I Hate Florida

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 389 People

    Headline: Proposal to allow guns in airports

    gaining traction in Florida It's true! So now our legislature wants people to carry guns into Florida airports as well as on the floor of the state House of Representatives. Here's a thought: Why not skip all the preliminaries and just pass a law requiring all Floridians to...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    1 Response Feb 18, 2016

    This is just the site I have been looking for!

    I don't feel so alone. It is the worst place I have ever lived in my life. I grew up in Manhattan and lived in Paris etc. There is no culture, seasons, I feel like I live in Heaven's waiting room with a bunch of overly made up American women who need to flaunt their wealth...
    doireann1 doireann1
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2015

    Florida Is Boring!!!

    I have relatives in Florida. Even as a toddler I knew that state as no good. The people are boring and unenthused, it's too hot to enjoy nature, which may I add, is dry, ugly, brown, and dying, and there's nothing enteresting there. Everywhere I go there's a Walmart, Beals, or K...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Dec 23, 2012

    I live 10 minutes from Tripadvisors number #1

    rated beach in Florida. I own my own business here so this story is a basis on that. My husband and I make a combined income of $125,000 annually. We have two children, both under 5. I am 30 and husband is 32. We moved here simply for the weather change and beaches. I would say...
    Taylor501 Taylor501
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    People who get tired of Northern winters tend

    to move to Florida looking for paradise and a place without snow. The problem is, it's too extreme of a change. Unless you LOVE hot weather (and I don't mean Michigan summer hot. I mean sauna hot), you're just exchanging a miserable winter for a miserable summer. As someone who...
    Georgie0324 Georgie0324
    36-40, F
    13 Responses Sep 8, 2014

    I posted in this forum about 2 weeks ago

    and I guess we can all ***** and moan how sucky it is or we can somehow deal with it ( don't ask me how haven't gotten there yet. ;) ) Things could really be a lot worse. We could live in a third world country (I know what your all about to say so don't even :) ) . But when...
    doireann1 doireann1
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2015

    way too many fat, lazy

    and stupid people who dress like slobs. Floridians are gross. No pride, no shame and no self respect. Thank God I am leaving this giant cesspool. Good riddance you bunch of fat, lifeless zombies.
    quantumthinker quantumthinker
    46-50, M
    Apr 13, 2016

    I come back from a delightful trip abroad to

    northern climes, return to a depressing blast of furnace-like heat and, once home, turn on the radio to Classical South Florida, my favorite, go-to radio station. Only there's static. And then some music I don't recognize. It's certainly not Beethoven. No, Classical South...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2015

    I've been here since Feb of this year

    and let me tell you-i've never been sooo depress in my life.when I first arrived I thought I was going to start a new life-well from the people I've stayed with and the low paying jobs- I knew by July I had to get the hell outta here. I'm struggling more down here than I ever...
    dyyme dyyme
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Nov 25, 2015

    I just hate this place.

    I just hate it so much. Sometimes I can't even come up with the words to say how much I hate it. My hatred for Florida never dies, it never ends, it never diminishes. Sometimes I think I'm adapting to it but then something happens that just makes me hate it again. I can make...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    3 Responses Feb 1, 2016

    OMG,....I am hating this place

    so much, I feel I'm slowly falling into a depressive state.,...it's boredom to the highest power...you have to live it to understand it...I'm getting the ##### out of here
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 14, 2016

    Cesspool Of Junkie Vermin

    I moved to Florida when i was 10 from London UK, i remember NOT wanting to come but had no choice. Ive lived here for 10 years and i have hated every minute of it. i feel sorry for people who were born here, had to grow up here and have never seen what it's like in other places...
    britishlasshatesflorida britishlasshatesflorida
    8 Responses Dec 18, 2012

    I Hate Florida

    At the end of September, my parents sold their house up in Pennsylvania and moved down here to SW Florida permanently. As I had been living with them while I worked my part-time job and took classes, I decided it would be best to move down here with them until I finish classes...
    MissingPA MissingPA
    26-30, M
    9 Responses Nov 22, 2013


    I HATE FLORIDA!!!! I hate this dumb, hot, flat, stupid, ugly, rude, nasty, selfish, boring, crushing, oppressive, conformist, depressing, blinding, crazy, doped, miserable, murderous state. There's a reason Florida looks like America's d*** -- that's because it is. And like the d...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    6 Responses Nov 23, 2013

