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I Think Im Addicted To Escaping

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    It Only Hurts More, The Longing.

    It is truly an addiction. Escaping occupies so much of my thoughts, along with the loathing. I think of going far away from people and civilization to just be......without complicating anything else or dragging anyone else down. I feel like a failure-anchor, I am not just a...
    Aptrick Aptrick 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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    Dreams

    I've had recurring dreams throughout my life but I think the one that's repeated most often is the "escape" dream.  It happens in all kinds of settings with all kinds of different people but it's always the same....me trying to get away from people, family members...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 5 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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    What if I turn my reality into something I

    wouldn't want to escape but celebrate?
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Have Always Been

    When I was younger, my parents would fight all the time. So I would never sit at home, I would always go out and play to avoid it, especially on Sundays and holidays.My mother divorced my dad when I was 11.   Now that I am older, I either play my guitar or play with my...
    gamingzone3 gamingzone3 18-21, F Mar 10, 2010

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    Running From Everybody

    I am so lonely, but I can't and don't know how to let anyone close to me.  I change jobs often because I don't develop relationships with people I work with.  I am married to a man that doesn't care that I don't communicate.  I stay busy all the time to avoid...
    bbb123ranch bbb123ranch 41-45, F Sep 2, 2010

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    Escaping Life

    If you wonder,Why I'm writing,Late at night,I'm addicted,I write 'cos,I'm escaping life,The only way,I know how.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 18, 2012

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    Escapist

    Escapist - A person who escapes daily routine to a world of fantasy. Me - A person who can't deal with reality and does anything to escape it. I don't like problems, conflicts or difficulties. I wish to lead a peaceful, happy life. It's easy to please me. I'm a pretty simple...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 22, 2011

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    Inhale, Exhale.

    Well I am addicted to getting high. I am addicted because I am afraid to live in the real world. Somehow it always seems to **** me in the face everytime I go out there. I lost my job, got my first ticket I can't even pay and I can't **** a clean drug test to save my life. I...
    SecretSpirit SecretSpirit 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2011

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    Obsession With The Idea Of Escape

    I'm sick. I'm sick of the world around me. Every day I see something in the media (in some form) that causes me pain. Every second of alone time I get with my mind is spent thinking of ways in which things could be different to how they are. I'm not happy with anything as it is...
    Azeebi Azeebi 18-21 1 Response Sep 27, 2012

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    Hell Yeah!

    ..aaand I'm not proud of it. Proves that I'm a little coward who lacks the strength to deal with her own problems. Really, how am I going to be successful if I keep distancing myself from solutions? Has anybody found a cure to this? It sucks and it makes you depend on others...
    lifeofmine lifeofmine 18-21, F Jan 20, 2013

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    This Describes Me Perfectly.

    Ever since I can remember, I've been addicted to escaping. Whether it was escaping from my living situation, running away from friends, or simply escaping from reality, it's always been a problem with me.There are so many friends that I've abandoned over the years, and usually...
    rachynymph rachynymph 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    When I Drink

    "click" i breathe in i breathe out "chug chug chug" i sighed i start relaxing my muscles unwinding i feel myself forgetting memory fading "sip" my eyes are drooping i start smiling wooziness sets in "click" "chug chug chug" i sway right and left back and forth "finish it off...
    invisiblegirl904 invisiblegirl904 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    I Need...

    I can sing well, dance well, run in heels and learn instruments quickly. I can sleep completely comfortably on a hard surface and fold T-shirts with one hand, cook anything that you can think of and touch my feet to the top of my head. These are some of my talents. Random...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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    My Way Of Escaping Is.

    The way i escape is my smoking marijuana. and have been since i was 17, so i know its bad but it helps me deal with life and my racing thoughts and helps with my insomnia. wish there was another way...being sober is no fun, the world in a whole is negative so i rather be in...
    quietkris quietkris 31-35, M Feb 17, 2010

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    It Might Be A Serious Problem...

