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I Want to Live In the Woods

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 352 People

    An Inevitable End

    How much longer do you think your way of life will last? The signs of the coming collapse are everywhere. What do you think is the reason you have things like cell phones, cars, and grocery stores? Oil. Everything you buy, including food, either has oil in it or uses oil in its...
    richiebarrow richiebarrow 26-30, M 2 Responses May 4, 2013

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    Why Not?

    Just imagine waking up in a warm cabin with the smell of fresh morning breeze rushing into your lungs, you take a few steps to the balcony and there in front of you is 'Life' - birds, squirrels, trees, birds, a little streamlet of freshwater(sniff.. aaaaahhm). The day is spent...
    KnocKnac KnocKnac 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    I Always Wanted To. One Day I Began To Realise My Dream.

    In western Canada there is a beautiful, remote, historic hotspring property. Read about my 20 year effort to make a one of a kind residence and campsite. Several log buildings were put up, and logs milled on site for many uses, and power is supplied by a water driven generator...
    hotspring hotspring 51-55, M Feb 14, 2012

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    Almost That Time.

    Well I've posted a couple stories on E.P. but i guess it cant hurt to put up another. So here it is. I'm a 20 year old male, going to be 21 in April. I'm looking to find one or more people to join up with to embark on a journey of a lifetime. I want to live in the wild, not...
    sawyert020 sawyert020 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1, 2013

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    A Few Concerns For Nature Lovers

    A few things to add to this: 1) The 42 year estimate for the Oil Crisis is based just on the current rate of consumption with today's population. But as everything is dependent on oil it will happen a lot sooner than that due to increasing demand of population growth. We add...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 25, 2013

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    I Want To Abandon Society And Live In A

    Hunter-gatherer Tribe Anyone else here? My destination is Tetepare island or Papua New Guinea.
    gergo211 gergo211 26-30, M May 2

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    New Earth Mountain Village.

    Hey. New Earth Mountain Village is a new age indian tribe/community. For those seeking to live peacefully in the "wilderness" among friends. For more details check out our website =] http:// awakenearthvillage.page.tl/Home.htm [I had to put a space in the link to be able to post...
    AstralTraveler AstralTraveler 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 17, 2011

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    A Bit Like They Do In 'the Hunger Games'..

    I've lately felt this would where I would be my happiest. Just hunting and gathering, and so on forth, the problem is i'm too young to do anything like that ye
    LucyHall LucyHall 13-15 3 Responses May 18, 2012

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    The Village

    I want to live like the people in "The Village". A small group of people who all know each other and love each other. Sort of a 19th century, Amish like village.
    AliceHunt AliceHunt 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 31, 2012

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    My Supplies

    My supplies that i have packed and ready for my adventures are: •a sleeping bag (quest eagles peak mummy 30°, 29in.W x 88in.H, green, 2lbs.) I also have an extra sleeping bag for anyone coming along if they don't have one •a tent, blue/orange(rain fly is orange) 7' long, 7...
    sawyert020 sawyert020 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2013

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    Yeah Man...

    Now that I think of this, I really think I would be happy living in the woods. I've always like nature=]
    musared musared 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    Lets Go Wilderness NOW- SPAIN

    I have been preparing for this along 3 years or more, i have spent all money i got in this, i have spent a lot of hours working in the knowledge i have, just for realize i dont want to go alone, (i tried it), just to realize there are no serious people with this. I am full...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    Wild-Ranger Fully Prepared, Looking To Join Or Be Joined Offering Wild Living In Less Than A Week Or Studying Other Projects

    Hi, my name is Alakyen, and I am currently looking for like-minded people to create a project, looking for people who hate this society with all that entails, who wants to live in harmony with nature and make this world a better place. Living a life based on feelings and ideals...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M Apr 23, 2013

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    It is thought-provoking to me,

    to look back over my childhood and realize that all I ever wanted was to run away. Don't misunderstand; I did not have a bad childhood, as they go. I had everything; a good home, loving parents, lots of activities and things to do. Fun things to keep me distracted and learning...
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    Leaving Everything Behind

    So, here's the thing. I am done with everything this country has to offer. We are turning into lazy, fat, dumb people who just go with anything the government is doing. I want to leave the united states. Go to Ireland or Scottland. Somewhere with plenty of forest to roam around...
    Vahtii Vahtii 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    My Ultimate Dream Life With The Ostrich-led Carriage And The Whole Shebang

    My ultimate dream is to live in the woods, on a patch of land that belongs to me, and in a small cottage. I would clean up pathways in the woods to walk or ride on. I would like to build a tea pavilion in the backyard to enjoy my passion for tea. There would be a stable housing...
    TeaCozy TeaCozy 31-35 2 Responses May 29, 2012

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    Bring People Together

    I created a site for people who plan to live in the wilderness so I can try to help others find the people who share their beliefs and maybe help in aiding people who want to start communities in the wild. Right now, there are no members since I just made it, but please join...
    Pathoftheearth Pathoftheearth 22-25 May 3, 2013

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    Achieve living in the wilderness at once!

    Meet new people for planning. Meet masters. Meet Friends.https://www.facebook.com/groups/333916366697898/We are a facebook comunity about living in the wilderness, where new members are joining almost everyday, growing in number, planning and being in contact with like-minded...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M Dec 11, 2013

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    In fact I do live in the woods.