    I might just break the First Commandment -- no

    praying to other gods -- because I am sorely tempted to call on the Great God Huracan, the god of vast and evil wind, the god who existed here before Columbus arrived, and ask him to wipe this place off the map. I can see myself burning incense to the four directions and...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    3 Responses Aug 26, 2015

    The Stories

    I love most everyone's stories on here and I too feel the pain, depression and unrest of all of you. I am going to do my best to get out before summer hits once again. (Does summer ever really go away here?) It is going to be very difficult but I plan to sell everything I own...
    lisalongc lisalongc
    4 Responses Nov 26, 2012

    For those who hate Florida

    so much. It's 16 degrees in Youngstown Ohio as I'm typing this. It's 61 in Lakeland Florida. Doesn't seem that bad now does it? If you never felt 16 degrees or colder you really don't have much to complain about.
    Floridabound2016 Floridabound2016
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Feb 14, 2016

    Hey Everybody I Am New Here. Nice To Be In Here With People Who Feel The Same Way About Shittyh Florida.

    Hey everybody. I am new here. I decided to type in to google why I hate Florida and I came across this site. I was glad to see people who shared my feelings. So I want to hear more stories and have you cool people reply to my experience as well. I moved to this...
    goldsgymdamon goldsgymdamon
    26-30, M
    13 Responses May 10, 2010

    Florida House votes to let lawmakers carry guns

    on chamber floors TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida lawmakers would be able to carry guns on their chamber's floor and in meetings under changes made to a bill that would allow licensed gun owners to openly carry their weapons. I say this is a great idea. Thanks to this bill...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    3 Responses Feb 3, 2016

    Why People Hate Florida

    Lets see why People dislike Florida 1)Florida has the most Pedophiles 2)If you are a redneck young female you can kill your baby and get away with it(Casey Anthony) 3)Every where you turn you have some idiot Floridian trying to rip you off with some scam. 4)Cops here take 2...
    Jedi2126 Jedi2126
    103 Responses May 16, 2012

    Stuck Here For 8 Years!

    I was dragged here by my parents 8 years ago who came to retire.  Floridians are NOT friendly!  Its an act.  They act friendly to get into your buisness and personale life.  Im from jersey and proud of it.  Im constantly being told by floridians how we...
    dnalie dnalie
    8 Responses Sep 5, 2009

    I absolutely HATE Florida,

    and when I say hate that is an understatement. It is always hot and humid, there are bugs everywhere, crime lurks on every corner, and the people there are selfish jerks. Don't ever move there!
    Softballchick05 Softballchick05
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 5, 2015

    Stay Away From Florida For Your Sanity

    I have lived in Tallahassee for 15 years. I have hated every minute of it. I'm from Atlanta and I should have stayed there. But, lured by a warm climate and a great scholarship offer I came to school here and was crazy enough to stay in Florida to work. What a big mistake...
    janeway2742 janeway2742
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Sep 8, 2013

    The Mold Is Killing Me, The Doctors Are Crooks, I'M Outta Here

    Inherited a place. Arrived May 1, 2012. Never been allergic to anything or in hospital. Within 2 months I'm in heart failure and 8 days in hospital due to sever allergy to mold alternaria, which is everywhere outside. They also managed to infect me with MRSA, destroyed my veins...
    Durersleuth Durersleuth
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Feb 7, 2013

    The weather sucks, the people suck on all

    levels possible (most are lazy, fat and stupid), the landscape is absolutely horrendous, the worst drivers on planet earth, very few people speak English, no culture, no change of seasons, plain, boring architecture, surrounded by seniors wherever I go and many more things, but...
    quantumthinker quantumthinker
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Mar 25, 2016

    I see a lot of the experiences here are just

    like I would have said them myself. Another thing I would like to add is that, the very first thing I noticed when I moved to Florida were the blended neighborhoods. I was trying to distinguish the ghettos from regular middle class ones but couldn't. You see a couple of...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 28, 2015

    i don't like the weather

    or the heat,i don't see why people like it so much here,other than the attractions whats so good about it and lets not forget the short winters and hurricane seasons. ive never liked it here.
    deleted deleted
    Oct 14, 2015

    I'm 13 years old, I've lived in this place my

    entire life, and I've never been out of state. I absolutely despise it here, I really HATE it. Now, I've never met the inconsiderate people that everyone talks about, but I have my own anger to deal with. Basically, most people come down here to get away from winter. DON'T DO IT...
    Antlerss Antlerss
    13-15, F
    6 Responses Nov 16, 2015

    The Reality...

