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I Walked Away

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    I chose to walk away from the strongest love

    I've ever known, for it was the lesser of two evils. You see, we were going down soulmate, and with us my love for you. So I walked... I can't bear even the thought of a life without this love, so I walked because the pain that comes with this seemed far easier than the pain of...
    MUTTofSOCIETY MUTTofSOCIETY 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2014

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    I've Walked Away From A...

    I've walked away from a person when I was younger that I wish I would have fought for the relationship a little bit harder.
    resy resy 18-21, F Mar 11, 2008

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    I Have Walked Away From Alo...

    I have walked away from alot of things actually. Sometimes it is the only think you can do with out getting hurt.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F Mar 11, 2008

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    i've walked away from a lot of people in my

    past. i know i made the right decision for most of it at that time. but i still can't help missing them despite how they weren't much good friends.
    olahjagger olahjagger 22-25, F May 12

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    squiggled squiggled 16-17, F May 11

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    I Walked Away...

    I walked away from a marriage.  From a man who agreed to adopt 3 children from foster care with me.  From a man who decided he was too selfish to want to be a father anymore.  From a man who began hitting the kids, from a man who then started ignoring me and the...
    Jynx Jynx 31-35, F 12 Responses Jun 6, 2007

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    Yup, Walked Away F...

    Yup, walked away from a seriously dysfunctional family, actually i only walked away from my parents, but in our family IF anyone upsets MOMMY DEAREST, than no one is allowed the benefit of the doubt, and contacting them would equal in my mother's eyes, the total betrayal of her...
    AlwaysRemembers AlwaysRemembers 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2007

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    I have walked away from many stupid situations and from people being mean and rude, but never from someone in need.
    BiPolarBear BiPolarBear 16-17, F Jun 6, 2007

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    The Last Day of School

    I have never been a jump around kinda chicki... in high school I had a total of three boyfriends but each lasted through that year rather than jumping from one to the other. My senior year being the longest as it started the summer before. He and I were inseparable and it was...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F May 15, 2008

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    My Mum

    I walked away from my relationship with my mother. It has been roughly 18months since we last spoke and in all honesty I haven't missed her on bit! Some people are just toxic and it rubs off on you. She abused me emotionally all my life, constantly putting me down or belittling...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    I Haven't Walked Away From...

    I haven't walked away from much.  I walked away from lying friends.  Honestly, I walked away from her before she turned on me, but it's better to walk away than argue, right?  Don't go away mad, just go away.
    mandarose524 mandarose524 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2007

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    Just Couldn't Do It Anymore

    Well over a year.   I tried everything to get along to make it work.  We'd split - came back - split - came back - I promised myself that this was the last time.  So I packed my bags this morning and walked out of the front door.  Took a mental day from...
    JessC1000 JessC1000 22-25 1 Response Mar 8, 2010

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    I've Walked Away From Many Thi...

    I've walked away from many things in my life.. boyfriends, friends, studies abroad, family member etc.
    atia3 atia3 18-21 Mar 11, 2008

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    I walked away from it all,

    I didn't run away from it because I made it clear I was done and walking towards a different path and a different light-which I'm glad I did. People will follow you and try and tear you down no matter how much you make it clear to them you don't anything to do with them, they...
    lunalight21 lunalight21 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    Finally, It's Over

    After six months, I have finally let go and walked away from the man who has now twice screwed me over. The first time he had the best of intentions, so I forgave him left my boyfriend to be with him. But this time he has no way to explain himself, his only reasoning is...
    Tyler Tyler 16-17 1 Response Dec 16, 2006

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    It's been a long time

    since I have been on...I just needed to get away from everything..but now I am back
    JayGirl321 JayGirl321 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2014

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    Many Times I Have Walked Aw...

    Many times I have walked away from people, places, even my self, the worst thing I could of ever done was walk away from god,
    rosygal rosygal 46-50, F Mar 11, 2008

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    I walked away from my emotions.

    From my feelings. From friendship. From love. From joy. From my laughter. I walked away because I was too tired to pay the price for them.
    DaggeredDreamer DaggeredDreamer 18-21, F Jan 9, 2014

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    I Walked Away From My Partner ...

    I walked away from my partner 15 months ago. He was an alcoholic and it was becoming harder and harder to cope with his drinking, and are financial troubles were not getting any easier with him spending £20 a day on alcohol. It took me a long time to reach the decision and...
    trixabell trixabell 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2007

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    I Walked Away Feeling Better

    Last night I indulged myself in fried calamari, fish and chips, chips with bean dips. I walked away from the bathroom this morning feeling much better :)
    Toliveandlearn Toliveandlearn 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2012

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    I Walked Out of a Marriage

     i walked out of an abusive marriage and thank god that i made it out when i did ...  ive become a much better person because of it ...  i can actually hold my head up now...  and be proud of myself ...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 24, 2007

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    I pretty much stick to things,...

