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I Live In a Foreign Country

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 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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    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

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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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    Strangers keep saying hi and hello, I'ts easy to make friends with almost anyone you strike conversation with. I am acting weird. People very politely speak my name and say hi...
    yiskah yiskah 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 21

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    mmmmm...yumi i do i adore foreign men,a sexy tall foreign husband with a accent yes please ...i do....:).....living in a foreign country ..having little foreign babies....im like...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Is LOWER Australian Dollar better for Australia economy? This note is about the level of the Australian dollar and the history and some of the main factors that affect the...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Dec 4

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    I watched world news where women in protest of the law they are not permitted to drive ,,,Saudi women are not allowed they have to have a "guardian male " to say they can study...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    I have always been really close with this guy (lets name him S) who is my best friends brother (sucks). When I was about 8 years old my mom moved to a different country and i had...
    ilovecookiesalways ilovecookiesalways 13-15, F Nov 23

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    Im goin for the french foreign legion in june or july 2015 im currently 18yrs old and im 6'2 an about 200 pounds but i dont look fatty..still any sujjestion.? If some1 wants to...
    Jcryan101 Jcryan101 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I would really like to talk to somebody from another country!
    whispersgod whispersgod 26-30, M Dec 8

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    Actually, 18! Aside from the good ol' U.S. of A., where I've resided all my life, I've visited 18 foreign counties...here they are, in the order visited: Canada, Netherlands...
    Everlast82 Everlast82 51-55, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Im living in CY, in Europe. Soo..My BIGGEST dream is to move on and live in another country. I'd love go to America, excpecially in LA,NY,CA,Texas or somewhere else in USA. If you...
    feelingaloneee feelingaloneee 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    So i live in a small town. One of those town where it is a strange mixture of people. There is a college here so there are lots of foreign students. Also there are old people...
    Chibichaos Chibichaos 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    A lot of bad things have happened this week.. Got me too tired.. Really losing my grip on this life but too coward to take my own life.. Wish i wont wake up.. Wish ill just drift...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 10 mins ago

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    So here's my story. I really would appreciate positive reinforcement after what I share with you because it is everything I am and have done so I take it very seriously. I am proud...
    Bpants10 Bpants10 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Country girl till the day I die!! I love fishing and gettin down in the mud. I love my boots as much as my southern roots!!! My parents served this country in the Marine corps so I...
    AutumnTuesday AutumnTuesday 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    VillaVuka is BIG LIAR!!! He say "Most people get arrested for the first time in their teens for dumb things like Underage Possesions. I was arrested for the first time aged...
    Bergenbabe Bergenbabe 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I love foreign accents! I can do several different ones but my favourites are Russian, British, and Austailian! I have a plan. american Accent... :( What accent do you have???
    SummerAddison SummerAddison 13-15, F Dec 1

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    to have a foreign girlfriend it will make me proud and also my friends. ^_^
    darwin15 darwin15 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I want a husband that lives in India that comes to the United States.
    srtoomey srtoomey 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    i just moved to a new state and started ninth grade in august. in elementary & middle school was the worst i had 0 friends from forth grade to eighth not even someone to say hi to...
    khalanijane khalanijane 13-15, F Dec 2

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    I live in the countryside and I will design my house with a very nice style and with japanese stuff for keeping it clean.
    AlekseiDishington AlekseiDishington 26-30, M Nov 26

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    after going to a public college to train me for real college im leaving not telling anyone where im going, and going across the country probably to Alaska or California, or maybe...
    Donpi Donpi 18-21, T Dec 1

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    i was borned and raised in japan.and i've been living here in my whole life so far. i'm not here for complaining or being racist. but i don't like the stytem of our country...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F Dec 6

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    I have Always lived in the countryside, and I do farmwork as long as I can recall. I can do things like fixing fences, dealing with cattle and crops and stuff like that (most...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 8

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    When I was in middle school, I started to learn more and more about survival in nature, as well as survival in the modern world. This modern world with all its generalizations and...
    EagleFaulkner EagleFaulkner 18-21 Dec 1

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    Oh Oh Mr President! FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2014 file photo, people chant during a demonstration in front of the White House in Washington as President Barack Obama announced...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    If I could I would love to live in either London or Canada I mean don't get me wrong I love the United States but I would just love to live in either of those countries to see how...
    psychologyLover08 psychologyLover08 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I've always had this dream to live in the forest, be away from everything, live off the land, not be worried about the soul crushing day-to-day drabble of life. Be able to work of...
    Harlequingal93 Harlequingal93 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Seriously, it's an amazing country. So beautiful and scenic, especially in the South Island.See where the blue dot on the map above? That's the part of New Zealand I live in...
    Jordan4Bryce Jordan4Bryce 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    You know you live in the country when schools take off a week because it's shotgun season..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I can't wait to go visit my country again!!! I go there once a year but I really wish I could go there twice a year ago. I'm adopted and my biological family is there right now and...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F Nov 22

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    Grew up in the mountains and countryside of North Wales. I've tried the city life before but I just can't stand it. You can take the girl out of the country but you can't take the...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    would love to live in England in spring summers in Spain fall in hungry winters in switzerland
    montyk montyk 36-40, M Nov 26

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    Anyone else live here in this beautiful country? I really want to visit other towns and cities but not alone. My friends here never want to visit other places because they've...
    shellofaboy shellofaboy 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    Internationally,everyone keeps pointing fingers at my country and saying that they have this problem or that problem and I know we do.Every country has its own issues and we will...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 25 Responses Nov 30

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    No one is ever going to take me serious on this as I am only a sixteen year old girl, but I want to leave. Not right now of course, i wouldn't want to leave my parents behind...
    Codafox Codafox 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I want him, I want him so bad! I want him right now. :( I miss him and I love him so much. All I want is to be with him. Why dose he have to live so far away?! Dammit even if it...
    OliviaOcean OliviaOcean 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I actually wanna move out of Pakistan and live and settle abroad but it's kinda real hard becuz of the patriarchal views of my family and how I'll "automatically" wanna marry in my...
    mynameisismyname mynameisismyname 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I want to live in The Netherlands. I've been there twice and I am in love with it. It is so beautiful and calm. It has all these great historic sites, flower fields, windmills...
    WinH WinH 16-17, F a week ago

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    I love country music, but I'm afraid there has been very little real country music produced for many years. I love the Golden Age of Country, from about 1955 to 1985. George Jones...
    Gloryous Gloryous 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I want to live in Norway, New Zealand or Italy but I am such an introvert and I am afraid that I won't befriend anyone and I will end up lonely
    Maddiemd Maddiemd 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    We are all talking about country music in math class right now :) this makes my day! And plus we are blasting country music... this day has gotten so much better!
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 20

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