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I Want to Leave Everyone I Know Behind

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    I am a childcare teacher,

    a kidney recipient and the daughter of a superintendent of a local school district. I know a lot of community members. WAY more than I feel comfortable knowing. I've been put under way too much pressure being a superintendents daughter so being away from everyone would enrich my...
    bbluvsmomee bbluvsmomee 26-30, F 1 Response May 7

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    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

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    I Am Tired Of Everyone Around Me Draining Me.

    I am getting the chance to leave most everyone behind. I am in the process of leaving an abusive husband. Just a few more days. But I have two kids that still live at home and need care. My life has been one horrible relationship after another. I have been a mother for twenty...
    mrshandyandy mrshandyandy 36-40 1 Response Aug 26, 2010

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    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 18-21 Apr 6, 2013

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    Sometimes I Do. ...

    Sometimes I do. Sometimes I wish I could go somewhere far away where nobody knew me so that I could basically start a new life and have no pressure to keep my current reputation.
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 7 Responses Oct 13, 2007

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    The Dream To Begin A New Life

    I am just so fed up with my controlling, drug addict, stressing a'f, and careless family. One day I just hope to pack all my belongings and just leave. Don't tell anyone where I went , don't get in touch with anyone and start a new life. Change my name, leave the old me behind...
    Poptropica159 Poptropica159 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Runaway

    ive done it before, just got up and left and didnt tell anyone. i was 18 and i packed what i could and i was ghost. then i didnt again a couple of yrs later when  went to school in new york, some ppl knew i was leaving but no one knew when and thats the way i wanted it...
    roulette roulette 21-25, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2007

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    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 3 Responses Jul 8, 2012

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    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 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    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...
    LoneLostDreamer042 LoneLostDreamer042 26-30, F Nov 12, 2010

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    I don't know if I feel like this

    for my own reasoning or if when looking at the bigger picture it really would be for the best. Someone who I have considered to be close but we are not the same type of people, and I feel like I'm giving more of that emotion ten times more than the other person. I want to be...
    CNikki93 CNikki93 18-21, F Feb 11

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2012

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    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 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Never Am Enough.....

    I have always been the one too love. Never really understood why I see the good in everything. I always believed the pain was a gift, but i'm starting to see why it is a curse. I hate seeing people down, but when that person is you. You have no ideas of what to do to make it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 22, 2012

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    Im Leaving My Family

     yes i am depressed -  I'm planing a trip- i am writing letters to my children,my husband saying good by. i never thought i would get to this point in my life but everything i have done and do is always wrong. my children are 28,25, and 7 years old. i have 3 grand children and...
    deebeemartin2 deebeemartin2 46-50 3 Responses May 25, 2012

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    I Hate My Family...

    And I have good reason to hate my family... I come from a family of religious fundamentalists... I hate them to the core. As Christians they are all ******* hypocrites... they hate anyone not like them, especially my dad... Recently my sis had this eye infection with some...
    Hhaawke Hhaawke 36-40, F Nov 20, 2013

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    I want to go home to God.

    Heaven is the only place I belong.
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    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 18-21, F Nov 22, 2013

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    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

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    Run

    Run as fast as I can away from all the responsibility , from the I wants, I needs, WHAT ABOUT ME!!!!
    beautifullyconfined beautifullyconfined 36-40, F Aug 25, 2013

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    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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    Wanna Run Away

    I just want to leave everyone I know, and everything that is going on in my life, sometimes it is so hard to deal with this thing called "Life" I just want to leave, everyone that I know, and run far awway, and just start over, start a new life, start living my life the way I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 28, 2013

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    I Want Someone To Leave Everything Behind In Their Life And Come Be A Part Of Mine!

    I'm desperate for a friend. A girl friend. A best friend. A best friend who is super loyal, a sister-like friendship. I want to find a girl who wants to be my best friend, who wants to be a part of my daily life where we do everything together. I want a partner in crime. A...
    wishtobefree wishtobefree 26-30, F Nov 11, 2013

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    Help

    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...
    letbeangel letbeangel 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2012

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    Miss Obliterated

    I am the girl who sits alone piecing together the broken jigsaw of her life The one who sings her song at the top of her lungs but no one hears I am the girl who draws red lines on her wrist, just to add some colour to her life, but no one sees I am the girl who got lost along...
    ArdenBennett ArdenBennett 16-17, F Apr 1, 2013

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    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

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    Would You Too?

    Would you leave everything and everyone you know behind to live in another country under a new name? Some days lately I think I would do this in a heartbeat. How about you, do you have days where you would consider this?
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 20 Responses Feb 6, 2009

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    I Need To Get Out Of Here. I Just Have To...

    I've spent my whole life trying to get away from here. Since I was born, I've just wanted to leave. I'm 15 now, and I'll be stuck here for a while now. This town will always be the same. It'll never change. Never get better. It'll always be the same people. The same thoughts. The...
    windsoridium windsoridium 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 4, 2013

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    I just want to leave

    and go somewhere so far away.
    deviness deviness 13-15, F Jun 26

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    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 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 19

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    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

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    Change

    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 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 12, 2013

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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I Want To Leave, But I Don'T Want To Go Alone.

    I want to move to California or New York or Seattle, I really don't care as long as it's in the city. I already live in the city, but I love in Nashville. I'm not a southerner not have I ever embraced the culture of the south. I am not from here. I want to move because I have...
    jaymecarter jaymecarter 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 7, 2013

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    Run

    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

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    Snowballed

    Seventeen years ago, I got my girlfriend pregnant; so I married her. For the first five years we had our normal ups and downs, but, then the downs began to outnumber the ups. My friends stopped coming over, I stopped going out, and she and I seemed to grow apart. She had...
    jstin75 jstin75 36-40, M Jul 23, 2013

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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I am a wife and a mother.

    I want to be somewhere else. I long for a different life and sometimes am so far off in another world that exists in my mind that I rarely engage in this one.
    rubyhewitt rubyhewitt 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    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

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    I was having coffee this morning with a

    classmate and I paused to ask, "can you relate to any of this?" Of course he couldn't. A few weeks ago I applied for a job offer that would guarantee my stay in my hometown for at least two years. As a young student, the prospect of such a great entry job seemed phenomenal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 27

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    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...
    djk007 djk007 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    Starting over sounds good,

    but i'd never want to do it alone
    Viktoriya1998 Viktoriya1998 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Drop In

    I'd like to drop into some random US location, without knowing anyone, without any money. I would not drink until someone gave me water, would not eat until someone gave me food. I would do it with the intention to live out of my true center, totally dependent on God, all love...
    0ilhgvm 0ilhgvm 51-55 Sep 15, 2013

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    GeorgiaAlicee GeorgiaAlicee 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    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 3 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    Yeah...

    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

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    Haven'T Decided Yet...

    I don't know what I mean when I say this.. Whether it means starting a new life somewhere else... or suicide...
    inmysecretworld inmysecretworld 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2013

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    Not A Solution, But A Good Escape...At Least

    It is not a bad idea after all. Mayb me I can travel from a place to the bext daily,people I meet today,only for today. No stressing over meeting people that you dislike ever again,only looking forward to see different people the next day. I don't mind the escape especially...
    ellen183 ellen183 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 30, 2013

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    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

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