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I Am Going Home

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    Oh my. I'm tired. I'm a long way from what I

    have called home for the past 30 years, but I'm also a long way from being home where I was born. Another airport lounge, another time zone, and I am homesick for both places. I am in "no mans land" just now. Neither here, nor there. I can't wait to see Tbilisi. When I see...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F Aug 29, 2014

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    Those That Made Home, Home

    I'm going home! I live almost 3,000 miles from the place I called home for most of my life. The whole experience of going back home is outstanding and I love going as often as possible. This time is different though, my grandmother passed away this summer and now it's time to go...
    constantchange constantchange 36-40, F Nov 3, 2009

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    Healing / Moving On

    I have realised over the years, that "home" is inside my head and not some external place that can be marked by GIS. It is not at the side of a partner. It is not in the spray of my children's achievements.I am "home". Wherever I move to is home. Meeting people on my journeys are...
    bcj bcj 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 15, 2013

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    Stone Road

    There is a stone road between here and there and I am driving.  Top down slowly the red Porsche glides  No cigar burns this evening's incense for I am already blessed  for my music is quiet … and so am I   There is a turkey gobbling somewhere in the dusk A cow moos.   A...
    Baroquenhorse Baroquenhorse 51-55, M 2 Responses May 8, 2012

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    I Am Going Home

    mother`s there expecting me,father`s waiting too.quiet like some still day i am going home
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Mar 15, 2009

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    Migration

    I left my home town in 1993 and now I am heading home. This photo of Cape Town is courtesy of TripAdvisor" /> See http://www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhotos-g312659-w8-Cape_Town_Western_Cape.html#21171431
    bcj bcj 51-55, M 19 Responses Nov 25, 2011

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    I Try To Avoid That Trip To Go Back Home For Some Stupid Reasons Of My Own

    Just did it and now i feel why ? why   just not do now... i have no answer for it ...why i never took that step before ? why i waited soo long why why why ... i ask these why to myself and  i get voice from inside  " just  shut up and do what ever ...
    bravo1125 bravo1125 31-35, M May 1, 2010

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    Goodbye E.p.

    Today is May 7th and Tomorrow I'm leaving for home and I don't intend on looking back. Look out world, here she comes ! I'll be happy where I'm going. I love you all(: I've made so many great friends on here that i'll miss talking to sincerly. Wish me luck out in the big bad...
    KISSndKILL KISSndKILL 18-21, F 1 Response May 7, 2012

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    Today was a great day ran 5 miles

    and I am headed home let's see what tomorrow brings??
    Zaak77 Zaak77 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2014

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    Going Home

    I am going home for the first time since my husband passed away. Most of my family was here for a few days at that time,but my sister in laws and friends could not be here. Though I am starting to pick up the peices of my life I know  that I will be going thru the...
    goahead goahead 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2009

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    This year, like every year,

    my friends and I are going back home... This year, like every year, they bring the spoils of their triumphs.. But this year, unlike every year, I am no homecoming king.. I am a shadow of my former glory with a burden on my shoulders.
    Quiche5 Quiche5 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2014

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    Back To Louisiana I Go

    I have decided to move back to my hometown, in louisiana. I have nothing left for me here. So I am packing up everything,and I met a trucker in the bar the other night who is headed that way, so Ill catch a ride with him. I miss it there and I never thought that I would ever want...
    hellontheheart hellontheheart 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2012

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    I'm at my brother's house,

    I've been here for about 2 weeks, I think. And I think I'm going home today, which is kinda of a bummer, cause here I have someone to hang out with and stuff. Ehhh... I dunno :(
    XxFuckYouxX XxFuckYouxX 18-21, M Sep 30, 2014

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    To Heaven

    I am coming home to jesus.Now I know he is the one that is supposed to take me.But i have accepted him into my heart, I love him for all that he has done and He will forgive me.Not that suicide is a sin, for it is not.But I am going home.Possibly today.I'd like to go today.I am...
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom 18-21, F Jun 25, 2011

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    My Momma Told Me...

    My well went dry...  go figure. there goes the furniture money I guess i will just have to wait on that couch and a rug or two and a TV    Sitting outside with a smooth bourbon and a nice cigar  I am am pondering my situation (I am a little mad and feeling sorry for myself...
    Baroquenhorse Baroquenhorse 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 4, 2012

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    The Other Mountain

    Outside Worcester heading to du Toit's KloofSeptember 2012 -Springtime
    bcj bcj 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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    KezziMorris KezziMorris 18-21, F Apr 27, 2014

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    2day...

    i been here since friday morning, im tired, im exhausted, physically, and emotionally. i just wanna go home. its been a really rough weekend. i said my goodbyes, and now just waiting to go home so i can cry....
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 9, 2009

