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I Hate Where I Live

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    I'm Trapped Here

    I moved here because my husband wanted to take a job here.  I love my husband and we truly could not afford to live where we had been previously.  I was sad to leave.  I used to be a happy go lucky kind of person, lots of friends, not too much conflict or...
    nolej95 nolej95 36-40 38 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    I hate Long Island. Everyone is happy being

    miserable and happy being stagnant, so, at 14, I moved to Columbus, OH to live with my dad, and I was happy, I never wanted to come back to NY. Then, as a senior in college, I coincidentally started dating a guy who lived there and he pressured me to move back after graduation...
    mevsme22 mevsme22 22-25, F Feb 17

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    I was born in Shenzhen,

    China and I hate it here so much that I'm getting more and more depressed. I don't feel belong here and I'm always lonely. The air here is polluted so bad and people are noisy and ill-mannered. There's nothing much to do so I always end up staying in my room by myself doing...
    monotony18 monotony18 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 14

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    I just want to live somewhere

    where there are normal places to shop, like stores that people actually talk about and go to, not these out of date places that people elsewhere don't care about anymore, clubs or bars for college aged people instead of all the country/biker bars, people that aren't wannabe...
    insertgenericusername insertgenericusername 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2014

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    *sigh* I love my family,

    and I like living in Louisiana, but I'm going west the first chance I get. Manifest Destiny!!!
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    i hate where I was born & raised

    which was Boca Raton,FL & wished I lived at Los Angeles,California
    RodrigoGalindo730 RodrigoGalindo730 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    "Nevada can be great fun

    for gamblers, but if you want your romance to be a sure thing, the odds aren’t so great. With the highest share of divorcees (including a healthy percentage of them having been married three times or more) and a surprisingly higher-than-average share of single people, the home...
    grayday104 grayday104 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 4, 2014

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    Ireland sucks. Or at least the rural areas.

    I have nothing to do and nobody to talk to. This town is too small and there's no escape in the foreseeable future.
    dirtbagteen dirtbagteen 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Okay. I just joined this

    and I really don't know how this works... but anyways. I absolutely hate where I live. I hate it. I'm a sophomore in high school now and its incredibly hard for me. In the summer of 2012 I moved to maine . With in 3 months I had so many friends. I was popular, I talked to...
    amandahutchinson98 amandahutchinson98 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 1, 2014

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    I wouldn't hate it if I didn't have to worry

    about snow or ice. Other than that, I like it here, sort of. :p
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 18

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    I absolutely hate the place

    where I was born. I hate that I'm in stupid Montana and that I feel like I don't belong here at all. I look so out of place that it is completely ridiculous! There is no racial diversity. Everyone is white, four feet tall, blue eyes, blonde, and fat-.- I am 5'9 and 102 pounds...
    antihero98 antihero98 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I hate Philadelphia. I've had the opportunity

    to meet the rudest, most uneducated, arrogant, and bitter people here in Philadelphia. Please, take into account that I have lived in different cities in the US. I am living here because I have no choice at the moment; I would run away if I could!
    yuma15 yuma15 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    yes and no. climate is great,

    town is cool, people suck. i also prefer another place to this one, but overall its a good town.
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Mar 3

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    Well... I don't exactly hate it.

    It's just I was born and raised here and I wanna venture somewhere different. It's impossible to move though because all of my father is here and he is my everything. I'm afraid of moving somewhere and not having the help I may need should I ever need it. Have you ever just...
    anomalnonomous anomalnonomous 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    Depressed And Stressed In New York City

    I've always been miserable living in New York City. (even more so now with the rising crime rate this summer, but that's not unusual.) I long to be in fresh, open air. No crowds. To be able to walk out of my home and not be alarmed by a rodent scurrying along the sidewalk. I...
    memberexp memberexp 22-25, F Aug 25, 2012

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    I hate where I live because

    unless you are from here originally there is no one to be friends with. There are no jobs, there is nothing to do. No community classes, no clubs, forget nightlife. Not even a town less than three hours away that has those things! I don't like the weather either. Time stands...
    Dreamfish Dreamfish 26-30 1 Response May 20, 2014

