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I Want to Sleep and Shut the Whole World Out

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    I Just Want to Sleep and Shut the Whole World Out

    I am feeling like all I want to do is sleep and hide from the world. I am tired both physically and emotionally,but more emotionally which for me is worse. Yes I have clinical depression. My b/f (who knew from the beginning that I have clinical depression and can get like this...
    SugarnSpice SugarnSpice 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    I Wish!!

    i wish it were that easy, to just drift off to sleep and shut the whole world out!!! there just seems to be too much going on in the world just now, too many bad things, and too many people getting hurt!! i dont like it, and i just wish there was a way that it could all end, and...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Jan 12, 2011

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    Safe Haven

     i know its cliche to say that when you dream its like you are in a new place, a paradise, a place you would rather be than where you are at that moment, but when i dream its like a safe haven for me erase my worries and pain away you're all by yourself and you get...
    Lacilove Lacilove 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2008

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    Alone

    Right now it's all I can do to get out of bed and go to work. I broke up with my bf and things were very serious betwen us. We were looking at apartments and everything. Well I started getting sick (still waiting to see exactly what is wrong) and stress was a huge factor. Well...
    GirlLearningHowToSmile GirlLearningHowToSmile 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    So what if I am not the prettiest?

    So what if I don't have the most perfect body? People don't need to point that out because I already know it. Because of people like that I can't come out of my house without even feeling insecure and upset. So what if I eat pizza and not a salad? I want to eat what I want...
    truthtobetold truthtobetold 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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    girlgirlgirl0123 girlgirlgirl0123 16-17, F Dec 20, 2013

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    One Pill, Two Pill, Three Pill, Four...

    I was prescribed sleeping pills. Just taking one would make me feel absolutely horrible, but so amazing at the same time. When I was at my lowest I would take at least seven pills at a time. I would sleep my days away and wake up with excruciating pain. What I find funny is that...
    curiousdream curiousdream 18-21, F Aug 26, 2012

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    I Wish For Some Sleep!

      I want to sleep and shut the world. I want to sleep and never wake up. I want to die to live a new life. I am alone tonight. Alone and lonely. Its not the first time I am all by myself. This is the first time I am alone with wanting to sleep and never wake up. ...
    ToshaT ToshaT 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    I wanna travel the world. First stop: Paris, France. Mostly because I'm in my first year of French and by the 4th year, I will hopefully be fluent in the language. Also, I think...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My biggest dream is to tour the whole world- specially Europe! I know it's not going to happen but hey... I have an imagination :)
    Yuumie Yuumie 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 10

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    I wish I could travel the whole world ✈️
    BeccaK1 BeccaK1 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    Traveling the world has been my outmost dream. I want to travel the world with my best friend and love of my life that I have shared 4 years of my life with. Only thing is we are...
    tysoyana tysoyana 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    I want to travel the world, I want to leave home and just go all over the US first then around the world, I live for adventure and want more of it in my life
    briannalynn22 briannalynn22 16-17, F Aug 10

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    I want to travel the world so that i can see the city, new people and make new friends. Make a new life as I travel out of the country, can be social and let the fears aside! I...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    As most of these people are talking about the world in its current state, I just want to save the world if the zombie apocalypse ever happens!
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    ​I dont know much about the government but I know it does not work. I am homeless and I want to save the world. I believe it will take drastic measures. The reward is usually...
    davidcrazyj davidcrazyj 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I want to travel the world with someone really fun and willing to try something new.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 4

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    I want to travel the world make new experiences meet new people
    itisjustmeok itisjustmeok 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I want to travel the world and learn about different cultures and religion and just leave everyone behind.
    Anon5931 Anon5931 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I wanna go places, I wanna be free. I wanna be in NY looking at the Statue of Liberty, Be in CA looking at the Hollywood sign, Paris looking at the Eiffel Tower, and Tokyo. I wanna...
    PlatinumMillenium PlatinumMillenium 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Planned everything for the whole trip and escaped to Japan for 10 days, to Sapporo, Otaru, Aomori, Shizuoka, Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo. It was totally amazing, I felt so happy I did...
    berryofthenorth berryofthenorth 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Cozumel was amazing. I'm home. And exhausted. I partied the entire time. I gotta sleep.
    Photographer85 Photographer85 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I know there is so much more in life than worrying about finding someone that'll love me, or being sad if someone doesn't. I just feel so empty and lonely. I don't want to feel...
    LiesGreedMisery LiesGreedMisery 18-21, F Aug 4

