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I Miss Home

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    Homesick

    When people are homesick, what do they miss? Do they miss the people they left behind or the place itself?For me, it's both. Hopeless pangs of longing to return to my hometown of Ottawa, Canada, a feeling of desperation to see the faces and hear the voices of people I've left...
    KaiaS KaiaS 13-15 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    Little Things

    I've been in college for 5 weeks. Obviously I miss my family and my room and my friends and everything. But I'm starting to miss all the dumb little things. Like the fact that its becoming fall and I'm not home to see the leaves change. Or I'm not home for dinner. Or that I'm not...
    hccook92 hccook92 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2010

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    I miss being home, home

    for me is on the Navajo Nation, where its quiet and nice full of trees and animals, and my family, but I got to be in the city to make a better life for me.
    AwesomeDidelphimorphia AwesomeDidelphimorphia 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    I Really Miss My Old Kentucky Home

    5 years ago, I finally submitted to my wife's request to move closer to her parents in Sugar Land TX.  I only did so because both of my parents are dead and gone, and I thought that my sone would be happier with grandparents around.  They live less than 5 miles away and...
    TXschoolin TXschoolin 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    College And Homesickness

    I've been at college for a month now. I love it, but there are days when I just want to go home. My *real* home - my dorm room just doesn't cut it. What I miss the most is coming home from school on weekday afternoons, with the sun shining in through the kitchen window and my...
    brianna491 brianna491 18-21 2 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    Going Home

    I've been staying in Singapore for one year and four months now..before i went here last year i was really excited knowing that i will be in a different environment again after Montana. Another culture to experience and in more than a year of living with the people here, i have...
    TiredandSexyGal TiredandSexyGal 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2012

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    Homesickness For Life

    I am now studying in a boarding school in St. Catharines, ON, Canada. My home is half the world away -- Hong Kong. I just came back from Christmas break, and already I miss Hong Kong. I miss the shopping malls, the movie theatres, my families, etc. I sometimes feel really sad and...
    cwc19980930 cwc19980930 13-15 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    Missing Home...

    I miss home and just want to pack up and leave this country I am in now. But my job and love are here, so I'm torn. I do realize this could be temporary as I have been away from home since I was 13 (20 years ago) - boarding school, uni, work and I have been living in a different...
    openlancelot openlancelot 31-35, M Jan 9, 2013

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    I am 7,528 miles away from my home country.

    I am enjoying the experience, living in a new country, loving the Texans and the big city but I miss my friends and family and my old country hometown.
    Iamthecutegirl Iamthecutegirl 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2014

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    Back Home In Mississippi

    I miss home in Mississippi. I miss my eight families. I moved to Tennessee a year and a half ago. I started dating this girl when I came here. I left 3 times because I missed it so bad and I broke her heart 3 times. It wasn't my intention it was the sickness that grew in me. Here...
    joshuapuckett88 joshuapuckett88 22-25, M 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    Spending the night at my parents house

    for the first time in over 6 months. I miss it so much. My room, the memories, the comforting feeling I get every time I enter a room...this is and always will be my home. Sometimes, I wish I had never left. I know that's childish & unrealistic, but when I feel lost, this is...
    iamrae22 iamrae22 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Ahhhh, Home.

    A place I see in my few good dreams. Heaven, most people call it. But I see it as home. I am so ready to go home, but I must wait until it is my time. I stopped seeing any earthly place as home long ago. This is where I... work, I suppose, and...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 13, 2009

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    Oh Home I Miss You

    I just moved from Washington to Colorado for my husband to go to school, we have kids. It's really hard because I am so attac'hed to my parents and family and friends. It's cool that we are in a new place and a new adventure but we are both so depressed and miss everyone so much...
    9qc5r1o0i0 9qc5r1o0i0 22-25 2 Responses May 26, 2010

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    I Wish That ...

    Haizz! I have left of my part-time work. In fact, I feel a little sorry for this job. In my life and job, I am dissatisfied with the job and current life. The cause make that, perhaps due to job. I wanna to continue present job to August, and then will find other workplace...
    chulien chulien 26-30, F Mar 26, 2012

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    I spent years missing living at home,

    seeing all the places I spent time and built my memories and who I am. Not to log ago I moved back home (after finishing college) and I'm miserable. I have no friends and all the things and places I use to enjoy I hate.
    Atma333 Atma333 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 11, 2014

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    Just Realized It

    I am originally from Central Alabama. I have spent years away from this area, first moving to Georgia for a number of years, and more recently Southern Florida. I have been back home visiting for the last few days, and just realized how much I missed being around here. I may...
    AddieBaby AddieBaby 26-30, F Mar 20, 2013

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    Not Home Itself, the People Who Live There.

