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I Have Lived In California

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 88 People

    Born And Raised In The Bay Area

    I loved the Bay growing up. Eventually, I had to move away after elementary school. All I could think about was moving back. I would visit my old friends every summer. The town I grew up in was a small town where many people knew each other from kindergarten all the way to senior...
    ahonui247 ahonui247 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 13, 2011

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    Home

    By now, I have lived half of my life in CA and the other half living in the east coast.  I don't care if I end up living in the east coast the rest of my life, I will always consider CA my home.  I  miss it! The original plan was that my then husband and I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 10, 2010

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    Overview, More to Come

     I was born and raised in Southern California.  I stayed until I was 32 and left.  Haven't been back much since.  I have been to Disneyland over 50 times, but only once in the last 25 years.  Sometimes I think I have been on every road in California built...
    rw5453 rw5453 56-60, M 2 Responses May 25, 2009

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    mikeejo mikeejo 31-35, M Oct 11

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    Born And Raised

    I was born and raised in Southern California.  I have 1000's of stories relating to what California used to be like.  One of my favorites is:  I am old enough to have seen the Laguna Beach greeter when he was alive.  More to come
    gettinsum1 gettinsum1 56-60, M Jan 2, 2010

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    A Song About L.A.

    I moved to California from NY in the early 1980's, and left in the mid 1990's. Besides culture shock....I have lots of good memories too. Randy Newman - I Love LA
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Oct 27, 2012

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    San Jose

    When I was a teenager, we moved to San Jose, CA. for yet another of my mother's boyfriends.  He was a really big, fat dude with a full face of hair and he drank like a fish.  But he was loads of fun to hang out with, in that he had lots of really interesting friends...
    hippieheart hippieheart 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2008

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    I Was Born and Raised In L.a.

    I lived in Glendale, Pasadena, Eagle rock, Highland Park, then later Idyllwild(in the mountains), and Hemet.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    Where I Use To Live

    Yea i live in California a while ........ -.-' But um not very long, i was born there in Rose Ville. But yea i didnt live there long because my family got into fights so i lived with my grand parents mostly my whole life So yea.... :) The End :P
    Newguy3214 Newguy3214 13-15, M Jun 1, 2012

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    1992 w/ my au t Mary Lou. :-)
    JBStoner JBStoner 41-45 Nov 24

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    For the most part, it was great, it really was. I went with my girlfriend to teach English as a second language under a reputable company.We visited most of Chinas wonders (Great...
    Mikfly Mikfly 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 6

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    Again, excuse the awkward wordings to get around the censors, but it won't let me post this story without them. I was in one for six days in February, and then they forced me to...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 7

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    I've been seeing a therapist for a while now. The plan has been to work through my traumatic past, which has been something I've done my best to avoid. My therapist is patient...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My mother used to be so loving and showed affection towards me and my siblings when we were younger. After we began to notice my mom was a hearing things no one else heard and...
    aquikay aquikay 18-21, F Dec 6

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    My parents died in a car accident when I was 3. I have lived with my aunt ever since. It's hard because I sometimes wonder what my life would be like if they were here.
    meneme2050 meneme2050 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    I guess you could say I'm socially awkward but I have lived in a new place for almost 2 years now and still haven't made any friends. I am getting depressed more and more each day...
    kleder23 kleder23 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    The one thing that sets old people apart is that you have lived a long time. A lot of things happen to you over the years. In the 1980s I had a bleeding ulcer. I didn't know what...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am the only child born to two only children. I changed schools a couple of times in high school then left my home town and school friends to live in London, then Europe, finally...
    scaaliwaag scaaliwaag 61-65 1 Response Dec 11

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    I don't know if this is really true. It is a bit absolute. Depending on how I feel and what I need, ....friendship is a word that can have many meanings. Like the untrue story that...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    California, the golden state. My home, my favorite place. The sunset falls down the golden gate. Oh i wish i could stay, maybe go back in time to that faithful day. To leave in...
    sfdrboy sfdrboy 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have bad issues with abandonment , ever since my father abandoned me , and then my " soulmate " did too which goes to show you he may have been mine but was I his ? We never...
    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti 22-25, F 49 mins ago

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    Hiya hi hiyee I was born and raised in palm springs but I';ve lived in LA for the past 10 years
    HollywoodBlonde HollywoodBlonde 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Yes I do. I have my whole life. Born in Anaheim moved to Dana Point. From that point I lived in Yorba Linda, Villa Park, Laguna Hills, Riverside, Corona, San Pedro, and currently...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    It's really no wonder I've lost contact with a lot of people from my past... I was born in Toronto, Canada. Grew Up on Long Island, NY. Went to School in Washington, DC and...
    Saylowman Saylowman 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I live in NorCal (North California). who else lives in California?
    burningcolors burningcolors 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 23

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    Anybody want to move to California with me in June of 2020?
    football2014 football2014 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    any women in here like to chat with a guy from california?
    BlaiddDrwg05 BlaiddDrwg05 41-45, M Dec 12

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    so all the california people,i live in ca too,its cold as ****!!!
    tones714677 tones714677 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ellie is the most beautiful California girl of all :)
    vinvicau vinvicau 66-70, M 6 days ago

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    The area that I live in California is full of ******** who have nothing better do but act like total stuck-up snobs. But I also live in an area that has some of the most...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I grew up believing that I would be something amazing. I have a spotty history of divorced, absent parents; child abuse from a stepfather; social ineptness; and depression. When...
    hellaborderline hellaborderline 22-25, M Dec 2

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    I live in the eastern timezone of the United States I used to have a long distance relationship with someone in California so I used to stay up till 4 or 5 my time to talk to them...
    supermario7347 supermario7347 18-21, M Dec 6

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    I lived in worry and fear most part of my life, happiness has been short lived. I thought something was wrong with me. I couldn't accept and live myself. Now I think I need a...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Dec 1

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    I have been wanting to write this story for a long time. This story is a tribute to my one and only daughter. For simplicity I will refer to my daughter as "M". After 5 children...
    Intact69 Intact69 66-70, M 10 Responses Nov 24

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    I used to write about our connection before I met him. I was 12 when it started. My cousin had a dream that I had super powers and was trying to rescue her, that's what inspired...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F Dec 10

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    I need to make more friends that actually live where I do! geez I'm always so busy but when I have down time there's like no one around to spend it with
    pikapup17 pikapup17 18-21 1 Response Nov 23

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    Dani California by the Red Hot Chili Peppers if anyone has heard it haha. It keeps playing in my head (not that it's a bad thing)
    RainyDay48 RainyDay48 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 26

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    The French revolutionaries had the right idea on how to deal with wealthy, snobby, entitled, f#cktards, that whole guillotine thing was a stroke of pure genius....California needs...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    Nothing wrong with Obsessing about HealthEnergy increase and EmotionalTension Realease when you are in baja california!!!
    carloslara7 carloslara7 31-35, M Nov 29

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    Want 13 Year Old Gay Or Bi Bf I'm 13 bisexual in California if u want to know more about me reply to me and ill give u contact information. I'm looking for a funny caring guy ages...
    Monsterboy95 Monsterboy95 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    Anyone live in the a.v. ? Santa Clarita. Porter ranch? Acton. Palmdale? Or anywhere kinda close Hahahaha. Just wondering. I only have one real friend out here
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 1

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    hi im a twink in california and im very attractive for a guy i have long hair and i wanna find a boyfriend out here so muchhhhhh please email me if your interested
    surferboy1990 surferboy1990 22-25 1 Response Dec 2

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2

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    but now I wanna go to California :)
    vinvicau vinvicau 66-70, M 2 Responses Dec 2

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