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I Want to Move Away From Here

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    I Just Want To Leave Here

    i'm not happy here and i have been thinking of moving away soon ,,,but before i can do that ..i need to have a plan ...i need to repaint my condo and fix a few small things ...after that i need to save money to move with ...and find a good place to live somewhere in tennessee...
    goodseemore goodseemore 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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    I Think...

    I think everyone has the dream of being whisked away to a place far away from everything so you can just forget it all. No more problems. No more pain. No more worries... if anyone else feels like that I think we need a vacation. lol :)
    LiveIt28 LiveIt28 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    Too Many Memories

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    Areyan Areyan 31-35 Aug 9, 2010

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    Why Would I Even Want To Go Back?

    I really really want to move to this city, I'll call it New York for the purpose of this post. Anyway, a few years ago I had the opportunity to go there for work and really grew to like it. It's Everything that my current hometown is not. I have been dreaming about livnig there...
    Liv4dbx Liv4dbx 41-45 1 Response Apr 21, 2012

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    Why I Want To Relocate

    I don't hate it here, I actually like it here. If you're curious I live in Indianapolis, IN. I hate the idea of living far away from my mom and my brother. I also hate the idea of living in Indiana for my entire life without at least taking a chance or even a visit somewhere else...
    JeyGant JeyGant 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 4, 2013

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    I Want To Move But I'm Scared!

    It sounds silly to say but I'm scared to move out of state by myself!  I'm an adult, about 2 weeks away from turning 32, so I shouldn't be afraid for crying out loud.  But it's a pretty major life change and I'm intimidated by it.  I've known for a long time I've...
    freckles22 freckles22 31-35, F 19 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    Qusenel

    When I find a flagged hotel to own. I'm out of this place. Qusenel is a great place to visit and not to live. Too small.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F May 20, 2008

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    Been living in Spain

    for the last three years and then I lost my job and decided to go back to my home-country (an eastern european country where life is not really easy). So, it's been 6 months since I am back home, and I feel so depressed and like I don't fit in here anymore. I feel home-sick for...
    AgnesLoves AgnesLoves 26-30, F Dec 17, 2013

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    If I Could I Would

    I love my family, all of my family. I love my friends, all of my friends. But sometimes, I just want to get far, far away from everybody I know and start over somewhere where no one knows me. I would pack up all of my stuff, throw it in my car (if I had one) and drive to one of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 24, 2012

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    Moving During Hard Times

    I had planned upon moving after completing my undergraduate degree.. I moved home though because I was dating my best friend. Now that relationship has ended and I'm heartbroken. Our relationship has been extremely strained. My work life is stressful and too top it off, I was...
    rshreve rshreve 22-25 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    Far, Far, Away....

    I hate this. I hate being in all this negativity. I just want to leave and move somewhere where no one even knows my name. I want a new identity. I'm sick of this life.
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29, 2011

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    Rotting Roots

    Since 5-6 years I've been here, planted in this big space, in Earth's ***, I must think I never ever thought about being happy, having a good life or anything. In fact, I come to the conclusion I have lost way too much of my life as to consider what I've earned.But what is wrong...
    Ravenscare Ravenscare 18-21, M May 22, 2011

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    Far Away In the Country

      Somewhere where no one knows me. New people. Of course I would miss some people, but this is just to hard to stay. If I could have my way I swear to God I would pack up, not tell anyone and leave, but I won't go to a life on the streets, at least I don't think I will.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    Moving

    My fiancé are moving from PA to CA. I have a job or 2 lined up and we have both always wanted to live there. She will be able to work and we have a place to live. Why am I so anxious about it still. We move in 2 weeks and I wake up everyday filled of anxiety of moving and all...
    Lkjjkl Lkjjkl 31-35 Oct 20, 2013

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    I want to move back to Arizona.

    I like it better than Colorado. And its hot there and that's what I like. I would love to stay with my aunty and uncle and cousins. I hate winter.
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 5, 2014

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    Tierd

    I'm a 40 year old woman with four kids and in a marriage that just isn't working out. and I want to move out of state soooo bad. and start over. But I don't have an idea of where to go nor do I have the funds to do so...... Just miserable!!!!!
    justdone40 justdone40 36-40, F Jun 24, 2012

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    Just Go Somewhere Completely New.

    I've always had this dream to just move somewhere that no one knows who i am. It could be a chance to have a semi-new life. I could be a completely different person if i want. Even though i've always lived in a city, i've always wanted to live in a small town or a secluded place...
    blackveilbride51 blackveilbride51 16-17, F Jan 17, 2012

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    I'm 26 and just got my Bachelors in Marketing

    last year. I had a job as a retail manager off the bat and after a year of doing that, quit and walked out when my boss was rude and disrespectful toward me in front of my colleagues. I am now extremely happy and in perpetual turmoil over my decision; this is day 22 of...
    tralexora tralexora 26-30, F Jan 6, 2014

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    I actually haven't been more excited to get

    away before! And now that it's actually happening... I'm ecstatic...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M Apr 14

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    But I Cant....

    on top of having nowhere to go and no extra money to do it, moving out from where i live would leave my sister with serious financial problems. and i think it would actually really upset my sister if i left. but i absolutely dont like it here. i dont fit in at all. im the...
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M Apr 19, 2011

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    Gotta Get Away

    I want to move to Texas. The south is so beautiful. And most of all, it's not cold in the winter! I've started working on my plan this evening. I have a deadline.
    amazonginger amazonginger 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 6, 2008

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    At Times.....

