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I Run Away From Problems

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    Weakness

    Holy sh*t do I run fast when I foresee confrontation. They made us run the mile starting back in elementary school; I always excelled because I was told to, "Go, Go, Go!" So, I went. Fast. (fastest time: 6 min, 48 sec). And Bill Clinton even signed...
    wonderlust wonderlust 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2007

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    Run Forest Run!!! Lol

    lol,i always run away from problems, i hate problems!! its difficult enough for me to face my own problems, but i just cannot stand it when someone else has created a problem for themselves, and then tries to pass the buck on to me!!! thats when i magically turn into Forest Gump...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2010

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    Just Accept It And Move Along.

    I have always ran away with a problem is brought about, but I have learned that running away doesn't make that problem go away. No matter how far you run the problem will always pop up again. I have to think for a minute about what would have happened if I would have stayed...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F Dec 16, 2012

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    Hot N Cold

    when I was in the sixth grade, basically I had some problems in school, my life, and my self esteem issues. I decided it would be best to leave. So I did, I fell into deep depression and finally decided to man up and get help. I never talke to anybody before except for one and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 15, 2012

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    Sometimes Easier Than Facing Them

    there are some problems where its just easier to run away from them....but it always seems that they are the ones which haunt you, and never leave you alone...yet it feels right to just keep on running.....why face something that you dotn want to?
    sezy sezy 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2007

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    Nobody's Perfect

    Life dosen't wait for you. You have to stay with it and grasp a hold of it. Go with wild rides on the adventures you will have with it. If you get left behid it won't wait for you, you have to catch up with it. And that's exactly what I am doing. I need to catch up with it. I don...
    girlsonboats girlsonboats 13-15 Jul 20, 2011

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    Runaway,

    I will follow, cant run too long, I should be a lot stronger, and I am weaker then before,  weak, is not I, I am more then just who I am, so many things is what makes me!  lives I lived , time that lingers, cold numb fingers, problems, problems, so I run faster then...
    jenaciesoto jenaciesoto 26-30, F Dec 7, 2007

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    Not a Good Runner. . .

    I try to run from my problems, but whatever the case may be, they always catch up with me. and always at the worst time possible!
    babygirl87 babygirl87 18-21, F Dec 18, 2007

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    Since Fifteen I Have Ran, Everywhere You Can Run....so Let's Run

    Whenever I'm confronted with an uncomfortable situation...my instinct is usually to run away from it. Just drop it and dash. Sever ties, no good-byes, get the **** out of there. I drop communication with whatever is bothering me and seclude myself until I feel like it's safe...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    Problems

    Problems,If I can,When I can,I run like hell,They're always chasing me,If I can get away,I do,Need a break.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 25, 2012

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    Always Running Away

    All my life, I've been running away from situations, people .. just about everything. Sometimes I feel like i want to live, but I'm too scared. :/ Scared of what? I don't really know. I run away from relationships. I run away from love I run away from fights I turn my back...
    Reflect17673 Reflect17673 18-21 Dec 18, 2012

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    I Used to Run Away Form Proble...

    I used to run away form problems all the time... Now I face most of them....
    GTMarie GTMarie 18-21, F Oct 4, 2007

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    Running For Potential Failures

    When I an in uncertain situations, such as a new job responsibility/assignment, I feel a very strong urge to run away from them and instead read silly books or watch movies.  I hate to let people down or be wrong, it makes me feel so bad that I instead just call in sick or 'work...
    runner11 runner11 36-40 4 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    Ignore It And It Will Go Away

    After a bullying incident I skipped school for a whole year before my teacher or my parents realized I was doing it. I like to run away. It feels good. One time I ran so fast out the school and into the road that I was hit by a oncoming car. I just got up and kept running.
    Ayerf Ayerf 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2012

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    Bridge Burner

    I have a special talent for disappearing.  I can vanish in plain sight.  My first instinct, as a Scorpio, is usually to lash out with my sometimes vicious tongue.  But other times I cower.  And wilt.  And, in these times, I run.  And I hide. ...
    hippieheart hippieheart 41-45, F Feb 8, 2008

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    Drop The Hot Potato And Sprint In The Opposite Direction.

