I Want to Leave My Home Town

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 78 People

    I've been stuck in this Southern Californian

    town for 28 years of my life. I've always hated it here; I hate how everyone knows everyone's business, I hate the heat, I hate the drama, and always having to think a certain way and be low class just to fit in. I'm none of that. I was on my way to college but things fell...
    mrcoolbeansguy mrcoolbeansguy
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 28, 2014

    Dear hometown, we have had a tainted love

    affair now for 23 years. Every dream, every slight little step forward..you are always there to drive me 5 steps back, ever since I met you you have left me cursed.. assigned with my very own black cloud. so many dreams smothered..such a long time left in blackness, parts long...
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    Oct 21, 2015

    I have been calling this town home

    for fifteen years, it was good and bad here, i had friends that were ***** and ones that were good, i went to school here, lived here, walked around this town seeing all there was and now i want to leave. I just graduated high school and this town has nothing at all for me, it...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 7, 2015

    I'm so tired of the same damn thing all the

    time .. It sucks I'm only a sophomore
    irrelevantex irrelevantex
    18-21, F
    Apr 10, 2014

    I've just lived in the same area my whole life

    and want to experience something new. I've seen everything northern Mississippi has to offer me (which is not much) and really need to get out of here. I need to see new culture, new people, new scenery... I want to have a little fun while I'm still young and just maybe find a...
    Greenigma Greenigma
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 9, 2015

    I Want To Leave My Hometown For Something Better.

    I have been living in this small town with the same people, having graduated and gone to college here, and even worked full time for 3 years. I am 22 years old, and I feel the urge to get the **** out of here before I completely go insane. The problem is: I don't know where I'd...
    ShadowSatey ShadowSatey
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 17, 2010

    This would make it easier

    for me to be my true self in public, not worrying about people I know seeing or recognizing me
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    Trapped

    Im in this town called valpo and i hate it! the people, the places, the everything. i really want to move up to michigan, cuz we take weekly trips up there and i never wanna leave! This town is just so boring and NOT me. I just want to start somewhere new and fresh! I guess the...
    showemtheropes showemtheropes
    22-25, M
    Jul 17, 2012
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