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I Would Like to Run Away Sometimes

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ..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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I just wanna pack up my clothes, get in my car and drive till I'm far away and no one knows me, has any expectations of me.... I'd kind of like to disappear. Life with no...
    astarael0 astarael0 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Just run away never go back.. Never let them find me.. get on with my life.. After my exams...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F Apr 8

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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 6 days ago

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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 5 days 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 4 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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    All of my friends are in relationships and they are all so mentally and emotionally immature. One of my friends boyfriends hates me with a passion and honestly I don't even want to...
    Plurlife Plurlife 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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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 6 days 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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    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 a week 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 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 a week ago

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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 1 day ago

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    I would totally love to run away, but I got like 100 dollars and no guts! I don't know what to do. If I do go through with it, I think I survive, but what happens if I get in...
    otherkid otherkid 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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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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    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 a week ago

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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 1 day 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 1 day ago

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    Hi! I'm from MA and I am trying to round up a group to escape with :) I'm 16 and have been dreaming of escaping my mundane and boring life from quite some time now. Also, school is...
    musicaddict69 musicaddict69 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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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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    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 2 days ago

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    Everyone makes fun of me for literally everything. My family yells at me and tells me I'm not good enough for anything and they praise my brother. Everyone just walks all over me...
    atlrauhlin atlrauhlin 16-17, F 5 Responses 22 hrs ago

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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...
    Notyou76 Notyou76 13-15, M 5 Responses Mar 24