    It seems like it's all I can think of now-a-days. I'll be sitting in class and I'm like, "hmmm...I bet if I just get up and walk out no one will stop me. I won't even answer if they ask where I'm going. I could get on the bus too, it's totally gonna be outside in like 10 minutes...
    bananajane bananajane 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2010

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    I think we all enter and exit each other's lives. Most of the time, I don't think we are even aware of half of it.
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    I honestly am thinking of quitting because there's a lot of sick people on here who are Nasty as **** and others don't use there real photos which is also annoying
    adamgkat adamgkat 16-17, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Isn't it crazy to think that even the most beautiful woman according to society or the eye of the beholder has issues. I have a friend who is really pretty but has quite the low...
    miya23 miya23 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Can a man and a woman just be friends? The age old question?hmmm it's a tough one because it's stirs up so much controversy. I want to think I believe that it can be accomplished...
    Eyesshut78 Eyesshut78 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am currently a tenth grader. A lot of people tell me that I am too young to know what love is, but I truly believe I feel it. It's this guy I have known since fifth grade. We are...
    AikoA AikoA 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    Being a Piscean is a tough thing, we're too sensitive. Oh don't get me wrong, I'm no wimp. Sometimes I think the whole astrology thing is a bunch of made up stuff and then I meet...
    omtatjuan3 omtatjuan3 56-60, M 6 hrs ago

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    I think that I may like boys to,but I'm not entirely sure
    lostboyxx lostboyxx 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    you are beautiful in every way possible I just don't think you know how beautiful you are
    susan1983 susan1983 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    As people, I think we all do things that hurt others. Some things may cause more hurt than other things, but we all do it. There are times where the hurt is unintentional. Things...
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Here goes nothing! I'm just a curious person lol. Do you think I'm attractive ???
    nicole2020 nicole2020 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Events. That's what apparently everything is looking for in their lifes. We want adventure, emotions, thrills. I don't want events. I love uneventful days. Because I fear events...
    Cierzo Cierzo 41-45, M 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    All my friends are sleeping now and I just can't stop thinking. I don't even know what I'm thinking of, the only thing that I know is that I can't turn my mind off. It's 5:37 am...
    JustAnotherGirlOnEP JustAnotherGirlOnEP 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Well I think my husband is bisexual.
    polyamoray polyamoray 31-35, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    First off, the U.S. Does not need to be saved. It has some problems that need to be fixed but so does every nation. Second off, I believe the people need to force tha elves into...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    A college degree does not prove you are smart and many think that it does. But it does prove that you are disciplined.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    I stood in the courtyard with a soccer ball at my hip...admiring you as you were working on my grandmothers home in Esfahan. Carving intricate flowers and grand designs--you were...
    GiiGi GiiGi 22-25, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Hi I would like to vent a bit.I was going to put I have husband who thinks he knows everything.But also my in laws think they know everything too.It bothers me a lot.Here is...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 19 hrs ago

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    Growing up being a product of a drug addict is hard. It's not that I chose to be alive so why put a child on the earth if you can't raise it, nor do you want to. Well let's start...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have close and best friends that I like to hang out with most of the time, and a family whom I make as an inspiration in life. But if you are going to ask me if I’m 100% of...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    https://youtu.be/8v_4O44sfjM No, I can't take one more step towards you 'Cause all that's waiting is regret And don't you know I'm not your ghost anymore You lost the love I...
    ArlingtonRose ArlingtonRose 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    My dad bought me my first iPod when I was 6 (shuffle) then when I was 8 he got me an iPod nano, which I lost at the lake one year, then when I was 9 he got me a iPod touch 4th...
    MEGH0119 MEGH0119 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I become more and more depressed the more I visit or stay on Facebook. Approximately ten days ago, my ex became my friend on Facebook again after almost a year. That only adds to...
    Beth1218 Beth1218 51-55 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm addicted it's awesome! But love a dirty one! Daddy daughter is the best !
    itsmeagain124 itsmeagain124 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Im addicted to energy drinks.Before i used to drink once like every few months but now i drink 4 cans a day,and i know it really bad for me aswell i dont remember the last time i...
    Itsnessaye Itsnessaye 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Like this time I was looking at this button , and oH So Cute!! it's like cuter than a bug's ear !! But anyway when I see a very cute person, I Immediatly Fall in love with, Not da...
    ROB44OTTO ROB44OTTO 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    All [my hairs] stand up Can't help but stare now Gotta feel that touch [His] kiss, my fix, so sweet Can't quit those lips are a habit to me Sweet intoxication and I'm never getting...
    nickels513 nickels513 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I so am addicted to it I just love it so much.
    zm102055 zm102055 16-17, M 6 days ago

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