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    So hey guys! I would like to let you know about something. Have you heard about the Logos Hope? Well it is a ship as you can see. But not just like any other ship, this ship...
    thyx thyx 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    All I want to do before the night takes my life is see the world. So many people so much to see. I haven't gotten very far from California but I can feel that the time is coming...
    solusipse solusipse 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I have a lot of plans for where I want to travel. First off, I am just gonna pack what I can in a duffle bag and buy a tent and the just take off. No hotels, that detracts from the...
    heapograss heapograss 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 9

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    my ultimate dream is to visit every single country that exists, i have never been outside my country and i really wanna see the world so very badly, i wanna know what's out there...
    vernikung vernikung 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 23

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    I just want to pack up a bag, not care about anything for a few weeks and just travel and enjoy everything that's out there in the beautiful world.
    emilytello emilytello 16-17, F 8 Responses Aug 24

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    So I was talking with my boss and she asked me if I did anything this summer. I replied with "Yes ma'am. I went on a mini road trip with my friends to skydive." She then went to...
    Dieg123 Dieg123 18-21, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Its a goal of mine to see as much of the world as i can. There are so many amazing places in the world it would be such a huge regret if i didnt see as many as i could in my...
    Ldalg Ldalg 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    I will be forever fighting to save this world. No matter the age, no matter the time... I will continue to fight ignorance and cruelty until my body crumbles to dust. Maybe my...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I have a friend ... Better said a girl that went to school with me ... She is now a flight attendant .... She is traveling the world ... She posts pictures in different parts of...
    jbello jbello 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I try to do at least one good deed a day, and make sure not to hate on anybody. Some things I try to do to improve our world: Donate to charity regularly volunteer regularly try...
    cloudedjourney cloudedjourney 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Sometimes I feel myself pulling away from my kids because I can't handle the frustrations of being the only parent caring for them. I've been alone in this since day one. My four...
    ComplexNotComplicated1 ComplexNotComplicated1 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I just want to travel. Pack my bags, throw away all maps, get in the car with the people I love and just don't look back. Drive into the sun. Drive into the night. Just appreciate...
    makedamnnsure makedamnnsure 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 4

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    List countries (including cities) you'd recommend me to visit when I book travelling around the world.
    makethemostofyourlife makethemostofyourlife 26-30, F 16 Responses Aug 4

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    What are some jobs that consist of traveling the world? Particularly having to do with global communications?
    Cory45 Cory45 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Been in two different countries for work and missed the chance to explore and enjoy. I wish I could travel the world with the love of my life just to relax and enjoy:)
    JacqueChen JacqueChen 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    In 4 hours I will be on a plane to London. I see this as the first step towards seeing the world and visiting all the places that's on my list! I'm so excited ^^
    natliking natliking 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 9

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    At some point in my life I want to see other countries in the world that I have seen pictures and read the history of. China, Japan, Greece, England and Egypt are just the ones at...
    galdran galdran 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    i can't wait to travel the world. there's something so amazing about the thought of seeing new places and experiencing different cultures. it's exciting.
    samosborne12 samosborne12 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I want to change & inspired the world with art
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M Aug 14

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    How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. - Anne Frank
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M Aug 15

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    I can't wait to graduate and finally start my life traveling the world.
    justsmile1990 justsmile1990 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 15

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    Me and my close friends have planned to travel the world when we graduate. I'm really excited to travel with my best friends! ^~^
    Jessica3545 Jessica3545 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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    Wellll umm who's going to worlds of fun??? Any takers! Even tho idk anybody on here but yeah I would love to see my fans there😍
    officialsophie officialsophie 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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    Explore the world by walking,climbing,dancing,clicking pictures,watching nature, amd every damn single thing before i die😎
    ronie989 ronie989 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    My boyfriend and I sold 98% of our belongings so we could travel the world. We've been traveling for around 11 months so far and don't regret a minute of our decision. If you feel...
    shadowmuse shadowmuse 26-30, F 14 Responses Aug 16