I Want to Leave Everyone I Know Behind

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    Starting over sounds good,

    but i'd never want to do it alone
    Viktoriya1998 Viktoriya1998
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 10, 2014

    Friends. Family. You name it.

    I'm trying hardcore right now looking for a job so I can have enough money to get me by. Everyone will be so happy once I leave. All I ever did was make my loved ones miserable. I am so ungrateful to them. Sometimes, I wonder why they even love someone like me. I wouldn't love...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2015

    For the last 2 days, ive had this

    uncontrollable, passionate urge to just pack up, say goodbye and leave. Somewhere new, surround myself with selfless happy people and finally feel like i fit in. Like i belong.
    tiffpen tiffpen
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 13, 2015

    Ever Feel Like You Don't Belong?

    This sounds selfish, I know, but sometimes my urge to just hop on a plane and leave has been so strong I almost did a couple of times. Now don't get me wrong, my family, friends, and even those familiar strangers (in my day-to-day life) are "nice" to me, but yet I...
    yoyo101 yoyo101
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Feb 9, 2008

    All my friends are so ignoring

    and they don't understand the expirienced I've been through. I was hoping this place could help but I don't know if it is. I can't talk to anyone about my problems and i can't keep it in My mom said I should go to a therapist but honestly...I HATE PEOPLE. They are all...
    linaamro linaamro
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2014


    It might sound like I'm running away from the responsabilities and everything that is wrong with my life..and maybe I am. But honestly I don't care anymore. For a while now I've been thinking how much I'd like to go to the railways station take the first train and go wherever it...
    BlackDiamondFairy BlackDiamondFairy
    18-21, F
    Jan 6, 2011
    UrbanSWF UrbanSWF
    36-40, F
    Oct 4, 2015

    I just want to leave

    and go somewhere so far away.
    deviness deviness
    18-21, F
    Jun 26, 2014

    in a way its very freeing .

    .. no attachments ......no subgroups or people referring to you by your parents or by a relative of yours that they know .. its never you its "so and so's daughter" or "so and so's son" im an individual person not a damn attachment or clip on to someone else.. im not a thing to...
    SoleExecutioner SoleExecutioner
    18-21, F
    Apr 18, 2016

    I Need Change...

    I hate this miserable self I've morphed into. I want to butcher my long hair, give away all of my unnecessary clothes, I want to pack my favorite book, journal, and scarf then make a run for it. I picture myself tossing my cellphone away, maybe off a bridge. I imagine it falling...
    NomadicMadness NomadicMadness
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Dec 15, 2012
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    1 Response Aug 19, 2015

    The Fact Is No One Cares!

    Only thing I have realized in my journey is no one really cares except few and they are the only ones who stand besides you. Anyways, my friends, my so called family it all sucks when you realize they are only till you are in the good phase of life. I just want to RESTART...
    simplydbest simplydbest
    26-30, M
    6 Responses Jun 23, 2013

    I just want to go live in a state

    where I don't know anyone and no one knows me. Somewhere where people won't look at me and be like omg it's blah blah blah where my reputation will be ruined of my stupid family and so called friends. I can see myself staying friends with just one person when I graduate this...
    Brownhorse18 Brownhorse18
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 3, 2014

    I'm so lost in this world.

    .. Sometimes i think that all my friends or people that I have known are all sxxxxd and selfish. I love my families, but I just need to be independent and leave alone. I hate speak up in a totally unfamiliar place, for instant, I don't like to share my answer to classmates and...
    exsunshinelover exsunshinelover
    22-25, F
    Mar 14, 2014


    i have been living with the same man for 14yrs and we hve three children together. About a yr ago our daughter moved in with her grandparents thn said tht her father had molested her. i tlked to tht child about everything yet she could not tell me this. A few months after the...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 17, 2012

    I want to enlist in the military

    and leave everything and everybody behind. I never want to think about my old life again.
    akhan10 akhan10
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jul 14, 2014

