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I Moved For My Husband

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    No Place Like Home

    Two years ago I moved from Singapore to the United States to be with my new husband. The decision on who was to move, while obvious, was not an easy one. I have a huge, close knit extended family and a group of girlfriends I knew I would miss.  But I knew I loved my husband...
    cyph0r cyph0r 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2006

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    All of Our Moves Have Been Mut...

    All of our moves have been mutual, and have not been very far each time.
    blueeyedmom blueeyedmom 21-25, F Apr 13, 2007

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    Grad School...

    A few years ago, my husband was accepted to Physics grad school at the University of Kentucky, which is 10 hours away from our families and friends.  We lived in Lexington for 2 years...and the last year was pretty horrible for me.  My dad had a heart-attack, and my...
    terra24 terra24 26-30, F Apr 10, 2008

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    To the Final Frontier

    Hi everyone! I want to share my experience with you. 4 years ago I met my husband in my home country, we got married and we moved to his country (USA). I left everything and "we jumped into the final frontier!" (yeah, like the song!) I was a very successful...
    sunshine25 sunshine25 26-30 1 Response Aug 20, 2008

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    New To Nas Pensacola, Anyone Else Around?

    I am a new Marine wife, and I have just moved to NAS Pensacola. Im originally from Washington and such a long ways from home. I hate that i dont know anyone here. Its really hard to meet people. I dont have any pets or kids so I am lonely most of the time. I live in a house by...
    thuyvi0103 thuyvi0103 18-21 Oct 18, 2012

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    Left And Alone In A New City

    I moved across the country, 2500 miles, to be with my husband. He is happy pursueing his dream job. Meanwhile I left all my friends and family, and and a teaching job that I loved. Now I am alone and isolated, but I am happy to be with him. Then he tells me he wants a divorce and...
    sanner sanner 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2013

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    Am I Really Going To Dig This?

    I just moved this weekend from Atlanta to West Palm Beach. I quit a job with a company that I worked for 10 years to be with my husband in Florida. By the way, I have a 2 month old, 4 year old and 5 year old and the transistion has not been as smooth as I would have liked. My...
    elli0122 elli0122 31-35 Dec 13, 2010

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    Moved to Texas

    i moved to texas for my husband. i love him that much
    LilMama06 LilMama06 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2007

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    We Have Moved Many, Many Times ...

    We have moved many times - we have actually lived in two of the cities twice  :) My hubby began his career in retail management and I remember being so scared to think of living away from my parents and all of my extended family - I couldn't even imagine not participating...
    legalsexy legalsexy 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2008

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    I Moved My Life Across the Country..

    I got married June 21 to my soldier! Shortly after that i picked my life up and moved across the country to washington state to be with him on the base he got assigned too. I am 18, so im a young military wife..all i have ever known is my hometown and the friends in it..i left...
    HisBoo21 HisBoo21 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2008

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    Just University

    I dropped out of uni and moved to a different county to be with a guy i had only been dating a few weeks. It all worked out for the best though, and 18 months on we were married. I guess I got lucky
    unico unico 19-21, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2006

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    My wife sold her house near Birmingham to live

    with me in the Surrey countryside.
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    A Lot of Change Very Fast

    My friends and  planned a camping trip this summer around Lake Superior and near Montreal.  Three of us, we were planning to share a tent and a car and act all tourist-y and have a vacation on the cheap.  I travelled to Northwestern Ontario from New York City by...
    hAnih hAnih 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2007

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    Moved to Socal

    I moved from a place I loved near all my friends and family to a place I really don't love for my husband's job.  I'm also a writer and am interested in writing a story about women moving to places they don't like for their husbands.  I'd love it if anybody else is...
    jscully jscully 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2007

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    Three States In Three Years

    I'm totally fine with it.  In fact, when my husband first posed the idea to me, of leaving my hometown when I was six-months pregnant, to live in a new place where neither of us knew anyone, I was somewhat excited.  Ok, I was actually elated.  With my family, they...
    hippieheart hippieheart 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 8, 2008

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    I Moved..

