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I Am Moving Across the Country

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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 8 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 1 Response Jul 22, 2009

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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 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    Moving back to my home town

    or the place I was born at, Sydney Australia :)
    Drags700 Drags700 31-35 1 Response Feb 17

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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 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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    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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    Ddizaster Ddizaster 18-21, 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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    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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    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 22-25, 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 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.
    Imisssomeone Imisssomeone 26-30, F 4 days ago

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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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    Related Experiences

    Exploring new country, friends, work, everything is new. Being lonely is also a new feeling when you you realize that you are a stranger/foreigner working away from home! Oh how I...
    jilyan02 jilyan02 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Sike... I wish ! Im thinking about moving to California with my boyfriend. I love everything about it: The high life The weather The houses Whole damn state, Its just all...
    jerseydimples jerseydimples 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Same , I wish I can travel away to a different country, state, city , I would love to visit new places , like Seoul -South Korea , Tokyo Japan , Malaysia , ect ... My dream is to...
    RubieeCeee RubieeCeee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F Apr 7

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    I'm literally the only member of my family who wasn't born in or near the city of Liverpool. When I was born, my family had moved to a house in the countryside in Herefordshire...
    PoeticTorture PoeticTorture 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I got married half a year ago to the love of my life, and we decided to live in the country he was living in, which ment i had to leave everything and everyone I knew and loved...
    SweetPotato01 SweetPotato01 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I live in the country I stay in Tennessee so that's all I really know. I've been to the city a few times and the starts don't shine nearly as bright as they do in the country. They...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 9

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    While going down the road with my bf had his phone connected to his speakers in the car. We were listening to music on his phone. He played country music, the put it on rock...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    hi , i try to share this story that i felt it like many years ago ,i feel like im weird or idk its just weird ,im asian im 19 years old now study at college ,i always love people...
    bloodyelmo bloodyelmo 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    hi , i try to share this story that i felt it like many years ago ,i feel like im weird or idk its just weird ,im asian im 19 years old now study at college ,i always love people...
    bloodyelmo bloodyelmo 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Venting to set myself free... Dear Soon-to-be Ex... As the divorce you have wanted so badly the last 17 months is near, I am writing this in order to let you go. To stop...
    ChangingDad ChangingDad 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am a country girl and allways will be!! My heart belongs in the country!! I love to fish!! I live in Missouri right by the Missouri River!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 26

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    ah every single guy I've ever been with has been real country. like down home, home grown, small town country. I guess that's just what I'm attracted to
    countryanon countryanon 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I live in the beautiful island of st.lucia and I love it. My country is very rich is fresh fruits growing right from your back yard. You can never be hungry or thirsty, stand pipes...
    mrij mrij 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    People find it weird that I'm black and I love country music. I don't think music should have a specific race assigned to it. Honestly, I sing country better than I can R&B or rap...
    alexis05 alexis05 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Is it me. Or is there no country/cowgirls left? It seems like every woman I meet wants the city life with the big money. No one wants the country/farm life anymore. I believe it's...
    JrParks JrParks 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Yes I am... I was born in the city and happen to live in the city now but I was raised in the Country and loved it... I remember playing with my siblings hide and seek in the corn...
    xXxsilvermistxXx xXxsilvermistxXx 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Each and every citizen should be conscious of the people who serve their country selflessly the day they forget doin so it would mean the dooms day countdown for that country has...
    romell romell 36-40, M Apr 16

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    People dont realize he has broken soo many ******* laws its ridiculous. He should have already been impeached by now. All he cares about is himself and money. He doesnt know whats...
    AbbyJeanne90 AbbyJeanne90 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I live in the country in the state of Virginia and am a country girl at heart. I love to be in the backyard and in my garden too. I have a pool for swimming and an adjacent patio...
    mombusyoncomputer mombusyoncomputer 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    My country is india. It's not just a country it's a home to many possible cultures. With. Several thousand languages. With different sorts of people living under the same roof.
    vdj36 vdj36 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    Yep, I'm moving. To the state I don't want to move to. At first I thought I was going to move to Texas, but turns out no. My dad's boss put the stop on that... So we're stuck with...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I think I'm finally letting go and moving on. In 2011 I moved back to bc after years of waiting to do so and I ended up dating my long distance best friend of 9 years at the time...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I'm in my late 20's, and have been in the midwest my entire life. I decided a few months ago to get away from everything, start over, and take a job on the West Coast. The city...
    etwake etwake 26-30, M Apr 2

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    I LOVE patsy Kline...I don't know if you would class her as country? Probably more bluesy...but she's fantastic her voice is incredible!!!
    Renezra Renezra 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Russia- I'd love to answer all the question you have about my country :)
    Lilna Lilna 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Ya can never go wrong with country music <3
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Brazil - Ask me whatever you want to know about my country. =)
    GugaTHS GugaTHS 18-21, M Mar 27

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    USA- i like to know what other people think about my country, ask me anything and i will try to answer
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Country music is the best, I love me some Jason Aldean
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Hi i love country music. I saw the band perry last year with rascal flatts
    madtennis madtennis 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I am definitely open and enjoy all types of music, but I don't know what it is about country music. I absolutely love it. It's just generally very genuine and there's an...
    sparklyprincess sparklyprincess 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Just six months after my birth, my family migrated to a place 4.5 hours away from my birth country. All my relatives are there, and we have only one family in here that we can...
    solicitude solicitude 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    ACMA's are on point this year 😍😍 I don't care what anyone says, country music is the absolute best.
    xkylie xkylie 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Country music is horrid. It glorifies ignorance, backwardness, and redneck culture as somehow the epitome of being American. Listening to a broken hearted redneck moan about his...
    MidsouthGuy MidsouthGuy 22-25, M Apr 6

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