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I Try My Best to Escape Reality When I Can

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    Poem : That’s Love : Valentine’s Day That’s Love If you love some one because you think that he or she is really gorgeous ….then it’s not love .. it’s “Infatuation“ If you love some one because you think that you shouldn’t leave him because others think that...
    weareok weareok 26-30, M Jul 6, 2013

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    Want To Escape To A New World And Old World

    from ancient ruins to victorian english or french life to space futurism etc I want to live in a sleepy country english villiage style life and find the little fairies dancing I want to find that old beach scene with those beach huts and cabins and row boats with paddles and...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Aug 28, 2012

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    Locked Up In My Head

    My life is strangely like Rapunzel's, with a slightly more . . . interesting twist. My parents are very protective of me. They don't let me out a lot, so I spend most of my life locked up inside. Even when they do let me out, it's so rare, I have nothing to do but wander around...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 22, 2011

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    The Dreamworld..

    So lately, I continuously try my best to escape reality when I can.. Usually by sleeping. I find the dreamworld much more fun and less depressing than reality itself because I can TRULY express my well being there rather than being so limited in expressing myself in reality. I...
    UniversalSelf19 UniversalSelf19 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 2, 2011

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    I Do It All The Time.

    Whether it's letting my mind get lost in books, movies, tv shows... or maybe taking a walk around town, or a trip to a big city. Sometimes I daydream for hours on end, letting my mind wander as much as it wants to... and other times I'll nap just to have a strange dream. When I...
    KatLeroux KatLeroux 18-21, F Dec 5, 2009

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    ....and I Feel As If I Am Cheating Myself

    I sleep a lot, i force myself to sleep when i am sad so that i don't have to deal what's reality.sometimes, i just wish i dont wake up
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F Dec 1, 2011

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    I pretend I have a different life often.

    I like my life, but I aspire to be an actress. All my life I've been a show-off, hard-worker, and a entertainer. In high-school I would always be in the musicals or plays our school would hold. Unfortunately, I live in a small town. It's not even on the map... of the state...
    michellemaya michellemaya 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2013

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    Yes Or No

    Poem : That’s Love : Valentine’s Day That’s Love If you love some one because you think that he or she is really gorgeous ….then it’s not love .. it’s “Infatuation“ If you love some one because you think that you shouldn’t leave him because others think that...
    weareok weareok 26-30, M Jul 6, 2013

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    It's Called Angel

    I have the complete series on DVD. When reality gets to be too much for me, I pop in a disk, and watch some Angel. I have probably seen it more than any other series ever, except maybe, I Love Lucy.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2012

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    Where Is The Line Now?

    i am so far gone now. sometimes i beleive my dreams are real and what is real is a dream. here is a way i try to distinguish the two: life sucks. dreams are happy. when ever i am happy i try to distingish those as dreams, and when i am not it is a reality. EP is the only real...
    childcalledit childcalledit 22-25, T 2 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    Go Figure!

    I posted a differen't kind of Profile picture (own real) at other blog, and my cousin who lives in US, befriended me. I consider the escape a success ! We-e-e-e !
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    It's the middle of class Mrs.

    Meeadla- ok everyone if u take.... Me: hmmm I wonder if that planet of the apes movie is good? OMG what of their was a planet of the apes vs. marching band thing like in my dream? Mrs. Meeadla- what do u think Emma? Me- ummmm, 28? Mrs. Meeadla- we are in grammar Emma and I...
    emma12354 emma12354 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Back To Back Christmas Shows Via Hallmark

    My wife watches this stuff for hours, do I miss watching NCIS!? Seems they have a common story line, who knew!?1. Guy or gal lost their partner / spouse.2. Enter the new guy or gal.3. A conflict.4. They make up.5. Everyone lives happily ever after! (I do like this part!)
    navyvet navyvet 56-60, M 2 Responses Dec 1, 2012

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    In My Own Little World

    I do try my best to escape this reality each and everyday by listening to music or writing awesome stories here on Ep, or sometimes going for long walks while talking to myself and dancing nude in the rain. And even sometimes going for rides in my car, I try to escape reality and...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jul 17

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    Daydreaming

    I don't know what it is about life, or what it lacks for me. But I often find myself trying to escape it. Sleeping happens to be the best way to do this. I just lay down and let my mind wander wherever it pleases. It always starts off as thinking about actually facts. For example...
    DestinyLovexo DestinyLovexo 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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    Tired and confused My mind won't rest

    so therefore I can't rest. I'm a buzz with questions and wonderings. This isn't a question. Just thinking out loud
    Foreveralways93 Foreveralways93 18-21, F Aug 14

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    I feel bad. I saw his baby pictures.