    This group is fantastic. Where do I begin? I have been coming to FL since my grandparents moved down here. I spent nearly every single summer as a kid down here chillin by the pool, going to the beaches and visiting the cool water parks and flea markets. My childhood had been...
    PsychobillyDan PsychobillyDan
    36-40, M
    9 Responses Mar 8, 2013

    Omg I Hate Living In Florida

    i moved here 14 years ago from england when i was13 years old with my family. And i have hated every single day living here. There are so many reasons: The WEATHER is horrible hot/humid/stuffy/unbreathable and then the HURRICANES and tornadoes all the time. There are NO seasons...
    truebohemia truebohemia
    74 Responses Nov 9, 2010

    I was born and raised in Hialeah.

    My Cuban family came to this country in the 60's. They worked hard and appreciated the fact that they escaped communism. They did not criticize or complain and became US citizens. They are Americanized and although they are connected to their Hispanic culture, they consider...
    febangel febangel
    5 Responses Mar 31, 2016

    August is the cruelest month.

    It's so hot one can barely breathe. To take two steps outside in the morning is to be drenched in sweat. In the afternoon, take two steps outside and be drenched in rain. But worst of all is the heat exhaustion that settles on this place -- even more so than usual. No one...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    1 Response Aug 31, 2015

    Well, fellow Floridians,

    we're pretty much at the end. 4 pm Pacific time (7 Eastern) tomorrow this forum goes dark. As it happens for me, I'm finally out of a state where I felt trapped, humiliated and despised. I've been offered and accepted a great job back North doing what I do best. I'm leaving...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2016

    Florida, The Retard State

    I have lived in Kissimmee, Florida all my life. I thought it was great, but that all changed once I turned 12 years old. That is the age that I started realizing that Florida isn't what I thought it was. First, all of the ignorant, racist, trashy people that I met at school...
    TheFlamingDouche TheFlamingDouche
    13-15, F
    5 Responses Jul 3, 2012

    All the people here are

    so stupid, I'm from up north and when I moved here I could hardly handle just how idiotic everyone here is, also I HATE the warmth
    hornyfuckmeintheass hornyfuckmeintheass
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2016

    Is It Florida Or Just Tampa Bay

    I am just curious...I have lived 7 HORRIBLE years in this hellish state!  I have lived in the Tampa Bay and my exerience seemspretty similar to most others.  The only other place I have been to in FL has been Sanibel, which was great because I was onvacation and kind of CUT OFF...
    hrrcomisso hrrcomisso
    37 Responses Aug 4, 2011

    I hate florida, its too hot,

    theres swamp everywhere and no parks with a nice grassy field anywhere! It rains all the time (not that I mind it) and because of that, I cant go anywhere! >:(
    hallow1331 hallow1331
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2015

    Finally "cold". 48°

    but only for today :(
    blackandwhitequotes blackandwhitequotes
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 23, 2015

    You'Ll Think It'S You, But No Its This Rotten State.

    I moved to South Miami about 15 months ago, and everyday of it has been mortifying. The daily heat-stroke, blinding sun and sweat-bath is irritating enough to put you in a bad mood right out of bed, but what will really get you is the people. The people of Miami, mostly...
    Tylersloeper Tylersloeper
    22-25, M
    7 Responses Jan 30, 2013

    Dear Florida...i Hate You.

    I moved to Florida almost 5 years ago after I got married.  Being from the midwest I was nervous about the move and my husband told me that if I didn't like it we could move back after a year.  His reason for wanting to live in Florida was that he could be close to the...
    narwen000 narwen000
    31-35, F
    57 Responses Oct 21, 2009

    Why I Hate Florida

                   I moved to Florida in 2006  from New York City with my husband & my son Robert, my daughter Kim who convinced me that Florida would be my new life moved to Trinity Pas co County in 2004. Now I had lived my entire life in New York, did not know what...
    jkenny2962 jkenny2962
    56-60, F
    34 Responses May 13, 2011

    One more reason to hate Florida: ghost ants!

