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I Prefer Fantasy to Reality

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    The Water.... - As she walked inside the house from the rain she was dripping. Water falling off her clothes, I told her to go in the bedroom and jump in the shower and I would...
    jordanspunk12 jordanspunk12 18-21, F Sep 23, 2013

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    We Are All Caught In Between Two Or More Realities Playing At Once In Our Awareness - my fantasy was my reality for nearly my entire life. i was awoken and it is very sad what i...
    warofwords2013 warofwords2013 22-25, F Jan 20, 2012

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    Everything Is So Much Simple N Magical In My Own World... - the door i open to go to my world, takes me to places i want, under the stars or among the stars i sleep, and...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    Get Bored (deftones) - i don't know if it's what i prefer or if it's just brought on by a need for escape.  i find fantasy enhances my creativity, maybe this is good and bad...
    starshineblue starshineblue 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 16, 2008

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    Reality Can Be So Boring - That's why I prefer fantasy. I mean, I would love to make my reality more interesting, but at the moment there's not much I can do. So I'm just waiting...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F Mar 7, 2008

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    Real Is Fake, and Fake Is Real - What is reality but something we create? Its a safe zone we all have, and it is our own. I see my life as fake because real isn't real to me...
    GhostSentinal GhostSentinal 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2008

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    I Just Dont Want to Be Here.._x - sometimes i wish, especially when im reading a fantasy book, that i was apart of another world. as a kid i loved to believe in magic and...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    Reality Seems To Enjoy Tormenting Me - My experience is that in reality always everything fails. I feel like my whole 'real' life is one big failure with only disapointment in it...
    Scarlet2 Scarlet2 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2011

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    I Wish Life Was a Happy Fairy Tale - If I had my way, no one would ever hurt. There would be no world hunger, no homeless people, and no murders not of people or animals...
    betchaboots betchaboots 41-45, F Jan 3, 2009

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    Fantasy Is Fantastic - I've always found I drift off (if only fairly briefly) into my own fantasy world. In my fantasy world... - I can be the hero instead of the loser or social...
    taloden taloden 26-30, M 5 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    What I Believe-not Always The Truth - I remember when I first started dating my current husband. I had him pegged first for a romantic man more in tune to my feelings than I was...
    IntuitiveOne IntuitiveOne 41-45, F 3 Responses May 6, 2012

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    My Own World - I have a little world in my mind that's full of everything I've eve wished for. It's so absolutely perfect there. Nothing ever goes wrong, and when it does, it...
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F Aug 28, 2011

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    But.... - What is reality? Is the life we lead real? Are our dreams and visions real? Is there more than our compressed self's? All this and more in the coming centuries...
    7meditations 7meditations 36-40, M Apr 21, 2008

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    Being Productive With Artistic Fantasies. - I think sometimes preferring fantasy to reality is normal. Sometimes I like to really use my imagination and be extremely creative. I...
    SylphNoir SylphNoir 18-21, F Aug 18, 2011

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    There are times fantasy can't distract us from reality. Times that we simply wish to be heard, listened to, understood. But those around us prefer a different route. We are born...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F Apr 2

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    Another World Inside My Heart - As I was young I always had the longing inside, and I watched the sky. Always up to somewhere were the stars shot, hoping that on a wishing star I...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2011

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    I Have A Crush On A Video Game Character - okay I'm a gamer more or less really since i mostly play rpg's like kingdom hearts and final fantasy. the reason is i want to travel, i...
    blancarosa blancarosa 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    Reality Bites - OK, so I am not sure that I prefer fantasy but it sure helps keep life interesting. Just imagine that without fantasy the word imagine would be meaningless. Most...
    JustSillyStuff JustSillyStuff 46-50, T Mar 21, 2008

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    Middle Earth...or Something Like It... - If I could escape the reality of this boring life into something like Middle Earth, or anything better than what we have now, maybe, just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 2, 2011

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    Tick Tock Tick Tock... - But I know I have to stop living in my head so much. Time doesn`t seem to care that I am too busy imagining my life away.
    Cinderelly Cinderelly 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 12, 2007

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    Pain - Even in my head fantasies are colored with grief i've grown addicted to this pain it's the only pleasure i have ever known
    frankenstaine frankenstaine 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 19, 2013

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    Someplace Else - I want to live in Middle Earth. I want to jump into my 10th kingdom movie and be the heoine. I want to find my way through the labyrinth and have the...
    invisibleinthecrowd invisibleinthecrowd 22-25 2 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    So We Are Built - I used to fight how much i fantasize. I'm too old to have my head in the clouds, I'd tell myself, I need to grow up. But then I toojk a personality test and...
    Veryinfj Veryinfj 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 8, 2012

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    Skyelilie's Imaginary Plane. - Why do I prefer Fantasy to reality. Gee. Probably because in Fantasy my world can be whatever I need or choose it to be. I can make the sky purple or...
    Skyelillie Skyelillie 26-30, F Aug 24, 2008

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    Help People Understand Why We As A People Had To Create Religions And Them Slowly Drop The Bombs - the bombs are the reactions of the masses to the truth that religion is a tool. a...
    warofwords2013 warofwords2013 22-25, F Jan 20, 2012

