I Escaped From a Small Town

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    When you live in a small town, city, village, country...etc...you start to feel trapped. Yes, you can 'pick your bags up and go' (if you have the money or resources) but what about people that don't or what if you don't want to leave that place because that's where your loved...
    Writes2006 Writes2006
    16 Responses Dec 21, 2008

    Not Exactly

    I didn't escape from a small town, I moved to one. It wasn't intentional. Well, it wasn't planned, anyway. 13 years ago I ended a relationship with a guy I had been seeing for a few years. I didn't know what direction I was heading in and I needed to regroup. My parents moved...
    autimom autimom
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Dec 24, 2008


    Even though it is considered a city, it ain't!   Man that was an awful 3 months, never again will I leave London, unless it's to move to Woking with the Mr, and that's pushing it!
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    3 Responses Feb 3, 2009

    I'm Hesitant To Name My Town...

    But believe me, it was small. 446 people, half an hour from a big city. I got out because I got a scholarship to go to University of Washington, where I ended up getting my Masters. I hated my hometown, and vowed never to go back. I literally went homeless before going back there...
    cephaloscotti cephaloscotti
    26-30, F
    Sep 14, 2011


    had one main street, everyone knew everyone that lived there and those that moved to the town were 'blow ins'. I was the front page lead journalist, so my name was known, as i wrote for the local rag and newspapers in small communities are very much appreciated for a select...
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    Feb 6, 2009
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