    Way, way down south, in the sultriest, swampiest reaches of the Sunburn State, lives a teeny, tiny creature whose ability to annoy is out of all proportion to its size. It's an invasive species from Africa or Asia and like the Burmese python it thrives in Florida's densest...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    1 Response Dec 7, 2015

    so happy to see others

    who hate Florida lol. I've been here for 5 years now and as a person who has literally traveled the world, I can say this is hands down the worse place I've lived. Before you ask "why don't you just move" I'll simply say, a sick parent brought me here and I will be leaving soon...
    beautifulseoul beautifulseoul
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2015

    One more reason to hate Florida: Stuff breaks.

    If you’re thinking of moving to Florida (and this includes you, Floridabound2016) be aware that you’re coming to an environment where the extreme heat, humidity, the brutal sun and the tropical weather is hard, not only on human beings, but on their things. This was...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2015

    It's Freaking April and there's snow on the

    ground. I just bought a Polaris Slingshot and all I could do is look at it. Ohio........freaking cold Ohio. It's AAAAAAAAAAPPPPPPRRRRRRRIIIIIILLLLLLL!!!!!!!
    Floridabound2016 Floridabound2016
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Apr 3, 2016

    Florida Drivers: biggest a$$hole,

    morons. From Jersey and been in Florida since 2002. Can't believe the drivers here. Cut you off on the right, cut you off on the left. If you cut them off they cut you. No signaling in the turn. Oh and using hazard lights while driving in the rain, while you're in the LEFT...
    Tekageek Tekageek
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2016

    I moved from LA to Tampa just a few days

    before the flood in August. Locals warned me there will be "a little rain" in the summer but I definitely did not expect that. All the DMVs were closed due to the flood in the next few days. So much about being prepared for a disaster. At that point I was about to go back. I...
    hateforfl hateforfl
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    If my child were to die in FLORIDA,

    I wouldn't cross the border to ID their body (Sheriff's probably just trying sucker me in) The only real money made in that state is by Law enforcement backed by the court system! [TRUTH] DO NOT VENTURE INTO THIS 'everyone is a criminal' STATE!
    56-60, M
    Jan 2, 2016

    I think I can summarize the Florida experience

    in a simple couplet: If you live in your body, Florida's fine But this place is Hell if you live in your mind. If you like the heat and don't think, maybe you can get by without too much misery.
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    1 Response Jan 26, 2016

    Florida Is A Terrible Place To Live.

    I have lived in florida all my life and im hating it more and more as the years go by. You would think its nice to be in warmth without having to deal with the cold winters up north but its not like that. The summer never goes away, It's brown dry and swamp looking, (it is a...
    4 Responses Jan 9, 2013

    A Trap Not Just For Tourists.

    I moved to Florida in the spring of 1999 at 26 years old. I am from the midwest - Detroit and Minneapolis to be exact, and I thought life could go nowhere but up. I thought I was moving in with an awesome girl and we were going to go diving and swimming in the ocean and we'd be...
    gurensan gurensan
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Sep 14, 2012

    Florida Is A Close To Hell As One Can Get.

    I really hate this place with a passion. I was relocated here back in the early 80's when my new husband got out of the Army. We had 2 children and I wanted a positive future for them. Where I am from general motors shut down and so did the town. I felt that there was a better...
    lisalongc lisalongc
    4 Responses Nov 26, 2012

    God Hates Florida Too-

    I am convinced that God hates Florida too and that is why he used to send hurricanes to try and wash it off the map. I have lived here since 2005 and I feel like I am doing hard time in a prison. As soon as you have crossed the stateline and left Georgia, you have entered the...
    wiltedflower wiltedflower
    26 Responses Dec 21, 2010

    Dear Fellow Floridians –

    or Florida victims (Flictims?) Don’t know if you saw the announcement from the Experience Project but unfortunately, this forum is coming to an end. Experience Project is going to suspend postings and operations as of April 21. You can see the full announcement on the...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    4 Responses Apr 4, 2016

    I Give Up On Florida

    Don't waste your life here. I came down here in 2010 thinking that it would be nice to live in a vacation state. I guess I was wrong. I haven't made any friends. Every time I walk into a room the people who were talking to each other suddenly stop talking, but then as soon as I...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Jan 4, 2013

    A Vacation Paradise does not equal

    or feel like HOME! Vacationed jn Naples, Marco, Captiva Islands for previous 18 yrs. I've lived most of my life in the suburbs of Detroit, MI, and Retired to Naples,FL Aug 2013 from Rochester, Michigan thinking I'd love it like on vacation yet with each passing day I grow to...
    westa6969 westa6969
    3 Responses Oct 5, 2015
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