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I Run Away From Problems

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Anyone in Ohio that wants to runaway with me? Preferably have a car n able to drive, so we can go to a small town and live our lives.
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    I hate my life. Anyone near Hamilton, Ohio that can run away asap?
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    Anyone near Hamilton Ohio that wants to run away asap? message me!
    Runawaygirl2001 Runawaygirl2001 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Hey I live in Texas- making a plan to run away but I need someone to go with. Anyone?
    182114123125PA 182114123125PA 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I want to run away like is horrible and i feel alone. I feel lost, i need a runaway group.
    zombiedragon16 zombiedragon16 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Anybody in Virginia that wants to run away like in paper towns? Message me if interested.
    runawayproagirl0 runawayproagirl0 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Anybody in Virginia that just wants to leave like in paper towns? Message me if interested.
    runawayproagirl0 runawayproagirl0 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    If i ran away, it would be on impulse. And yes, I'd have my regrets- but I would follow through and not turn back. I just need someone whose prepared to run anytime and stick it...
    182114123125PA 182114123125PA 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Anybody in CT, or just in New England that wants to run away tonight. Message me for details
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days ago

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    Is there anybody in New England that wants to run away tonight? I don't have a car of my own. Message me for details.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Anyone in Virginia that wants to run away? 15f
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Are there really no people that have a run away group near Connecticut? I don't want to stay here any longer. I also don't want to go it alone. Unfortunately, I can drive but don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    I'm 19, F and I don't live in America but in Pakistan. I've had several issues. Family, health. I have a lot yet I feel empty. I want to get away from m life because it has been...
    AnaNye AnaNye 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    F17, USA. organizing a group thats going to Europe, but open to other options. Message me in next 3 days, plan to leave in about 2 weeks.
    IfIWereAllowed IfIWereAllowed 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I just want to explore and get away from everything be with a cool group of people love life and feel free. Anyone down ? Want to make some amazing memories !
    bubblegumelectraheartt bubblegumelectraheartt 16-17, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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