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I Run Away From Problems

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-18, 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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    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 19-21, F Dec 18, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    sadbutrad sadbutrad 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 16

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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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    Related Experiences

    Hello I'm a young person almost 13 and I have been planning to run away from home for a very long time now. I'm a black male I'm 5.4 I weigh 132lbs I exercise a lot I'm rather...
    XJJohnson XJJohnson 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I have run away from home several times, nine to be specific. But being me, I usually go to the park or lake and sit and think. I start feeling really really guilty for what I did...
    mikaykay mikaykay 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I just had a dream about this. I was with my family in this forest i think, well somewhere where we were surrounded by trees. And there were houses too and we went to see one for...
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm from Europe and want to run away in europe so if you're willing to do the same and are between 14 and 17 message me :)
    runawaybuddyalex runawaybuddyalex 13-15, M Aug 11

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    my mother father and my sister threat me like crap and like a slave. and im sick of it. my mother like to menipulate me. for exemple she will give me a phone and then take it and...
    frisky98 frisky98 70+, M Aug 9

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    Eleven years. That is how long it took me to get out of that place. That literally means that I have spent half my life dreaming of getting away... Running away. I am far enough...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I do, things like the weather get in the way. I wish I could hide from my feelings. I hate being human and having the ability to feel all of these negative emotions. I...
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I just want to run away from home,church, all of these people who think they know me.
    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I really want to run away & just start life over.. But I have nobody to come with me...
    NightRider1121 NightRider1121 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I'm 13 and live in Washington near seattle, I really want to run away but I won't be able to do it on my own. I'm going to leave whenever I find someone or a couple of people to go...
    idontreallylikeyou idontreallylikeyou 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I need a new start. So if anyone near Lake Cathie/ Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia wants to run away, please pick me up, or if you have an apartment or something, can we become...
    InMiseryWeSeekBacon InMiseryWeSeekBacon 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    Hey, I'm 18 male, and I really can't take my parents anymore. I'm thinking of running away all the time. I'm sorry, this is a bit long but I would really appreciate someone's...
    Balkan1996 Balkan1996 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 1

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    this is all i think of when browsing this thread: i'm gonna run away and never say goodbye (gonna run away gonna run away gonna run away gonna run away) i'm gonna run away and...
    SacredLoaf SacredLoaf 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I want to run away but I don't want to do it alone. I'm from canada, looking to end up in Alberta or British Columbia, I am in ontario currently. Anyone looking for a run away...
    midnightterror midnightterror 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I have been wanting to run away for over a year and a half now. I am practically alone, I am depressed, my life is terroble, I'm scared of someone I have to see, and I have this...
    Teenager1421 Teenager1421 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 29

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    I don't see the harm in doing so. The cause and effect are nothing but good, I live alone and i can get away from my "life". Suicide and running away are the best options as of the...
    hatredofmyself hatredofmyself 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    So seven and a half years in I suppose its to late to feel like this. Little bit of history. I moved away from where I grew up to be with my partner and over time have sliped...
    Chesh375 Chesh375 31-35, M Aug 14

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    I can't take it anymore...Im from PA, anybody wanna run away with me?
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I'm from Virginia. I can't deal with my family anymore. I want to run away with someone who drives and has car.
    alishajoshi10 alishajoshi10 13-15 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I'm from Europe and want to run away in europe so if you're willing to do the same and are between 14 and 17 message me :)
    runawaybuddyalex runawaybuddyalex 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I'm from Europe and want to run away in europe so if you're willing to do the same and are between 14 and 17 message me :)
    runawaybuddyalex runawaybuddyalex 13-15, M Aug 11

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    I want to run away I don't want to live with someone who's don't understand me and alway think that I'm worthless. My life is suck I'm don't even have (real) friend, I don't have...
    sashiaJ sashiaJ 13-15, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Okay, so I must start off.. This is for those who are serious about running away. I'm 16. I have a car, license, and about 5 grand. I live in Michigan but I am willing to drive any...
    zillamon zillamon 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 9

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    I hope the group I'm in won't fall apart.. I really don't want to be here anymore, I want to end it. I'm literally choosing between suicide and running away, and it's gonna be very...
    Lizzy96 Lizzy96 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been making plans for probably a year to run away, or in my case since I am a adult, move away. All those plans have tumbled down. My truck needs a lot of expensive work and I...
    cinch cinch 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I decided.I can't run away...my friends would miss me too much and I'll sadden them if I do..
    TheOtakuxx TheOtakuxx 13-15, M Jul 29