Came from the slave days, and was considered a medical disease which needed curing if a slave was wanting to escape. So, metaphorically speaking, this word can be used as a noun if you feel trapped and ache for escape.

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drapetomania (n.) - an overwhelming urge to run away. At first I thought this was saying 'drape-omania', an urge to drape, which is what i have as a designer. but just as well~

And a fool you are for making me feel like shit that I don't work and have all those "benefits" that you get. My husband told me a very long time ago I am taken care of in the future.  He went to school and got his degrees for his family, so we can live the way we do. If that's not good enough for you, DONT make an example out of me for YOUR insecurities over divorce. By the way, why the fuck are you even thinking of divorcing when you just got married?? #noneofyourbusinessbitch…

Life is too short to put up with fools! The fools are those who think they can take the Joy and Fun out of others. But these Fools failed because they don't have Joy in their Lives. Just Misery and Defeat!

sometimes it scares me how much i think about going out for a walk and never coming home. how willing i am to leave everything i have and everyone i know

A worrying trait for a babysitter. That's why I never dared to watch other peoples children. Im over it now. Ankle bracelet and all. Plus the boy's a keeper.

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Yeah I'm tired of having to be strong and do what's right tired of every time things start to get better something happens I just want to run as far away as I can't figure what I am doing wrong I am a good person I would do anything thing for anyone just about and I just feel so alone and it sucks but I guess that's life we are supposed to knock off the dust and get back on but how many times can you be thrown before you break........

do you ever feel like running away? just suddenly leaving. no note, no warning. just getting your shit, and leaving YEP ALL THE FUCKING TIME!