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I Often Think About Leaving My Country

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 143 People

    Sure, But Not For Good

    The thought of being somewhere fresh, new, and completely explorable is very alluring to me. But I do not think I would ever leave the United States permanently because I love this country, flaws and all.
    smflinchbaugh smflinchbaugh 16-17, F 1 Response May 22, 2009

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    The Usa Is Not For Me

    I really feel I'm better off somewhere else. The government is all a giant mess, & I never feel all too happy or safe here. I would rather live in some "oppressive" third world than the greatest damn country on the planet! That's one other thing that gets me, The US is so self...
    Nobody90 Nobody90 22-25, M 1 Response May 30, 2011

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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 my things to another country? Do I have to be rich to do all these ?
    ooxinjie ooxinjie 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2014

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    All Around The World

    I've always wanted to travel across the globe I have been to china and california and Hawaii but I want to go to much more places like paris mexico russia and Rome ect I wanna go to dc and see the white house I have money to go to those places my boyfriend's family is a high...
    abusing1me abusing1me 16-17, F Sep 26, 2012

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    I'm Going To Australia

    The first Aussie gal who asks me to come there and will show me the ropes and how to survive down under, has me for life!
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 6, 2011

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    Going Back To The Homeland

    I often think about leaving the sinking ship which is the us of a, and going back to Russia, starting a life there. I feel a very close tie with my homeland and I miss it but I don't want to leave something that I know for something which could potentially be worse since I'm a...
    Russiantsarina00 Russiantsarina00 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2012

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    Runaway If You Want to Survive

    Wouldn't it be nice just to live somewhere where I can have healthcare?  Or maybe somewhere that I don't have to cringe whenever I want to breathe for fear I'm breaking some sort of law?  I know America isn't as strict as some other countries, but it's not exactly the...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 3 Responses May 21, 2009

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    I want to be in England.

    that's where my heart is.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I live in a country where I get paid more

    or less the same with dishwashers in western countries and my work value are higher than dishwashers. I live in a country where it requires you to take master degree and working in an international companies to afford paying housing loans. I live in a country where the...
    ForMyLegMan ForMyLegMan 26-30, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I Want to Leave the Country But...

    i can't afford to leave or i would go to Australlia, something about it just attracts me. Iam doing the next best thing, i'm moving to the otherside of the country. 
    realitydreamer realitydreamer 22-25, F Jan 5, 2009

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    I wish I didn't, I love him deeply, but the thrill is just not there anymore .... I think about it constantly. I wish he understood how much more I need from him, how much more I...
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    Kandtheconstellations Kandtheconstellations 18-21, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi,I'm from India and my country's beautiful.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    She just left. I'm already thinking about her, what she's doing, does she miss me as much as I miss her? I want to lose hours of sleep talking with her all night. Know more about...
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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have outgrown this website.
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Because of the way our marriage have turned out I have been thinking about other women more and more... Last time we where intimate with each other was early 2013 (this I wrote in...
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    iwastoldtodothis iwastoldtodothis 13-15, M Aug 25

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    Well I watch sad strories more, where they lose a close relative or a close friend. Then I get sad and think about how it may affect me if my dad or brother died then I get sad and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 24

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    I do think about it every day. Even now, I have it all planned out in my head. How I'm going to do it, when, where, how long it will take. And I want to, but somewhere inside me...
    BrokenBabygirlx BrokenBabygirlx 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I think it's time for me to leave... Not sure if it'll just be for a while or for good... No other reason to be spoken of other than I am foolish ;)
    JadedCredence JadedCredence 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    Just too many kids and fake profiles in here.
    eurodanman eurodanman 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I am thinking about moving away to Rochester this Sunday to live with a friend of mine but I haven't told my parents yet . Lets say i have been on my own since last year i had my...
    Lovenomore95 Lovenomore95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Well the title says it all! But to be specific, I am leaving experience project. Yes, I said it. For the last few months I have had wonderful time reading your messages you have...
    xjillmeyersx xjillmeyersx 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 19

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    It started about four years ago. I've been married over 10 years, some history in my other stories, but my wife withdrew physical affection and later any sort of intimacy as a...
    jp20156 jp20156 41-45, M 8 Responses Aug 19

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    Everyday i think about suicide can not live forward
    Gloriaboszaman Gloriaboszaman 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I think about suicide often, though just now have I thought of attempting something a little serious. I find myself considering buying certain pills or liquids to overdose with...
    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    As a follow up, my ex got out of jail. And immediately following his release, he started with the incessant calling. Sending cards and poems and love letters everyday. I had a PFA...
    blackbeautygirl51 blackbeautygirl51 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I was in a relationship with him for four years he cheats alot and I still was with him cause I love him until he migrate I still think about him alot
    tiffany584 tiffany584 26-30, F Aug 17

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    I love the fantasy, curiousity and mysteriousness in Alice in Wonderland and Wizard of OZ! These type of stories/films/books makes me awe! They both are proper adventurous on a...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I think about him every day. I thought I could forget him but it's been a year and he's still all I ever think about.
    ImAPuzzle ImAPuzzle 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 17