    I dont really miss home itself, just the people there. I have just moved out of home and down south to a compleatly different city. I dont know anyone here. i didnt have many friends up north but now i have one. I really like the city and im really happy here, but i just dont...
    nobodyknowswho nobodyknowswho 18-21, M Jan 24, 2009

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    I feel it right now. She feels it too.

    She's in our home from home. I'm literally at home with my parents. My home is with her, in SA. Her home is with her Dad and her sister. She's undervalued but reasonably well paid. I'm in a job well below my theoretical abilities (theoretical because no employer seems to...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Apr 24

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    Moved Into My 1st Home

    I recently moved into a beautiful new home with my husband for the first time. I've never been away from home and my parents for more than two weeks and am finding it really difficult. I keep crying all the time and feel like a part of me is missing. My mum and dad only live down...
    Dimples14 Dimples14 22-25 2 Responses Jan 8, 2012

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    Lonley Soldier

    I miss my home, ive only been gone 3 years but every day that passes I feel an emptiness grow in my heart. Though ive seen the world the good the bad and the ugly i feel id give it all away for a glimpse of the old days. I miss waking up in the morning and seeing my mom, i barley...
    Crabzekilla Crabzekilla 22-25 Mar 19, 2013

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    No Place Like Home!!!

     Im currently studying abroad and im missing home a LOT !!! i miss all the funny stuff my lil neices and nephews do... all the jokes my brothers crack... all the get to gethers i have with my friends !!Just being at home makes me smile !!  i misss them soooo...
    corner23 corner23 22-25 May 1, 2009

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    I miss my old town I felt normal.

    Now I feel like I'm miss placed because everyone is rich here and I'm well a poor white girl. The people who are poor don't talk to me because they say I'm a white girl your life isn't hard.
    Fabhoxton Fabhoxton 16-17, F Aug 18

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    After 15 Years I Started To Miss Home

    I'm 26 and 15 years ago I moved with my family to Israel from Russia. I was born and raised in a very small place (close to Alaska), and one of the reasons to move Was "for a better future and greater opportunities", which seemed so true at the time. And after 15 years of...
    sophief sophief 26-30 1 Response Jul 13, 2010

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    Homesick

    I had been here for about 10 years but feelings of missing home are still fresh. I always think what they will be doing now this time. i was in holidays for 2 weeks there and came back yesterday. I realized i missed out most of their life stories, i even missed out my mother...
    minizon minizon 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2012

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    Missing Home

    I lived by the sea for several years and now I am living in a land-locked place. It is very beautiful here, but I miss the sea, the sea air, the rocky seacoast and the seaside people that were my friends. I wish I could go back home, not for a visit, but to live. Has anyone...
    Haligal Haligal 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 28, 2009

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    I go to a boarding school.

    And with work and trips, I haven't been home since August. Thankfully, I haven't had a lot of homesickness. But I will be going to next Wednesday and I'm super excited! I miss warmer weather, the beach and being able to sleep in. I'm a mama's girl so I definitely can't wait to...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F Dec 11, 2014

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    Had to leave it behind again yesterday.

    I miss it so bad. Tired of leaving it behind..
    inselovaas inselovaas 22-25, M Dec 24, 2014

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    Well, I was born and raised in Las Vegas,

    NV and it is all I know. My entire family lives within 20 minutes of each other and I am SUPER close to all of them, especially my mother ... and my dog Rusty. God do I miss Rusty. I was recently offered an internship position doing an amazing job in the field I've been working...
    perkypup6260 perkypup6260 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    dubluv95 dubluv95 26-30 Mar 24, 2014

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    I Know What It's Like To Miss Home!!!!

    The time I remember missing home the most is when I was being an extra in film in London.  Not only being away from home is bad enough, but being away from everyone on a Hollywood film set was just like a million worlds away from me.  I never experienced missing home as much as...
    mariekharaz mariekharaz 22-25 Mar 23, 2011

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    Need Motivation And Strength...

