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I Would Like to Run Away Sometimes

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    I'm Growing Up

    A ll my life I have been a runner. It became my way to survive. I ran as a child. I made poor choices in my adult life and when things were bad (like feeling threaten) I would run. Sometimes it was my PTSD and sometimes it was real. Running sucks because then what are you going...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2008

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    To Join the Circus

     id want to be a barker or part of the freak show
    alsorolo alsorolo 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 29, 2009

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    There Are Days...

    when I dream of runnng away.  Life just seems to much to bear, and I start to daydream about living in another world, far removed from the one I'm in now.  I call them Trinidad days.  Why Trinidad?  It's a beautiful island, warm and sunny, where ...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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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 you Cause I am falling in love with you No never I'm never gonna stop Falling in love with you Close the door, lay down upon the floor...
    CaptainR14 CaptainR14 26-30, M Apr 11

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    Definitely

    Look,my mom died wen i wuz 4 and a half years old! My dad abused my big bro!! So,my aunt adopted my 2 big syblings and me and is now my mom!!Im the youngest one here and so my now THREE big syblings treat me like a slave and a piece of ****!! I almost ran away one time to my...
    Belieber01 Belieber01 13-15 Jul 23, 2011

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    I Feel Like Dying Each Moment

    I am the first child in my family. Yes, I am a girl, and from my childhood all I have seen is poverty. I am from a third world country, my father had a small business which failed. All my parents could do with their small earnings is to manage my and my brothers study. I started...
    Eragon79 Eragon79 31-35 Jul 22, 2011

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    To the City.

    i wish that i could just get away just for a coupla weeks or somethiing. everyone says that the country is so beautiful, well let them have it. i wish that i could go to a city and stay there if only for a couple of days or weeks. a city with lots of lights and that is really...
    imXhereXbutXyouXdontXseeXme imXhereXbutXyouXdontXseeXme 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 22, 2008

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    Oh Today - I Have Drama Queens In the Family!!

    My sister, mother nad aunt are the epitome of drama queens... Why I chose to spend the day with them - I have NO clue!!   
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 10 Responses Mar 7, 2009

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    Who Hasn't Thought of R...

    Who hasn't thought of running away? When times get rough and you feel all alone, it is hard not to think those thoughts.
    Tanya10578 Tanya10578 31-35 Jun 28, 2009

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    Yes I Do ...

    Sometimes I just want to get up, pack a small bag and go. Anywhere! As long as it's away from here. Just drop all responsibility and find a small quite place where I can be myself ... all the time. No more hiding. I'd run so fast ... even wearing 5 or 6 inch heels and a miniskirt...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 2, 2008

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    My Little Window

    i have tried to run away many times..... i get out of my house and downtown...... but then i come back and i lay there thinking about if i didnt come back...... what wouldve happened to me..... what would i have done out there in this big place we call earth....... would i die or...
    smexychick897 smexychick897 13-15 1 Response Oct 3, 2010

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    Get Back On the Plane

    Sometimes I would like to pull out my pass port and high-tail it back to my homeland Germany. I never agreed to live this life, in another country and would like to run back to the life I could have had. I figure: pack a suitcase and go. But then I figure...Im a broke college...
    FastLaneC3 FastLaneC3 18-21, F Mar 20, 2009

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    A Lot Of The Time

    Any day within the last week would have been good. LOL When the marriage is failed the whole house is wrong. The whole system is just messed up. There are days it gets unbearable and I feel nothing is right and can be right. I try to shake things off and keep going, even though...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    I Am Offering A Shelter For Abused Or Mistreated Teenage Girls And Women Runaway's

    I have more than enough experience on running away, and I know the mental and physical abuses that occur, if you need some one to talk to feel free to contact me and I will do what I can to help you resolve your issues or direct you to good person who can assist you...
    divinepolycouple divinepolycouple 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2011

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    Not At All...

    I definitely don't wanna run away, but those are some damn gorgeous boots ;)
    Infinite9 Infinite9 70+, F Jul 23, 2011

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    If It Weren't For The Kids...

    If I didn't have children, I would likely run away to Him. I would get a tiny appartment as close to downtown Vancouver as I could afford, and spend my days workng in a busy restaurant, and my nights in His bed. We would have our coffee at cute little cafes, and walk the streets...
    lilycaroline lilycaroline 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    There Are Days...

    There are some days I want to pack a couple bags and hit the road. I want to go to Tennessee or some state with mountains and start over. I want no one to know me, I want to start fresh. I know it may sound crazy but I really do. I think of all the possibilities of what is out...
    IvoryTapestry IvoryTapestry 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 20, 2012

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    Runaway Train

    I don't have a story, I just dig the skirt and boots on the logo. I will share a little something. I was kicked out of the house when I was 16 and have never looked back. I am still on my runaway adventure. I have learned to live life instead of life living me. Not everyone will...
    sassjordan sassjordan 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2009

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    Run Like a Deer

    Me too! I would disconnect myself from all ties and responsibilities .I want  a house in the woods,a lake and a fishing pole..maybe a big friendly dog to talk to.I'm tired of the rat race. 
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F Feb 22, 2008

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    Fly In A Hurry And Pause At Point Blank

    I begin to doubt in myself as I begin to doubt in you.Is it you or is it me?These are the questions that overcome my mind although I always seem to convince myself otherwise.I don't believe it should all be pink perfect but I do expect it to be purple, which is my favorite color...
    SeaOfSecrets SeaOfSecrets 18-21, F Oct 11, 2011

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    Well, I don't know where it is

    but sometimes yes I wish I could run away to a new place far away. Where I can be myself and not disliked or hatred for me. Where there is peace calm and quiet. Somewhere surrounded by natural beauty. Where I don't need to go to work everyday. Where I can meet new people...
    papri papri 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    Oh I've Ran Away Before...

