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Am I addicted or am I just running away - November 3rd 2009, 02:47 PM

Hello again...
umm sorry to be rude in asking..

I have a habit of escaping. Like not running away or climbing out of my hours at 3am. NOTHING like that, I love to stay in my room away from my family because all they ever seem to do is talk about money and how well my brother is doing I feel rather left out we're a close family but... Someting is never right with me.

My brother says the double standereds are on me... Natuarally I see it the other way around. I escape in my mind day dream romanticly or thrillingly
Its fun...I write draw read. I love to put my ipod in and just dance around my room sometimes I'm an ice-skater ha-ha or even a popstar lipsinging to Vanessa Carlton ha-ha

I write about romance and fantasy worlds I draw abstract worlds and drawings, I read anything fictional. I Love it its only untill my parents bring me back into the world. Is when I get so angry.

Everything gone, barren, lost, 9/10 when they call me its all yelling.
I thinking I'm addicted to Escaping just not to have the trouble of others around not to have the burden of school, family sometimes friends.

Sometimes I need it so much other times I just am uncaring and forget everyone else and be selfish. The other night my friend asked me for help with the chemistry homework. She didn't do it asks for my help. I was so stressed went of the internet turned of my mobile phone and she knows she can't call my house phone past 8 unless its a giant emergancy.

I escaped again...I don't know whether I'm addicted or running away...what do you think?

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Re: Am I addicted or am I just running away - November 3rd 2009, 04:43 PM

I know exactly how you feel Because of like things that have happened with my family, a bit like yours, we don't always get on so well and I guess I do rather a lot of escaping too , although generally I tend to leave the house try and get with close friends, or just out with my dog lol, gives me time to think and the likes.

I doo sometimes think of myself more as a loner, seeing as I meet friends less and less often, but then people enjoy spending time with... I do.

I don't think your addicted just naturally enjoy your own company which is always a good thing! And your no afraid to get away... Just enjoy



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Re: Am I addicted or am I just running away - November 4th 2009, 03:40 PM

I know just how that feels! I do that all the time. Like Joel said, you're probably just enjoying your own company. Usually I try to avoid my family, not because I don't love them, obviously, but because we don't always get along and because we have different interests. They enjoy spending time together, and I enjoy spending time alone. Anyway, whether you are spending your time alone or with someone, make sure you enjoy what you're doing!



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Re: Am I addicted or am I just running away - November 4th 2009, 06:41 PM

I do this all the time. I just lie in bed with my fluffy blue blanket, my ipod, my childhood bear and a good book. Whatever's happened to me this always makes my feels happy again. I love my friends but I'm so much more comfortable alone, I can be myself.

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