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I Am Moving Across the Country

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    I Want To Eventually.

    I live in England and hate it here not because its cold an rainy I just don't know something about it I hate. It is like I am in the Simpson movie with a dome over England and I can't escape. All my friends are in the States and I think I will have a better life over there. For...
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F Jul 10, 2014

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    Letting Go

    I've lived in Idaho my entire life, and although I've traveled several other countries and explored the western side of the United States, I've been wanting to leave this place for good my entire life. I graduated high school this June, and at the end of this month I get to jump...
    bluecheezeish bluecheezeish 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    In approximately 2.5 weeks I will be in New York. The moving part actually doesn't faze me too much (I've moved far too often to stress about it) but I know I'm definitely in for a serious dose of culture shock. It should be fun though, right?
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 26, 2008

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    I Want To Eventually.

    I live in England and hate it here not because its cold an rainy I just don't know something about it I hate. It is like I am in the Simpson movie with a dome over England and I can't escape. All my friends are in the States and I think I will have a better life over there. For...
    deadspiritied deadspiritied 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    From Ohio To Portland

    After cosmetology school I planned on moving out west to restart my life and Portland seemed like the perfect place to be. But at the same time I planned on moving to Louisville to be with my friends who go to college there. For the past year I've been back and forth between both...
    Carolineee5 Carolineee5 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    Moving

    My fiancé and I are moving from Pa to ca. We have wanted to live where we are moving for years together so what makes me have anxiety and scared? I have a job lined up and a place to live. We just want to downsize and get rid of clutter and all the things we have gathered...
    Lkjjkl Lkjjkl 31-35 Oct 20, 2013

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    Following my dreams. I've recently left my

    fiancé and have decided why not go for it! I've dreamed of living with my best friend in the Florida keys for years and now that I'm single I'm going for it!
    danax02010 danax02010 22-25, F 14 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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    Im going to Siberia cold place

    but yeah I'm leaving in a week were gonna live near a big big deep deep hole my dad said i hear its terrible but i will make the best of it I'm gonna miss Liverpool
    TheGuyThatsBritish TheGuyThatsBritish 18-21, M Jul 19, 2014

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    I Won't Be a Cali Girl Anymore :(

    My husband and I have lived in California our whole lives, and will now be moving to Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. He joined the Army 8 months ago, and this is just another change of MANY! I am excited, scared, anxious, and a million other things all at once.  I am leaving all...
    shawngreen shawngreen 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Can't Wait To Leave!

    I'm moving from Kansas City, Missouri to Anchorage Alaska in 24 days! I'm so done with Missouri. I just want to get out of here hahaha. I've moved across country before so it's not terrifying. Honestly I love the adventure! :) Just think Alaska...
    Kristen37 Kristen37 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2013

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    I Am So Ready For The Change

    I'm moving from north of Boston, Ma to the Spokane, Wa area mid-July. I am so ready to go and start my life over fresh and new! I will miss the beaches and my favorite little beach pizza shop, but I can't wait to get over there and start living my life for me. I've lived my life...
    trainwrek trainwrek 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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    My Life Is Going To Change

    I'm moving from Illinois to LA next summer and it scares the hell out of me, but i'm ready for my life to change.
    kjiggy03 kjiggy03 18-21 Jun 17, 2012

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    my boyfriend and I want to ride together

    but how do we get both cars to boston while driving together??
    GlassIndustry GlassIndustry 16-17, T Aug 10

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    I may be moving from the east coast to San

    Francisco but I'm afraid! Only my boyfriend lives there now and I have an awesome job lined up. But again... I'm nervous to leave my friends and family.
    mimileelee mimileelee 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2014

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    Air Force Wife

    My husband and I are originally from New York. We are currently living in Mississippi while he attends tech school for the USAF. We'll be here until July, then afterwards we're off to Arizona. I'm excited about celebrating the holidays in the South!
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F Feb 26, 2010

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    Sick Of Illinois!! Really Looking To Leave....

