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I Want to Run Away and Join the Circus

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    Future Professional Wants to Join Circus

    So i can come off as quite a conservative person, but underneath the suits and cuff links is a heart that longs to join the circus! I plan to do so two to three years after I start my career. I will take a 3 to 6 month sabbatical and join a traveling circus...
    TruConfess TruConfess 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2008

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    A Wish...

    I have always been in love with the circus. Whenever it came to town. I mean sure the clowns freaked me out a bit and I always pitted the elephants But I would put all of that aside for a chance to join the circus. I am currently learning to contort and am also learning how to...
    lonleystar lonleystar 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8, 2011

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    My Dream

    I've always loved the circus. The clowns and the animals. The acts and the freaks.I wanna join the circus!
    ETH21 ETH21 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    Me Too

    I have a friend who is a ringmaster for a circus. I think you might like it a little better than a normal circus Quirky. All of his "animals" are body contortionists. My favorite would be the six lions with pretty yarn manes. I would like to learn how to be a stilt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 12, 2008

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    I Want To Work At A Circus

    Its perfect: -free travel -free food -free housing FREE FREE FREE it looks amazing, if anyone knows any tips on how to get hired in a circus let me know! (not as a performer, just doing other jobs, like taking down and setting up)
    Uruviel Uruviel 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Want To Live That Life ...

    A fantasy world.  The colours are rich reds, blues, greens and vibrant yellows ... drapes, tents, bright lights, sawdust and shadows, colourful backdrops and posters, strange exotic people, animals, music, travel and an atmosphere of tension and excitement.  I...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 6 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    I Want To Run Away And Join The Circus.

    I do. I REALLY do. I REALLY DO. I want to be somewhere I've never been. I want to explore. I want to bump into happy messes and crash into love. I want to dive headfirst in a pool of craziness and come out gasping for air and bask in the head rush it gives me. I'm tired of being...
    RoyaltyRed RoyaltyRed 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2013

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    A Different Circus!

    I want to run away and join a different circus!  
    acgreenknight acgreenknight 41-45, M 20 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    To Live The Life Of A Modern Gypsy And Juggle My Way To Happiness

     I wish and dreamof being a performer. I dream of traveling from city to city bringing joy to the masses as I juggle and amaze, surrounded by those who share my goal of joy, and as such finding tru happiness. All I need is a chance, an audition, a little light, and maybe one day...
    Gypsyking1015 Gypsyking1015 18-21 Apr 18, 2011

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    And I'd Be Twirling 100 Hula Hoops!

    I love the Cirque du Soleil. And Chinese acrobats. When I see the acrobats twirling in the air, it makes me feel free as if I were twirling with them. I also love to see all the amazing things that the human body can do. It makes me feel strong, even though I can't do those...
    ShanHui ShanHui 26-30, F Aug 19, 2010

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    No Choice

    well... i feel weird doing this but... im 14 i live in LA n i always wish i could run away... i honestly have nothing... i know i have to be grateful and i am but this isnt what i want to do... i just want to get away from everything but i dont think i can... i have no money, no...
    jetski222 jetski222 13-15 1 Response Aug 18, 2009

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    A Cog In The Machinery

    I know that, in the long run, I would not be able to handle the life of living on the road and every day feeling so uncertain......yet, I long for the circus. Not just any circus though. I don't want to be in the "traditional" circus, the ones with elephant on stool acts and such...
    PirateMonkeyCabinet PirateMonkeyCabinet 26-30 1 Response Apr 17, 2013

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    Just For Today.