    .. I made my hands shake, headache. I wanna throw up. I am just of it. so tired of it
    Natalya86 Natalya86 26-30, F Dec 2, 2013

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    I like to meditate and be with my angel God

    gave me to escape this life.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Thoughts On Reality

    I live in two different worlds. One, i am a shy, observant, timid woman, and the other i am full of life, color, and passion. I can enter my second world through many gateways. Sobriety is not one of them. Hallucinogens and other similar wonders have the power to take me into a...
    Alissabella Alissabella 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2012

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    Daydreaming in work is

    so easy now. Sometimes i just escape and dream i'm in my happy place. It's almost zen like.
    lukehyde1994 lukehyde1994 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    Found out this morning somethings

    that just are hard to hear... I guess all I can do is try my best to stay positive. I never thought at 16 my life would be like this, but it's reality.
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jun 28

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    YOU came into my life at a period

    when I was drowning in a figurative sense of term. 16 years of lonely life, a life built on day dreams, a life of escaping from reality , a life built purely out of hope for future... A life from which I was slipping into stark reality, where even dreaming was becoming next to...
    cherishuforever cherishuforever 41-45, F Apr 19

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    Its All So Much Better In Your Head Right?

    I sleep (and dream) alot, and when I'm awake I surround myself with stories and feelings: music, videogames, books, so on, that let me kind of float off and forget everything around me. For some reason, being disconnected with yourself is the best feeling, because for some reason...
    Living91 Living91 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2010

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    Escape In My Dreams

    I don't really like the Reality, but I can't say I'm hating it. Instead, I live in my dreams, being the person I will be (or I really am, but doesn't show it?). It sounds odd, but... I have made up a world in my dreams, it's a world I dream every night and have done it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 21, 2012

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    What I Believe

        i believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge, that myth is more potent than history. i believe that dreams are more powerful than acts, that hope always triumphs over experience, that laughter is the only cure for grief and i...
    kailadarling kailadarling 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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    Sometimes I feel like I am the only person

    who is alive and real in a room full of people. Everyone else is a mere construct... Like a background noise - they're merely fillers for this "reality," and that I am actually alone.
    OctaviaAugusta OctaviaAugusta 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 4

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    Always And It's Worrisome

    I suppose it started when when I was a kid. My family didn't have much money and our homes were always so tiny. The only real place I could escape to was my imagination. I loved reading books then. Books and the world they painted were wonderful, especially for a little kid...
    nonnonnonochi nonnonnonochi 18-21, T 3 Responses Jul 27, 2011

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    She had invited him, out of guilt,

    at cutting their already brief morning together, to an even shorter length than they had originally planned. She didn't really want him there and was relieved when he refused the invitation. She wanted to see her friend alone, not quite as much as she wanted to have the walk...
    UtopianOutlook UtopianOutlook 26-30, F Mar 26

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    Yes Please.

    Been having an extra tough time lately. My life is nowhere near where I could ever have imagined it. Broken marriage, harassment at work, nervous breakdown and failed suicide attempt. Not me, the happy go lucky open person, how did this all happen to me? Managed with a lot of...
    pixelbest pixelbest 46-50, F 9 Responses Nov 17, 2011

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    I escape reality with every opportunity

    that comes my way... Because in my eyes reality sucks big time and it's not getting any better what so ever. In fact it's nose diving. This world that I used to think so highly of as a kid, was destroyed by bullies that entered my life, which led to school being an absolute...
    Ashh2 Ashh2 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    Escapism

    I try my damndest to keep my head in the clouds and it sometimes works but when i come back it's all waiting for me. I use music to escape it all. I stick in my headphones and turn the music up just loud enough to block out what's happening outside. Music is my vice.
    8ball2 8ball2 16-17 1 Response Apr 12, 2011

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    #3 from "Ghandi's List Of Ten". The Real story...

    FORGIVE, AND LET GO. There's always more to the story... Every notable human that has shared world changing philosophies has had personal life events that triggered inspiration. Here is an excerpt from one of Ghandi's notebooks that we found his nephew K'bosh using for a...
    gotsalsa gotsalsa 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 23, 2012

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    It'S Not A Fulltime Thing

    EP is great in that it allows for an escape. Fantasy and game playing allow for an easy decompression. But, just like harlequin ice cream, I prefer a mix. I don't want to blend reality and fantasy, but I want to maintain both.
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere 41-45, M 4 Responses May 1, 2013

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    Therapy Has Opened My Eyes..

