I Would Love to Escape This Life For Awhile

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    Wondering Where Life Will Lead Me

    I have been in a marriage for almost 7 years now. I am 25 years old and have a boy who turned 5 in January. I'm not exactly sure when things went numb for me but I know that this realization came to light when my mother passed in May 2011. I loved my husband at one point, and I...
    JustWannaBMe JustWannaBMe
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2011

    I Wish.

    And go somewhere safe with no pressures or time. Or calories. With my boyfriend :)
    esclave esclave
    16-17, F
    Dec 21, 2007

    To Switch

    tried but it¨s not easy to turn ur life over, sometimes i just want to reborn in some new shape, other country, other sex.. other mind.. sometimes i just wish to live as a rare exotic fish or plant in someone else¨s life to fill his eyes with care and pride..
    neonblack neonblack
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 13, 2007

    Don'T Feel Sorry

    well before may19th of 2012 i have been on the track team at my college for 3 years then the first week i was home for summer break i was in a freak fourwheeler accident and suffered a tramatic brain injury while i spent the time getting 10 brain surgeries and a small amount of...
    calthrower calthrower
    22-25, M
    Jun 9, 2013

    That Would Be Nice

    I would love to get away from my life right now or anytime for that matter. My life is never easy and is just seems to get harder and harder for me. I'm still making it though, smiling cause I stopped giving a damn. My last relationship ended because he was cheating, I'm...
    Spilled Spilled
    22-25, F
    Mar 24, 2013


    He stared at her picture in the waiting area, in the skybridge, during takeoff. He kept having to re-touch the screen of his phone: it kept going to black to save battery. Eventually he went into the settings and changed it to 'always-on'. "Girl troubles?" The woman next to him...
    O38OO2661677 O38OO2661677
    Jan 18, 2013

    I want to disappear into thin air!

    I am struggling with my emotions and I feel I have no one to turn too! I don't actually know if I would want to come back.
    laurajayne2091 laurajayne2091
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2015

    Too Much Madness!

    There's too much responsibility! The expectations are sky high! There are so many things I have to do as time running out! Help! Today's society standards are pretty high and expects teenagers to act like adults but get treated like kids, expects a lot and rely on young adults...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Nov 24, 2013


    Sometimes I have moments of pure peace, where I feel untouchable, like nothing that is going on around me can effect me..I would love to escape.
    NiRiada NiRiada
    22-25, F
    Sep 17, 2008

    36 Years Later

    I thought it wouldnt last forever, I was 17 having his baby, and I owed it to my family' and the baby to make this bond legal, And the fact that he was rich helps, he was 20. There was violance, there was passion, there was violant passion, obsessions, possesiveness.. It was...
    TheMoodyArtist TheMoodyArtist
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Apr 7, 2012

    Underneathe the Paving Stones the Beach

    i might go to prison for trying to escape. it is easy to go about with a narrow view of things. i say that so that whoever reads this might consider it openly w/o prejudices which may not even truly be their own. i like to use heroin. it really bugs me how sad so many people...
    brainwashattempt brainwashattempt
    1 Response May 27, 2009

    Longing For Escapism.._x

    i just need to get away from everything and everyone, even myself for a bit, maybe a long while. im so emotionally tired of everything im feeling everything ive felt and everything im going to feel.. im afraid of the future im afraid of a lot of things.  i need to break...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman
    22-25, F
    12 Responses Dec 10, 2007

    I'm Gone

    Yes, I have a nice little spot I go to and it's like another world, camping!
    imahag imahag
    46-50, F
    Apr 1, 2009

    Wanting to Feel Proud

    being unemployed has left me so lost. i know that there are worse things in the world, but i am disappointed in myself. i am more irritable towards my loved ones, and it is not their fault. i just want to feel proud of myself. i want to have a purpose. If I had the money, I would...
    creativesun creativesun
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 8, 2009

    Love To Escape

    Love to escape,Even for a day,This life,Need a break,Please,Let me off,I promise,Later,I'll be back.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Feb 2, 2012
    hjtopiwala hjtopiwala
    51-55, M
    Mar 6, 2014

    I Can'T Do This Anymore....

