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I Want to Move Away From Family

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    I moved away from the town that I grew up in because my dad took a job two hours away in a different state. My closest friends are back home and my parents don't let me drive down...
    findingyourwaybackhome findingyourwaybackhome 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My story is of course about leaving behind love. However my story is pretty much the hardest thing I've ever done. I've turned to ep because I wanted to know what other people have...
    Gurl27 Gurl27 13-15, F Jul 12

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    I've done it way too much. It's the worst habit I've ever had with other people, is that depending on the situation, I'll literally disappear from someone's life. I've probably...
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M Jul 2

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    I had a tough childhood. Abuse from my mothers boyfriend, abuse from my father and his 2nd and 3rd wives, verbal abuse and fluctuating over protective and smothering from my mother...
    hurtinginma hurtinginma 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I am now "that one." The one in the family that no one talks to. Part of me feels a certain freedom because I know that I have broken away from a pack of selfish liars. But I...
    goldilks goldilks 46-50, F Jul 17

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    I am presently estranged from my family, except for contact with an elderly mother. My sister and brother-in-law have children and tend to host most of the family gatherings...
    Micikem Micikem 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    It happened within the last month, the one thing everyone dreads knocking on their door. The police rang, they want my father for questioning because something came up that he's...
    murphys102 murphys102 18-21, F Jul 1

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    I just want to stop worrying 24/7 and just be happy. I want to get away from my parents and move away to a different state so I can just live my dreams. Nobody gets that I want to...
    BriannaMack BriannaMack 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    So at the end of May of this year I was retrenched, and being a single Mom, I had no idea what to do or really where to start as there are car, school, rent payments - to mention a...
    Lisinda Lisinda 31-35, F Jul 17

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    When I get the chance I intend moving somewhere cold beautiful and remote. The more remote the better it will be for me. I want to be as far away from people as possible and be...
    elegantstorms elegantstorms 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Well im 16 and i know i'm too young to start a family and it also seems like its going to be hard because i've never had a girlfriend and i'm not too social so i have that super...
    THEMADECK THEMADECK 16-17, M Jul 10

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    I wish I had a cottage or a house, someplace secluded, private and away from people. Some place with lots of acreage. In the woods maybe, maybe near lake.
    NovaScotia902 NovaScotia902 22-25 Jun 29

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    There's nothing more I love tan reading on silence, I'd love to get away from everything for a few days to be in peace
    kieran456 kieran456 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I ******* hate this place and these people more every passing day. I can't wait to get away from here. On Monday, I shall know where my fate lies. I am hoping I can get as much...
    clawrist clawrist 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    So when I was born my mom was best friends with the family next door and around the time I was born their youngest son was born too we are the same age. We where BFF"s since birth...
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F Jul 7

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    Whenever I move to a new place, I feel forgotten in the place that I moved from. But right now, I feel more distant with people where I live than people that live far away...
    sammichs sammichs 16-17, F Jul 8

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    I had a bad childhood and my relationship with my family has not improved enough to be of much comfort to me. My eldest brother died a couple of months ago, and the year of his...
    SlowLo SlowLo 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    . I came home late from school it was cuz the bus came late my stepmom was gonna kill me . I ran as fast as I could . When I got home there was dad sitting on the couch looking...
    MJsgirl MJsgirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I can't wait until my mother is dead. My father is declining and I think I am angry at him, too, but don't feel it as much as I do towards my mother, who is the narcissist. He just...
    culturedancer culturedancer 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I'm in love with somebody who is also my best friend. We have known each other for a year, and we have even dated before. He says he loves me too. We have a very strong...
    maddyshay maddyshay 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I desperately what to move to japan or South Korea. I'm tired of seeing the same things.
    Hnation Hnation 22-25, M Jul 8

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    So there is this guy who live in Indiana, and I knew him for about 4 or 5 years, and I want to be with him, but it seems like I can only get him to talk to me once in a while. It...
    Icephoenix90 Icephoenix90 22-25, M Jul 15

