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I Live In the Middle of Nowhere

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    And The Worst Part Is I Am The Un-proud Owner Of Nowhere :(

    I live on 5.5 acres of property. the Road is owned by 3 other neighbrs and myself. They all have no less than 6 acres. So we are like a tribe of nowhere nomads. We live off well water, septic, own chickens, goats, dogs, & cats. All the kids back home would consider this the dream...
    thesaddestsong thesaddestsong 26-30, F May 12, 2011

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    So Lonely

    I live on a dirt road, in a house surrounded by woods on all four sides. There is no kid my age for a mile around. I have few friends and the ones I do, live practically an hour away so its not like I can walk over and say hi to them. In all the books I read people always live in...
    AuGolden AuGolden 13-15, F Jun 14, 2013

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    No Stoplight In a One Horse Town....

    I am bi-coastal.Have small nests in California and Kentucky. Here in California I live in a "town" with a population of 200. I live on the banks of Rattlesnake Creek in the Sierra Nevada Mountains In Kentucky...my cabin is located way back in the "holler". Am...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 9 Responses Dec 8, 2007

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    Too much country!

    I live about 60 miles away from the closest big city in both directions. I live in boring, flat Kansas. My husband and I moved out here from Washington for a lower cost of living. Unfortunately, I feel like we've given up a lot to move out here. I only have 8 neighbors and wheat...
    FortuneCookies FortuneCookies 26-30, F 1 Response May 17, 2011

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    No Stoplight In a One Horse Town- Photo

    Here is a photo I took here last night,this is the entire town!   peaceout
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 29 Responses Dec 9, 2007

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    Yeeeah

    500 people, no busses after 7 pm weekdays and no busses on the weekends at all. I rode to school by bus 35 minutes every day. Friends of mine who were living next to the school had to get up at 7:15. I had to get up at 6:15 because I had to walk to the bus stop, take the bus...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26, 2007

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    Middle O' Nowhere, Nb

    There's, like...nothing to do in this town. The only reason why I'm here is because I work at the call centre five minutes' walk from here. (It's a call centre company whose purpose is to provide work to rural areas, basically.) It's quite boring. I wish I was living in Miramichi...
    KewlioMZX KewlioMZX 26-30, M Dec 3, 2007

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    I Used To Live In The Middle Of Nowhere

    I used to live in the middle of Nowhere practically my whole life, till I finally left "nowhere". I moved to a huge city after my divorce and have felt a million times better...though I do miss the quiet mornings and evenings. You have to keep busy living "nowhere"..I tried, my...
    Reinette3 Reinette3 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2012

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    I am beyond frustrated. Because of a divorce and some other personal issues (that were not my fault), I was forced to move back in with my parents. I am 43 years old and have a...
    cosmowoman13 cosmowoman13 41-45, F Nov 22

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    I don't know if it's depression, or what, but since last year i've been feeling like I have no direction in my life, like I don't like nothing, I've been feeling that what is ahead...
    licito licito 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I hate it. If I get told one more time I am acting out because of "Middle Child Syndrome" I am going to die. What about oldest child syndrome? Being bossy and cocky. Or youngest...
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    shesheresomewhere2014 shesheresomewhere2014 41-45, F a week ago

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    Graystreak Graystreak 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Mylo248 Mylo248 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Divine82 Divine82 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My life is so upside down, I fear for my own safety and sanity. I left my wife for a girl, I was wrong, I know this.. I left on promises that her feeelings were real, I told my...
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    I don't want to live here anymore. I want to be independent, and I want to live my life without people belittling me. So, I recently became vegan, starting on October, 21st 2014...
    sincebecausepickles sincebecausepickles 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 2

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    I had lived in Eastern Europe up until I was about 12 and then moved to France with my parents. Growing up, western culture was not really a part of my everyday life, so I didn't...
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    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Dec 1

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    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I cant take this anymore , I live with my Wife and adult Daughter , adult Son and 2 Grandchildren . My Son is an addict ( For more read past exp. ) and he lives here because I am...
    chris121458 chris121458 51-55, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My dream life has many complexities. I am married to the wrong person. I dont want to get married, but want someone with a live of the out doors, forest, hiking, life. Find a...
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    i live in south wales and am looking for guys or girls that live fairly close to me to talk to and possibly meet up, message me if interested:)
    DanielleTeresa DanielleTeresa 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    SaskiaDragonborn SaskiaDragonborn 18-21, F Nov 22

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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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