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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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    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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    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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    I'm the type of person

    who always takes the easy way out of things, even though I'm fully aware that I shouldn't. Running away from my problems doesn't particularly "solve" anything, but it does make it better, at least for awhile. For a long time, I ran away from my problems because I was insecure...
    AnonSmiles AnonSmiles 16-17 May 4

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    sometimes i wanna run away from my house , leavin no trace , run away from peolpe that i love and others that i dont love , i wanna run away to somehwere where no one knows me...
    missmonday missmonday 18-21 1 Response May 1

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    really I do. wanna run away for a min
    SoftLove7755 SoftLove7755 31-35, F May 9

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    Not really run away, it's more of grow up and finally live on my own, maybe even move to another country. I can't stand it here, my mom is the person I despise most (on a personal...
    Gayooshit16 Gayooshit16 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    If u wanna run away and be a gamer msg me
    Eve34 Eve34 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    If I could just run off and start all over again, I would be so happy.
    acoustic212 acoustic212 16-17, M 1 Response May 12

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    Nope, if I had a home, I'd stay there. This, this right here, where I am right now is not a home.
    YouCantEscapeMyDemons YouCantEscapeMyDemons 13-15, M 3 Responses May 9

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    the only thing that is holding me back is WiFi and...a house of my own
    hahawhut hahawhut 18-21, F 4 Responses May 10

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    I became pregnant at the young age of 17, I was pretty wild and most definitely free. I am now 33 and I hardly leave the house. I have a husband who loves me very much, the perfect...
    Angieshell Angieshell 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I wish I could run away. From all my problems and even myself. I wish I was tough enough to just start brand new, hop into my car, and just go. Random turns around the...
    Broke2Fabulous Broke2Fabulous 18-21, F a week ago

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    I so wanna run away from here just run away from it all 'this life' run far far away but I'av no where to run to... can I run to you?
    ojeezy ojeezy 22-25, M 2 Responses May 2

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    from everything. I want to run away from feeling bad about my choices and decisions...I want to rewind my life to the start of this year. Just rewind. undo everything. save the...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 1 Response May 17

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    My husband says he loves me. Then why is he so mean to me?. Why does he yell at me for everything. ?Nomatter how hard i try ,he always finds a reason to put me down and tell me...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 3 Responses May 7

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    I'm not sure if this is still active. If people are still wandering around this forum. If you're reading this, you are still wandering. Intrigued by peoples stories or perhaps just...
    antihero1 antihero1 70+, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    *Don't reply unless you want to run with me* I'm wanting to run away, I have the necessary pack..This includes food spare clothing a hammer and a lighter as well as a cup and 2...
    HeWhoRuns HeWhoRuns 16-17, M 1 Response May 7

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    Hi, I am 32 years old female. I want to go away from everyone whom I am relate. I want to start a new life. I myself did so many wrong things with my life and now not able to...
    simranm0310 simranm0310 31-35, F 7 Responses May 10

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    I want to run away and put all the trouble behind me. I have made some really bad decisions, and need to run off where no one can contact me from my past ever again.
    Hockeyplayer56 Hockeyplayer56 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I'm thinking of running away but not this year. It sounds weird but I don't want to leave with no money and I want to finish school so I have no worries about that. Whether or not...
    bethtrain bethtrain 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I want someone to take me away from where I am just help me run away...
    hollie2parker hollie2parker 13-15, F 3 Responses May 10

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    used to be people actually had to run away to see the world. with the internet, everything's a Google away...there's no mystery any more. everything's been seen. no wonder I'm...
    outlawprince outlawprince 22-25, M May 11

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