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    Just as we finally decide to get together he moves to Bangladesh cuz of his low grades πŸ˜­πŸ’” I can't text him cuz bad connection and I didn't even get to say goodbye he's...
    georgia2001 georgia2001 13-15, F Jun 28

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    One morning i woke up from a dream that really changed how i felt about family... Im actually really excited about it. I know how tv sitcom it might sound, but i loved it anyway...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Jun 29

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    Im really considering moving out of America its totally ****** and I absolutely hate it😠😭πŸ˜ͺ I wanna move to England or new zealand maybe even Australia I just wanna move...
    Jamila94 Jamila94 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Tbh . I want to do that a lot but I realize that life is not gonna go anywhere you can't escape. Life. You just gotta realize. That reality is reality and. Things happen for a...
    babyskyx3 babyskyx3 13-15, F Jul 14

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    I so desperately want to run away when I'm sad. Leave this place and find a new one. But then I realise...it's not new forever, and being human, we'll always find faults in this...
    Livelovedream16 Livelovedream16 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    it's almost been an year after my break up with this guy. He used to treat like i'm nobody for him. But i used to love him a lot and at some point , i still do. He had to go out of...
    rainbow2196 rainbow2196 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I fell in love with the guy of my dreams. I've fought every single day to keep him, my parents hated him and nothing I did changed their minds... So he left, he went into the...
    MEGANELIZABETH716 MEGANELIZABETH716 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I want to leave where I am. I am miserable here and want a new start. I would like to gather a group of people who also wish to leave. I think this will make it easier and better...
    Donnelly2 Donnelly2 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When i was 18 i got tired i found a forest my friend wanted to run away we live in a cabin in the woods so no one finds us my parents can suck **** for how they treated me
    CrazyUnStableGuy666 CrazyUnStableGuy666 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I would really love to have a family.
    InsanelySaneGuy InsanelySaneGuy 18-21, M Jul 3

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    I need someone from Michigan who will run away with me
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 16

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    So I have this ... Erm ... "Best friend". (I only call her that to not hurt her feelings, and I actually really dislike her.) And she has been nothing but trouble. She always has...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I wish the right man to start a family would show up in my life before I turn 30.
    VertigoRed VertigoRed 26-30 1 day ago

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    I want to leave where I am. I am miserable here and want a new start. I would like to gather a group of people who also wish to leave. I think this will make it easier and better...
    Donnelly2 Donnelly2 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Anyone in the state of Virginia ready to be my run away buddy?
    jordinv jordinv 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    I had been away because my modem/router had started malfunctioning, but now I got my new modem and I'm glad I have it since I can now connect my iPad to the wifi and use EP and all...
    JosDor1510 JosDor1510 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I want to runaway so badly... If its not that then someone please kill me.. Its not fair but like always everything is always unfair Sometimes I ask why me? But where am I...
    NoobLove NoobLove 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    I do not answer all the messages I get here on EP. It is too hard to keep up. I like my circle small and if you say something clever. I might reply but in general. There isn't...
    MRack MRack 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I am thinking about focusing on my schooling and stop dealing with drama. I have at most 5 friends who I hang out with and actually talk to on a normal basis. Almost all of them...
    BandGeek741 BandGeek741 13-15, F Jul 11

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    I ran away once but I only got one town over.. Kidnap me?
    JadenLangVageta JadenLangVageta 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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    I don't want people to see me for the terrible person I am.
    Peeshder Peeshder 18-21, M Jul 15

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    Okay, so I have a question about Graduation day. I'm stressing out a bit about what to wear. So what's the dress code for Graduation? I was thinking a dress, but I don't want to be...
    Carbajal Carbajal 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Keeping contact with friends is... ... a lot of work. So old friends are... Just Drifting Away
    Ironicman Ironicman 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    Is it inappropriate to talk about sex in letters that you send your boyfriend? I don't say anything really explicit, I'll just say things like "I want you so bad" or I'll bring up...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I love you babe, no matter how far we are from each other I'll always love you :D
    kieran456 kieran456 13-15, M 3 Responses a week ago