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I Wish I Lived Somewhere Else Instead Of Here

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    I'M Hoping The Last 10 Years Amount To Something.

    At last. I've been putting together the necessary steps toward leaving this shithole once and for all. I know how fragile these things can be, no matter how close the pieces are to all falling into place, so I'm trying to curb my enthusiasm. I live in a community that has done...
    extracaliber extracaliber 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 30, 2013

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    Small Town In Louisiana

    I have lived in Louisiana for almost 11 years now and all I can say is I hate it more than anything. Most of the people here are homophobic, devout, alcoholic, pot smoking, hunting rednecks who love guns and big trucks. However some of the people here are the complete opposite of...
    domo93 domo93 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    I don't like living in this stupid state.

    I really want to move to California and live in LA.
    mslainiegrace mslainiegrace 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Sometimes I just want

    or wish to get out the city of where I live. It's nice and all but living there for 14 yrs I don't think it's nice anymore. I wish to move to another state with better jobs and education. Still on the east coast though.
    XxTheHighsxX XxTheHighsxX 16-17, F Mar 4

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    Just Short Of The Arctic Circle...

    and not in a Reyjkjavik, Tromsö fun way. A boring backward, cold, jobless foreign town.
    dereksmalls dereksmalls 36-40 Nov 9, 2012

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    hopecatcher hopecatcher 16-17, F 1 Response May 19

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    Discovery Bay, Hong Kong has a little bit of

    English, Canadian, Australian and American people living in it. I feel so alone and scared here in Hong Kong because no one here seems to have autism or was born and raised here which bothers the hell out of me. I feel like Im going to be miserable my entire life and God will...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    To All My Friends On Ep...

    To all my friends here on EP... I just want to tell you guys... that latley i havent been feeling so great... And theres a posiblity i might die... i caught this rare sickness that might take over my whole body and kill me... i've been living in a hospital for the past months...
    Ohii Ohii 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    One day Somewhere a little warmer Where people are less cold Even a thick jacket here Stands defenseless.
    RedDust RedDust 41-45, F Nov 24, 2012

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    I Hate Living In Maine

    Its hard to make a living and the winters are too long. The people are fine. It is the best place to spend summers. I long for sandy beaches and palm trees, but I am in love with a wonderful woman who likes it here.
    islander0286 islander0286 41-45, M Feb 10, 2013

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    Grass Is Really Greener

    Wish I didn't live here and do truly believe it would be better off if I was elsewhere, I'm in nj, and I feel I belong in New York, however I'm agoraphobic and can't get myself to leave, can't wait to kick this panic in the ***!!
    Sklein1 Sklein1 26-30, M Mar 3, 2013

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    Im in illinois right

    now abd ive always wanted to live somewhere like california or florida. Outside the Usa probably somewhere like the uk
    L00kas L00kas 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Austin Sounds Nice

    In Texas, within my very small circle of acquantences, everyone speaks of how great Austin is. I live in this damn town full of materialistic, follow-the-group, "shun the unique", "don't be artistic" people and i can't stand it. i have no one to relate to and all i want to do is...
    matiswest matiswest 18-21, M Nov 18, 2012

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    I Have A Strong Love Hate Thing Here ....

    I was born and raised where I live , but I can't wait to leave , but every time I try to leave some other life situation sucks me back in . It's like the most boring soul sucking vortex ever , yet it's my home , my culture and my heritage . I will never leave Louisiana , but I do...
    cajunlady337 cajunlady337 31-35, F Nov 15, 2013

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    I still have this illusion that my life would be better if I lived somewhere else. But I know it's just not true
    emmacla emmacla 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love punk rock. I want so bad to be a part of that scene. I feel so out of place where I am right now, and I just want so bad to move to Los Angeles or Philadelphia or Florida so...
    punkrockisfreedom punkrockisfreedom 16-17, F Jul 23

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    I feel very, very hypocritical posting this because I joined EP when I was fifteen. Of course, EP is a lot different now. When I joined, I wanted to be on EP for venting and as a...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I wish there was a bleep sound everytime you get a new status notification like on fb. Ya know that beep that bops when you get a msg. I wish EP had that!
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F a week ago

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    There are so many wishes I think I could have. But they are not real. That mindset is not productive. It is the wrong way to look at life. It's fantasy. I've lived in my own...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I wish I could take away the pain I wish I could have taken his place he didn't deserve to die I would take his place in a second if I was there everyone loved him I would have...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I got my licence and graduated from high school, you know finally gained some freedom! But now i am sitting in my room with no friends and no where to go because as soon as i...
    butterflykiki butterflykiki 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I wish I had a big brother .-.
    PrincessShanti PrincessShanti 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I want to go somewhere peace and alone...i hate it being here!! People around me are so selfish and judgemental!!! I hate it when people start to judge me!! It's none of your...
    FelixFelicity03 FelixFelicity03 18-21, F Jul 24

