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I Want to Move Away From Here

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 190 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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...
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    Oh gosh I missed being on here soooo much! Like I totally forgot about this place (my bad, I'm an airhead) I shall find new friends! *positive boost*
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    Write more about this experience (optional)I'm a 38 year old guy. I look and act younger. At 35 I fell in love and got my new love-after dating 3 months-preganant. things moved...
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    I miss my beautiful boyfriend, he's the one who cheers me up when I am down, the one who's always there for me. I want to look my baby in the eyes and tell him I love him.....I...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F Aug 15

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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 1 day ago

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    I want to move on from my wife of 15 years, GF of 2 years and other GF of 6 months. I just need the time to pursue my passion, sex, So I find nothing in common anymore except...
    liveitover liveitover 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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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 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have run away from home several times, nine to be specific. But being me, I usually go to the park or lake and sit and think. I start feeling really really guilty for what I did...
    mikaykay mikaykay 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Hello I'm a young person almost 13 and I have been planning to run away from home for a very long time now. I'm a black male I'm 5.4 I weigh 132lbs I exercise a lot I'm rather...
    XJJohnson XJJohnson 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I feel like music lets me get away from all the hate the world :(
    brianbrianna brianbrianna 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 28

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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 2 days ago

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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 1 hr ago

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    I hate this town and what its done to me. Cant wait to get the **** out of here and start over.
    fuckthisshitforreal fuckthisshitforreal 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    If it wasn't for my mum and boyfriend I would have moved far far away by now. I cannot stand it here. It is an impossible place to live. There's no chance to meet new people. It's...
    amyvictoriaaa amyvictoriaaa 18-21, F Jul 29

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    I really need one today. I need a hug. I need to shout. I wanna die. My last message for him: As what the song goes, i will just put your poison in my veins until im okay. I feel...
    noxicillin noxicillin 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I was looking for something to do at home. I came across this site that helps you earn up to $1000 or more in no time. Here is the link. Check it out and see if it works for you...
    BrendaS73 BrendaS73 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I just moved to lake city Florida and am wondering if anyone else lives in lake city or Gainesville or anywhere close to me. I could really use a friend around here to help me get...
    Tyler2524 Tyler2524 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Firstly I am trying to cope with losing my beloved mother to dementia. Every time I see her she is more confused and less herself. It is very painful that although she is still...
    Romani52 Romani52 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Amazingly I have an update to my story. She found me. Against all odds, she somehow found me through Facebook. What's more crazy is that she sent a Friend Request to an old...
    Jaxavier Jaxavier 31-35, M Jul 30

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    My first post:). My bf (Andy) haven't left yet but he leaves for Paris Island Bootcamp in 13 days including today. Idk, the reality of it hasn't hit me yet. Last night his best...
    thunderberk thunderberk 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    So yep. Everything in my profile is out of date but hello, it's nice to be here again! Hope I can get around to updating and catching up this week!
    nicolaluna nicolaluna 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I'm from Europe and want to run away in europe so if you're willing to do the same and are between 14 and 17 message me :)
    runawaybuddyalex runawaybuddyalex 13-15, M Aug 11

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    I yearn to drop it all. To get away. The open road. Nature. Real nature. Music. People. Experiences. Life. I work too much. I pray too little. I wake up dreading the day that lies...
    mikeyeeka mikeyeeka 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 19