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I Moved to Another Country

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    Glad I'm Back - ...and high-tailed it right back here! Loved the adventure, but Dorothy got it straight...there is no place like home.
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 4 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    To Meet My Father - I grew up in Montana with just my mom. I never really had a father and she would never ever tell me anything about it. Just before she died she gave me his name...
    cosmicspeck cosmicspeck 22-25, F Sep 25, 2012

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    Hi its been nearly 4 years ago I moved to Ken... - from the UK. And I still haven't found a good close friend. I have been feeling really alone. Im married to a Goan kenyan. A Goen...
    Moonshadowrising Moonshadowrising 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    From Germany To Switzerland... - I moved from Germany to Switzerland coz I got a good job. Am living here for 4 months now and I never regret anything. The place is beautiful, the...
    blumenmeer blumenmeer 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1, 2011

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    England To Canada - At the age of 21 I graduated University got offered a job in Canada and moved....  and I dont regret it...and it was probably one of the bravest things I...
    Lostmk Lostmk 22-25, F Nov 13, 2010

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    Making The Right Choice - I am in the process of leaving SA and going to live in London with my three kids. I know it wont be easy being a single parent but I am looking forward to...
    mizztazz mizztazz 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 9, 2010

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    I moved to Warsaw 4 days ago, It's kin... - supposed to stay here for a few months, but things are not as I expected. It's kind of weird. I'm staying at the hotel, I don't...
    Iulia555 Iulia555 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Home Is Where The Heart Is - I'm 16 and I moved from Canada to Germany 2 years ago. At first I was excited because my life is Canada was filled with pain. But when I arrived here...
    AwkwardnessCentral AwkwardnessCentral 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    From a Land of Eternal Summer to the Cold, Cold Land of the Rising Sun - i'm from indonesia. most people would recognize it by bali.. and NO, indonesia is NOT in bali, bali is...
    ururumeru ururumeru 18-21 Jan 19, 2009

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    I moved to Qatar 4 months ago - and I have to say it's an amazing place . There are more Indians than any other nationality . All the good is really sugary and a lot of Qataris...
    astinio astinio 18-21, M 9 Responses Feb 25

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    Not Too Far - I used to live in Wales - I was born there and it'll always be my home. I moved to England when I got married - and now my marraige is over I'm in two minds about...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2008

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    Sssooooo when I was 14 I moved to a country in - which I didn't know the language. I took the plane on a Friday and was enrolled in an all American English high school by Monday...
    iAMgina90 iAMgina90 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I Had A Huge-*** Garage Sale And Moved To Sri Lanka - And as I write this I think to myself 'what the Christ was I thinking?' I'm in some guy's house sleeping on a cheap foam...
    sp3gold sp3gold 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 5, 2013

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    I Moved to Another Country - To encapsulate five years of experience into a short paragraph: I met a Swedish man, fell in love, jumped through bureaucratic hoops, sold nearly all...
    galestorm galestorm 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2006

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    Australia To Thailand - I am moving to Thailand for roughly 12 months in only six sleeps, SIX! I am starting to freak out at the idea of moving away from all my friends and my...
    11rambles11 11rambles11 13-15, F Jul 17, 2011

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    Acceptance - I have lived in Canada ever since I was born. Up until 2 years ago. 4 years ago, my father decided to move to South America to fulfill his and his mother's (my...
    awkotaco123 awkotaco123 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2012

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    Japan to Us! - I was born and raised in Chibaaaa (^∇^)... and later went to school in Tokyo..! I majored in International Business / Econ, minored in English...
    AyaPanda AyaPanda 21-25, F Mar 14, 2008

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    You'll Always Be The Outsider! - I still remember the thoughts running through my head as the plane raced down the runway for take-off; it was an endless repetition of : "What...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 25, 2012

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    Moving Away - Im 16 and about 6 months ago i moved to america from england with family because of my dads job. Im at school out here and im not enjoying it. I miss my...
    brooke100 brooke100 16-17 1 Response Dec 13, 2008

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    Take a Chance - I moved from the UK to the States a year ago next month to follow My heart and be with the love of My life.  I had the choice of risk everything I had known...
    alabastardragon alabastardragon 36-40, M 3 Responses May 31, 2007

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    England To Brazil - When I first decided to move to Brazil with my (now ex) husband, I don´t think I´d really thought it through all that well. I had assumed it would be just...
    lilyofthe lilyofthe 26-30, F Feb 9, 2012

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    I moved to Saudi Arabia - for work and the first time to work overseas. At first it was totally different. Life here is very restricted. You have to respect their culture...
    KarlJoseph KarlJoseph 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 26

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    USA To Holland! - I was tired of living in the US, met a guy over the internet, fell in love and packed my bags. It was a bumpy ride but made new friends and adopted new pets. I...
    NorthWind NorthWind 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 18, 2006