    I really hope that one day I'd wake up finding

    out that I'm the only person on earth. Everyone else would be in a better place. Just wanna be completely alone so bad.
    heavenimj heavenimj
    22-25, F
    Jul 12, 2015

    Let'S Change The World

    If you are willing to do whatever it takes to be bold, brave, and beautiful, with dreams of bringing peace to humanity, and changing the world, then you and i have been looking for eachother. If you feel like you are not where you belong and you just simply dont know any other...
    williamLT williamLT
    1 Response Apr 6, 2013

    yes I do! I want to leave

    but have nowhere to go. Its something ive wanted to do for years. Im almost 18, I just want to leave my house and never look back, ever
    MissGreenEyes9 MissGreenEyes9
    22-25, F
    4 Responses May 5, 2014

    No More

    Truth is I just don't care anymore. I'm over all of this. People make me sick. They're the reason I'm like this. They don't accept me for who I am, they want me to be like them or everything they want me to be and then have the nerves to act like it's my best interest that...
    buffalobaby2016 buffalobaby2016
    31-35, F
    Nov 12, 2010

    It would be so much easier

    and I would no longer be a dark presence in everyones' lives.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2015

    One Way Ticket: Anywhere South Of Somewhere

    It wouldn't be the first time that I jumped on a plane and escaped my reality for fantasy. I am pretty much a travel junkie who's high comes from the unknown... meeting new people, sharing in new experiences, trying new foods, new words, new smells. The only thing predictable...
    KatjaShoshanaGrace KatjaShoshanaGrace
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

    I just want to leave I'm not

    even 18 yet but I've already started planning where I'm gunna go and how I'm gunna get there and I never want to come back I just want to disappear!
    jinxxypoo134 jinxxypoo134
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 15, 2014

    I Don't Understand - And I'm Not Used To Not Understanding

    I'm not an unfortunate person. People have described me as bright, as leadership potential, as someone to emulate, but I am constantly aware of how perception changes everything. From my own point of view, I am so conscious of the sliding scale that everyone is living on. I may...
    Deaenox Deaenox
    22-25, F
    Nov 22, 2013

    I Want To Leave Everything.

    Especially my family. It feels like I'm in a madhouse. Everyone is always judging, gossiping, criticizing. I want to live for myself and no one else. I want to leave and change my appearance and my personality. I don't want to be known for being quiet and shy anymore. I want to...
    LeZombie LeZombie
    22-25, F
    Aug 26, 2010

    Sometimes I just want to get in to my car

    and just keep driving, and never look back.
    lostandlonleysoul lostandlonleysoul
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2014

    The Grid And I

    I want to fly away, to some jungle, dense and wet, and disappear forever from organized society. I want to take up with some rebel army, dancing on air to the tune of a waltz. I want to believe in their cause. A cause. We knew the war could not be won, but fought anyways. Gunned...
    ForEsme ForEsme
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2012

    Actually, yeah sometimes i really do.

    .. I hate how My relationship with my best friend has gotten, idk rotten. How my mother never give me compliments, always complaining. And my dad and rest of my family just looks down at me, I am the nerd, I am not good enough, I cannot do anything right, like I am retarded. All...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 29, 2015

    My mom says I'm a good person

    even though I treat my loved ones like **** and I'm very ungrateful towards them. How sad is that? My poor mom must be really delusional. I wish she would realize how delusional she really is. Not just her, also some of my other loved ones.
    deleted deleted
    Nov 5, 2015

    Wow, I can't even express how many time I have

    felt this. I just wake up and want to go away where no one knows my name or face. Where I can create a new life for me, even abandoning my family.
    Lacrimosadies Lacrimosadies
    18-21, F
    Apr 19, 2016

    People = ****

    After I graduated from college, everyone who I thought was my friend vanished.  They didn't move away - they just simply didn't need to acknowledge me anymore.  They still call all the time - but just when they need something.  Help with a project, help with...
    Whatever Whatever
    26-30, M
    6 Responses Oct 21, 2006

