I Refuse to Run Away From My Problems

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    No More Running!!!!!!!!!

    I have had a bad habbit since I was about 15.  When things got bad I chose the easy way out by running away from things instead of facing it all head on!!!  I am now 27 years old and refuse to run away from things anymore.  It gets very tiring and through...
    hippymagik hippymagik
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2008

    Running away from the problem is never a tactic

    to be used by someone of courage and dignity. The only thing that hurts worse than failure is knowing you could have won.
    1ANGRYtitan 1ANGRYtitan
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 31, 2015

    Keep Working At It, Because What Else Is There To Do?

    I haven't had an especially rough life.  Overall, it hasn't been too bad.  I mean, yes, it's dragged my through stifling monotony, raked me over shale, and ground my head under its cruel steel-toed boot.  I'll admit, there have been moments when I wanted to quit.  It's the...
    UnderEli UnderEli
    46-50, M
    May 17, 2012


    who doesn't think they have problems has already started to run from them. It's called denial. Nothing in life is perfect, so it's best to just deal with the issues instead of running away from them. Yeah, it may be unpleasant, but it will be worse the longer you wait, and it...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine
    31-35, M
    Jul 25, 2011

    Anyone can run away. It's super easy.

    Facing your problems and working through them, THAT'S what makes you strong
    BeautifulDayDream BeautifulDayDream
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 16, 2015

    I Just Don’t Let Them Get Me Down...

    This morning, after many months, my other half and I had a long calm discussion. It was necessary to talk about how each one of us feels and wants for the future. I am the kind of person that if I am not „content“ with a certain situation that I talk and wants to solve the...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 21, 2011

    I do not exercise enough.

    They say exercise reduces anxiety and helps fight depression. In my personal struggle with both of those issues, I have found physical activity merely changes my symptoms a bit and does little to help me improve my life. When I exercise I just get riled up. I become more...
    Kingshelman Kingshelman
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Jan 18, 2015

    I Have Had To Crack Down

    Man, I have to get after myself all the time about running from certain things. Funnily enough, it's not my problems I run from, it's the when things start going good times that get me all worked over!
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 6, 2011
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