    I am from Iowa, I moved to California to be with my Fiancee. Its very different here and also hard to make friends in a place so different from home. We are getting married very soon so i am very excited for that. Cant wait to start my life with my Marine! Also i would love to...
    Aashley Aashley 22-25 Sep 1, 2011

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    From Seattle To California

    I had always been pretty strong in my conviction to never move for anyone but myself. I grew up[ in a small town I longed to escape, and moved to Seattle for my education. I had lived with boyfriends before, but if any of them had decided to move from Seattle, I would have just...
    cephaloscotti cephaloscotti 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2013

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    Military Wife

    My husband is in the Air Force.  We were suppose to get married in April of this year; however, he got orders to be stationed in Montana in November, so it was either forget the wedding, get married and move away or stay in arkansas while my husband moved to montana.  I...
    nathanswife nathanswife 19-21, F 1 Response May 29, 2007

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    Lonely And In Despaire

    well hes nt my husband but partner. i was just 18 and moved away 300 miles from home, i love my family so much but my bf now fiancee would not move to me so i had no other option (what do you do when your in love) i get so lonely here and ive had a few bad experiences since ive...
    ailsa1989 ailsa1989 22-25 1 Response Jan 19, 2012

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    Being a Military Wife Is Hard Work!

    In between quick deployments to Spain, Portugal and Alaska my I was able to keep my husband home long enough for a quick wedding in our back yard....exactly one week later he was off to Alaska (isn't that a song or something?).  I finally get him home and he is now working...
    lms6270 lms6270 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2007

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    carlyistortious carlyistortious 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Biggest Mistake

    i moved from Hamilton to cincinnati( kenwood to be exact )  and got married ... I loved it when we livedin silverton or deer park but when we lived in madisonville  I couldnt walk anywhere we were in the middle of a downhill I couldnt  really walk anywhere . And...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Mar 14, 2007

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    Why Do We Do This?

    I moved to a suburb about an hour away from my family when I married my husband and sometimes I really regret it. The only people I know that live close by us is his two sisters and I get along with them but I miss the city life and my friends and family. It has been almost 5...
    sexylatina69 sexylatina69 26-30 3 Responses Jun 27, 2008

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    Quite A Few Miles

    I graduated highschool, moved from OHIO to WASHINGTON STATE and married my husband all in one week. My favorite accomplishments :).
    NavyWife610 NavyWife610 18-21 May 14, 2011

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    Wales to England

    When I married my husband I had to move ot England to be with him as he is in the army. Hopefully we'll be moving to Germany next year. I think the change would do us both good. I'm actually really glad I moved as it was the right time in my life to make a fresh start.
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 15, 2007

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    I Felt Like I Owed It to Him

    I got together with my boyfriend in October 2006. He lived in Basingstoke with his parents, and I lived in Southampton with my mother. He worked (and still does) in Weybridge, which is about 30 minutes outside Waterloo on the train. We wanted to move in together, but as it was my...
    leezl leezl 22-25, F Jan 22, 2009

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    Ok, It's Being A While, And A Lot Has Changed...

    Here I am a day after my husband told me that he has got another woman in his life, that he is confused and he just wants to drop everything on the garbage and get a new life.   here i am, not believing what i heard yesterday, by moments i am angry, by moments i am...
    sunshine25 sunshine25 26-30 Apr 24, 2010

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    A Yank In The South

    I met my husband when we were both in the military. He had two kids and an ex-wife back in his home town. I fell in love almost instantly. We got pregnant, and got married. Life was wonderful. Then he started to get distant, he pulled away, and later I found out there was another...
    VioletRose85 VioletRose85 22-25, F Dec 21, 2010

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    In The Past Year...

    I follow my hubby everywhere since hes in the army. In the past year I gone to Missouri & Georgia. And moved from Florida to Texas to Alaska.so yes there has been lost of ups & downs,but to be honest, I wouldn't change a thing about my life.I love my husband and would follow him...
    megan03 megan03 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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    Army Wife

    Well I met my hubby online which is so funny cause I thought I would never do that. So he is in the army I met him hung out with him for about a month and then he asked me to move in with him and get married well I just knew this was the man I was going to be with for the rest of...
    wit2armybrats wit2armybrats 26-30, F May 31, 2008

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    Another Yank In The South