    In my last therapy session I have truly understood that I have been living in my own world whenever I'm not talking to somebody. When I am talking to somebody, I live in reality which I can't understand leaving me triggered and wondering where the hell am I... What the hell do I...
    paranormaSPY paranormaSPY 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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    Crazy Me .. :)

    i know you've left...i know theres nothing left in between still,i love to imagine things with you,a walk or an encounter at bus stop or in neighborhood,crazy me
    shahh shahh 18-21 Sep 15, 2012

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    I day dream all day about having a better life

    then what I have. I mean, my life is pretty great, I'm just crazy in the head and need a exciting environment. Just need to party more. Yet I sit and drink alone.
    IvyRed15 IvyRed15 16-17, F Dec 30, 2013

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    Well...

    when your 'reality' is that the normals have never respected you, and your own people have left you to die, then you're going to say this...
    ILoveMarie ILoveMarie 36-40 2 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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    Fantasy And Dreams Are Wonderful...

    I sleep a lot. I really do. Why? Because I want to dream. My dreams are often wonderful and I'm really grateful for it. Reality is really harsh. If I don't escape from it, I will lose my sanity. So I always feel tired and sleepy when I'm so sick of reality. And so I sleep. The...
    amethyst91 amethyst91 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 17, 2011

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    I daydream a lot, even

    though I don't mean to. It's kind of like my way of blocking everyone out ..
    MorbidPeaches MorbidPeaches 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    throughout i always wanted was an anti-social

    life, but unfortunately things doesnt work that way.. and i have got friends now, all i do is disappoint them and let them have a go at me... idk what to do to avoid all this
    Falaash Falaash 26-30, M Jul 17

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    Reality bites! Sometimes,

    living in a fantasy is better... In my fantasy, I can manipulate everything. I can make believe that people love me for being me, not because of what I can give.
    Mikey022 Mikey022 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I Live On My Computer

     I think I love EP so much because it completely takes me out of reality.  I get to read stories that have nothing to do with me and it makes me forget how bad my life sucks right now.
    nightismycompanion nightismycompanion 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2010

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    Forever Daydreaming

    I pretty much live in my head nowadays. My real life sucks and so I like to imagine myself as a completely different person with all her wishes fulfilled. Sometimes I like to imagine I'm a celebrity who is a very famous singer or actress. Sometimes I am a famous author who wrote...
    PenelopeParfait PenelopeParfait 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2011

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    Inhibitions...

    For you to understand me, you may have to make an effort. Weather i am worth the effort or otherwise is a decision solely in your hands. Many layers of betrayal, accusations, allegations need to be peeled off before you set foot in my Eden of soul. I'd say it's beautiful. A place...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 13, 2013

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    Escaping My Reality Somehow

    Somehow I have this thing about me, every time I see something I wish would happen to me, I would end up making this whole scenario in my mind about how I would deal with it if it ever did happen, and how I would end up dealing with the whole situation in a better way, Is that...
    code95 code95 18-21, F Nov 30, 2012

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    Why Not???

    Why not, I'm doing no one any harm, no one but myself. I believe my fake life or my life when I'm not totally compasmentas is much better. Please don't think I'm promoting drug use or getting that wasted your in another world, I'm not, it's messed my life up good and proper. I...
    monicaxox monicaxox 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2009

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    Nothing Is Real.....

    I don't daydream or anything, reality just doesn't quite seem that "real" to me anymore. I only escape to my thoughts. Now the only real thing to me much anymore is my thoughts... Well, not in a crazy way you know. It's just like I see stuff, I touch stuff, I taste, smell and...
    Angelwings7 Angelwings7 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2011

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    My Perfect World

    When I was a little girl, I pretended to have imaginary friendsimaginary house, with animals and no grown ups.As I grew older I knew those images where only my imaginationI have created a world for myself where I can escape fromreality when facing the world it is too painful...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F Jan 21, 2013

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    I'm Stuck

    Dealing with reality isn't easy to all of us. I've been living in a fantansy for 4 months, almost 5.. I've forgotten what it's like to live in a real world where people expect you to live in a certain manner, I hate the idea of going back to a reality where I am required to...
    harlequinn harlequinn 22-25, F 2 Responses May 11, 2011

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