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I Want to Get Away From It All

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    Where Would You Go?

    If you could go anywhere without concerns for money or restrictions, where would you go to get away from it all? I think I would run away and go backpacking in Europe, or live as a villager in India somewhere.
    havokx0x havokx0x 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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    Needs To Be Alone.

    I may be only 14, but I have suffered through depression, and only recently got out. My family keeps treating me like I can't do anything myself - they never leave me alone! I just want to be alone. Not necessarily away from home, but I have always liked being outside - I used to...
    JustMeDani JustMeDani 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2012

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    Run, Run And Never Stop

    If only I could just run away. Escape from everything, and everyone then start my OWN life. Meet new people and forget the past. But then... People would find me and I'd be back in that Horrid pain. If only someone out there knew how I could get away:( I would take that...
    Kittylovesrainbows Kittylovesrainbows 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    i just want to go somewhere

    where i can just wake up in the morning and take a walk in the foggy warm morning
    worsepersonintheworld worsepersonintheworld 13-15 Mar 20

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    Run

    I think I might run away. No one will miss for too long. At least ill get away from him
    livelaughlove2904 livelaughlove2904 13-15, F Aug 26, 2013

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    God

    Why does people say 'god doesn't give you anything you can't cope with' because if that's so than why do people kill themself ,why do people even think about that then. It doesn't make sense why would god decide that I was going to be depressed and alone. Why would he put me in a...
    liese122 liese122 13-15, F Aug 18, 2013

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    What's Going On?!

    I am a wolf, as some people know. It isn't easy to be one, but it's also a lot of fun. But I'm going crazy in my town, it's a big annoying bunch of humans. I don't hate them, but I don't like them all either, Of course I like my human 'friends'. But I like my true friends on ep...
    littlewolf1 littlewolf1 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    Everything Has Gone Wrong

    hello all,i am a 29 yr old female.I feel like running away to a beach somewhere peaceful for a very long time!!ive had 3 bad years starting with a break up from a 12 year relationship, i went from being happy, engaged and content  with a lovely home to single, lonely and...
    dhannen dhannen 26-30 6 Responses May 9, 2011

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    Trapped

    I never felt this trapped before. I find myself bound to the very things I seek freedom from.....my job & home. This year I have suffered so much emotional pain tied to my home & job that I want nothing but to walk away from it all. It began to spiral out of control on 10/10/12...
    Bittersweet35 Bittersweet35 31-35 1 Response Jun 11, 2012

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    80sGirlForever 80sGirlForever 18-21 Mar 6

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    Exsisting Rather Than Enjoying

    I will make my story short. I thought I had everyting I wanted, a partner who I love, our first place together, great family and friends. Job ok, not my dream but paid the bills. Last year my partner started to get stressed and eventually he had an episode where he ended up in...
    daisya daisya 26-30 Apr 25, 2012

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    The Problems Of A Eighteen Year Old Gay Teenager From Sweden!

    I just want to get away from everything. Just leave it all behind. I have so much going on right now. I'm a gay boy from Sweden that recently "came out from the closet", it may sounds like a great thing in many people ears and it is. But it takes up so much of your strength, and...
    BEHedstrom BEHedstrom 18-21 May 23, 2013

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    I Feel Lonely...

    Sometimes I feel like I want to go away, make the people closest to me regret what they've done. I feel I deserve the pain, because when I was younger I was abused by my domestic helper. Mentally, verbally, and physically. She told me I'd never be good. She told me I'd always be...
    JulienCyanlovesLBXandMC4ever JulienCyanlovesLBXandMC4ever 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    Wings Of Life- Chapter 6-whises

    She sometimes just get the urge to get away. Get away from everything. The school. The school mates. The familly. The complicated love. Responsebilities. The coming future. The life itself. And she doesn't know why she feels this, so confused. But wouldn't it be nice to stop...
    CassielVioletStannum CassielVioletStannum 18-21, F Aug 20, 2013

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    If Only I Could Fly Away

    If there was a way to just...kind of escape everything and everyone around me and disappear, I would love to find out how to do so. As the days go by, I noticed that I kind of just want to fade away from all of this and go somewhere, anywhere, where I can just start over...meet...
    LateFebruaryNights LateFebruaryNights 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2013

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    I Need to Get Away

    I'm starting to feel worn down. I try to have little get aways every now and then, but it doesn't help overall. I just need to be somewhere in which I don't have to worry about school, work, or anything else for a couple of months. Sometimes I think if I could go into hiding...
    honeybunch honeybunch 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2009

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    So Unhappy I Can'T Even Think Straight

    I think about getting away everyday. I'm so unhappy and can't stand my husband. He is emotionally void and we live three states from my family and friends. We live in a small town where it is just impossible to make new friends. Believe me Ive tried. It's so cliquey here. Even at...
    Heatheria Heatheria 41-45, F Jun 20, 2013

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    You Said It Would Be Ok...

