Dromomania


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Dromomania

 

poriomania, vagabondage, uncontrollable intermittent purposeless desire to travel, to wander. The irresistible need to wander lasts for days and weeks. Dromomania is classified as an impulsion.

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In the meantime, find out if you are inclined to ever suffer from Dromomania.
David Homel's protagonist, Ben Allan, has crashed on the shoals of middle age only to realize that "getting old is not for wimps" Ben is a college professor who has written a prize-winning essay about dromomania, the desire of men (mostly) to leave it all behind and hit the road.
D Dromomania An abnormal impulse to travel; a travel buff on steroids, if you like.