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    Oklahoma--where the Wind Kills Your Hair

    I live in waukomis, oklahoma. When we moved in our house had about 25 too many brown recuse spiders. We are surrounded by wheat fields. I have no friends or family here. Just me, my husband and our awesome little boy. I hate that i can't take our son outside in the summer since...
    minnie88 minnie88 26-30 4 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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    What are the chances of a poor,

    averagely smart Irish girl getting into a college in the US?
    dirtbagteen dirtbagteen 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I was born in, and now live in Southern Alabama,

    the ulcer in the gastrointestinal tract of humanity. Here is a list of reasons: 1. Climate The temperature will fluctuate from searing hot to frigid in less than twenty-four hours. My body cannot adapt to this. 2. Religion It's truly ridiculous. There are far too many...
    DisillusionedBeing DisillusionedBeing 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    I had a fantastic husband,

    volunteer work that I loved, book clubs, card clubs, best friends and a beautiful home in Scottsdale. Then my husband took a job in Denver . It has been a year. I do not know ANYONE yet. I have tried, really. It snows or rains all the time. For the last two months, there has not...
    SisterKrister SisterKrister 51-55, F 2 Responses May 24

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    I was born in CA, then moved to IL.

    I loved it in IL, but when I graduated from High school, my mother and I moved back to CA, and I hate it here. Especially since we ended up in Oakland. Everyone is always talking about how great the weather is, but I don't like sunny weather, I prefer rain and snow. And the...
    Florana Florana 22-25, F 1 Response May 4

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    About 12 years ago my ex-husband dragged me out

    of a neighborhood where I had friends with whom I had a lot in common. Drama, hate, ignorance...none of that was part of my daily life. That wasn't the theme of the place. Ever since moving to Brookfield, every day seems to be touched by any or all of the above. I left him when...
    pxlchk1 pxlchk1 41-45, F Aug 29, 2014

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    I moved from London to Leeds a few months ago

    and I hate it I cant leave the house I don't know anyone, I would rather die than be here my mum promised it will be different but in the 3ish months we have been here she has spent less than a week at the house, I miss my home my ball of happiness :'(
    submissivegirl666 submissivegirl666 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2014

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    If you live in Birmingham And you aren't rich

    You'll be sniffed out And treated like a ***** Or lesser than The average human Money shouldn't dictate How we view each other And I sure as hell Shouldn't be condemned By my lack there of **** yourselves
    KristinaBeena KristinaBeena 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2014

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    I love the place I live in

    but it's the people that annoy me so much!
    KatieMMT KatieMMT 16-17, F Mar 3

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    jenmillvalley1 jenmillvalley1 46-50, F 3 Responses May 19

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    I abhor where I live.

    It feels good to blurt it out. I'm sorry, I can't help it. Gray everyday and cold. Tons of snirt (snow and dirt). People are audaciously rude with dogs that bark constantly. Poor area, no education, and nothing to do besides shovel. I am stuck. I like it hot and sunny. I...
    felixisonpluto felixisonpluto 36-40, M Feb 10

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    This town and every single person in it can

    kiss my butt. I hate it here. Every fiber of my being is aching to be somewhere else. When I drive through it, disgust swells up within me. Someone get me out of here. Anybody get me out of here. Get me the hell out of here.
    coolestdweebyahknow coolestdweebyahknow 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 3

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    What Doesn't Kill You Tortures You

    I moved for a job to a very small town in Mississippi and I hate it. I am used to having things to do nearby not having to drive an hour at a minimum to everything including the grocery store. I can't even meet people my own age to hang out with. There isn't even a bar. It's so...
    icequeen101913 icequeen101913 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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    West LA is a mixture of hipsters

    and the ghetto. It's not too bad. I mean, there's no gun shots or gangs too close by, but it still sucks. The costs of living here are high as ****, though. Who the hell would pay 500K for a one bedroom, one bathroom house in the ghetto?! The people... don't get me started on...
    MisunderstoodGirl69 MisunderstoodGirl69 13-15, F May 17

