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I Am Moving Across the Country

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Ddizaster Ddizaster 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 24

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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

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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 16 Responses Feb 10

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F Jul 10

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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

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    So here's my story. I really would appreciate positive reinforcement after what I share with you because it is everything I am and have done so I take it very seriously. I am proud...
    Bpants10 Bpants10 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Im living in CY, in Europe. Soo..My BIGGEST dream is to move on and live in another country. I'd love go to America, excpecially in LA,NY,CA,Texas or somewhere else in USA. If you...
    feelingaloneee feelingaloneee 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Most people would think that moving someplace new would be fun and exciting, but trust me it's not easy. You have a new culture to learn and it's like everything you say or do is a...
    lisatrk lisatrk 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I have been with my husband for going on seven years. We have a great relationship we get along great, have a great sex life (I always want it) and we have simular goals. The issue...
    MrsJoye MrsJoye 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    I hate country music with a passion, it's always about beer and trucks, I love old country, like Johnny cash and the other OLD ones, just not modern country.. It's stupid
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 26

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    Anyone who's living in west and still hating it is ungrateful. let me tell you what ****** country means, I hate my country so much, I'm sure it's probably the worst country ever...
    despair1 despair1 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    I get it from my dad. He used to listen to Country Music, and I remember my mum rolling her eyes. Haha. There is a country song for every occasion. I even YTube country...
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    i got into country music browsing youtube videos. i saw Carrie Underwood video and thought "what the heck, lemme give it a try." i believe the song was Before he cheats. i dont...
    jgirl7877 jgirl7877 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    I can't wait to go visit my country again!!! I go there once a year but I really wish I could go there twice a year ago. I'm adopted and my biological family is there right now and...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I have always been really close with this guy (lets name him S) who is my best friends brother (sucks). When I was about 8 years old my mom moved to a different country and i had...
    ilovecookiesalways ilovecookiesalways 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Grew up in the mountains and countryside of North Wales. I've tried the city life before but I just can't stand it. You can take the girl out of the country but you can't take the...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Tennessee, Alabama, or any other Country State. Besides Oregon. Which state is the most country to you?
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    Who's your favorite country artist and country song?
    dwinc732 dwinc732 16-17, F 11 Responses Oct 27

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    Not todays modern "bro" country, no way, I mean country music, Alabama, Alan Jackson, Waylon, Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Sara Evans to name a few, get that FGL and Luke Bryan...
    ashgurl71 ashgurl71 26-30, F Oct 28

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    No neighbors within 1/2 mile in any direction. Crystal clear open skies and virgin land as far as the eye can see. Gorgeous mountains surrounding us, snowcapped beautifully in the...
    ranchlife14 ranchlife14 18-21, F Nov 5

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    Listening to classic music while going through the countryside, some how seems to bring it all more to life. I don't know how anyone can not like the countryside
    wonderland63893 wonderland63893 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I was country, when country wasn't cool...
    RestlessDreamer22 RestlessDreamer22 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 14

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    We are all talking about country music in math class right now :) this makes my day! And plus we are blasting country music... this day has gotten so much better!
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love country boys 15-23 hmu if you are country
    RealAnthony2014 RealAnthony2014 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    OMG IM SO HAPPY IM MOVING TO LAS VEGAS ! Now :/ I Just Found My Long Lost Best Friend. I Haven't Seen Nor Talked To Her In About 5 Years, Long Time I Know But Here Let Me Explain...
    IWufflesDemi IWufflesDemi 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I currently live in Tennessee and my husband is from Michigan. I've hated it here since I was a freshman in high school, and I've always dreamed of moving away to better myself...
    neoncola neoncola 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    we always holiday in the UK usually the West Country we love it there the person are more friendly and it's more relaxing
    kyeinnapy kyeinnapy 41-45, M Oct 26

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    Canada is my country i want to move to: )
    Danae102 Danae102 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    I LOVE COUNTRY MUSIC! i love lee brice....tim McGraw....Blake Shelton....Carrie Underwood...lady antybellum ...fgl...faith hill...Shania twain...Brantley Gilbert....Johnny cash...
    lovabledoll lovabledoll 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 26

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    I LOVE country and my favorite songs at the moment are: Make Me Wanna by Thomas Rhett Dirt by Florida Georgia Line Drunk On A Plane by Dierks Bentley Beachin' by Jake Owen Burnin...
    Gabsters05 Gabsters05 16-17, F 9 Responses Oct 27

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    I'm a vietnamese girl who moved to australia for 5 years. I loved it there and now that i'm back in my home country, i'm still struggling even though it's been a year. I feel...
    hoailinh hoailinh 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    I love UK's countrysides especially Castle Combe, it's like the perfect place to live. It's so beautiful, and I believe it's also peaceful and calm there.
    tinypoop tinypoop 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I am an immigrant. I'd like to say it doesn't define me but in reality it does. I've always been very ashamed of myself. I always tried to be invisible to the world. I felt like...
    yayami yayami 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    To see a completely different way of living from my Canadian lifestyle is a dream. I am extremely grateful to of grown up in this society but apart of living in it is being...
    celery381 celery381 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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