I Got a New Apartment

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    After renting a tiny room

    for $500/month in Brooklyn, since August 2013 I've finally saved up to pay two month security and a month in advance and moved in to my own place, home. I am super happy & proud of myself for making it happen and not letting life's difficulties & set backs take control of my...
    diggistory diggistory
    26-30, F
    Feb 2, 2014

    Getting the Keys to Our New Home

    All my life I've never lived in a home that was my own. Since I can remember, our family moved around - following my dad, who works in the postal service, wherever his job takes him - and lived in rented houses or employee quarters. As far as I can remember, we've never hung a...
    Bestseller Bestseller
    36-40, F
    Aug 14, 2008

    And I start sleeping in there today.

    I'm so excited! The first time I am on my own after getting out of a decade-long relationship. I was so used to living with my ex, it felt like a marriage. It feels weird at first. But I'll get used to being alone soon enough. At least now, I can have true privacy. I'll be able...
    MarsToSirius MarsToSirius
    31-35, F
    Feb 14, 2015

    Happy But Tired.

       So we finally get to move out of my husband's parent's house. I don't have to hear them scream at each other all the time, and I am happy to be leaving all the negativity that surrounds this place.  Now the ranting starts:  So it has been over a week...
    RebelYellSours RebelYellSours
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 16, 2009
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