    I just can't. I feel lost, and I just want to fly away. I feel so alone, even though I'm not. I have friends, but it doesn't feel real. I don't what to do. I'm having a very dark moment right now. This is the only place I want to talk about it. I'm fourteen, and my life is normal...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 9, 2013

    I used to do poetry I used to write songs i

    used to draw but with time passing I realize would my work go unnoticed. Out of the millions of people like me...who will stand dominant who will write the next big book or draw the next Mona Lisa? History is written by the victor, but someone has to be the loser otherwise it's...
    SurvivedDeath SurvivedDeath
    16-17, M
    Mar 6, 2014

    Escape to Life Somwhere Else

    I'd like to escape from my life work and responibilities to another place, country and start over, I feel this country i live in has past its use by date, i would like to move on somehow dont think i have the confidence to do it tho strider45
    strider45 strider45
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jun 11, 2009

    When Is Enough, Enough?

    Today I have asked myself, Alcohol? drugs? Am I really that big a coward? I've used them for 40 years in an attempt to mask my depression. I have used the excuse that my kids need me to protect them. I will hurt them terribly by taking my life. My grandchildren will never know me...
    advisoryteam89 advisoryteam89
    61-65, M
    1 Response Nov 16, 2009

    In The Waiting Room Of Life...

    Why is it that things can come so easy for most people where as I have to work 10 times harder to get the exact same things? I know, I know, that's life. If one more person says that to me, I might have to show off my ninja skills; and by ninja skills I mean walk away and wish...
    Jennifer136 Jennifer136
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 30, 2011

    Sometimes life is to overwhelming,

    especially when thinking about the future....
    AyomiNakamura AyomiNakamura
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 6, 2014

    At any time, any place,

    for however long I wanted. That would be grand
    XxRazorbladeRomancexX XxRazorbladeRomancexX
    22-25, M
    Sep 21, 2015

    Please Let Me Go!

    Yep Happy 10th Anniversay to me!  I had a Dr. appointment that lasts about an hour and now my husband is really mad because I'm running late and I was going to get a pizza for supper!  He yells and screams at me while I'm there twice and I hang up because everybody can...
    tks tks
    36-40, F
    27 Responses Nov 29, 2007

    Silver Linings

    I have been waiting for like it seems a very long time to have a child. I am 33 years old and been married for 13 years, I wanted to wait to make sure I could give my child everything that I could. I have been diagnosed with cervical cancer and it doesn't appear that my uterus...
    Jumbosky Jumbosky
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2012

    Just A Little Brake

    I wish i could get a little brake from my life... Get a chanse to pull myself together, gather some strength... Couse right only thing i do is falling down, deeper and deeper. I'm lost i don't know how to get up from this, i don't know how to feel, what to do, how long i can...
    littlebirdG littlebirdG
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 7, 2011

    Overachiever People-pleaser

    I am a wife and a mom of 3 daughters--all school age. I run my own Home Healthcare business--I also provide client care to the elderly clientele, I teach fitness classes at the local fitness center, I also teach a neuro class for elderly who have suffered a stroke. I have many...
    wearing2manyhats wearing2manyhats
    1 Response Jan 13, 2011

    Live A Dream.

    To everyone, I am this worthless lazy bum kid. I am, I am worth nothing.I am tired of it here, I am always stuck in this house, in this neighborhood,I am always alone.I just want to go, get out of this life and travel the world....my parents are annoying as hell and are as stupid...
    PrincessOfTheDark PrincessOfTheDark
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 7, 2011
    imextraordinary imextraordinary
    18-21, F
    Sep 8, 2014

    Hopefully I'll Get It Soon.. Even If It's Just An Hour

    After everything I need time out to just breathe, to relax and let myself think without everything seemingly crashing in on me... but you see this boy I really like is coming to see me soon.. he has the ability to calm me down and make me forget everything. I just hope this still...
    Buffy19 Buffy19
    18-21, F
    Oct 11, 2011

    Love To Escape

    l would love to leave from this life for a couple of hours to see what is or is there another life or other beings..
    rezlife rezlife
    26-30, F
    Aug 24, 2012

    I don't feel like I belong.