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    The Mountain

    Full frontal - in all it's glory........ side on or silhouette
    bcj bcj 51-55, M 5 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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    What do you call home

    when you have two?
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2014

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    Choices

         I am from Florida, living in Oklahoma now for school. I went to high school for a few years, but my parents were constant movers. In Florida I used to attend FIT there and failed out with a .76 GPA, came here, withdrew from all of my classes, and went...
    Alyosha Alyosha 18-21, M May 1, 2009

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    At the moment of writing this,

    , I am sitting in a very busy airport lounge waiting to board a plane that will take me on the first leg of my journey home. I've waited more than 30 years to go back to see what I used to call "home" I'm excited but nervous all at once. I really don't know what to expect as I...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2014

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    OMG OMG OMG OMG...I finished my first year of

    college. Damn, it's been pretty crazy. I've done some wild and insane things, but I have no regrets. I can't wait to go home to Chicago to live and live free. I have met some truly wonderful people. People that will most likely be in my life for a while. Everyone has a different...
    WasteYouthWithMe WasteYouthWithMe 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7, 2014

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    I just don't know when.

    It's been such a long time already. There's probably a lot to do first though.
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F Feb 8

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    Sourland Mountain

    I am sitting as I doBourbon and a cigarat the foot of the Sourland Mountain The torches flicker in this nights airas the coyotes sing to the half moonand I am waitingNo fight this nightMy fighting is doneMy last life completeAnd I waitWaitFor one You know my soulat the end of...
    Baroquenhorse Baroquenhorse 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I grew up right outside Atlanta, moved away at 15 and have not been back. Partially because it is so far away and partially because going home after so long would be hard, so much...
    soggyenderman soggyenderman 26-30, F Feb 13

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    It has been snowing often and raining that on unable to go out and mingle with other people . Sometimes when I am home my thoughts gets to me and I just stick in my mind and there...
    Jennyank Jennyank 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    Im not really sure how to start. Theres really so much going on and anyone could give me some kind of insight this would help a whole lot, even if its a few words. Im sorry for...
    ConfusedNote ConfusedNote 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Bear in mind even though that the snarling beast is probably going running scorching and lean which, though impressive, isnR17;t very efficient. Superior to attract only just as...
    Noah5284psu4 Noah5284psu4 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Most social situations end up with me being alone or wanting to go home. Many of the times I've gone out, I'd end up with the wrong crowd- people who do drugs and drink, despite it...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 16

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    Nathan3691sfs9 Nathan3691sfs9 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    I think the more I've been home, the more I become immune to just being alone.. I realize that being around people isn't everything.. I mean, I'd be lying if I said that it didn't...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Just in time for summer time, learn every thing you need to know about home cooling with our new Electrical power Saver a hundred and one infographic.Most of these heaters arrive...
    Ethack826k7ix2 Ethack826k7ix2 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    I really don't know how to deal with this anymore...its something i crave the most..i want to be free..independent.. I am 24, living with my parents (hello to asian society!), id...
    Ambiguoustruth Ambiguoustruth 22-25 1 Response Feb 6

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    Only then It will probably be beneficial to set up a fresh - and smaller – furnace. Probably, if the house is just not as well huge plus the weather isn't much too harsh...
    Alexander0493fzr1 Alexander0493fzr1 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    Physical Labor: You'll need to take a position time and energy to maintain your wood burning stove burning. Try to remember you will have to hold in all that Wooden and load it...
    Anthony8147jwj6 Anthony8147jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    For regular total dwelling air con systems, our air conditioner�ratings web page is where by you will find our reviews of ducted central air systems. These systems produce cool...
    Alexander6935esh5 Alexander6935esh5 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    It's Friday night...everybody's going out but I'd rather just stay home and enjoy doing absolutely nothing.
    myluvzdivine myluvzdivine 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I do like to hang with friends, but after I feel so drained. I sometimes try to push myself to hang out more but id rather just stay home. I love just hanging out with myself and...
    littlejxoxo littlejxoxo 26-30, F Feb 10

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    Granted I always complain or state I'm lonely. But going out is to nerve wracking for me. Yes I'll do ocassional walk along river or local water hole. But if more the 5 people are...
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 5 Responses Feb 10

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    Home alone all day tomorrow I just hope I can poop because if I can there's going to be poop in my boxers all day and it's going to be such a great experience so I really really...
    Mushypanties12 Mushypanties12 18-21 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I don't see what all the hoppla is about going out. My sister often tries to get me to go out to this bar or that and I just don't enjoy myself. Give me a nice bottle of wine...
    beenhereb4 beenhereb4 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Ethan5814bpc4 Ethan5814bpc4 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Of course I enjoy going out with some friends every now and then. But most of the time I prefer being at home. Safe and secure, a place where you don't have to deal with other...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 18

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