I Moved Around Too Much When I Was Younger

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    Answer For Everything

    my mom thought moving was the answer for everything..  ha..  i went to more schools than there were years of school... i can't even try to count how many actual moves there were.  i am good at making friends but they only get so close.  then the wall goes up...
    michshelly michshelly
    2 Responses May 17, 2009

    I Moved 18 Times While Growing Up

    Between the ages of 2 and 16, I moved 18 times and attended 16 schools in 7 different states. my father had always said that we had to move so he could find work, as he was in the construction business. But when I was 17 years old the IRS tracked him down for not paying taxes all...
    awannabe74 awannabe74
    31-35, F
    Jul 9, 2008

    I'll Just Say I Attended More Than a Dozen Elementary Schools. Lol

    Yes we moved a lot, all in the same area though far enough to change schools.  It wasn't for military life or anything either even though my dad did try to join his eyes had problem they don't/didn't allow.   
    shuttermagic shuttermagic
    36-40, F
    Jul 16, 2008

    I Moved a Lot...

    Thirteen times before I was eighteen years old, in fact. And while it made me into a darn good social chameleon, it also made me feel like I don't belong anywhere. Easy to make friends. Always on the outside. Oh, and I loved this icon for the group, so I couldn't resist. Feel...
    FallGirl FallGirl
    22-25, F
    Dec 8, 2007

    Military Brat

    I know how you feel about moving . My dad was in the air force for 20 years. I never stayed in one place long enough to make long term friendships. In school or other wise . I missed out on going to the prom and all that sort of stuff. Just thought I would share that with you...
    popie766 popie766
    51-55, F
    Jul 16, 2008

    Eight Schools In 4 Years!

    We moved. A lot! Ever since beginning school in kindergarten I went to two schools for each grade level, until I got to the third grade. I guess I was so screwed up that I repeated the third grade.... at yet a different school. By the time I went through third grade for the...
    rusted rusted
    56-60, M
    Jun 7, 2010
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