I Want to Leave the Suburbs

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    I'm Suffocating In the Suburbs

    I need to get out!I live in a subdivision. I hate subdivisions. I hate the word subdivision. I feel that I have no privacy here. I feel that I've lost the ability to express my own individuality. I live in an manicured and highly-regulated Stepford paradise that seems to me...
    OldSoul OldSoul
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2007


    It could be all the books I've read. Maybe it could be the complaints of adults today, "These kids have it too easy." This sounds silly, once I put it into words, but it'd be really nice to have a grand adventure worth putting into a novel.
    RedheadedWhippersnapper RedheadedWhippersnapper
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2013

    I Want to Move

    I grew up in the suburbs, and I own a house there now. I do not hate it, I love the fact that I own my own home, I am very proud of it, but I am so tired of the suburbs. To me it is like a combo of all the bad parts of the city and the country, without too many other benefits. I...
    Ozzygrl Ozzygrl
    26-30, F
    Sep 2, 2008

    Can't Wait to Leave

    I agree with the member who said they would either like to live in a big city or in the country.  That's me to a tee.  We moved to the suburbs to have a better chance of adopting a child but I feel like a total poser here.  I have next to nothing in common with...
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    6 Responses Jun 7, 2008
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