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I Think Im Addicted To Escaping

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    It all started when I was fresh out of high school. I grew up in a small, rural German/Chzech town in central Texas. Needless to say, these small communities have a way of raising...
    Rawj777 Rawj777 26-30 2 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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    I don't do it for attention and people who do do it for attention are stupid. I know it's not a good way to cope but now I'm addicted. I don't seek attention. I seek help. You don...
    faithy8888 faithy8888 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I am totally addicted to dying mine and friends hair! I have been dying my hair since I was in secondary school, I started off with temporary colours as close to mine as I could...
    hairdyemike hairdyemike 31-35, M Aug 20

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    I am totally addicted to dying mine and friends hair! I have been dying my hair since I was in secondary school, I started off with temporary colours as close to mine as I could...
    hairdyemike hairdyemike 31-35, M Aug 20

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    I am totally addicted to dying mine and friends hair! I have been dying my hair since I was in secondary school, I started off with temporary colours as close to mine as I could...
    hairdyemike hairdyemike 31-35, M Aug 20

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    This year has been both good and bad for me. Lately I've been drinking a little too much or smoking too much weed and going out. About a month ago I quit drinking and smoking weed...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F Aug 3

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    Yes it's not "that" bad for you but it's still bad. And don't play the, "But they give it to cancer patients..." Marijuana is given to those who are currently in chemo therapy so...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Me posts so much to escape. But not addicted. Well. Maybe addicted to escape. But what saint or cherub aint. Jerks rule. Caring is abused. So we need escapes...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I know, I know. I have alot of these post. So this is actually something that just happened. I was at Walgreens picking up some of my transplant medicines. I walk in minding my...
    DoctrineDark DoctrineDark 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    -You know you are addicted to EP when : There is no more loneliness in your life but you do drain your iPhone battery pretty fast during the day -you wake up and the first thing...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    Okay so my username is eternaloptimist and i am addicted to the internet lol ;-) between finding nearly all my longest dearest friends from friendship sites, my strongest...
    EternalOptomist31 EternalOptomist31 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    We'll it started when I was eleven, watching YouTube like any other preteen. Then I saw a link to a video with 2 naked women. As any other curious child, I clicked in it. It was...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    I am very much addicted to all kinds of music. I have over 500 music albums by some of my favorite musical artists from the 1960s through the 1980s. I loved the Beatles, Mamma's...
    bethanyinusa bethanyinusa 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I used to be addicted to coffee. I used to drink it every morning, afternoon. I got headaches so I stopped. Now i drink a lot of water. But once in a blue or once a while I drink...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    nothing gets me off more than being hurt during sex. i get so excited when a man slaps me chokes me bites me and much more ep wont let me mention here.im so addicted to abusive sex...
    hurtthismilf hurtthismilf 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm addicted to girls underwear
    Guywhopees Guywhopees 18-21, M Aug 11

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    I am addicted to checking up on here, looking at new friends' profile and pictures. I get so turned on by any comments about my own pics and love making comments on other peoples...
    Shug73 Shug73 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I just downloaded the app this morning and I'm already addicted!!! Love it! I can't wait to make friends!! The nice respectful kind of course...I have no desire to see anyone's...
    MissPlace MissPlace 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I'm addicted to snorting pills it makes me sick that I can't stop
    Readyforsomethingnew Readyforsomethingnew 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Not only do I love it greatly that's what I do all day every day. I write and I read. At one point I got so addicted I stopped eating all together when my parents didn't force me...
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    i would love to find a girl with who i could talk about tickling, i've been addicted from tickling since so many year, i would leally like to talk about tickling or to tickle chat...
    Screamingwolf Screamingwolf 18-21, M Aug 16

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    I'm addicted to music!!! GOD,can't even stay a day without music.
    CNNMelissa CNNMelissa 13-15, F Aug 18

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    Currently I am addicted to YouTube and even more so a list of YouTubers who include Hannah Hart, Tyler Oakley, Troye Sivan, Louis Cole, Jack Howard, Daniel Howell, Phillip Lester...
    Nute0202 Nute0202 18-21, F Aug 18

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    And I'm only 15?! Honestly I love all kinds of coffee from frappe to an espresso but normally I drink cappuccino and I'm totally addicted :~)
    Sakura09girl Sakura09girl 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I wouldn't say addicted to wathcing it but i do enjoy it. What can i say i'm a single guy its kind of waht we do lol. Sad to say my **** taste is usually quite hardcore, especially...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Aug 21

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    I am not addicted to **** just when I am feeling horny I watch it to get me going or even to learn things. Haven't had sex in 3 years so it's something I watch now and then.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 9 Responses Aug 21

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    I can't ever get a relationship to last. Mainly because I'm a sex addict. I can never get enough of it and I'm addicted to orgasming I try to give myself as many as I can a day...
    Gothika88 Gothika88 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    like the psychopath searching for feeling, i found myself addicted to my body's violent reaction to you. legs numb and wobbly, like a toddling child. your ice blue eyes overwhelmed...
    fsck fsck 26-30 1 Response Aug 24

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    Well, I'm not really addicted to **** but I do love watching it. I remember when I first started watching it I was young and I hated watching a man and a women have sex, I...
    strawberry99 strawberry99 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    addicted~ i could repeat one song straight for a week, almost 8 hours a day, ended up hating the song afterwards :p especially songs from my favorite band.. lp! or maroon 5 too...
    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    This is the first time I've been addicted to any electronic hobby. It's my source of socialization right now outside my family because I don't relate well to most people where I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm not sure if I am addicted to the internet or just trying to get what I need from it because I'm missing it elsewhere, but the compulsion wears me down, and I don't really get...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    ha hah... finally... i am going to gym... i was struggling with that decision.. coz those idiots having only year packages at gym. but i am going to be here for few months. so i...
    sperrow sperrow 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 16

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