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    Well mostly everything I post upsets people to the 10th degree even though all I'm trying to do is share my honest concerns. It sure isn't easy being me, but I'm not 1 to complain...
    Sebastianblack Sebastianblack 26-30, M Jul 18

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    Well mostly everything I post upsets people to the 10th degree even though all I'm trying to do is share my honest concerns. It sure isn't easy being me, but I'm not 1 to complain...
    Sebastianblack Sebastianblack 26-30, M Jul 18

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    I always wished I could be someone else. I always figured someone else had it easier. Someone else has it better. Someone else has more to offer, more to give, more to live... I...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I used to think that the world would be a much better place if I had not existed. I would not know pain. I would not know I missed on happiness. But then I thought about all the...
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F Jul 5

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    if i was able to see my younger self this is what i would say . If I were to go back to my younger self let's say the age of 12. I would tell him the following things . " younger...
    Aniceguyforyou Aniceguyforyou 18-21, M Jul 6

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    Last Nights Dream I had I dream that I was downstairs in the living room and a dangerous heavy set and tall person was after me, and he was screaming "What are your...
    TheAnonymousINFP TheAnonymousINFP 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I wish that people would stop arguing, attacking one another, and finding excuses to cover up their hatred. We are all human beings, and if there isn't anything else we have in...
    Truthseeker18 Truthseeker18 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I don't choose the way I am. I don't choose to be so emotional, so fragile. I wish I was strong and fearless. But I'm not. Im so tired of feeling like I'm not enough. No one...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    WARNING: Possible Trigger Warning and Explict/Mature content! Also this is my choice to post this much information about me. Please keep your negative opinions to yourself. I...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    We live in a tough world. I world full of hurt, loss, darkness and many more things that bring individuals down occasionally whether it be their job or a difficult home life. It...
    SunshineClovis SunshineClovis 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    ɪ ᴡᴏᴜʟᴅɴ·ᴛ ᴍɪɴᴅ ʜɪᴛᴛɪɴɢ ᴍʏ ʜᴇᴀᴅ sᴏᴍᴇᴡʜᴇʀᴇ ᴀɴᴅ ɴᴏᴛ ʀᴇᴍᴇᴍʙᴇʀɪɴɢ ᴀɴʏᴛʜɪɴɢ. s...
    rosetheinnocent rosetheinnocent 16-17, F Jul 6

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    I never meant to start having feelings for you. I already had strong feelings for someone else. I guess they weren't strong enough, huh? You could have told me you were in love...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 10

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    A couple of weeks ago, I discovered that the saying "You never know what you have until you lose it", is indeed true. I didn't really believe it until I lost my grandmother 2...
    4everoptie 4everoptie 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I wish there was a place that I can go to that isn't in the real world, like a place where there's all friendly and happy people just somewhere I can go and have fun and forget...
    Adreamerrr Adreamerrr 16-17, F Jul 23

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    It's mostly my school life when I wish I didn't exist. But my dreams are so weird, I wish I could live in them XD that might make my life more exciting and plus, no one cares about...
    Maisiee Maisiee 13-15, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I wish I could go back in time when he said will you marry me?.... The way it was proposed wasn't romantic now that I look back. He said I don't want you as my girlfriend again I...
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F Jul 7

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    Another day Another night sleepless. The sands of time flow in one direction so I've heard. Is there not a way to reverse that. Why are our actions irreversible. Why don't we have...
    fat1l fat1l 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I wish I was strong and organized and had the courage and know how to make my dreams fly. I want to be victorious over my problems instead of falling apart all the time. I wish I...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    LOL… I almost never accept dares. But the child in me loves to engage in play—so here goes :)#1-I think morning is sacred. Fresh, young, gentle, hopeful, sweet...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    Sometimes I wish I was someone else. I'll get an urge to be a completely different person. I really should love me for me, but I really hate me sometimes. My emotions get the...
    UniqueFemale UniqueFemale 22-25, F Jul 5

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    I've always loved everything about girls/women I wished I'd been born a girl. I remember in school on picture day the girls aways wore such pretty dresses I so wanted to ware one...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I wish I could go back to my school years and give myself a better education. I didn't do as well as the potential I had. I wanted to go to university and become a veterinary nurse...
    shannen4 shannen4 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    On a silent night when friends are few, I close my eyes and think of you, a silent night, a silent tear, a silent wish that you were here ....❤️Happy Birthday cupcake🎂I hope...
    endlesslyyyforever endlesslyyyforever 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Most people that know me find me genuine and sincere. I am genuine and sincere. I value honesty in myself and in others. But I do not often speak my mind. Of course there are some...
    junliga junliga 22-25, F Jul 13

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    I feel I have always been a girl pretending to be a boy because I have a penis connected to me. I am growing very tired of wishing my body matched who I have always felt to be...
    dev1978 dev1978 36-40, T 1 Response Jul 23

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