    I've never realized how much I missed home. I miss my family and my friends. I miss watching spongebob with my niece and nephew. I miss my mom yelling at me. I miss my twin brother ignoring me. I miss my sister asking my questions. I miss my nephew hugging me. I miss my little...
    LoverInTheClouds LoverInTheClouds 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 19, 2011

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    I miss my home, my village,

    my country. I wish my home was safe enough for me to go back to
    hgaood hgaood 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Not Home Itself, the People Who Live There.

    I dont really miss home itself, just the people there. I have just moved out of home and down south to a compleatly different city. I dont know anyone here. i didnt have many friends up north but now i have one. I really like the city and im really happy here, but i just dont...
    nobodyknowswho nobodyknowswho 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 24, 2009

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    I Miss My Home

    Before i get into detail let me explain something, before i left my home island puerto rico it was at the beginning of summer. I was phsyched for seeing all my friends back at school just like mostly any other kid out there. Every day i would talk about what im looking forward in...
    Japjarq15 Japjarq15 13-15 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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    College Life Punched Me In The Face.

    Freshman at a college far away from my home. I never thought id miss home and all the things that come with it so much. My mom, my dad, my dog, and especially my brother! We're really close so it's hard to be away. My mom tells me that he's sad without me there as well. I...
    kalee00 kalee00 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2011

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    Binding

    I am very far away from home and I miss it, if I stop to think of it. It shows up often in my dreams and the feeling of belonging I have there I don't have anywhere else.So why don't I go back? Good question! I could at any time. But, besides the fact that I have roots where I am...
    thinkandfeel thinkandfeel 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2011

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    Missing Home

    It's been a year since we moved to the US. It's a beautiful country, and we are lucky enough to have met all kinds of kind, fun, and friendly people. I feel lucky. But everyday I feel like I want to leave. To return to all the people, places, and familiar feelings which basically...
    jecm jecm 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2013

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    I live in Italy at the moment,

    and I miss the States sooo much! I especially miss watching sunday football, with friends and family while downing chips and beer and just enjoying the game.. *sighs* Can anyone give me an update of what is going on? *grins*
    SpicyPenny SpicyPenny 41-45, F Jan 13, 2014

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    Hi I'm dan I've been in Europe now

    for 10 days I miss my mom I miss my dog
    Danielg47 Danielg47 22-25 Jul 19

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    Missing What I Know

    I just recently got back from Christmas break with my family, which is certainly our holiday. Food, laughing, poker, drinks. I have 2 brothers and a sister, and when all of us are together, things are probably the most positive I could ever hope for. I am in medical school about...
    futuredoc24 futuredoc24 22-25 1 Response Jan 10, 2010

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    I Miss Home

    I currently live in the UK, and enjoy it, though there are many things about home that I miss.  I miss my family, my friends, my career, crickets, and good ol' Illinois weather too. I met a Brit on a business trip some years back, and we had a long distance...
    prairiezephyr prairiezephyr 46-50, F 12 Responses Jan 13, 2009

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    Oh Yeah, I Miss Home

    This is my second year studying in canada, and i still miss home. better than last year though! well, today is that kind of day. homesick. i get that once in a while. :( i wanna go home so bad, but it`s still october. maybe i will get some sleep, and that will makes me feel...
    Smilecozyourbeautiful Smilecozyourbeautiful 16-17 Oct 21, 2012

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    After 12 Years I Still Miss Home...And It'S Getting Worse Since Having Kids

    I left my home in Toronto, Canada, 12 years ago where I had great friends and family. I remember thinking teh night before I left, "why am I leaving when everything is so fabulous?". But, I'm an adventurer, and I thought of my trip to Australia as an adventure...firstly as a...
    Canuckgirl24 Canuckgirl24 31-35 Feb 18, 2013

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    I am now in a assisted living facility

    for now 2 years. I came from downtown in the city. The asst. living home is more in the suburbs. I love the asst. living facility as it has some of the dream materials like I have always wanted like gas fireplaces and gas stove and oven, new as hell, never used until I used the...
    jmintuck jmintuck 36-40 Feb 15, 2014

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    Ruby Slippers

    For me the place I really think of home is not my current house, but rather the home I grew up in. I know I can't go back but sometimes I wish I had a pair of ruby slippers because "there's no place like home.... there's no place like home."
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 9 Responses May 1, 2009

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    I am writing in this group just because I think this is completely absurd. I mean, everyone has different opinions and if an individual (the women) feels comfortable in the home...
    weirdcharlie weirdcharlie 16-17, T 1 hr ago