I Lived In New York

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 100 People

    3 Years Ago....

    I used to live in NYC. My parents came here after living around the world because of my dad's profession. I was then born and grew up there. After 18 years the plan was to go back to Austria, (as my parents are both austrians.) So know I live and work here. Unfortunately the...
    MarMar1487 MarMar1487
    22-25, F
    Jul 5, 2008

    I Lived In Nyc For 9 Years.

    I moved to NYC with 9 boxes of stuff on Amtrak.  I took a sleeper car so I had 2-3 days to journal my adventures. It was freezing, though, and I could never get used to the winter cold that seemed to last most of the year.  (But very hot summers!)  ...
    thinhotwire thinhotwire
    51-55, F
    2 Responses May 11, 2009
    Princey88 Princey88
    26-30, M
    May 12, 2015

    I used to live in the upper easy side

    and it was beautiful but the people were terrible so I left...
    bellsmarrie bellsmarrie
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 12, 2014
    SWFinNY SWFinNY
    31-35, F
    Mar 23, 2014

    The Best 12 Years of My Life

    were spent in and around NYC.  I miss it and thnk often of moving back there.
    Roaring20s Roaring20s
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Sep 7, 2008
    justDlight justDlight
    18-21, M
    Jul 13, 2015
    SteveMata SteveMata
    46-50, M
    May 9, 2015

    YES For 5 Years On Long Island...

    YES FOR 5 YEARS ON LONG ISLAND ABOUT 3-5 MINUTES FROM AMITYVILLE..     I'm glad I did it, so many people live in one small area their whole lives, maybe going on vacation a few times.  Many people I spoke with that lived in New York  forever, never even...
    longwaytogo longwaytogo
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 5, 2007

    Briefly...after high school.  I took a door-to-door sales job.  It wasn't the "adventure" I had hoped for, so I moved back to FL after a few months.
    Lexislinda Lexislinda
    31-35, F
    Jul 5, 2007

    Life In New York Was Good Till...

    Life in New York was good till 9 11 then things started to get hard to handle.  My children and my grandchildren still live in New York and I miss them.  So I go to see them as much as I can.  I find that people have the wrong ideal about New York and the people...
    raybay53 raybay53
    51-55, F
    Jul 5, 2007

    In Nyc

    For a few years.  :)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 10, 2008

    For College

    I graduated high school in 2002. Since my freshman year I knew I wanted to go to college in New York. I didn't quite know what I wanted to do (Language? Cooking? Biology?) but I knew I wanted to be in New York while I did it.It was junior year that 9/11 happened. I put off...
    charbakes charbakes
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2012

    I Live There Right Now Actuall...

    I live there right now actually, not NYC because i am not completely in love with City life but I do love NY and every thing that it offers, including four seasons, I love to watch the transformation.
    Daguras Daguras
    16-17, F
    Jul 5, 2007

    Born And Raised In Long Island, NY

    I was born and raised in Long Island, NY, amd have lived in many towns there. Massapequa, Bellmore, Baldwin, Coram, Lindenhurst and Seaford , and then moved to Florida in April, 1994. Jobs are better in NY than Florida, the food is better, the water is better. The only thing...
    hjing hjing
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 22, 2011

    Live In Up State Ny

    has any one ever lived in up state ny?
    mamajill mamajill
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Nov 29, 2008
    cityfolk cityfolk
    16-17, F
    Mar 25, 2014
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