    Been in Ill. most of my life except for my stint in the army. I have been told that Wa. or Oregon are really nice states but this move would mean that's where I'm going to retire, so I need to be absolutely sure this is the right thing to do! Anyone here ever been there to live...
    nooneleft nooneleft 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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    Ddizaster Ddizaster 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2014

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    Moving back to my home town

    or the place I was born at, Sydney Australia :)
    Drags800 Drags800 26-30 1 Response Feb 17, 2014

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    Indiana Here I Come!

    The farthest west I've been is Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.. *GULP*.. I was living with my Step-Father and my Mother. I was kicked out. Was homeless in Philadelphia for about 3 months. Out of that I started staying with my brother in June 2011. The relationship between me and him...
    revolutionaryinjustice revolutionaryinjustice 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 16, 2011

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    I am moving away from my friends in Arkansas

    to a new city in Nevada. I am kind of scared, but at the same time I am excited. I am ready for a new adventure, but I will miss all the people in my life now.
    Revolution73 Revolution73 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    From so much... Childhood abuse, date rape, an abusive marriage, an affair with a married man who used and lied to me, a divorce, a bankruptcy, a cross-country move, loss of my...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    There's either positively moving forward or negatively staying stuck in a place. So, make a negative into a positive and keep on moving!
    kibilichantelle kibilichantelle 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    Americans who say America is the greatest country ever obviously haven't gone anywhere else. Me, I've been to America, and Japan, Greece, England, Germany, and Russia. America is...
    IamBecomeDeath IamBecomeDeath 22-25, M 18 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Hi,I'm from India and my country's beautiful.
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    Bluesky52 Bluesky52 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I love the United States of America. I don't care what others think of us, what matters is that we are willing to come through the hardest things and that we openly support and...
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    Wayshrines Wayshrines are distribute across the globe and perform in many different ways. The shrines offer a resurrection part if you don't http://www.fifa-munzen.de/ have a...
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    from alt country to classic mixed with gospel,
    Bluesky52 Bluesky52 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    Omg the country side is just so peaceful with some ruckus sometimes if I wake up at 5in the morning I can hear the song birds.lol it's freaken awesome …I don't mind the city...
    riley5566 riley5566 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Some Indians from India pretend or seriously don't know that they have Blood relations with some of us in Guyana, Trinidad, and Suriname. As of today, instead of Some Indians...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I'm so sorry that it didn't work out I'm moving on, I'm so sorry but it's over now, the pain is gone... :-D
    fuwhat fuwhat 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    my country is suffering from insecurity problem. i don't really feel scared before. but now i am so scared :(
    empress4 empress4 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Ahh yes...the countryside, my favourite place to be, surrounded by nature and away from the hustle and bustle of the city/urban life.
    Onikage Onikage 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The way Patsy Cline sang this song during this performance always captures me. Her voice was so sublime! And boy was she such a natural performer! She is in my opinion far and...
    Drastine Drastine 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I went to England last year in the spring - first time I ever flew and went alone...been to Canada several times too...so many more places I'd like to go but budget doesn't allow...
    701TeaseMe 701TeaseMe 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I was born and raised in the city so yeah, I'm a city girl. But I'm definitely not afraid to get down and dirty. I LOVE being outdoors, especially away from the city. I have a...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F a week ago

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    I went to Germany many years ago, my sister was stationed there. It was different in that I did not see any homeless people lying around... I asked someone why, they said it was...
    mor2life3 mor2life3 51-55, F 12 Responses Aug 21

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    I like to go to some places down south. The country is a beautiful place especially in the summer. My godmother lives there. 62 years old. She teaches piano lessons and makes...
    KuriousKyah KuriousKyah 26-30, F Aug 21

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    I am grateful and fortunate for all the people that have helped me along in this life, at first I thought I was a monster who deserved an awful life with zero prospects of being...
    Kogane Kogane 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I am thinking about moving away to Rochester this Sunday to live with a friend of mine but I haven't told my parents yet . Lets say i have been on my own since last year i had my...
    Lovenomore95 Lovenomore95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    garth brooks alabama conway twitty. I'm more of the older country fan. lol
    countryguy30 countryguy30 22-25, M Aug 19

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    I want to settle in a country where the tax makes sense and is not too much of a burden, where the city is not congested and is near green nature. I think of only Australia or New...
    unconsciousdreamer unconsciousdreamer 22-25, F Aug 19