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I Am Moving Across the Country

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 13-15, F Jul 10, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 15 Responses Feb 10, 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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7, 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 Oct 19, 2013

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

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    Hi I met this guy we r from different countries,and both expats in 3rd country, couple of months ago (before we kinda get attached, I had decided to go back to my country)we met...
    arwama arwama 31-35, F Feb 14

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    I do love Israel. I have family there who have been there since the late 1920's and I have visited the country. G-d willing I will buy an apartment and spend part of each year...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I often think about moving abroad, maybe just for a few years. But you can't tell if you'd not want to come back.... It just seems like such an upheaval and you have to leave...
    PixieDust2015 PixieDust2015 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Talladega Alabama hot day in the fall It's pedal to the metal keep it off the wall Darrell's passing marlin and Jeff just took the lead He's burning up the track but look out Here...
    bloodstream11 bloodstream11 18-21, M Feb 18

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    i met him and we fell inlove instantly, he was crazy about me and did various things to show his love.. days went by and he proposed , i said its too early but he said theres...
    cutieee1 cutieee1 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Talladega Alabama hot day in the fall It's pedal to the metal keep it off the wall Darrell's passing marlin and Jeff just took the lead He's burning up the track but look out Here...
    bloodstream11 bloodstream11 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    BRAD PAISLEY AMERICAN FLAG ON THE MOONI think this is such a moving song.From his latest album Moonshine In The Trunk.
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    i feel like the nicer people (and or more fun people) listen to country. i relate to country music and i love its fun beat. i love fun country people. sadley i cant find any...
    Kanimaz Kanimaz 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I Love My Country I live in the Province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. Philippines is a beautiful country. Here in the province, there are lots of beaches and Waterfalls. It...
    diane1996 diane1996 18-21, F Feb 9

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    Hmmmm gotta love my country music:D it just brings the country out in me:D that twang and stuff:) I am gonna settle down in the country someday:)
    CanauckGirl CanauckGirl 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    It’s time… Letting go and moving on is always scary. I’m moving on because holding on has gotten me nowhere. I’m going to accept what is, let go of what...
    ifoundhim ifoundhim 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    I had the privallage of both worlds being raised in the city and country side since I was born. I rather class myself as a hearty country girl then a city slicker or townie, being...
    staceyhazellee staceyhazellee 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Yes he/it is horrible for this country. however, lets all hope the dead voters dont bring in another Clinton. Talk about bad for the country! Killary will for sure make us a worse...
    Acerxxx90 Acerxxx90 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    I never learned how to let go and I'm not sure I'm doing it right. I feel like I'm just moving from distraction to distraction rather moving on and just burying the emotion rather...
    Joeyschnepel Joeyschnepel 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I firmly believed that without you, I wouldn't be able to move on, from anything. I had always thought without you I wouldn't be able to function. Perhaps that's what blinded me to...
    TrappedInAWonderland TrappedInAWonderland 18-21, F a week ago

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    I love country music It's my favorite I listen to country music every morning
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I love country music so much I wanted to buy a pair of cowgirl boots but I'm from NYC, I would look stupid because New Yorkers don't wear cowboy boots or hats. I'm just going to...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'd rather listen to hip hop, R&B or rock than lame *** country music. Seriously, it's like singing cowboys, cowgirls and sometimes depressing and you expect me to listen to that...
    MizzChocolate99 MizzChocolate99 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I move forward even if I am chained down by my present or past. I have to keep moving and searching for that which will make me whole. I don't even know if I have said anything but...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Letting go of people who do not enhance my life, letting go of guilt and anger and moving on this 2015 :) yaay
    Mikino Mikino 41-45, F Feb 3

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    My boyfriends a hybrid. He loves old country and falling in reverse. He's an atheist but believes in alchemy. He hunts and fishes and fights and is a gentlemen and spent most of...
    Sxculent Sxculent 18-21, F Feb 4

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    I love them but I love country boys who are a little but of trouble lol. I can't handle "perfectly good guys" no.
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Feb 4

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    I quit smoking, I quit drinking, but I'll never quit listening to country music..... http://youtu.be/GGQmKA15VCk
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    DIXIE CHICKS I'LL TAKE CARE OF YOUI'm currently trying to track down some less obvious country love songs for Valentine's Day.This is a gem.From the Wide Open Spaces album.
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M Feb 5

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    Yup Im doing this, Im moving to boston. Its been a hell of a journey to escape this place, but its happening. Im starting over. In this bone chilling, constant snow marathon, I...
    Daring2care4u Daring2care4u 26-30 Feb 6

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