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I Am Moving Across the Country

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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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    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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    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

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    Ddizaster Ddizaster 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 24

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 Oct 19, 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 17 Responses Feb 10

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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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    Moving is a big thing

    when you are not ready to leave. It's feel like you are being force by something that you don't know. Sometime, we need some fresh air to breath and see how is the different.
    Ilovesummer01 Ilovesummer01 26-30, F Apr 20

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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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