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I Think About Running Away Every Second of My Life

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    Runnin Onnnnn Runnin On Empty

    RUNNIN BLIND JACKSON BROWNE SAID IT BETTER FOR ME.I HAVE RUN FROM EVERY FEELING OF PAIN I EVER HAD. I WAS NEVER TAUGHT ANYTHING GOOD ABOUT ME OR MY FEELINGS. I HAVE COME FULL CIRCLE AND NOW I FEEL THE PAIN FROM THE ABUSIVE PAST AND THE MEMORIES.AS BACK THEN THERE IS NO ONE HERE...
    thelambsink thelambsink 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 17, 2010

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    If Only

    I could wish myself away Running away just seems to easy I would only be running away From myself I'm tired of being me I don't want to be sad And hurt and explain what I myself don't understand I'd rather just wish myself away
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F Apr 5, 2013

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    I Want To Run But Am To Scared And Comfortable Too !

    I am 22yrs old and my parents are very controlling and somewhat strict . My parents most of my life have kept me locked up and have tried to raise me as a typical Albanian girl meaning stay at home, get good grades, can't talk to any males because that prohibited . I'm not a lot...
    es1091 es1091 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2013

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    i want to run away to a place

    where nobody can hear you scream and see youre tears, just to look at the moon at night and let everything in you out, that has been growing bigger each day,where i can believe that i am living on earth, not a huge factory, where i can only see and here, cars, people killing...
    Wolfcorleone Wolfcorleone 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Runway And Live The Life Of Someone Else

    I wanna know how it feels to actually be able to say, i enjoy life, and im happy where im at in life. i know there are people who probably have some things in their life where they want better, but i feel like i had nothing that im truly happy about in my life. I just want to...
    dreamtheendless2013 dreamtheendless2013 26-30 Jun 10, 2013

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    I Want To Runaway

    I want to runaway. My life is hell and i hate being here. I swear with all this stress i should have a bald head. I just dont know where to start or how to go about it. I know for a fact my friend would be going with me. She hates it here too. But i just dont want to leave and...
    indialovesosa indialovesosa 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2013

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    I'm Not Obsessed, I Just Love Running...

    Don't know if it is every second of my life but I think about running quite a bit.    Set a personal goal in 1997 to run 2 to 3 times per week for a whole year - I did it and felt so good I have been running ever since.  Although I still consider myself an...
    Deejay67 Deejay67 36-40, M Jan 14, 2008

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    Looking For People In Florida, Who Want To Runaway To Alaska

    I'm looking for 16-18 year old people to runaway with me to Alaska, you need at least $1000 start up cash to buy a train ticket and to get supplies and food. You need to be ready for intense physical labor, and by labor, I mean biking and hiking several miles. If you would so...
    Pubathedog Pubathedog 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 14, 2013

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    To A Sailboat..

    I don't mean to hideaway from my current problems. Just.. To somewhere of my own. This part of life holds me in captivity like a caged animal. I want to make like Atalanta, and be wild and free.. I daydream about my escape almost constantly. And in every ending, I'm wearing a...
    JeuneCirque JeuneCirque 18-21, F Sep 7, 2012

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    I hate this place wanting a new life feeling

    like running away but have no one to go to!! 😭😭😭
    MalachaiP MalachaiP 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Can't Handle The Pain

    I don't know how to start! Too many painfull memories and too many detials, but i will try to keep it short. I'm from an arabic country and i have a family of ten, my parents never gave me much attention and i felt invisble and sad. I was always screamed at and punished, but my...
    cheesecake16 cheesecake16 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    Have To Go

    Im gonna do it. I have to. Im tired of my life. There's no one in it and im falling apart. I dont care what happens to me.
    HoneyBloodxx HoneyBloodxx 16-17, F Dec 22, 2012

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    And Never Say Goodbye

    I think Linkin Park has put it best - "I wanna run away Never say goodbye I wanna know the truth Instead of wondering why I wanna know the answers No more lies I wanna shut the door And open up my mind" But it's true, in a sad way. I feel like I'm drowning...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15, 2008

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    I think about my man everyday all day. I hope he comes to me soon.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 4 days ago

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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 9 hrs ago

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    Addiction to on line games and worlds is a concern of mine, since I've faced it repeatedly and I've seen it so much over the years. It's sad and we need help. If you are facing...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Aug 9