    You said it would be ok, you said I would be fine. You told me that I was ready. You were wrong. I believed you when you said that I would shine, and that is the worst part. Everyday, I feel like nothing. Like I've embarrassed myself and have now been banished to oblivion, and...
    seungwon seungwon 16-17, F Jun 27, 2013

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    Trouble That Can't Be Named

    This group sums me up at the moment completely! Do you think you can run from you past? I mean, I move on and it stays behind? I want to leave and not look back, pack my bag and boxes and move onwards! Leave the pain and frustration and the sorrow and desperation. It will be my...
    niamhynoo niamhynoo 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    Lost Scared Confused..Save Me?

    Am i suppose to be happy when all i ever wanted comes with a price? I cant take this anymore...i want to cut i want to die...i want to end it...i cant get away from this...how do i do it? how do i deal with this? All i ever wanted was love all i want is love every person i dare...
    VampreEmoNeko VampreEmoNeko 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    I Wanna Get Away

    I wanna get away,Yes,From it all,Take a break,Relax,Regroup my thoughts,Come back fresh,Start all over again.
    stormcape3 stormcape3 46-50 Sep 12, 2012

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    But

    what is there to get away from? I have nothing No one I have lost everything, except my family...and I will never leave them as long as I have control over it. The only thing I want to get away from is me. But I am stuck with myself and there is nothing I can do about it.
    ToxicRyu ToxicRyu 18-21, F Mar 9, 2013

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    I Want To Go Live With The Locals On An Island, Far Far Far Away...

    At the age of 33, you'd expect to be married (or at least a boyfriend/girlfriend), have a kid or two, some pets, a furnished house, stable job...but no. I've went to college, have a couple certificates...but no one is hiring for that position right now. I'm fixing to start...
    whereismyharmony whereismyharmony 31-35 6 Responses Jan 1, 2011

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    I want everybody to understand

    that I am 13,but I can hold a conversation, respect the ppl around me along with their opinions,and keep in check. Thank you.
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F Mar 7

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    I wanna find a beautiful place

    and get lost and never come back to this fugly society nobody like me .
    Wiltedrosexx Wiltedrosexx 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Will I Ever Find It?

    I feel like constantly crying , like I need to get away. I am bisexual , my first 6 year relationship ended with them cheating on me since then I jumped between relationship to relationship never really caring who i hurt along the way. Now I a m in love again and all I feel is...
    Vampyx7 Vampyx7 26-30 1 Response Oct 1, 2012

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    Me

    Im just a 18 year old guy. I just wan a get away from all of this. Here i feel so unwanted and lonely. Most of my friends dont care. Im too shy to make new ones. Being 18, no job, no money, being unattractive, and many other things dont help with how i feel. Everynight i feel...
    ghost805 ghost805 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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    How I Wish Reality Was Fictitious

    I've always wanted more for myself. Something beyond this world and beyond understanding. But hey, I guess I'm stuck in my monotony until it ends in fiery torment for eternity. I should have seen that there was nothing really beyond this. Nothing more than pain and anguish day...
    justme8903 justme8903 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2013

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    The Edge Of The World

    There comes a time when you realise you will never fit in. I have felt pressure to feel happy but happiness eludes me. I have tried to connect to people, friends seem only temporary, family do not discuss anything meaningful. I feel alone while surrounded by people. My ...
    eternallylonely eternallylonely 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    i am only young, but have gone through a lot in

    the time ive been here. I believe that everyone has a future but when you have a state of mind as poor as mine it is hard to even see a future. Lately i have been wondering what to do with my life, surely there is something out there that is going to make me happy and make me...
    Alfie163 Alfie163 18-21, F Mar 16

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    Frustration

    I get down, beaten by all the time I have to put a lid on myself. If I let out all that is making me pissed off, people overreact and it's annoying. They overreact since I hardly give a negative comment but what makes them so different from me? I have a right to tell what I am...
    Yakiniku Yakiniku 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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    Getting Away To The Secluded Part Of The Forest

    I love the forest and living within one, in the mountains, depends on where you are. I still wish to get farther away from it all, more seclusion and have dreamed of that for a very long time, and along with wildlife everwhere, being able to walk without running into a road with...
    littlepurrr littlepurrr 31-35, F 9 Responses Dec 16, 2009

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    Help

    Things in life is so cruel . Think why did it happen to me. It makes me not want to live the life I have even though I have amazing friends but I feel spiteful sometimes
    Sj84 Sj84 26-30 Jun 25, 2013

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    I want a break from life.