    I talk to few people outside of work and family. Can you imagine what a deal breaker that is with women!
    dontbelong dontbelong 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 11, 2014

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    A Little Obsessed With This Idea Lately

    Well maybe obsessed is too strong, more like preoccupied.  It's been calling to me lately.  A LOT!  The sights, sounds, and smell of nature.  The sheer beauty of trees.  Fast streams and waterfalls. That stuff really puts me in my happy place...
    SpiceStorm SpiceStorm 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2010

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    Sick Of The Rat Race

    I'm a 49 year young man. I have seen my share of this world's good and bad . Things just seem to be getting worse..all I hear about is killings, drugs that change people in to a zombie like state..on and on. I want out, and am really thinking hard about moving to a remote place...
    dartanyon dartanyon 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 15, 2012

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    i love the woods its quiet,

    peaceful,no one there to judge you and most of all i have a lot of freedom and no one to tell me what to do
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 3

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    Walk On The Wild Side

    I would love to live in the middle of a wood .I like being close to nature and I would be able to ***** naked and live even closer to nature that is my ideal life .
    beastman111 beastman111 46-50, M Jul 12, 2011

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    Living Wilderness In Less Than A Week I Offer Gear, Guiding And Teaching, Only People Without Doubts

    I have been preparing for this along 3 years or more, i have spent all money i got in this, i have spent a lot of hours working in the knowledge i have, just for realize i dont want to go alone, (i tried it), just to realize there are no serious people with this. I am full...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M Nov 11, 2012

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    I What To Walk Away From It All.

    I would like to comments on the stores about the pepole who say that they wish that they  could walk away from it all. you dont realy what to walk away because your afraid to, you would rather stay weak and co-dependent on the system,   your terrified of...
    labron labron 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 1, 2010

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    Since I was a young child I have always been

    different from everyone else, I have never really been able to “fit in” easily as I have never felt that anyone could really truly understand me. I never enjoyed school; I felt that everything I was being taught was useless to me and was not for my benefit but somehow the...
    mbubu mbubu 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 12, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    My story on aspiring to live in the wilderness. It's about 12 A.M and I would like to write a more proper, and in depth story -- but I just want to put this on paper for now. I...
    Imaginist Imaginist 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    Today I will accept that I spent a lot of my time on the phone. I think I did ot because I was searchig for some sort of approval. I also spread my blog at the internet so that...
    energymustmove energymustmove 18-21, F Apr 24

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    Throughout my entire life I have been pressured to lose weight. I have been called names and been a joke to many people. Not going to lie, that brings me down. Even when people...
    internationalkoala internationalkoala 18-21, F 6 Responses May 9

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    Just curious if any one else is afraid of dark woods at night ? Do dark woods at night creep you out like they do me ? I do not know why I have this fear of dark woods ? I live...
    A2Xfpqxttpyzz A2Xfpqxttpyzz 36-40 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Oh I love the woods and want to live in them. There is something comforting about being surrounded by trees and their canopy overhead. Then a nice opening for a little log cabin...
    MsWrong MsWrong 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    I live within 50 feet of the edge of the woods and walk calmly into them naked...its a large woods and I am there all day walking around...met a lady walking her dog 8 yrs ago and...
    briank1955 briank1955 56-60, M 4 Responses May 5

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    Who wants to talk? Not to bothered if u dnt live in aus.
    Keanu1991 Keanu1991 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    At home in Northwest Wisconsin there are woods everywhere. I live on three wooded acres at the edge of town. We have a 900 foot drive way. In summer the leaves fill in all of...
    YouReadyForFun YouReadyForFun 66-70, M 4 Responses May 4

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    Timely and regular visits to a dental office are an integral part of maintaining proper oral hygiene. Many dentists recommend visiting a dental office at least once every 6 months...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Hi everyone im 17 and live in illinois but i plan on moving to washington state and live in the woods somewhere close to a big river or lake. I want one to three people to join me...
    quintenpalmer quintenpalmer 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    Fresh orange juice, pizza, friendship, a good film, music, excersizing, rain, the smell of rain, gaming, playing hide and seek, sex, watching the night sky, hugs, kisses, new...
    AlricVirgil AlricVirgil 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    1. Name? - K 2. Male or female? Female, or as my husband claims, gnome. 3. Were you named after anyone? Nope! Not even Christ. 4. Does your name mean anything? "Christian." I...
    GeorgeSands GeorgeSands 31-35, F 1 Response May 13

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    There are many many days I just want to say "screw this" and just move to Alaska and live off the grid.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 11

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    Stormy rainy days like today are my motivation to leave this torn up society and go live in the woods
    quintenpalmer quintenpalmer 16-17, M Apr 25

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    I cant be n-ked while shopping I can be walking in the woods or the countryside and I hate shopping any way so given the choice its the woods or country side every time .
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 3 Responses May 11

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    I love the privacy there, and I love all of the risks. I love that there's a small chance I could never be found. I love the animals there and the noises. I love being in the woods...
    DrumheadTrial DrumheadTrial 18-21, M 2 Responses May 7

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    I a currently sitting naked at a picnic table in some woods in the UK. It's quite a walk from the car park so I thought it would be safe to ***** off. The sun was warm so I had my...
    lincsnudist lincsnudist 56-60, M 12 Responses May 8

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    Today I decided to explore a woods a few miles from home that I have not been in before. It's not very big so it didn't take long to decide that it was safe to ***** off. I have...
    lincsnudist lincsnudist 56-60, M 2 Responses May 11

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