I Miss My Old House

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 136 People

    Downsizing

    I'm a 20 something year old uni graduate. Most of my life I've lived in close vicinity to a high school and my mum stayed at home and took me for walks. The old house was a big townhouse with three large bedrooms, two toilets, a winding staircase, a large living room and a medium...
    Zigyte8 Zigyte8
    22-25
    Apr 25, 2012

    I miss the house I lived in

    before this one more than you could ever know. it was perfect for me and my mother. it was so comfortable and beautiful. it has a wonderful view of the mountains and is out by all the fields and open spaces in the rural valley. I miss it so much and I still dream about it. I...
    KL30 KL30
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2015

    Both Of Them

    I miss both of my old houses, but especially the one I grew up in from ages nine to eighteen. That house will always mean something special to me and I hope to at least visit it someday.
    lyricalongings lyricalongings
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 18, 2012

    I bought a 1890's street terrace in 2004

    for £34000 it was in a quiet street with lots of families living in it; we decided one random day to rip it apart including knocking all internal walls down and having the full place renovated floor to ceiling plastering, electrics, gas boiler, bathroom, kitchen (sometimes...
    halphgracie halphgracie
    31-35, M
    Jan 13

    Old House

    So full of character.  Fire places in each room.  Tall ceielings.  Real wooden steps and walls and staircases that amazed me.  that was the house I grew up in. I dont see that anymore.  I see more homes that are new and lack that hand carved character...
    GrowlingTiger GrowlingTiger
    16-17
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2009

    I Want To Go Back!

    I lived in Westville...a small town where everyone knows everyone. I loved it there. I loved my house because I was about a block from the HS football field and I could sit on my front porch and listen to the games. I would walk over at half time and watch the end of it and get...
    CarrieBeth CarrieBeth
    26-30, F
    Apr 23, 2010

    Sigh.

    We had a beautiful old house.  We moved a Sears kit home to an acreage, it was an amazing project.  At night when I'm getting ready to sleep, certain motion memories cloud my thoughts, I remember putting a glass in a cupboard . . . in the kitchen I designed, the...
    Vicariouscat Vicariouscat
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2010

    i wish i could live in there again .

    . so many memories ..specially the deck of the house open sky .. beautiful view .. that house know me better .. my fights my love my ex .. all those nights i spend in that house .. um really missin: em
    CCCharlie CCCharlie
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 22, 2014

    Homesick

    Two years ago, my husband and I sold our first little home. It has turned out to be a big mistake. Since we left, I've been in a big depression and experience a lot of anxiety. I think about my old house all the time and I wish we had never moved. I can look back and see all...
    klou226 klou226
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Dec 21, 2012

    It's so hard. I just want to walk the walls I

    walked in my whole life. Run home from school and see my mom. Go to my old room and play with my dolls or watch Kim possible on my small tv. A piece of me is in that house, I will miss it for eternity. Goodnight loves. Xoxo, Kay.
    kaylikekake kaylikekake
    22-25, F
    Feb 18, 2014

    I miss my parents home

    because it was the holiday gathering place for every one! I miss my grand parents home because of the memories and great times spent there too!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 29, 2015

    I Missed My House

    I grew up in this from 16 till 26. I lived my parent. B/c of different stuff that went on my parents sold house. Actually it more my dad. I support him. When we sold house I was sad. But I was ok. The day we moved I was sad but ok. I cried that day. This back in may. Since last...
    sweetdulce sweetdulce
    26-30
    Sep 26, 2013

    I Want To Go Back

    I used to live in a 1.2million dollar house. I lived on a road with only 12 houses but only three families. We all lived on top of a giant hill we all had thousands of achers of land we had lake houses and dirt bike tracks that could go through the woods and go throught two...
    DavidHamilton1 DavidHamilton1
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Oct 3, 2013

    I moved into a house last year in a wonderful

    community. The house was brand new and we were the first people to live in it and it was really beautiful, it had dark brown banisters and balusters and the midrails were greyish. The doors were a dark brown colour too and it had a sliding door which lead into the backyard. It...
    Blankness Blankness
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 17, 2014

    I'm So Homesick

    I'm so homesick for my house and my life I'm not sure I'm ever going to get over it. I think the hardest part is that this was the fact that we were the cause of this move. We didn't have to, we chose to because we didn't feel quite right in the area we were living for almost 10...
    ExperienceKitty ExperienceKitty
    56-60, F
    9 Responses Feb 29, 2012

    Today I close the deal.

    My house is sold. It's just a house they say.. But is it really? My house provided shelter from the cold, heat, rain, snow and ice. My house was witness to my life ... Saw my tears, heard my laughter. Yes, maybe it is just a house, but within its walls there was life. Memories...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Oct 1, 2015
    DefiantRed DefiantRed
    70+
    Aug 2, 2010

    I've been living in a house

    since i was born. We got bankrupt and we had to sell it. Now i'm renting a new house but it's not the same. I feel so uncomfortable and sad. My house was my everything. I think about it everyday and it hurts a lot. It was the best place for me. I had friends living nearby and...
    Poppy34s Poppy34s
    18-21
    1 Response Nov 19, 2014

    4581 North Mulligan - It's Not Home Any More

    I live in this three-room basement apartment. it's only a block from my old home - Grandma's home, my childhood home - but Mulligan Avenue is not home any more. It was an "in-law" house with front inside stairs, gold clapboard, large front porch and wide stairs. Whoever bought...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    Sep 27, 2013
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