    . A chance to have fun and to remember the reasons that I should be happy again...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F Mar 26

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    Whats something you feel like confessing

    but can't to the people you know around you?
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Stop The World I Want To Get Off.....

    I need a break from life! Would love to run away from routine and people, just sit on my own and do nothing. Just for a little while.
    xcj84x xcj84x 26-30, F Jul 30, 2012

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    Every Day, I Want To Get Away...

    Older so don't really care what happens to me personally just have my family( older kids) to keep me going. Working a job that goes on and on and on and on...get up, go to work, go home, go to sleep, arrrgghhh...smashes head against desk. I know that it seems selfish since I...
    DiDitDiDee DiDitDiDee 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    I Need

        i want and need to get away from it all .  no work , no school ,  no stress . a time for my self .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 25, 2009

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    Do The Same Things As Christopher Mccandless

    He was of the private schools in Atlanta's Emory University honors. After graduation, Christopher McCandlessabandoned the enviable job and prospects, to his 20,004 thousand Yuan deposits donated to charity, and burned all the money in the wallet, we took the opportunity car to...
    pushmeout pushmeout 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 15, 2013

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    Could I Just Vanish For A Bit

    At the moment my head is all mixed up; to lose some weight and rebuild my fitness levels I started karate classes 6 months ago. It has worked but now my emotional state has gone to the wall. I don't know what I want any more, thought if my partner went away for the weekend I...
    BronteMoors BronteMoors 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 27, 2010

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    I Want to Get Away From It All....

    I want to get away from it all....I want to just run away, to a distant place, and be left alone, to think about things, things that I have to decide what I want to do with. Things that have been on my heart, but most of all, things going on in my life. I just really need a break...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 14, 2009

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    Alas, a Dream!

    My life is often so busy and so full of drama. Not my own, but of others, bumping into my own life. Ep is my escape, most times, from the stress of my life. :-/ I love my dreams, as they are also an escape too, from the work, seriousness, and drama all around me. Sometimes, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 22, 2009

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    Humans,hunters,everything

    I want to get away from it all,my family,the hunters,I just want to crawl into my mates arms,and forget about everything,the dangers,the risks,the deaths.I just want my mate to kiss me and tell me everythings fine,I want to take in his scent,and howl at the moon with moon with...
    Goldpaw Goldpaw 13-15 4 Responses Sep 19, 2012

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    Exsisting Rather Than Living

    I will try and keep the story short. This time last year I thought I had it all! Partner, our first home together, ok Job (it paid the bills!) great family and friends. Then my partner started to get stressed, he eventually got admitted to hospital with suspected Bipolar and...
    daisyhh daisyhh 26-30, F Apr 25, 2012

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    Like So Many Others I Feel Trapped.

    Hello all, Im a father of one and living with a partner that cannot move on from her previous relationship which bared 2 children. I feel so trapped and alone. I gave up my life to be with my partner and now have nowhere to turn. Anything I say is taken as a dig or results in an...
    rbquk rbquk 36-40 3 Responses Jul 26, 2010

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    Damaged

    We are all damaged goods. We are all broken, hurt, pained, confused. Defeated. Maybe. We have suffered, mourned, and experienced things we cannot explain. Are we products of our environments or is there a way out? Are we meant to live this life of uncertainty and heartache...
    marleychick23 marleychick23 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 21, 2013

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    I Want To Get Away.

    I feel as if everyone who looks at me sees a nobody, an unwanted girl whos trying to fit in. But never will. I hate my school. i know other people have problems,but i like focusing on mine.. im not trying to be selfish,i feel as if nobody is their for me when i need them, but if...
    catmarie11 catmarie11 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 19, 2012

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    I Want To Breathe And Live My Life

    I have livelong depression. My family are constantly disappointed with me because I can't hold down a job and they tell me I'm lazy and I should just "get on with it". But there are days when just getting out of bed exhausts me. I go out to run a simple errand and suddenly...
    skylar67 skylar67 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2011

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    My home is toxic. Everything is a mess and I just want to run away from it all.
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    A few weeks ago I went on a retreat with my Catholic Church up to the mountains and even though it was just for two days and there were 20 other people there, I felt so relaxed...
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    But is it possible? Can you really stay away from stupid people? I try. I try so hard but they find me!
    KittenHasaWhip KittenHasaWhip 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 9

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