    My loved ones are never going to see me again

    once I move someplace else. Also, I'm planning on to cut contact. It's for the best for everyone.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Nov 7, 2015


    thats all i would like to do is just go away not give anyone any warning so no one can stop me just to espace to a new place nothing fancy just a different enviroment a new job new friends where i can start fresh a clean slate where no one knows my mistakes i have made i feel...
    perrettj perrettj
    22-25, M
    10 Responses Apr 26, 2010
    GeorgiaAlicee GeorgiaAlicee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2014

    I'm actually waiting

    for the day where I can finally leave my loved ones and never return into their lives. They don't need me. They say that they do, but they're delusional. They only THINK they need me.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 29, 2015

    I know I don't belong

    where I am I just want to pick my things up and **** off to Australia and I have no issue with leavening everything behind
    ash18bmth ash18bmth
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Jun 19, 2014

    I'm In My World Alone

    I feel like no-one really understands me and it's exhausting. I want to leave everyone behind and start a new journey for myself. A lot of the people around me are unmotivated, shallow and boring and it creates a really dull mood to live in everyday. Sigh....
    letsholdhands letsholdhands
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 3, 2010

    I just want to leave,

    get out far far away, I wish I knew where to and how to just pick up and leave it all behind.
    uponmars uponmars
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 7, 2014

    I don't really have an idea on what to do

    anymore. This last year has been a **** storm. I've always been known as the guy who makes everyone laugh, the guy who can make someone smile even when it seemed as if it were impossible, but all of that has seemed to change with the snap of a finger. I have a lot of friends but...
    Zanezanezane Zanezanezane
    22-25, M
    Apr 21, 2015

    Did This...very Healing

    I was very depressed and upset at my reputation and past events I had around others. I needed change. This is my life and I didn;t want to live depressed anymore when I had a solution to fix it. so I left them behind, and moved on. I became so relived and felt better then i HAD...
    16Coleygirl16 16Coleygirl16
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 19, 2012

    I want to go home to God.

    Heaven is the only place I belong.
    sighselly sighselly
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2014

    I've had alot of bad memories at the schools

    I've been to and I feel like I would be better off if everyone forgot about me and I restarted in a whole new state.i don't wanna remember too much of the past.its better off to move on.
    helpfulredneckgirl785 helpfulredneckgirl785
    18-21, F
    Aug 24, 2015

    if I leave and i'm not here anymore

    that mean one thing i Suicide
    justforgottenSOS justforgottenSOS
    22-25, M
    Oct 11, 2015

    Sometimes I feel like just don't belong here

    and wish I can leave everyone behind. But life's like a domino effect without one person many things can be altered.
    DexterPyro DexterPyro
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jun 19, 2014

    I just want a fresh new start .

    ..you know ? *cries*
    PacifiedBrains PacifiedBrains
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 18, 2016


    I long to leave this place. I am young so I know it is not likely. I cant stand it. Seeing the same people in tge same places at the same time. Its driving me insane. So much so that I have created an alter ego. His name is James West. I want to run away but half of me is...
    Long4Greatness Long4Greatness
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2013

    I'm not that happy with the way people see me.

    I want to attract attention, I want to be known for something. As a teenager you're either well known or not known at all. I feel like I could do so much better for myself but my friends are weighing me down. Theyre so close minded and very selective in their friends, as if they...
    tahls4 tahls4
    18-21, F
    Apr 1, 2014

    This is very appealing!

    I envy those that pick up and just leave
    myownbox myownbox
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2015

    Childfree And No Religion

    My parents have had little education and are very traditional and religious. They only talk of me fulfilling their life script- to try to make lots of money and get married. I don't care for either. I can't move out until I get married to someone from my ethnicity who is...
    Sarah198 Sarah198
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2012
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