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    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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    Second Life is addicting to me because my avatar is a reflection of how I see myself in real life. I am FtM transgender in real life, and one of my favorite things to do is shop...
    havokitten havokitten 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I have an account on Second Life. My 7th Rezday is coming up. I don't know what to do. What should I do? Last year, I splurged and bought my self a bunch of stuff. That takes real...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 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 think about death. I do. it scares me to the point of a panic attach if I let it. which I don't often. I guess I just mainly worry about death being dark. Completely dark. and...
    colorfullcolorado colorfullcolorado 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    My friend and I are planning on running away next summer. Most likely not for good, but for a while. We live in the US. If anyone would like to join us, or meet us on the way...
    emmy33 emmy33 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Just sitting here in lunch thinking about waking up next to you this morning even know you wasn't happy that I made you get up for work you had me laughing this morning and it's...
    mouse2816 mouse2816 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    I would have to admit that I'm addicted to Second Life. My other games have suffered for it and I do love my games. I get on first thing when I get home and have stayed up way too...
    jonders66 jonders66 46-50, M Jul 29

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    When Robin Williams died I was thinking about life and death in general. I wondered about things that make life reasonable to live. There are so many people who commit suicide...
    zyakkui zyakkui 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have 2 examples of this that happened recently. I was thinking about an artist, whose name i don't remember, who does alot of occult work that is on mugs, clocks, paper weights...
    Austinthrope Austinthrope 41-45, M Jul 29

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    Hello EP one more story to tell you, just accept this because i'm really sad when I was little, always blamed myself for certain accidents that happened at that time until you...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Two years ago, I met a woman on second life. We quickly fell in love and met in real life three months later. We are currently engaged and living together. I don't know where I...
    havokitten havokitten 22-25, M Aug 7

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    What's wrong with me? Why do I think about my life so wrong. Why do I deep cornered into life. I feel like I'm forced to go to school forced to learn forced to get a job and make...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Recently I've been thinking about what would happen if I ever needed another heart surgery. I have a strange feeling that I will need it at a fairly young age... and I also feel...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 31

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    I have been thinking about my future a lot more lately and right now, hear is what I have plan out. • Graduate high school • Spend a year and 6 months at home to make up for...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M a week ago

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    MY FUTURE! I'm at a coffee shop somewhere thinking about where I'm at in life again. It ****** me off to what I've done and tried to do where it's left me nowhere. I can honestly...
    Spiritm Spiritm 26-30, M Aug 4

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    I am thinking about him all the time. In everything I do, I think about him, if only for a little while. I guess it could be called obsessive, but I think it's just being in love...
    SwimmingDarkness SwimmingDarkness 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I was watching My Blueberry Nights and it made me think a lot, especially about a topic that seems to recur here on EP, namely breakups, broken hearts, lost loves, and starting...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i think about if i would be happier. maybe the pain would go away. i have suffered so much in this world and it doesnt make sense to keep being here living in hate for myself and...
    basicallydead basicallydead 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think about my family's death cuz I miss them so much they passed away when I was like 4years old then I went to a "friends" house to stay
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    About two weeks ago, my boyfriend of 8 months broke up with me ovelyr text. 8 months doesn't seem like a long time, but it was the longest relationship I've ever had. I trusted him...
    ksel90 ksel90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Films that make you think about the way you live and make you question why. Or films that make a subtle commentary on society. Sometimes, I can watch a film that I haven't...
    PickledPete PickledPete 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I don't think it's worth it. This life, it's so overwhelming and scary and I don't feel as though I fit in. Sometimes I think I would be better off dead. So I can be free...
    kepaxton kepaxton 18-21, F Aug 15

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    All I do is think about the past. I can never remember anything good but all about the bad. I rethink over everything and wonder if it will come back and get me one day.
    Beatenrodent Beatenrodent 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I found out that my friend and I like the same guy >.< when she told me who she liked I lied to her and told her I still like my old crush. He's always on my mind but every time...
    musicislifeandlove musicislifeandlove 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm a Sagittarius. I LOVE talking to people about astrological signs, especially those interested in it. Most recently I met this Virgo guy, and he was telling me how he didn't...
    SPIDERLIMBS SPIDERLIMBS 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My mind can't stop thinking about a girl that I still like. I mean, I asked her if she wanted to do something this summer, she said maybe we will see each other sometime. Then...
    TheGordman TheGordman 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    As I get older my mind thinks about a lot more stuff and sometimes I won't think about anything but that only happens sometimes.
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F Aug 5

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    I think about having a live affair when bored. I imagine going to the movies and eating chocolate tarts and laughing. I even think about how it will end, at a bench by a bridge. He...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    The column on the right side of the page that says "More People who Think About Stuff Somtimes." It's all females (at least right now when I look at it). Is it because guys don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 7

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    So I had another massage last week, I didn't let him go all the way. Then he started texting me again, then I asked him to be clear what he wanted from me and he backed off and...
    2little2late 2little2late 36-40, F Aug 13

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