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I Want to Move Away From Here

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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...
    LiveIt28 LiveIt28 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 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...
    RayneKee RayneKee 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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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...
    justdone40 justdone40 36-40, F Jun 24, 2012

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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...
    Ravenscare Ravenscare 18-21, M May 22, 2011

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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&rsquo...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 1, 2008

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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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    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...
    tralexora tralexora 26-30, F Jan 6

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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...
    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...
    JeyGant JeyGant 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 4, 2013

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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...
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29, 2011

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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...
    goodseemore goodseemore 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 21, 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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    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...
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M Apr 19, 2011

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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...
    rshreve rshreve 22-25 2 Responses Jul 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...
    Liv4dbx Liv4dbx 41-45 1 Response Apr 21, 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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    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 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...
    freckles22 freckles22 31-35, F 16 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...
    Scan00 Scan00 22-25, F Feb 10

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 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...
    AgnesLoves AgnesLoves 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2013

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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...
    Lkjjkl Lkjjkl 31-35 Oct 20, 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...
    Coffee411 Coffee411 16-17 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    I'm in my late 20's, and have been in the midwest my entire life. I decided a few months ago to get away from everything, start over, and take a job on the West Coast. The city...
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    Sometimes I just want to be alone, I want to sit down my back on the wall, away from all the distractions, away from everything. I don't know why, maybe because I don't want to...
    UnrequitedLove8 UnrequitedLove8 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Away from drama Away from tears Away from piercing words Where I can sleep again Away from being a failure Away from living this life Away from my torn soul Where I feel okay...
    Meganbelieves Meganbelieves 13-15, F Mar 18

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    Too much expectation leads to disappointment. Just now, my father said i had to finish my college at the given time. Cause after graduating, i'll have to replace him in managing...
    elel110993 elel110993 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Mentally, I already have a place away from everything. My own personal world that nobody would understand lol. My physical place away from everything would be a deserted island...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 21

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    It's was the summer of 2011, I ran away from home. I don't know why I did it, actually I do, I was tired of problems and I was sick of everything I just wanted to get free. I hated...
    luisvstheuniverse luisvstheuniverse 16-17, M Mar 16

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    Somethings you just need to get away from life... From all the hectic lifestyles and bad omens that stands in your path... Sometimes i just need a break from life so that i can...
    Coolrocker Coolrocker 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    My home is toxic. Everything is a mess and I just want to run away from it all.
    neptunegurl neptunegurl 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I want a break from life.. A chance to have fun and to remember the reasons that I should be happy again...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F Mar 26

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    Whether it be a lonely cottage in the woods or a vacation to a foreign country. I need a place to get away from everything for just a little while. Somewhere that makes time feel...
    Jack0fTr4d3s Jack0fTr4d3s 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Morro Bay is my place away from everything đź’—
    yesenia25 yesenia25 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    A few weeks ago I went on a retreat with my Catholic Church up to the mountains and even though it was just for two days and there were 20 other people there, I felt so relaxed...
    nellyisawolf nellyisawolf 13-15, F Apr 6

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    But is it possible? Can you really stay away from stupid people? I try. I try so hard but they find me!
    KittenHasaWhip KittenHasaWhip 46-50, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a first time mom going to college and staying at home with my 5 month old son. I wanted to work from home instead of paying an outrageous amount of money for daycare and I...
    BrandiiWyne BrandiiWyne 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Yesterday my friend moved back to her home town... I didn't realize it in the week before her move, but when I saw her get into a car and go, I got it then - she's gone. She won't...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F Mar 31

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    THE EASY WAY OUT… The amount of times when I just wanted to walk and leave home… I think it can be easily done but then again I got nowhere to go so I would have to find...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I adore my Dad, I would give him my heart if he asks for it. But lately he's been affecting my life negatively, I need to move on, I can't give more chances. After I am on my feet...
    wishfullthoughts wishfullthoughts 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    i am only young, but have gone through a lot in the time ive been here. I believe that everyone has a future but when you have a state of mind as poor as mine it is hard to even...
    Alfie163 Alfie163 18-21, F Mar 16

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    I need a place I need time I need myself There will come a time when we need a time for ourselves to figure things out. Have you ever felt so lost, so tired, so confused? Well, I...
    MylifeasMae MylifeasMae 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    And I have been fortunate to have found this in a few rare people on EP. Each is open, generous, gentle, tender hearted, intelligent. They are so kind towards me and give me...
    1490wayb 1490wayb 46-50, M 19 hrs ago

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    Finally I need a break. It's fine for people to talk and tell you that everything is going to be okay, that there are people who are definitely worse off than you but no matter...
    LoveToSpeak LoveToSpeak 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    It's like a bad dream that never ends. I wish I could just wake up and have a different life. A life full of promises, a life where I am with someone I love, a life where I am...
    nobodyn234 nobodyn234 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Often times I just think of escaping reality just want a place far away to just relax and think about everything and not have the influence of everything on me. Just get away...
    musicgurl11 musicgurl11 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I want to just get up and go to a foreign country and start new. To just go and buy a one way ticket and never look back on my life. I want to find someone to run away with.
    snickrs snickrs 18-21, M Apr 8

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    Heyo! So I want to run away with my friend. I mean my life is pretty good on the outside but on the inside it's horrible. Just this Tuesday, I was threatened to get kicked out of...
    Runawaygirl21 Runawaygirl21 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I feel like I already have a place away, but only mentally. I will exclude myself from everyone and everything, read a book or write, and have my earphones. For that brief moment...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 19

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    i just want to go somewhere where i can just wake up in the morning and take a walk in the foggy warm morning
    worsepersonintheworld worsepersonintheworld 13-15 Mar 20

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    If there is anyone who wants to put up with pathetic stupid stories when I'm upset and will just be there to understand, if u want to be the person i tell absolutely everything...
    ilovemybffpoppy ilovemybffpoppy 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29