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I Want to Run Away and Join the Circus

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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Hey guys, I live in Washington State I am 14 and a make, I'm sick of this house and want to run away, anyone want to join me? I can bring 100$+ and I have the knowledge of every...
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    I want to run away, I want it to be well planned. I want to find someone to run with me, maybe a group of people. We could become close and rough it. We could have so many...
    CatrinaL CatrinaL 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 23

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    My life is falling apart, I have lost everything I have, and I need to get away. Im 16 years old, soon turning 17 , and I live in Norway. I'm going to run away to California, and...
    runawaychild runawaychild 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    For months now I have been working on my outlook on life. I have no wish to die or to run away. Perhaps go away but that is still being negotiated. See I love my wife, and we've...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm looking for a running away partner or group. We would both be well-prepared to run away, and it would happen in a little while (few months) so we all have time to prepare.
    CatrinaL CatrinaL 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I just want to run away from all the pain and hurt all the people I love have caused me. I'd run away to a place where no one knows me and start again. Forget everybody and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Say it's true, there's nothing like me and you I'm not alone, tell me you feel it too And I would run away I would run away, yeah..., yeah I would run away I would run away with...
    CaptainR14 CaptainR14 26-30, M Apr 11

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    Im a mum of one , daughter aged 4 , my first love is her father. We broke up when I was pregnant 5 years ago . I met my current partner and he instantly moved in with me , he hasn...
    Kanaloa Kanaloa 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I want to run away with someone :] I would love to get away I'm 17 and my birthday is in literally ten more days (((yayyyyy)))...like not run because of sadness..but like because I...
    Blahblahblackid Blahblahblackid 16-17 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi, I'm Nadia I really want to run away, for many reasons. I jut want to be free. I would like to meet friends, maybe a cute guy. Message Me! BTW > I'm 13 from South Jersey I...
    otherkid otherkid 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Me and my girlfriend have been on the road for 3 days now. It has been...absolutely amazing. No harassment from my parents, no bullying at school, no hatred around town. Just me...
    Rebent1101 Rebent1101 13-15, M Apr 12

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    I'm just so tired of trying so hard to be what everyone expects from me. Ever since my second year started its been one bad thing after another and I feel like giving up and...
    JustDre JustDre 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I'm about to be 16, treated like dirt; the black sheep.. Growing up in an extremely hard core religious background, Muslim, Islam, it's hurt me. It's fought against me, everything...
    Yourstrulyanon Yourstrulyanon 13-15 2 Responses Mar 25

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    A few years ago the idea of running away formed and ever since then it has yet to stop running through my mind. I imagine it all kids of different ways, with a stranger...with a...
    NonexistantSoul NonexistantSoul 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    Sometimes life is too hard on us , or maybe sometimes I'm too weak to take what life brings me . I'm trying to hang in there all the time . I try to see the good things in my life...
    monirz monirz 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I hated school. I was tired and fed up and it was just so tedious. One day I just snapped. PE Teacher had a go at me for something really minor, I don't think I was listening or...
    WhiskeyRoger369 WhiskeyRoger369 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I'm sick of running away from everything good in my life because I'm terrified of being the one that gets hurts, I'm sick of feeling like I put barriers up to everyone in my life...
    SlightlySparkles SlightlySparkles 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I need someone to run away with, not now but when I turn 13 in September. I'm really tired of my life, everything just makes me so depressed here. I live in South Carolina and...
    cherry843 cherry843 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Hi. I'm 17, in CT, and looking to run away. No one is responding to any of these. I would prefer that when someone finally does, they don't want to just go into this blindly...
    ItIsAllTheExecutionNotThePlan ItIsAllTheExecutionNotThePlan 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I've always wanted to find the one and then run away where no one can find us so we can get to know each other without social pressure or just pressure. Be free for a while!
    allisonslim allisonslim 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I just want to run away! My mom wants me to be the perfect child and do everything right. For example> I have one bobby pin on the floor. It turns into a fight and calls me very...
    otherkid otherkid 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I really want to leave this house. My dad has been hitting me more than he usally did. I'm scared to be here and I wish I was in College. I want to be with someone who will love me...
    amandapanda2498 amandapanda2498 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    I want to run away I'm from central New Jersey does anybody want to ? Please help me out I'm saving up to go and please don't be scared and chicken out.
    pinkkisses0321 pinkkisses0321 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I'm going to be running away with my girlfriend in two days. Her parents are supporting us and have even given us money to start out. We are leaving because I want to escape...
    Rebent1101 Rebent1101 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I want to run away with you, it's the one thing I wish for more than anything but I know we can't at the moment and it kills me more and more every passing day
    sam275 sam275 18-21, M Apr 7

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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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    I have autism and I feel like nobody understands me. Life is getting so stressful at the moment. I feel so depressed. I just want to run away from everything and have nothing to...
    ReeveFeelsAlone ReeveFeelsAlone 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    I just wanna run away from everything. But I have no where to go to. If given the chance, I would run and never look back. I wanna go somewhere where I can just be by myself.
    tikani tikani 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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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 Apr 12

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    At the moment I just want to escape my life but in thinking that I stay for the very reasons I want to run away. I know the people who are making my life miserable are the ones who...
    ruby321 ruby321 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes I just want to run away from my life and be free. Start over somewhere else as someone else. I don't want a past or to remember anything from the past. I'm just tired...
    aguythatknows aguythatknows 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I do not give advice anymore. Since my life is an utter shambles the last person to give advice should be me. I say to anyone who wants to run away from home. THINK FIRST! I would...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    My family has told me they hate me and wish I was dead. My mum hits me and shouts at me everyday. I just need a break so I went to my dads for the Easter holidays but my mum keeps...
    Bluegirlxoxo Bluegirlxoxo 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    If I did I'd take my closest friends with me, cuz I know some of them would want to run away too
    Mousetronaut Mousetronaut 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    There really isn't anything for me here, as much as I know my family loves me I think that I absolutely will fail if I stay in this little nobody knows it town. I've thought about...
    palant palant 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I think im gonna run away.
    dejalesbian dejalesbian 13-15, F 8 Responses Apr 2

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    I love in Pennsylvania I'm gunna run away and I need someone to come with , please anybody ? ...
    jayyvonsgirl jayyvonsgirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I think it's time to run away .
    emkayonexx emkayonexx 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    Will anybody in New Jersey run away with me
    pinkkisses0321 pinkkisses0321 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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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