    I wouldn't want to go forever, but this is a rotten day that is going nowhere. Time for a change...Who's coming?
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 76 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    I really want to run away & just start life over.. But I have nobody to come with me...
    NightRider1121 NightRider1121 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm 13 and live in Washington near seattle, I really want to run away but I won't be able to do it on my own. I'm going to leave whenever I find someone or a couple of people to go...
    idontreallylikeyou idontreallylikeyou 16-17, F 18 mins ago

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    Okay, so I must start off.. This is for those who are serious about running away. I'm 16. I have a car, license, and about 5 grand. I live in Michigan but I am willing to drive any...
    zillamon zillamon 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 9

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    I hope the group I'm in won't fall apart.. I really don't want to be here anymore, I want to end it. I'm literally choosing between suicide and running away, and it's gonna be very...
    Lizzy96 Lizzy96 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My friend and I are thinking about running away next summer. Anyone in the US want to join us on the way?
    emmy33 emmy33 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 9

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    this is all i think of when browsing this thread: i'm gonna run away and never say goodbye (gonna run away gonna run away gonna run away gonna run away) i'm gonna run away and...
    SacredLoaf SacredLoaf 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    My friend and I are planning on running away next summer. Most likely not for good, but for a while. We live in the US. If anyone would like to join us, or meet us on the way...
    emmy33 emmy33 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I plan on running away either after this school year or the summer after that. The plan would be to end up in California. I'd eventually come back home, though, this isn't...
    emmy33 emmy33 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I have been wanting to run away for over a year and a half now. I am practically alone, I am depressed, my life is terroble, I'm scared of someone I have to see, and I have this...
    Teenager1421 Teenager1421 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 29

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    Hey, I'm 18 male, and I really can't take my parents anymore. I'm thinking of running away all the time. I'm sorry, this is a bit long but I would really appreciate someone's...
    Balkan1996 Balkan1996 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 1

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    I want to run away but I don't want to do it alone. I'm from canada, looking to end up in Alberta or British Columbia, I am in ontario currently. Anyone looking for a run away...
    midnightterror midnightterror 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I want to run away I don't want to live with someone who's don't understand me and alway think that I'm worthless. My life is suck I'm don't even have (real) friend, I don't have...
    sashiaJ sashiaJ 13-15, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I've been making plans for probably a year to run away, or in my case since I am a adult, move away. All those plans have tumbled down. My truck needs a lot of expensive work and I...
    cinch cinch 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want to run away so bad, but I'm a ***** to do it alone and I need a ride
    leonelarocks leonelarocks 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I'm from Virginia. I can't deal with my family anymore. I want to run away with someone who drives and has car.
    alishajoshi10 alishajoshi10 13-15 3 Responses Aug 7

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    Anyone in Pa want to run away with me? I'm trying to form a group of ppl.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I just had a dream about this. I was with my family in this forest i think, well somewhere where we were surrounded by trees. And there were houses too and we went to see one for...
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 plan on leaving tonight with my car .. im in Maryland message me if you want to run away too so I can pick you up
    OsoSam OsoSam 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I can't take it anymore...Im from PA, anybody wanna run away with me?
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I just want to run away to some beautiful place and go exploring.
    Charmianx Charmianx 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I just want to run away from home,church, all of these people who think they know me.
    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    My friend and I are going to run away, for the sake of adventure, and why not meet others on the way? Anyone?
    emmy33 emmy33 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 8

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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'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 1 Response Aug 11

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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 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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    My heart now aches for this. I have this little fantasy of running away with the love of my life. He'll pick me up just before the sun rises and we'll just drive, no plans, no...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So I want to run away, and I was wondering if anyone could help me maybe? I mean as in someone who did that. I just need an advice, thats all.
    SkyeThorgerson SkyeThorgerson 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't see the harm in doing so. The cause and effect are nothing but good, I live alone and i can get away from my "life". Suicide and running away are the best options as of the...
    hatredofmyself hatredofmyself 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I decided.I can't run away...my friends would miss me too much and I'll sadden them if I do..
    TheOtakuxx TheOtakuxx 13-15, M Jul 29

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    Sometimes I do, things like the weather get in the way. I wish I could hide from my feelings. I hate being human and having the ability to feel all of these negative emotions. I...
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I love my job but it gets me real stressful and it makes me wonder if the part of my job that I don't feel right is something that I have to overcome or if it simply means there's...
    pheebsh pheebsh 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Any takers? I need some company to run away with...
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm from Stonehouse, England. I'm planning to run to the woods. Ive done the research on setting animal traps and starting fires. I know what to bring. Anyone want to join? Message...
    VolcanoTheDragon VolcanoTheDragon 13-15, F Aug 8

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