    Repeatedly, since i was 5 years old. Just do. Not going anywhere in particular, just....away.
    TheBlakkSheep TheBlakkSheep 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    sometimes i just feel like reality is to harsh ,

    it´s like being stuck someplace dark and not being able to get out, it sucks feeling lost and feeling you don´t belong here
    Hugo655 Hugo655 18-21, M May 4

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    ..OH, So Would I!

    I wan't to get away!   My ideal place is the York Peninsula! So many lonely ,secluded beaches where i could lose myself! We all need to "get away' I believe!
    mzdivine mzdivine 56-60 2 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    Preparation #9

    I just want to run away with her. Someday, but now I have commitments. We both know, So we met. She brings me lunch, Good company, Good food, excellent kisses and touches. This had to be the SHORTEST 1 hour in history. Einstien talkes about bending time. I think this lunch date...
    1changingheart 1changingheart 51-55, M Apr 2, 2012

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    I used to want to run away to Oregon

    when I was younger. I wanted to hitchhike there. Five year later i like to think of how absurd the idea was. I did recently hear a story about a teenager who hitchhiked to Oregon only to disappear there. They only found his back pack but no trace of anything else. He disappeared...
    Gus1996 Gus1996 16-17, M Feb 6

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    The Reason I Would Like To Run Away Is

    I've been married for over 20 years.  Sometimes I feel like I'm a child, the way my hubby treats me.  For example:  Whenever our bank accounts get into the negative, he starts raising his voice talking to me as if it is all my fault.  He has said several times he was going to...
    highhopes highhopes 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    If I ever got the balls to do it, I would totally run away to California. I spent 4th of July weekend with some friends in San Diego this year. This was the first time ever flying...
    MaralynSnow MaralynSnow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I guess I really wouldn't run away, as I don't have any real reason to. I would just like to move away from here and go someplace more interesting. I like new adventures!
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I hate this place wanting a new life feeling like running away but have no one to go to!! 😭😭😭
    MalachaiP MalachaiP 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Running away with your true love, nothing sounds better.
    Nroses77 Nroses77 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Not because I'm sad or angry, but because of the freedom I could gain! Right now I am set on living a navy life and having everything in my life planned out and ordered by higher...
    Deviance7 Deviance7 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    can anyone please help us run away? does anyone have a vehicle? i am in CA and my gf in NC we need help running together
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I always loved running first thing in the morning and clearing my head . Typically I would always run a 5k and on longer runs a 10k . Now that Im getting back in to my life I can...
    runnergirlmic runnergirlmic 22-25, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    For a long time in my youth I would dream of running away. All the yelling, shouting and drama in my life felt like too much sometimes. I would often just close my eyes and imagine...
    flyingfish888 flyingfish888 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate how meaningless the routine of life is. We have jobs and obligations, we get up, try and create some economic value, get paid, pay bills and sleep again. If we have time we...
    petrichor540 petrichor540 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wanna run away to somewhere I'm 17 and willing to do anything to get out my house
    idontknow72 idontknow72 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    i planing to run away to himalayas
    shiva76 shiva76 36-40, M Jul 8

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    I seriously need to run away. I can't go on living in this household much longer, but I know it's dangerous out in the world. Especially in a city like Chicago. I would like to...
    shadowman22 shadowman22 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I wanted to run away but then I realized my Mom feeds me and Lets me use her credit card freely. No one else loves me like that
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    RUN AWAY GROUP we are runaways who formed a group to run away together. We have plenty of money and can help anyone who wants to join us.We saved about $90k and we can travel...
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 5 Responses Jun 29

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    Anything would be better than what I have right now. I would run away but i need someone to runaway with me, Someone who wants to start over. I'm 15 in N.J Iselin
    Viktoriya1998 Viktoriya1998 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 9

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    Hello I would like to run away from my life I am stuck in ( blackmail and forced into things ) I could do it on my own but it would be nice to have some company. I have not...
    DJMatthews DJMatthews 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want to run away from this life now. My divorce is eating away my soul. I'm scared, I'm depressed. I miss him. I know the divorce is a mistake. But now I just want to runaway...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F Jun 30

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    i need time to myself. to evaluate life. to just think long and hard about it. and about everyone. to know whether any of its really worth it. if any of the people are. im gonna...
    ThatOtherGuy17 ThatOtherGuy17 16-17, M Jul 14

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    Hi. My name is Kennedy. I am 13. I want to run away to NYC. When I come back, if my life isn't better, I'm leaaving again. This time, though, it's for good. I can't do it alone...
    kitkat923 kitkat923 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I've decided to run away next year to the mountains in a undisclosed area in the south, maybe southwest. I have a lot of planning to do. I have to get away from people and the...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I would if I could... But the one I wanna run away with has other obligations....
    Brokenglassapple Brokenglassapple 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    21 and I live in South Australia. I need to get out. I resist this society structure and I hate it so much. I want to leave but I can't do it alone. Is there anyone else in...
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T 4 Responses Jul 9

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    I am a california runaway and i want someone to run away with
    NikhilWolf NikhilWolf 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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