    That's basically the motto of my emotional life. I can deal with physical, professional and academic issues but not emotions. They kill me. The last time I dropped a hot potato was about 2 months ago when I saw the true colors of my friend on a trip to Vegas. After that I cut off...
    littlemsscientist littlemsscientist 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2010

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    Being

     Being... It is the letting go of all the should's, the must's, the have-to's, the have-nots, the cannots, the doubts and the guilt. > It is allowing your thoughts to come forth - without judgement. > It is allowing yourself to feel - without judgement. > It is...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2010

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    The Logo Is Me...

    Yup 100%, I'm that poor *wittle scared putty tat, that's runnin away from those meanies with the scary teef, on the group logo. *Turns and runs
    TiPoupon TiPoupon 18-21, F May 22, 2008

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    I'm Tired of Running

    i've been running from problems for most of my life. i run when i make a mess. i run because i have to face the mess. i run because the mess reflects ugliness in my character. because of my family situation, i've been able to run from school to school, from continent to...
    aloneandintimidating aloneandintimidating 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2007

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    Distroied Youth

    My abuse started when dropped off at the sitters. When her husband found his wife sitting other kids rather than there own he was furious. His wife needed some items at the store she took my brothers with he to carry groserys. I was left with him and there two daughters I went...
    Jepadee Jepadee 51-55 Jan 11, 2013

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    In the Last Six Weeks, I Would...

    In the last six weeks, I would say that I have only started to face my problems as normally, I would just cut of as if they didnt matter, but I have been admitted to hospital before, and only three years ago came of the mental health risk list, so yeah, I have ran from my probs...
    rosygal rosygal 46-50, F Dec 7, 2007

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    I Ran Away From Home As a Youn...

    I ran away from home as a young sprout, back in the 70s.  I didn't then and don't now see that I had any choice.
    Mandragora Mandragora 46-50, F Oct 4, 2007

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    Wish They Could Find Me...

    When I get into a confrontation I generally shut down, run, and hide. As I get older, the distance I run gets farther. I am now thousands of miles away from my problems, but then again here they are and I still have to face myself. I used to have soo many friends, a social...
    brokenfence brokenfence 26-30, F Oct 6, 2012

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    sadbutrad sadbutrad 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    just wanna run away and never come back again..have anew begining ,new start,from zero to hero..been thinking of dubai..anyone wanna join..or with any ideas of different places
    youngarabdude youngarabdude 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have been planning to run away for about a year now. My mom and dad are very abusive. Mentally and physically No the cops won't do anything. I've tried to have them remove me...
    Sheb33 Sheb33 18-21, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    One day I'll run away and never look back. A new start.
    AnonymousEm AnonymousEm 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    i just want to run away. i cant do it anymore. i try so hard but so much **** just keeps coming at me and it hurts so much. someone please save me.
    hollie2parker hollie2parker 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I just want to run away. Start over.
    haileyx3 haileyx3 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 5

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    I'm suffering in here and I don't like here. No one understand me, no one support me and no one like me in here. They just judge everything I do. If I do something wrong they...
    mariaherliana mariaherliana 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Anybody on the East Coast that has a car and wants to run away? 19M. Message me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 3

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    We can runaway and spend some time I'll always be the one right by your side Tell the whole world you belong to me You are my everything I wanna run away with you Just me and you...
    HerTrueKing HerTrueKing 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 3

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2

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    Anyone have a car in Connecticut? 19 M and wanting to run away.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2

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    I'm in CT. 19M anybody want to run away around my age? That way it's not technically running away. Don't have my own car:/
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 2

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    Anybody in Connecticut have a car and want to run away? 19 M so it's technically not running away but still. Message me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 2

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    I am 15 and want to run away. I need somewhere to live. I'll do whatever I need to. I live in Iowa.If you could come get me I can go too
    Sheb33 Sheb33 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I really hate my family, and being with them. Who can I run away with? Please only serious people inbox me! I'm 15 and live in Iowa.
    Sheb33 Sheb33 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Anybody in the whole country running away? Need to start a group. Message me?
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Hey, guys it's me, looking for a run away buddy or a circle I could join...I'll tell you why but I need you help...help to get me away do please
    Fallbeforewefallout Fallbeforewefallout 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    If you need someone to run away with hmu. 19M in CT.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 30

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    Anyone looking to run away from home who has a car, message me. Not sure how long I'll be here so try to get in touch fast. 19M. Want to leave soon.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 30

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