    We moved here in Feb. 2008, my husband found a job in a month, i have not, and am still not working. The unemployment rate is very high here and i have no vehicle. He has had 3 diffrerent(crummy, low wage) jobs and i am still unemployed.  we live in a rural area, where the...
    stelyani stelyani 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    Not As Easy As I Thought

    My husband had originally been in the Marines several years ago. But he had to be discharged due to an injury. For as long as I've known him, all I ever heard was how much he loved and missed being in the military. So, being the supporting, loveing, wife that I am..lol....I...
    hisbabygurl hisbabygurl 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    To Here to There to Where?

    well hum i have moved a lot in the past year or so... to me it was worth it. i loved him and i will go to the end of the earth for him...first i started in houston... and i stay there for a few months... then i moved to killeen to met his cousin and go up to vegas with her to get...
    rockinkandy rockinkandy 18-21, F Oct 9, 2008

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    as i told you that i am married and having son from someone else,my ex who is my son's father comes to see him(i have introduced him as my brother in my husband's home) and plays...
    sexgodesspalak sexgodesspalak 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    My husband and I have been together for 11 years, married for 9. We have 3 children (elementary school age) and I've been a good wife. No, a GREAT wife. By his own admission. He...
    proulxfam proulxfam 31-35 16 mins ago

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    My husband has been tired and on edge due to work. He works 14-16 hour days and when he gets home he has nothing left for me. Tonight, we ordered Indian takeout with two types of...
    PeachMoscato PeachMoscato 31-35, F 15 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    i have been married to the same man for almost 14 years. i really love him but his sex drive is almost more than i can handle so when he keeps persisting i make him pay not always...
    warden2000 warden2000 31-35, F 1 Response 43 mins ago

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    I have been hurt and cheated on many times and still, here i am, staying with him and loving him. Now, other woman (he denies having any communication with her) is texting me and...
    brokenscarred brokenscarred 36-40, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm divorcing my husband of 8 years and ending a 12-years relationship. I met him back in university he's from Europe and I'm from Asia. This is going to be long... After uni I...
    lastfeather lastfeather 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Everyone, including my own extended family, thinks that my husband is just the nicest guy in the world. He puts on his nice, friendly mask and attitude when others are around...
    wifeofmiserabletyrant wifeofmiserabletyrant 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F 12 hrs ago

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    My husband seems to be turning into a user. I never actually imagined he married me for my family money because he was so sweet and kind and doing well himself. When we married I...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F Jul 7

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    (when my hubby impregnated the daughter of our neighbor, my world collapsed) Betrayal is very hard to handle in the beginning especially if you think that the last person who will...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 11 Responses Jun 28

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    My husband and I have been married for 10 years but we've been together for 15. During our marriage, he cheated on me twice with two different women. The first woman he actually...
    futureexwife14 futureexwife14 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Even thought it was almost 10 years ago, I vividly remember seeing him from across the bar. Don't roll your eyes; this isn't what you think it is. He was handsome and brawny, and I...
    MiscMela MiscMela 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    My husband moved out after yelling at me for not saying good night. He was jealous of my female best friend, my book club, my yoga class and my job. He frequently shared his...
    suburbandivorcing suburbandivorcing 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    We are getting a divorce and he moved in with his mother the day he got served with the papers. He still comes over like everyday. I miss him not being here when I wake up :(
    formermartin81 formermartin81 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 2

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    I was born in Makati City, Philippines. At age 4-5, I moved to Jakarta, Indonesia. 2 years later, I moved back to Manila, Philippines. 6 years later, I moved to Singapore. 6 months...
    GigiCoeli GigiCoeli 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's been 3 days since I arrived in El Paso, Texas and so far it's alright. It's nice being able to be with my husband but he is never home. I haven't made any friends and I still...
    Gemini0069 Gemini0069 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    What I Believe And Learned About Forgiveness At first the theory, the thoughts, the things I believe. Then one real example from life. --- I believe that there is no fulfilling...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jul 3

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    I am only 22 years old and my fiance is in jail. He has only been gone a couple of weeks, and I swear I am going insane. I have lost so much of my simple memory, I can barely even...
    Shaelynmarie Shaelynmarie 22-25, F Jul 6

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