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    South African Oz Princess - Well, basically the group name gives this away. I moved from South Africa 2 months ago to Australia. I have lived in South Africa my whole life and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26, 2009

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    Hope For The Best - I'm 16 and I was born and raised New York, US. 2 years ago my parents told me we were going on a "vacation" to Paraguay (where my parents are from) but turns...
    Dreeambig Dreeambig 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2013

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    America To Germany - I moved to Frankfurt 4 years ago to marry the love of my life. I took a accelerated language course at a university for 3 months and had a broad enough...
    GlowFrog GlowFrog 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2013

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    Ecuador To Faeroe! - Torsàvn. Beautiful town. Beautiful place. Wonderful friendly lovely people. Capital of Faeroe Islands. Contrast this to the Galapagos. A beautiful,wonderful...
    MummaToAZoo MummaToAZoo 36-40, F Mar 14, 2013

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    Exploring new country - , friends, work, everything is new. Being lonely is also a new feeling when you you realize that you are a stranger/foreigner working away from home! Oh how...
    jilyan02 jilyan02 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I have been to Canada several times, I... - ara Falls and last year I went to Toronto for the first time. I really like it up there, but only in the warmer times of the year. In...
    greatgig91 greatgig91 22-25, M Mar 20

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    I want to move from home to a completely new ... - ce, anywhere really as long as I would be away from my family and everyone I know. Get to meet new people and learn their...
    0silence0 0silence0 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Is it possible to start a new life alone abroad - ? It seems to take a lot of courage... And I really envy those people who dares to love overseas alone .... But how to I move all...
    ooxinjie ooxinjie 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I got married half a year ago to the love of ... - life, and we decided to live in the country he was living in, which ment i had to leave everything and everyone I knew and loved...
    SweetPotato01 SweetPotato01 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I'm literally the only member of my family - who wasn't born in or near the city of Liverpool. When I was born, my family had moved to a house in the countryside in Herefordshire...
    PoeticTorture PoeticTorture 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I gave up my job on outer subs of Sydney to m... - to a "Country" town in Victoria so my husband could get back to the work he loves.... Now I feel like im going nuts with the...
    Treenz Treenz 41-45, F Mar 24

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    country to country - , continent to continent, ever four years, like clockwork, following dads job aat Pepsi Co, Kenya, SA, Dubai, Uk , the Island of Cyprus !
    natee96 natee96 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I live in the beautiful island of st.lucia - and I love it. My country is very rich is fresh fruits growing right from your back yard. You can never be hungry or thirsty, stand...
    mrij mrij 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Why we moved to Macadamia Retirement Village While we worked in Johannesburg, we bought a small farm in the Eastern Transvaal for vacation in the Bush. Had a cottage built...
    WinterPalace WinterPalace 70+, F Apr 8

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    My wife sold her house near Birmingham to liv... - ith me in the Surrey countryside.
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    It is something like this... I go to s... - to sleep and i wake up in a different body, in a different country, speaking a different language... I am another person, but i...
    RussianSoul RussianSoul 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I live in the country I stay in Tennessee - so that's all I really know. I've been to the city a few times and the starts don't shine nearly as bright as they do in the country...
    TeenMomHannah TeenMomHannah 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I moved to a different state last summer - and I am now in my second semester as a sophomore. It's been quite hard for me to make friends here and I miss my old friends. I've...
    Ginger135 Ginger135 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    While going down the road with my bf had his ... - ne connected to his speakers in the car. We were listening to music on his phone. He played country music, the put it on rock...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am a country girl and allways will be! - ! My heart belongs in the country!! I love to fish!! I live in Missouri right by the Missouri River!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 26

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    ah every single guy I've ever been with has b... - real country. like down home, home grown, small town country. I guess that's just what I'm attracted to
    countryanon countryanon 16-17, F Mar 26

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    People find it weird - that I'm black and I love country music. I don't think music should have a specific race assigned to it. Honestly, I sing country better than I can R&B or...
    alexis05 alexis05 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Is it me. It seems like every woman I meet wa... - br /> It seems like every woman I meet wants the city life with the big money. No one wants the country/farm life anymore. I...
    JrParks JrParks 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Yes I am... I was born in the city - and happen to live in the city now but I was raised in the Country and loved it... I remember playing with my siblings hide and seek in the...
    xXxsilvermistxXx xXxsilvermistxXx 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    After months of looking - for a job, I’ve recently settled for a minimum wage thing in a popular “Family Restaurant” that specializes in pizza and Italian food. I won’t...
    JennyFilth JennyFilth 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Each and every citizen should be conscious of... - e people who serve their country selflessly the day they forget doin so it would mean the dooms day countdown for that country...
    romell romell 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I woke up last week in the middle of the night - and felt I should write this down it came to me as country lyrics.... I most likely won't remember you in the morning It's not...
    ellissia ellissia 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I love country boys they know how to get dirty - but can still clean up nice!
    kamylou95 kamylou95 18-21, F Mar 19