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I Live In a Foreign Country

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm finishing up my last two years of college and then I'm out of here! I wanna get married and go straight into my Master's, hopefully with a fellowship. Or maybe I'll go to...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Ok. I am still in one but I have no idea how I live like I have a flatmate and find a new social life. I haven't had friends since I was in my twenties . How do you find a new...
    kingerm43 kingerm43 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    My dad and his half brother during the 80s moved out of what was then yugoslavia. They moved to england, my dad met my mum there and I was born there, we moved to his homeland in 2...
    RylandGay RylandGay 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    hope everyone had a fun fourth. as George Carlin said, celebrate the birth of your country, by blowing up a piece of it.
    Polis195 Polis195 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    I know I'm feeling sorry for myself but I have to get this off my chest and I hope the pain in my chest will start to feel better. I live with an abusive man. We do not share a...
    alwaysmiling79 alwaysmiling79 41-45, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I live on an island just off the Gulf Coast, were I inherited my maternal grandfather's house a few years ago and moved out here. Love the small town community feel, and being at a...
    paleryder paleryder 56-60, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    According to the new Citizen Safety law that went into effect in my country (Spain) on July 1st, if you film or photograph policemen when on duty, offer peaceful resistance to...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 8 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I lived in Austria for a year. He went to the same school as I did and although we had never talked before, we did say hi to each other in the hallway--This was because one day we...
    LucySG LucySG 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    Way too many people say country music is just hillbillies singing about hunting and beer but those people are the ones who will judge country music before even listening to it. I...
    ricke3 ricke3 18-21, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I live in St. Pete. I love it here. Sunshine water and beaches. A lot of people complain it's too hot but there is always AC and its hotter in the rest of the country.
    rasii rasii 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    Well life on the farm is kinda laid back Ain't much an old country boy like me can't hack It's early to rise, early in the sack I thank God I'm a country boy Well a simple kinda...
    1fertileelectrician 1fertileelectrician 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I remember listening to country as a kid. When country was country and not this new age country crap for the many kids growing up to be "country" boys and girls. Artists like Gary...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I like to speak English as a foreign language. I cannot talk well in English
    curiousaboy curiousaboy 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    My Canada Day Celebrating ending joyfully. A mom gave Harper a pie but right in the face. She'll probably face charges, but a believe she deserves a metal for bravery. Bravo Mom I...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    On this July 1st, I wish to give a shout out to this land of mine. The people it's produced namely. I will be silent about sports, for that is not where my heart resides. Top 3...
    Annodumbaknee Annodumbaknee 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    Yes, I do. I observe my own rigorous dress code for any office and professional environment I'm in, even if it isn't my office that I'm visiting. I find it's great in getting...
    cufflinks78 cufflinks78 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why doesn't country music radio stations play country music.
    iSceneGirl iSceneGirl 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I live in New Hampshire! For me it has almost everything I enjoy. The city, the country. Mountains and ocean, lakes and streams. Friendly people. No sales or income tax!
    MrsJoanieBNH MrsJoanieBNH 56-60, T 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    It seems so many people are now realizing how this country has a greed problem. The politicians allow corporations to send jobs abroad. Yet, it seems so many people are greedy...
    aSagittarius aSagittarius 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've lived in nc since I was 17. I moved from va. I really like it here. I don't find it lacking at all. If u like a faster pace it's here. If u like a country setting its...
    Selenadarling Selenadarling 36-40, F Jun 27

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    Does that make sense ? :D I Want To Know who lives in France?? Please comment below :) I wanna know cause i live in France.. Thank youu EP family people!
    GaiaMD GaiaMD 13-15, F Jun 26

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    A different experience Quite often the foreign films I watch aren't backed by a gigantic budget. But they are great to watch, the simple but thoughtful plots. The raw, passionate...
    Snapcorn Snapcorn 26-30, M Jun 26

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    I am working on an assignment for my current college course dealing with intercultural communication. The assignment requires that I ask someone who is not from the US and has...
    localrocklover localrocklover 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 26

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    I am working on an assignment for my current college course dealing with intercultural communication. The assignment requires that I ask someone who is not from the US and has...
    localrocklover localrocklover 26-30, F Jun 26

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    Yes i sure am a country girl i live in the Ozarks hills and love it...Love to fish and hunt and work here at the home front..Some may say im a redneck and thats fine..But with all...
    CLPLIKESFUN CLPLIKESFUN 46-50 1 Response Jun 25

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    I have a best friend whom I know since Kinder and we've been in contact ever since she left to a different country when we were both 8. She's one of the few classmates that...
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I want to buy a ranch in Virginia and raise animals and live off the land when i retire!! My dream
    rami83 rami83 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 24

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    Sure, Singapore is a beautiful country. Our food here is good and cheap too. Not to mention how brilliantly we've progressed from nothing to a thriving city in just 50 years. But...
    StarsxSunsets StarsxSunsets 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I really hate where I'm at. Everywhere you turn, there are tall buildings. It's suffocating, like they're all closing down on you. Education is ridiculous: 12 year olds are split...
    StarsxSunsets StarsxSunsets 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Some years ago, i was on this website and i met someone from a very far country. at first , i was confused. I was wondering why that person wanted to talk to me that much. I...
    typewritter03 typewritter03 18-21, M Jun 22

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    My native language is English. I studied Japanese for about 6 years and French for 2 years. In the past year or so I've been teaching myself Russian, Korean, and a little bit of...
    cosmicolored cosmicolored 18-21, F Jun 21

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    Love watching random foreign films. From China, Japan, Ireland, Germany, India, Cuba, ect. It Doesn't matter to me if they're in English or not.. I just pop on the subtitles and...
    Xoxo89 Xoxo89 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 21

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    I think Scotland is a very beautiful country. The weather isn't that great here. It is a friendly country and is about like Canada in some ways, with beautiful countryside to look...
    shedevil50 shedevil50 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I'm a former army brat. I lived in Germany for two years. While living there I got to visit Austria for a day.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jun 20

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    Sadly I do live in this awful country. Slowly becoming an authoritarian State George Orwell or Aldous Huxley would recognise
    Naturecharles Naturecharles 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 19

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    IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M Jun 19