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    I had to leave beautiful Southeastern South

    Carolina for Baltimore, MD. This place is a hell hole. I absolutely hate it here.
    Ihatebaltimore Ihatebaltimore 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    I never thought that someone's surroundings

    could make someone so depressed, but it's happened to me. Two years ago I had to move to a small town in southern South Carolina (parent got a job). At first, I was neutral about the move. I thought it would be okay...a fresh start at least. But I can truly say that after...
    etalors etalors 18-21, F Aug 16, 2014

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    I just don't fit in with the people around me.

    I'm a minority and the people i live around are close minded and even racist. My city is non-diverse so everywhere i go i stick out. If i didn't have confidence and didn't love myself this place would've ripped me up by now. Good thing is, i'm going to be a junior next year, one...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Move Out Or Not?

    Life has brought me to a point today where I'm seriously thinking that I have to find a way out for myself and my loved ones. Today's situation has made me realize that we have been safe so far, but not anymore.... they're literally burning the whole country out :(
    Michhhhnat Michhhhnat 26-30, F Sep 21, 2012

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    So many chavs everywhere,

    can't wait till I move out of England
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F 14 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    I have lived in this very small town

    for years. In fact I was even born there. I always felt a bit left out the loop while I lived there and it made me quite... unique (read: unpopular). But then, I moved to this wonderful city with wonderful people that I hold very close to my heart. Too bad good things don't...
    HAH37 HAH37 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2014

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    It would be nice to do something I love,

    but I live in North Dakota where dreams freeze and melt away along with everything else........
    Kanashimisama Kanashimisama 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate South Carolina!

    !! I need to move back to New England . These people are so backwards
    NewEngland2015 NewEngland2015 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 28, 2014

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    I guess I don't hate the actual place.

    .. but I hate what people think of where I live. =D Some of the most bizarre things
    TarrynLeighNell TarrynLeighNell 13-15, F Mar 4

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    My parents moved from beautiful northeast

    Pennsylvania to a hell on earth: South Carolina. This is the first time I've ever moved. I grew up in Pennsylvania and it's everything I've ever known. This place is horrific; I have no friends, I don't do anything outside of school (not that I'd have anyone to do them with...
    sarahg23 sarahg23 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    Get Me Out Of Here!

    I am 17, and have truly can not wait to move out of the town I live in. Being apart of an alternative sub-culture, I see the true nature of man everyday. The people were I live are sad oafs if they have never witnessed anyone as such as myself. Living in a bubble that they more...
    Chainsawhorror Chainsawhorror 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2013

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    I live in Alaska... and I hate it.

    I am from the dessert, born and raised, and I miss it and my family. I live in Alaska with my husband and 2 young children. We are here because he makes about 3 times as much as he would in the "lower 48". When I first met my husband, he promised we would leave AK after we were...
    buggs234 buggs234 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    Well, my story is a bit different.

    I live in a urban, but very poor area. Some areas don't even have proper sanitation, everything is filthy (lot's of garbage in the streets), it's dangerous, you can't even go out at night alone without fearing you'll get robbed. People are petty and conservative; men are...
    LilMinn LilMinn 22-25, F Mar 3

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    Kittyk22 Kittyk22 22-25, F May 25

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    Philadelphia: Hell On Earth

    Ok, when many surveys say Philly is one of the unhappiest (or perhaps least clean, or rudest) cities in the U.S. they are not kidding. The city itself is terrible, especially when you're going to visit the 'attractions', it takes 8 hours to find a parking space and I've never met...
    SylphNoir SylphNoir 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    I live in rural Maine

    and I really really hate it here. I have lived around the USA and in europe and I moved to an old farm in Maine because it was free rent and I have horses. Seemed worth a shot at the time. OMG I am trapped here now. I have never liked it here but for the first 4 years figured...
    trappedinruralmaine trappedinruralmaine 36-40 Aug 5, 2014

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