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I Want to Move Away From Here

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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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    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

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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 26-30, F May 20, 2008

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Too Many Memories

    ~ due to technical difficulties (also read as protest to EP's partnership with Facebook) this story has been temporarily removed ~
    Areyan Areyan 31-35 Aug 9, 2010

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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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    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 17 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I had to move nine hours away from my husband, my home and my dogs. I have two college classes I'm trying to finish but I ha no other option but to do them at my original school...
    ShaunaLyn ShaunaLyn 26-30, F Aug 23

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    I moved to a small town from a large city.
    TobyLake TobyLake 31-35, M Sep 7

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    I've never been able to find myself friends where I live. And since I moved away from my old home, my friends that promised would keep in touch seem like they're drifting away. I...
    maplepoops maplepoops 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Here is my life thus far: At 25 years old my parents forced me to be with them, not go out, not disagree, do what I'm told, or my mom would have massive panic yelling/screaming...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    Just in case anyone is actually interested in where I'm at I have lost interest in this place.Nothing personal and the people I have friended here I wish I could meet in the...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 26

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    If I lived anywhere far from here I think i would be happy
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F Sep 14

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    It’s strange that no one on EP has shared any similar experience. I am pretty sure there are many guys out there who were sent to boarding school. Girls, however, are very rarely...
    Kurecca Kurecca 22-25, M Sep 4

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    i´m in ninth grade and have been bullied all these years, they have been looking down on me, picked on me, calling me names, done things... just because i´m different, just...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I wish I could just disappear. Just let the one person I trust most know where I am and leave. Just get away from everyone and everything.
    n0tw0rthanything n0tw0rthanything 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    i cant take it no more i cant stand being away from him i really miss him and its really hard when i need him and i dont find him next to me it's really hurting and i need him now...
    loooorin loooorin 22-25, F Sep 13

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    I just sit downstairs sometimes because I think, I don't even know what i think. It's not nice to be in my mothers company. If she ever is home all she does is play games on her...
    KidAgony KidAgony 18-21, F Sep 11

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    I feel so trapped. I hate myself. I feel like I'm married to someone I hate and I can't escape them. I can't ever do anything right. I'm so dumb and stupid. No one likes me, no one...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    Lost in some dark memories I can't escape, Dark moving figures that I can't quite shape. The thought of you makes my heart race, I have to move on - walk away in a steady pace.
    MsTedious MsTedious 16-17, F Aug 27

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    I feel disconnected from my family because I don't feel we understand each other. I realize I've never really had deep bonds with my friends over the years because we were always...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I wish it was this easy. I wish im big enough to move somewhere far. I wish i was strong enough to overcome & face reality :(
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F Sep 6

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    Oh my god it's so boring here, I need to run far away, I'm exhausting by people and school and France
    Aucle Aucle 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    Sometimes I wish it was like the Star Wars universe. I could go from planet to planet instead of staying here because the human race sure has screwed up everything.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    Hi everyone - I am 32, he is 51. We've been involved in an affair for 4 years now, and that's what brings me here. My birthday - which is also his wedding anniversary - is next...
    kd0910 kd0910 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I live in America and the guy I like is now in Australia. Every day, we talk on skype or something, but I wish he was here with me or I was there with him. It's also really hard to...
    sanoflake sanoflake 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    It was in the June of 2013 that the lab results came back and they were dire, my mother had Leukemia, in the final stages. Because mama's heart was too frail, she was not a...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 2 Responses Sep 14

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    Well i told my mom about everything and she sent me away. So i got out and ran away for 4 mouths then they found me
    into13to24 into13to24 13-15 1 Response Aug 30

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    tips? If he divorces the same way he married...good god, Im in for a bad year! He is so passive aggressive that I actually fear this separation/divorce. He obstructs anything that...
    LoveMyLifeWithThem LoveMyLifeWithThem 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Anyone from BC Canada want to runaway? Message me 14-17 :)
    ScreamingAtTheStars188 ScreamingAtTheStars188 13-15, F Sep 10

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    I guess I got bored and though I would get this out of my chest by making use of Internet anonymity. I am incarnated on Earth from another star system. This planet is incredibly...
    LightWarrior257 LightWarrior257 22-25, M Sep 10

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    My family expects me to be a kid and an adult but I just can't they've pretty much ripped out my childhood and made me an adult I want to runaway so bad but I can't because I'm...
    runanddontlookback runanddontlookback 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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