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I Think About Running Away Every Second of My Life

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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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    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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    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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    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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    i live in canada an NEED!

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! TO RUN AWY AGE 12 -15 OM 13
    runninawayfromtomorrow runninawayfromtomorrow 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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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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    shout long story. i was living with pastors of

    a church (they were useing me for my ssi check) so after about 6 mouth i moved in a group home. o there like 3days to find they have bedbugs. so i fb message a friend. i moved now far away to live with her nd 2other. t trend out to be a raw deal she was a crazy *****. she n...
    samtosammie samtosammie 31-35, T Nov 12, 2014

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My mom has became so over protective and I can hardly stand it anymore. So I have thought about running to where she couldn't find me and I could actually feel free.
    imlacey imlacey 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    My family has been going through alot ever since my dad got injured at work, since then they have rented out the basement where I used to live. It hasn't been a big deal since I've...
    jacome92 jacome92 22-25, M Jan 4

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    Recently my parents have been very horrible to me. Last Thursday in new years my dad said to me that he is sick of me, that he hates me, that i look gay, and he punched me in the...
    dsilva10 dsilva10 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    it's hard to not think about your rape everyday when some people don't always understand that traumatizes you for the rest of your life. for those who got a disease or pregnant for...
    mandyvargas18 mandyvargas18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Life is way too short to worry about what other people think about you! You already live life knowing that your folks, your colleagues, your boss, your friends, your teachers, your...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 11

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    I am a 35 year "young" woman, who is divorced six years now. I have been dating a young man who is currently 25 years old. We used to live together, now I live 850 miles away. (job...
    Jenjuz79 Jenjuz79 31-35 Jan 12

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    To any of those thinking about this, I want you to know my story. I was suicidal for my entire senior year of high school. We had moved from the place where I had lived longest in...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I think about it a lot actually. I'm not going to go out and kill myself, but I really wouldn't mind if someone did it for me. All I need is for someone to run a red light and it's...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M Dec 29, 2014

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    im thinking about sanjay and im worried this is all a dream
    KatieBug16 KatieBug16 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    though I usually don't get any proof that people are thinking about me but I always assume it.its not the people or the world but its my subconscious mind who is always giving a...
    perfectcancerian perfectcancerian 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I'm running away. Probably my Junior year. Maybe next year if things get too out of hand... It's the only choice I have really. If I don't, I'm destined to fail. If I do? Then at...
    PorcelainGrenade PorcelainGrenade 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    I think about it everyday. I've always had this fascination with it, the concept primarily. I find it interesting how so many feel so strongly against it, and yet some love it. How...
    EnigmaVolt EnigmaVolt 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    i think about death every night before i go to sleep. i pray that he will come to take me away from this nightmare we call life. i pray that i won't wake up the morning. But i do...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    It's been almost three years since we first met. I still remember the day. I had been back in my home town for a few months after I'd convinced myself to stay because I'd missed it...
    minernick minernick 22-25, M Jan 3

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    I still can not stop thinking about my ex. Some days I'm ok, other days I still cry. I can't get him out of my head. My heart pounds so hard when I think of him. I miss everything...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I don't quite know if this movie falls under this category, but still, it made think too much about life. The Blind Side. How a family could influence an under-privileged kid...
    Abi936 Abi936 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I lay awake in the dark and stare at the small rectangles of light on my ceiling. I can't get you out of my mind. I fidget, enjoying the comfort of my bed...fantasizing that...
    Soltanto Soltanto 18-21, F Jan 3

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    Hi. This won't be an easy one. I'm 37 years old, and have been married for over 16 years. My wife and I have three girls, 16, 12 and 10. I have not been a loyal husband, but up...
    Betruetoyourpath Betruetoyourpath 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I haven't felt like ending my life for a long time. It's strangely comforting, like an ex you know you shouldn't go back to but you get sucked in, a painful and pleasurable...
    amillionpeople amillionpeople 22-25 1 Response Jan 14

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    I am just sitting right now thinking about my life....what I really want to do? whenever I think of a purpose I deviate from it very soon...and end in situations which I always...
    dreamchaser23 dreamchaser23 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    two people mostly, and both i probably shouldn't be thinking about. Both are my ex boyfriends. One used to get so mad he'd scare me, but he never hit me; wish I could say the...
    irishlassy98 irishlassy98 16-17, F Jan 1

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    I am 99% sure that I need to do this. He has made promise after promise that he would better himself. He's not a BAD person. He's just lazy. We got married too early because I...
    TakingFlight TakingFlight 18-21, F Jan 21

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    It's like every detail keeps replaying in my head . Why can't I just let it go? It's been 2 years and still today seeing your face would kill me . I want to hurt you . Physically...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Every time I think about death, I smile. Death is extremely selfish, yes. But I really want it. I'm 20. Another 20 years would still be a mess like now. Life is meaningless. How...
    Katherine084 Katherine084 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    Everyday I wake up, no matter how hard I try the S thought comes rushing through time and time again. Is not just as passing thought but instead once the S is alive in my front...
    lastchancecurious lastchancecurious 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I got a movie from the library several years ago that was about a family that was not particularly well off; a young mother, her husband and two kids. The mother was diagnosed with...
    naturefreak1 naturefreak1 22-25, F Jan 4

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    I no longer care what others think about me. This is who I am, I am who I am and I will NOT change for anyone. I know I am different than other people. I am in my own world. I...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Jan 15

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    I love you so much it hurts; I ache for you in the most literal sense of the word. I wonder what it would be like if we were left alone. Do you think of me at all? I wake up and...
    jollybeanses jollybeanses 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    For example what am I going to do with my life? Will I ever be truly? Does Mr. Right exist? All of these questions I think about daily.
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F Jan 5

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    Every single song I listen to, I think about him-namely "My Everything" by Ariana Grande. Sad thing is, I doubt he ever thinks of me.
    stretch25 stretch25 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I basically think about sex from the time I wake up to the time I go to bed. I think what happens is, if you don't have sex you think about it more. The lack of sex blows...
    beensolong115 beensolong115 46-50, M Jan 17

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    Sometimes. Been alone for a long time now. And most of the time it's fine. But occasionally. Often late at night. When the world is asleep. I wonder about it. Whether I'll ever...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 21

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