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    In a Different World, I Am Strong, I Fight For People. I Can Suffer For Them. - In the real world, I am weak. I cry for hours and feel terribly alone. In the real...
    AnarcistNutter AnarcistNutter 26-30 10 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    Nightclubbing - Dancing and drinking having a great time, laughing and smiling with this burst full of confident. Everyone is your friend and got their beer goggles on so people...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F Aug 3, 2012

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    The Dentist & Patient - The alarm clock going off continuously, but I’m trying my best not to reach over and turn it off. All I want to do right now is to be able to finish...
    jordanspunk12 jordanspunk12 18-21, F Sep 23, 2013

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    My Fantasy World Rules - With my imagination, pretty much all of my fantasies are awesome, even the really horrid ones. I mean take my fantasy self for instance, he is half...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 9

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    The Unexpected - Had a long night yesterday and all I wanted to do was to go bed. Woke up first thing the next morning to my baby resting on my chest, so I place a kissed a kiss...
    jordanspunk12 jordanspunk12 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    im always dreaming or wanting to be asleep so i can dream reality sucks and this morning i dreamed of my crush Ken ill call him and it was magical i woke up happy and later i...
    XblueXroseX XblueXroseX 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2013

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    Fantasy Is Way Better.... - In my own little world i am cool, pretty, health. ive got money, and a decent life. i do have to admit sometimes my fantasy life is living through...
    ttlisaof2 ttlisaof2 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2012

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    This is only true when it comes to sex, intimacy and love. I have so many things I want to try so many hidden desires. They cannot be fulfilled with my partner. Yes some I have...
    saltyorsweet saltyorsweet 31-35, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    This Crazy Love  - It’s almost time for me to head out of this place. The rain is pouring down heavy tonight, hitting the window so hard that it sounds like hail. Looking at...
    jordanspunk12 jordanspunk12 18-21, F Sep 23, 2013

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    A Guy Likes Me But - ok so heres my story...  There is this guy, he's my brothers friend... I have only me him three times... THREE TIMES!!! ... At first i thought he was gay...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 27, 2011

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    Sort Of... - I love fantasy worlds, and definitely prefer them to the sh*t-hole of a reality we've made for ourselves, but I still like my fantasy/fiction worlds to follow basic...
    UnderlordZ UnderlordZ 18-21, M Dec 12, 2009

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    Why Can't I Go There Instead? - My normal day is spent inside of my head. I'm always imagining a world thats not my own. I take my dreams and shelter them like reality, hoping that...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Mar 25, 2008

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    yes even i like fantasies , we can just fly n do anything in our fantasies , which might be risky in real life . i have this fantasy of having sex on a beach with my partner or in...
    friendzzz friendzzz 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    Yes Sometimes I See It This Way Reality Isn't Pleasant - Reality? 90% of this Life on Earth and History has been looking like a ...Living Hell! Survival and Fighting for about that...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M Aug 15, 2013

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    Fantasy is so much more interesting... - I am often stuck in my own little world of fantasy. Imagination is very important in this world. Because without it, without books, without...
    Ragelovelumos Ragelovelumos 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2012

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    Lost In My Own World... - Sometimes, when I can't sleep at night, I pretend like I'm my favorite fictional character. I make up stories in my head. I lay there pretending that I've...
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    We live in a world where reality takes over our childhood fairy tales nd dreams nd pushes them under the bed as if It were a mess we didn't want to clean. But at some point when we...
    ThatMystery ThatMystery 13-15, F Dec 31, 2013

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    YouR Fantasy World Can Save You - I found the whole time I was being sexually abused and the house fire and the suicide etc the violence ... fantasy allowed me an avenue to release...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Feb 20, 2012

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    Just A Change - I grew up on disney movies and musicals. I loved to read books that helped me to escape my life. I would be lying if I said life is all bad. But how can you be...
    ForeverUnordinary ForeverUnordinary 16-17, F Jun 20, 2013

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    Lalalalalalalalala - lately I have been in fantasy land like crazy. Like this morning I practically missed my bus to school because I was dreaming about one day being famous lol...
    l212 l212 18-21, F Oct 16, 2013

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    In a Different World, I Am Strong, I Fight For People. I Can Suffer For Them. - In the real world, I am weak. I cry for hours and feel terribly alone. In the real...
    AnarcistNutter AnarcistNutter 26-30 2 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    Give Me the Fairytale Please - But of course… I do love EP and although it’s mostly other people’s reality it is all a fantasy to me. Did that make sense...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F May 30, 2008

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    A Rugrat Blast! (i Have To Ask A Question) - Readers I would like to know if you would want to read about a life long imagination of mine. It is about the regular Rugrats: Tommy...
    breanarugrat breanarugrat 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    Fantasy Vs Reality - I believe it's good to have a fantasy world because it's (usually) something to aspire to in real life.  It's your dreams of what you wish your life to be...
    Reeny Reeny 26-30 2 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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    Fantasy Is Better In My Opinion... - because everything always goes the way you want it to. My reality sucks, I don't even know what love feels like. My family don't really show...
    SoLonely1471 SoLonely1471 13-15, F Nov 28, 2012

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    I Like My Fantasy World, Wh... - I like my fantasy world, where if you close your eyes and curl up small enough everything will disappear and you will be safe again. Then again...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F Mar 21, 2008

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