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I Live In a Foreign Country

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    Always Have, Always Will (possibly?)

    I have never actually lived in a country which I was a citizen of. I have no idea which country I will live in the future. I am a bit of a nomad, actually, lol.
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F Dec 17, 2012

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    Ummm...

    Yeah, I guess I could say I do.  I mean, doesn't everybody live in a foreign country?  Whatever country they live in is never foreign to them because it's where they live...but for everyone who lives in a different country than theirs, it is foreign... I live in the...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 7 Responses Aug 1, 2009

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    I left the US two years ago.

    I was a bit nervous-worried that my wife and children wouldn't be happy or wouldn't find friends. My worries were unfounded. It was one of the best moves I have ever made. I live and work in a little city. We have all made a lot of friends. The kids go to an international school...
    jcm1963 jcm1963 46-50, M Mar 5, 2014

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    The Parrot´s Death

    Around one month after my arrival to the States a few years ago, the host family I lived with made me leave home apparently because they thought I murdered a parrot. This episode of my life helped me to observe the world in a way I never thought about before. My name is **** and...
    Wordai Wordai 18-21, M May 3, 2009

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    A Year + A Lifetime In Ireland

    I was born and lived for 18 years in a tiny village in the Italian Alps, population 4000. Growin up there was easy: I had a loving and caring family and the support of a strong community, but somehow I felt that that was not my place. I looked at the people my age with a mixture...
    Ellie84 Ellie84 26-30, F Dec 8, 2010

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    Making Friends Is Tough

    Hi Everyone, I've been living in Italy for the past three and a half years. I moved over here to be with my boyfriend, and I was sure that in no time I'd have created a little circle of friends of my own instead of always relying on him and his friends for company (who, let's...
    Kobolt Kobolt 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 30, 2009

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