife14 31-35, F Jul 12

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    Hi, I'm a teenager, 17 years old. Since I'm on this page you're probably thinking I'm going to complain about how life is unfair since I can't get another Ipad or something. No...
    faithful1997 faithful1997 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I am just so stressed out right now that I just want to scream. I really need to vent, and im sorry cause I know this is going to be a long post. this is about my home situation...
    SarahMouse SarahMouse 18-21, F a week ago

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    The moment I leave this house the better I'm better off by myself anyway don't need my ******* mom bitching at me all the time anymore, I can't wait til college I'm outta here
    Arcdapreslamort Arcdapreslamort 16-17, F Jul 3

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    Like really though... There are so many weirdos out here on this site. Instead of meeting mutual-minded introverts who are mature enough to have clean conversations (like myself...
    introvertpower94 introvertpower94 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    So I'm on vacation visiting my cousins in Florida and I'm starting to feel more at home here than I do back where my house is in jersey. Partially because my parents, my sister...
    justintrubela justintrubela 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Okay hi guys. I'm really confused right now about whether I'm straight or bi. It's difficult to understand what I mean if you've never been in my position I guess? So if any of you...
    kyliedanielle17 kyliedanielle17 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    im asexual. that means my sexual preference is not you. i don't seek or desire sex from anyone...ever. I'm not ugly and i think my personality is pleasant enough. i have attracted...
    leftovernachos leftovernachos 13-15, F 1 Response 38 mins ago

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    Truly Imhereforyou18 is here for u. If I'm messaged I will be a great friend to u n try to get to know u better as the person u r. I will message u for as long as u need or want me...
    imhereforyou18 imhereforyou18 18-21, M 38 mins ago

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    I don't know what to do. My familyis breaking. Not as in my pparents and siblings. But as in aunts uncles and cousins. I just turned 18 and I'm going to college soon and living on...
    Raven628 Raven628 18-21, F 1 Response 13 mins ago

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    I wanna walk to the edge of the earth, and scream, your name... I can still feel your breath all over me, feelin' me, I could f#ck with you for eternity, infinity. ;** I could be...
    LaPrincesaCx LaPrincesaCx 16-17, F 1 Response 39 mins ago

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    I need someone to talk to right now
    Alex1272 Alex1272 13-15, F 2 Responses 37 mins ago

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    i'm writing this story for people to read and learn about something that so many ask about and rather then repeatedly writing about the same thing I'm going to put it all here I'm...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    These are some of the reasons why I feel the need to die. Abuse. Bullying. Intrusions. Hatred. Scorn. Rejection. Other people focused on my life exclusively and somehow them...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 14 Responses Jul 1

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    First, I want to introduce myself, I am Cyril, 22 years old living in the Philippines. I work online as a freelance writer where I earn money just enough to pay monthly bills and...
    CyrilOh CyrilOh 18-21 Jul 15

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    So July 16th 2006 12:30pm I lost the brightness in my life, the man who held my hand when I fell over, the one who read me bedtime stories and held me when I was afraid, the one...
    Sukies Sukies 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Well okay ! Now that i have your attention!! I guess the reason that im writing this. is to get some insight from other girls . Like other New Cds, i had this tremendous rush of...
    Mindi3107 Mindi3107 26-30 1 Response Jun 28

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    Ok, I need to vent here, before I can create… I have been in need of a good therapist for so very long. I don’t know if I’ve ever had a really good one. I keep finding people...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I would say that I am accused of being a troll more often than most. Maybe this is because my cynical nature rubs off on them...but people tend to look for subtle, delicate "flaws...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 5 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm considering deleting my account here and leaving the site for good, so far I got hurt enough, it seems the more I explain about me the worse it gets...maybe I'm too sincere...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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