    I love my home… I live outside the city on nearly 2 acres. Very wooded; neighbors but not on top of me neighbors…LOL   It’s a nice community and close enough to the city that we can enjoy the theatre and such. This town though also...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 1, 2008

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    Okay so I am new this this

    and just would love some advice especially from an older aged group! I am 23, going to be 24 . Born in California raised in Las Vegas . When I graduated in 08, I've only been to college for 2 weeks (I hated it) I have a good job not my dream job of course. It's wholefoods. So...
    RayneKee RayneKee 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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    I think about it more often then not.

    I wonder what else is out there and who else is out there. There has to be more. Everyday that goes by I feel more and more trapped by where I live. It's a small town with small minds and I wonder if I'll ever be able to get out. I've also wondered if leaving is really going to...
    Scan00 Scan00 22-25, F Feb 10, 2014

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    Done

    All of my closest friends have moved away. I'm single. Work at a pizza place and live with my lesbian parents. Thinking I might just go ahead and kill myself.
    writeitdwn91 writeitdwn91 18-21 2 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    I Want To Be Somewhere Far Away

    I'm so sick of my stupid little life here in this stupid little town. I just want to go somewhere else. I'm sick of people acting like I suck and I just want to leave. It sounds complainy and annoying and I don't even care. I don't care what I sound like. I just need to leave
    Coffee411 Coffee411 16-17 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    If only I could actually get up and leave right now. Just by myself. Go to a land far far away from here. Somewhere beautiful, without a care in the world. Somewhere I can truly...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 5 Responses May 8

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    I want to pack up tonight and go everything i need will be there....a beautiful place just me.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 7

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    I am going to job corps soon and I hate being away from home
    Mattdomb Mattdomb 18-21 1 hr ago

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    I did this when I was 16 and 17 when I just walked away from the people I knew in school and decided to go my own way in life. It wasn’t being bullied was the problem (I was), I...
    DARRIN001 DARRIN001 36-40, M May 19

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    I wish those movies where the lead spontaneously decides to go to Paris were real. I wish I could just go to Paris I wish I could get away....honestly anywhere but here would be...
    eurocracker eurocracker 16-17, F 1 Response May 21

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    I'm not sure if this is still active. If people are still wandering around this forum. If you're reading this, you are still wandering. Intrigued by peoples stories or perhaps just...
    antihero1 antihero1 70+, M 1 Response May 20

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    I'm the type of person who always takes the easy way out of things, even though I'm fully aware that I shouldn't. Running away from my problems doesn't particularly "solve...
    AnonSmiles AnonSmiles 16-17 May 4

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    I just want to be at home alone without anybody demanding things from me, telling me what to do, annoying me, and constantly making noise. I would keep all of the lights off...
    pokemaster2001 pokemaster2001 13-15, M May 11

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    I only ran away once, and i almost got away. It was a pretty elaborate scheme. It all started when my house life fell apart. We were barely making it, food was scarce and there...
    KaYtO KaYtO 18-21, M May 6

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    I LIVE FAR AWAY FROM HOME AND MY MOM
    danglo90 danglo90 13-15, M May 21

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    At least my exam on Tuesday is in Atlanta. I need the alone time, the 4-hour drive getting there, the 2 days I will be there on my own, and the 4-hour drive back. Kinda helps...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 1 Response May 24

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    Running away from the problem is never a tactic to be used by someone of courage and dignity. The only thing that hurts worse than failure is knowing you could have won.
    1ANGRYtitan 1ANGRYtitan 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Not really run away, it's more of grow up and finally live on my own, maybe even move to another country. I can't stand it here, my mom is the person I despise most (on a personal...
    Gayooshit16 Gayooshit16 16-17, F 1 Response May 21

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    I started dating this great guy almost 2 months ago and we totally hit it off on the the first date. He was sweet, told me how much he liked me and how beautiful I was. I have...
    11scorpio11 11scorpio11 22-25, F 2 Responses May 10

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    Almost a year ago me and my best friend left on the last day of 9th grade and took our backpacks (which were filled with clothing and supplies) and got a ride from Chicago to...
    Exitexist Exitexist 16-17, F 1 Response May 3

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    Nope, if I had a home, I'd stay there. This, this right here, where I am right now is not a home.
    YouCantEscapeMyDemons YouCantEscapeMyDemons 13-15, M 3 Responses May 9

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    It has been more than a year since my best friend moved back to her home town. We lived in the same town for 5 years, we were classmates and neighbors. But on the exact day of our...
    bluejeansfemme bluejeansfemme 18-21, F May 16

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    Me and a friend ran away when we were 7 from home..we made it as far as the coach station but as we had no parents with us they wouldnt let us board a coach so we got on a bus in...
    mukydaz mukydaz 46-50, M May 7

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