I want to run away from home. Should I?
Last Updated: 07/17/2017 at 6:42pm
Jannise McKamey-Bruell, LAPC
I am a nonjudgmental counselor that employs transparency, trust, honesty and integrity in her practice and in the therapeutic relationship.
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This triggered something in my head. I remembered when I was younger and I wanted to run away from home, I'm telling you: I despised my family. They caused me headaches and heartaches and I felt like I couldn't deal anymore, but i promise you: life gets better and sometimes you need to stick around for the rainbow to come after the pain from the rain hitting your cheeks and then sun taunting you with the thought to run away. Hang in there anyone who wants to run away. Hang in there,
How old are you? Can you take care of yourself? Can you earn by yourself and manage building a career? Would running away solve the problem due to which you're running away? Answer these questions and decided for yourself :)
what is the reason for wanting to run away from home ? it sounds like a family problem am I right ? :)
No. I have done this before a couple times actually, and it caused so much stress for my parents and friends. They didnt even know if i was alive or not they were freaking out.
Think about this first. Why would you run away from home? If it's domestic violence, call your National Domestic Violence Hotline. If not, can you talk about it here?
No. Don't ever do so. It's a huge and harsh world out there, and anything can happen to you. Your parents are working and trying to provide a roof over your head. The worst thing you could do is abandon them. No matter what happens, it's your home. There's no place like home.
Running away from home is never a good idea unless you have a valid reason and a place to stay. Before making this decision make sure you will have everything you need to be safe and healthy.
You need to do what helps you feel better. Of course, you are free to leave your home. But do not forget to think about the important things. Will you have a house, food? Will you have someone's support? Think about it and think about what you lose and what you gain. And be sure to take care of yourself.
Wanting to run away from home means wanting to escape from something, leaving something behind. It brings us into a new situation, sometimes a situation we could not assess properly in advance. Consequently more problems might come up, and also we are taking ourselves with us. Whatever internal reason made us run away, we are taking it with us, we just shift it from one point to the other.
no you shouln't run away.what if your parent and siblings worry about you if one of your sibling ran away how would you feel
make sure you're independent first in every way, and have plenty of support wherever you're going or else you'll be back home sooner or later
Sweetie no. Even if it's bad at home, running away doesn't solve anything. There's no telling what could happen when you have to rely on trusting strangers to help you out.
If your home enviroments and peoples there harm you. You should think about getting professional help by calling 199 or seek help from student counselor or from a professional therapists
That really depends. Would you be better fed and taken care of at home or by running away? What about your education? I can't give a strait answer to this but before deciding, you should consider how different things would be affected by you running away.
First, before you consider this, ask yourself who you would be leaving behind. Also consider your future. Will running away from home help you start a good life? Is there something at home that causes you to do less than you're capable of? Then decide. Also remember that there are people that love you. Think about that when you make your decision.
Running away from home is a serious issue. Why do you feel as though you should run away? What do you think the outcome of running away would be?
Listen, I know sometimes it feels like nobody cares. But people do care! If not your mom, dad, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, grandmas, grandpas, etc., me and all of 7 Cups care! We will be here for you no matter what. Now, if you are in an abusive situation where your gut feeling tells you "get out before you get hurt", listen and call a hotline or 911.
No. Please don't ever do that. Running away from home is a very bad idea. You'd be running fromt eh people who love you and want to help you. Trust me, running away isn't the way to solve your problems. You have to turn and fight your demons if you ever want to be happy. It's a hard and long fight. But you can do it.
Don't run away from home unless your personal safety is compromised.
Running away from home wont solve any problems and could cause more. whatever is going home its best to just face it and try and figure a solution
Running away from your home isn't a good idea. If you feel like you've in crisis, you should try going to a friend, a relative, an organisation that may be able to help you. People would otherwise be really worried about you for no reason, or just because you decided to run away.
You should never run away from home. But yes indeed it's normal to ever want or feel the need to. If you ever feel like this maybe telling a friend or family whatever you feel comfortable with would help. Also if you feel like this maybe question if you just wanna get some space if so then ask a parent if you may sleep out. Running away is not the answer!
Your home is the safest place that you have. If you run away, do consider all aspects of life hence. You have to be on your own ... income, food, shelter, job, studies . Do you think you're up to it ? and most importantly, running away from home means loss of your family ... you are no one without your family ...
No. Running away is never the answer. Besides, it's a dangerous world out there & sooner or later you would encounter something that you might not know how to deal with. It's better to face your demons then to run & have them chase after you.
If I were you I'd weigh the pros and cons and talk to my family. The grass is never greener on the other side unless you home life is extremely bad.
there are alot of things to consider when doing this, i would suggest telling your family as alot of issues can arise and dont leave until you have people you can stay with or a well and stable job as well as youre own place and you are also mentally prepared to support yourself fully.
I wouldn't advise that you run away from home , if you're in danger , call 9 11 but in genealogy running away could have you end up on the street being able to get hurt and in even more danger ! You'll scare your parents to death ! If you simply just need a breather , spend time at a friends house who helps you forget but also face a fix your problems . Remember them as the three F s . Face, Fix, and Forget
Probably not. I don't know what you are going through and what your resources are, so you'll have to think for yourself. Weigh the pros and cons of staying home or running away. Will you be able to look after yourself if you run away? What kind of dangers can you face? These are just two of the questions you can ask yourself. Choose which option is the best.
No. Runnnng away from home, could result in serious punishment. If you feel like running away, dont
No. Life is very difficult and arduous without the support and guidance of your family, friends, relatives and others who are available for you.
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