    I pretty much stick to things, once I've made up my mind to.
    neopet neopet 41-45, F Jun 6, 2007

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    I've Walked Away From A...

    I've walked away from alot, actually. It seems whatever or whomever I've walked away from, was something or someone I didn't need in my life. Often it wasn't an easy decision or an easy action, but it was the right one. The farther away I got the more clearly I could see...
    MsSaraMarie MsSaraMarie 26-30 Mar 11, 2008

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    I Walked Away

    When my youngest daughter was less than a year old, shes 11 now I walked away with only my kids (4) and never looked back.  I wasnt going to raise one more kid in an abusive home.  My ex was verbally abusive to all of us and physically to me.  He got the house and...
    texasglory texasglory 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2008

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    I Try to Walk Away From the Sm...

    I try to walk away from the small things in life, but if its something I really believe in I will stand tall.
    cmbl cmbl 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2007

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    More Often Than Not. ...

    More often than not. I'm a pacifist.
    ambrosky ambrosky 26-30, F Feb 7, 2007

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    In my life, I have met many people and made many friends, had a few relationships including one marriage. I know that relationship/friendship of any kind can't always be perfect...
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    I'm 19, F and I don't live in America but in Pakistan. I've had several issues. Family, health. I have a lot yet I feel empty. I want to get away from m life because it has been...
    AnaNye AnaNye 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Windblown: Yesterday, the wind was blowing around 75 MPH with gusts almost to 100 MPH. That's the fastest wind speed in my neighborhood! I had chose to wear a royal blue ankle...
    Moonlightgirl88 Moonlightgirl88 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I really do, but it's so hard. I even get into these weeks where I become extra antisocial (if that's even possible) I won't leave my room unless it's for 3 reasons. -restroom...
    MarcyMay MarcyMay 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    is there anyone in or around Ohio who wants to run away im near Columbus im 16 and need a friend to travel with i don't care where we go i just need away from my abusive parents i...
    travelingfarsoon travelingfarsoon 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    is there anyone in or around Ohio who wants to run away im near Columbus im 16 and need a friend to travel with i don't care where we go i just need away from my abusive parents i...
    travelingfarsoon travelingfarsoon 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    is there anyone in or around Ohio who wants to run away im near Columbus im 16 and need a friend to travel with i don't care where we go i just need away from my abusive parents i...
    travelingfarsoon travelingfarsoon 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    is there anyone in or around Ohio who wants to run away im near Columbus im 16 and need a friend to travel with i don't care where we go i just need away from my abusive parents i...
    travelingfarsoon travelingfarsoon 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    is there anyone in or around Ohio who wants to run away im near Columbus im 16 and need a friend to travel with i don't care where we go i just need away from my abusive parents i...
    travelingfarsoon travelingfarsoon 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    My mailbox is about half a block away from my house with the rest of the mailboxes for the houses around me. I live at the end of a cul-de-sac which makes the street pretty quiet...
    l3rett l3rett 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My bfs housemate walked in once to get his keys or whatever, we just continued on....
    thighspread thighspread 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey! I´m a 17 year old girl from Norway. My life is terrible at this moment, and I really would like to run away with someone. If you´re interested please message me!! I´m...
    Theaemii Theaemii 16-17, F a week ago

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    I am 45 years old now, but was a teen run away. Although you may say times have changed, which I agree, for the worse, if you are thinking of running away... don't. life on the...
    sbrys sbrys 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Some days I feel so overwhelmed by life that I just want to run away from everyone and everything. I know that running away doesn't solve your problems and that if you do run away...
    hannahphillips hannahphillips 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I like to think of this literally. Yes, I will wash clothes all day long, but folding? Heh. I've actually tossed a few clothes at my dog and said,"just do your best, try your hand...
    MisAnalogy MisAnalogy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    well I picked this one ironically because I went through a terrible time after my car accident in2003..it's funny how life works cuz I was a popular kid,teenager plAyed three...
    damonandrew damonandrew 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Dear, After our day today at that one place, I've felt something a little different. Sure we don't date anymore, and haven't in about 3 years (excluding the hookups). But today...
    Fretboard225 Fretboard225 18-21, M Aug 17

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    I see him at the end of the room knowing that I should avoid him I know he is a trespasser on the morning dew his face the palest of snow, hair the color of midnight eyes with a...
    keanukenway keanukenway 16-17, F