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I Ran Away From My Home

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    I ran away twice in my life.

    I'm not very proud of it, but I did. One of the times I was about 6 and I got so angry that my mom was yelling at me for no reason, i just walked out the door, when my brother came chasing after me, I ran. I got caught. The other time was when I was 9. Me and my friend Alex were...
    ShylySilent ShylySilent 13-15, F Apr 26, 2015

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    Well...i Too Did Run Away.

    "no you cant go over maria's house!" "well i dont care im going over mom!" *click* went the school phone and off i went to maria's house. i was 15 yrs old when that happened. all i had with me was my backpack and the clothes off my back. i thought i was...
    Paine316 Paine316 18-21, M 1 Response May 8, 2009

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    Me and a friend ran away

    when we were 7 from home..we made it as far as the coach station but as we had no parents with us they wouldnt let us board a coach so we got on a bus in the bus station and went all over on the bus...stayed out all day but when it got dark we got scared and went home....we both...
    mukydaz mukydaz 46-50, M May 7, 2015

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    I did run away from home when I was younger.  I was having issues with an abusive boyfriend and I was scared he would kill my parents so I left home and stayed away from them for about a month.  I left him a note saying I was leaving everything I knew behind to never be...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 41 Responses May 8, 2009

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    Never Sto Running

    DO YOU REMEMBER THE OLD ADDAGE THAT A LITTLE BOY RUNS AWAY AND JOINS THE CIRCUS;THATS ME!!! I JUST GOT FED UP WITH ALL THE HATE,ABUSE, LONELINESS,BETRAYALS,FALSE ACCUSATIONS PUT DOWNS AND NO ONE TO LOVE ME,,EVER.I HAD A PAIR OF SHORTS, ABOUT THREE DOLLARS, A WATER JUG AND SHOES...
    thelambsink thelambsink 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2010

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    When i was 18 i got tired i found a forest my

    friend wanted to run away we live in a cabin in the woods so no one finds us my parents can suck **** for how they treated me
    CrazyUnStableGuy666 CrazyUnStableGuy666 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 26, 2014

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    I Just Had To

    When i was three i ran away from home because of my evil grandmother (read 'living in hell' for details).I was young and didnt really understand where i was going or why i felt like i had to leave but i knew i was tired of home and wasnt happy there. I didnt really plan the...
    ufutaa ufutaa 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2012

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    When

    when i was 11 years old . my parents were getting divorced . my father cheated on my mother . my mom was dating a man . i felt so bad like it was my fault . so i told my friends that i was going to run away from home  on the bus . i started walking home . the bus driver...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21, 2009

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    Sometimes

    Sometimes,Just sometimes,I wonder why,I didn't think of running away,I could have just ran and ran,But for some crazy reason,I didn't!
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 10, 2011

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    To keep it short and concise, I'm a 19 y.o. guy in Connecticut that's looking for someone to run away with. This needs to be planned out thoroughly. It's not technically running...
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    Anybody in CT or near it that has a car and wants to form a group? I'm 19M thanks
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    Anybody, preferably a girl, live in New England or CT and wanna run away from home? I'm 19 so anybody around that, and it won't be technically running away. Need to get out of here...
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    I'm so glad that I don't have a passport and money right now because I'll be walking out of the door and I wouldn't be coming back. I just can't be doing with all the fighting any...
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    off to Ireland lads XD (I'm 100% a Midwestern USA kid who has never left the country, but certainly wants to get out sometime
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    I kind of just want to get up and go, and runaway, and fly
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    Hi Im looking to runaway Im 15 and I have a more then problematic home life and Im looking for travel and adventure if ur interested message me ill watch ur back and u mine
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    I wonder if there will ever be a time when I can enjoy living and just life itself before I die. I think it would just be easier to give up rather than trying.
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