    I don't feel like a normal teenager. I hate drama I don't care about popularity or how many friends I have. I'd rather be off alone somewhere far from here. It's torture and I could use an escape
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2015

    Just For Something Different

    I feel like my life is on spin cycle. The same people day in day out, the same mundane routine, nothing new, nothing interesting, nothing exciting. My life hasn't even started yet and I feel like im going nowhere. Id love to just escape this ridiculous life for a few days. Leave...
    hopelessinlove22 hopelessinlove22
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 1, 2013

    Kinda Sick of It a Lot

    not exactly a depressed person, i just hate being around sometimes, i need to get away from everything and everyone i need an escape
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    Mar 28, 2008


    I want to walk in the footsteps of someone else's shoes. Just for a little while... :)
    xHanako xHanako
    22-25, F
    Jul 17, 2009

    Love To Escape??? Try 7 Yrs Of Caregiving For A Wife With Alzheimer's

    A life of caring for a non responsive shell of what formerly was a bright witty charming sexy lady.... descended into her own private hell
    talkenhed talkenhed
    70+, M
    Aug 4, 2013

    Just get me out of here

    and away from everyone for awhile
    deleted deleted
    Nov 2, 2014

    Feeling All Supressed And Tangled

    I don't feel any sense of security at all. At home, both my sisters are having eating disorders and my parents focus a lot of attention on my elder sister. which means that i am left to be bullied by my younger sister. in school, well, i have no school. i have just graduated and...
    bluegloom bluegloom
    Dec 9, 2012

    I Just Don't Wanna Have to Return to It

    I would love to escape my life sometimes. But if I went on holiday or something, I would have to come back to this life eventually. That's the part I don't like. I mean I WOULD go on holiday if I could, but I think when I got back I might detest this life even more. My favorite...
    Melody08 Melody08
    18-21, F
    Mar 6, 2008

    A Vacation Would Be Nice

    sometimes dreaming isn't enough. i would love to be able to leave this body for a while and really take a break from this life and the physical world in general
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    Dec 9, 2007

    It'S A Bit Like Wanderlust

    I feel stuck in the same place, doing the same things, or lack thereof. I daydream about traveling, of packing my bags, and just vanishing. I reminiscence a lot about the trips I have taken in the past, but despair of ever having the resources to go traveling. I suspect part of...
    Aerakyla Aerakyla
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 3, 2013

    I Wish

    to just get away from everything that gets me down....certain friends, even family, just everything.  would love to be some place different than here, something different than the same old day in, day out crap that makes a person feel so trapped.  to escape from this...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower
    31-35, F
    12 Responses Mar 18, 2008

    I Really Need A Break From Life

    There's so much going on in my life right now, i can't focus on the important things in my life and things doesn't go as expected. Complications just keep showing up, complications that were totally unexpected. Right now i just feel like taking a break, travel the world and just...
    ununconfused ununconfused
    16-17, M
    Nov 22, 2010

    Just a Little While Would Be Nice

    to escape for awhile would be wonderful. maybe be someone else for a while, a different person,a different place,a different life; just to find out if life is easier for other people or their just better at faking it. that would be nice...
    insomniasouthx insomniasouthx
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2007

    Just for a week x just to go back to How I was .

    Enjoying being with either man and having fun . Missing my lover every day and when together it's amazing and I leave sad . Going home to my partner and loving him as well x Just go back and have that time again before everything was mixed up xx didn't know anyone other...
    LT167 LT167
    31-35, F
    Jun 2, 2015
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