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I Want to Move Back to My Hometown

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    Should I move back? I moved across country

    from the West coast to the East coast in November 2012. My boys (now ages 17, 19 & 21) were having problems with negative influences in our old hometown and moved with us. I gave two grown step kids, and an 8 year old daughter. My husbands parents both died in 2012, so...
    lmm1968 lmm1968 41-45 Feb 5

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    Such a Long Time Ago!

    I was in an orphanage during the Depression until I was 5 at which time my mom decided she wanted to be my mother. We moved to Los Angeles after Pearl Harbor to make money (mom and my then step-dad) off the War! I wa 10 by this time and had my second step-dad and had attended 2...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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    Miss My Family.

    I left home when I was 18, gay, alcoholic, confused. I'm now 48, sober for 10 years, in a relationship for 7. I want to go back near my family and spend time with them. my parents are 75....i feel i need to do this or I will regret it forever. My partner doesn't want to go...
    kurtrammel kurtrammel 46-50 Jan 6, 2012

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    Please, Can Someone Help Me? To Go Home Or Not To Go Home...

    Hey Ya'll, I moved to Texas from New Hampshire about 7 years ago, for school and a girl.  Biggest mistake of my life.  I have yet to finish school, money has been the issue since I support myself, and the girl is now married to another.  My entire family is back...
    Pushee03 Pushee03 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    2 Years Still Not Settled

    I moved to Toronto from Vancouver 2 years ago. I can't get a permanent job, no real friends and can't find a boyfriend. I've been working since I got here but, they're all temp/contract jobs. I met men but, never turns into anything serious. I don't really have any friends either...
    depressionnotcool depressionnotcool 31-35, F Aug 13, 2011

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    Moving Back to My Home Town

    My husband retires from a twenty year career in the military next spring.  We are planning to move back to my hometown to be near family.  He promised we would do this when we got married ... it is why I agreed to marry him and move away.  He is keeping his word...
    JoyceAnne JoyceAnne 46-50, F 15 Responses Oct 10, 2008

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    Feeling Lost

    Hey Everyone! So this is whats going on with me. It all stared when I got pregnant, by boyfriend (who is now my husband) and I were traveling when we found out we were pregnant. Had been living together for almost 2 year in my home town, decided to pack up our house, and hit the...
    LoveEllie LoveEllie 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2012

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    Lost.............i Quit

    It was in 2008 when I got selected for a professional course I was called in a city near Delhi, India. With lot of dreams and expectations I moved there. I was a tough girl then, with determination and enthusiasm. I came here and gradually came to know that all my admission...
    lostworld26 lostworld26 26-30, F Jul 2, 2012

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    Torn By Two States

    I came to Central Valley California to stay with my Aunt and her family. They have been a huge blessing and I couldn't thank her enough for everything she has done for me. When I arrived here I was in a severe depression and on the verge of aneorexia. I had lost my lust for life...
    miche09 miche09 18-21 4 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    I Miss My Hometown.

    My names marisela. Its been about 4yrs since ive moved away from my hometown. My mom has been moving since like 2007 or 2008. I moved from Arkansas to Brawley, Ca to my hometown and back and fourth, just that i we never moved back to Arkansas . I'm 15 Mexican btw. Anyways, i only...
    AreliMari15 AreliMari15 13-15 Jun 4, 2013

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    I Wanna Move Home :(

    i moved over a year ago and i had to move mom got transferred worst experience ever moved once n had to get movd agian couldnt take it no im at another place n cant take  it either i miss my friends i miss my old school just everything!!!!!
    aleizt aleizt 16-17 Jan 19, 2011

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    What A Week For Our Family! (Updated)

    It has been a very long week for me and my family. Let's see if I can catch everyone up! I grew up in a great little town outside Seattle. My dad started to work at the fire department when I was five years old. I knew I was going to be a firefighter when I grew up. From a very...
    hawkfan12 hawkfan12 36-40, M 8 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    :/

    I miss my hometown. I seriously do. I don't like where I live. We moved here because my parents wanted to. It's fine for them. My dad is retired and he doesn't want to live in the city anymore. I get that. I still do. I don't think I could move back to...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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    Help

    I moved to Colorado about a year ago because of my parents. I really want to move back. All of my friends and family live there and so does the girl I'm in love with. I would do anything to move back I miss it so much. I'm depressed and I hate it here. Please help me I'm out of...
    Murphy2998 Murphy2998 13-15 Aug 10, 2012

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    I Didnt Want To!!

    "I DON'T CARE, JUST DO WHAT EVER!" and that is how my life changed!!! I didnt expect him to get the position, although I knew he was good enough to get it I just didnt want to belive it. My husband was asking me for years "what about me running for assistant manager positon in...
    longleglouise longleglouise 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2012

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    52, 12 Yr Relationship Going No Where,

    do i belong anymore hereI am 52, divorced 14 years, had boyfriend for12 years, 4 kids, 2 graduate, 1 in college, 1 w/ associate and deciding, I moved bock to home town 4 years ago, the house was paid for and now am unemployed , trying to decide what to doit is good to see the old...
    vanes38f vanes38f 51-55 Aug 24, 2011

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    Don't Want To Do Something I Regret.

    I moved to Connecticut six months ago from Texas. I have been trying to get into nursing school since I was 17(I'm now 20). I decided to move here because I was tired of the same crap back home. Trying to get into a nursing program, and I had recently lost a few previously close...
    kate1501 kate1501 18-21 1 Response Jun 19, 2011

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    I Want to Move Bak

     I want to move back to my hometown. I come from bradford and we moved to the seaside, east yorkshire and i hate it, you have to get  a lift everywere you go, my mum loves it and im 16 and want to move back no one will understand how much i hate it. what can i do
    Beckkiiiii Beckkiiiii 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 12, 2009

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    i am here in fayetteville Arkansas with my dad

    he came and got me saying i would do much better and i believed him and since i got here i have been depressed and upset plus im pregnant im just not happy i have had alot of thing happen in the past years and my mom has help me through that which she remains in amarillo texas...
    lala2014 lala2014 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Idk

    im 35 never had nobody belive in me and all ive done is give my everything to everyone ive ever met and i have nothing im ready to relocate by myself and be alone somewhere nice like atlanta where the braves play or sunny florida
    sooner6597 sooner6597 31-35, M Feb 19, 2013

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    I am having such a hard time getting over my last relationship. I met him online, on Facebook out of nowhere. We started hanging out, and things started to get more intense. He...
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    I'm in 7th grande age 14 when we met and till 6 years our relation last we get engaged by our parents and when I turn 20 we get married but right after our marriage he always...
    maiyrah maiyrah 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I'm going to be backpacking through Europe next summer. Starting in Ireland then ending in Spain. Any suggestions?
    ngm52593 ngm52593 18-21, M Apr 2

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    I want to have the first conversation since we broke up with my ex but I don't know what to say because he's talking to someone new and don't know how he feels about me...
    kathryn5272 kathryn5272 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I miss him so much. I thought that I would be okay because I'm the one that ended it but I'm not. It's not fair that he can be so happy after everything he did to me and I'm left...
    scar7136 scar7136 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    So I moved about 2.5 months ago about an hour north from where I used to live and it's horrible. The rest of my family seems to be okay with the move but I am the odd one out. I...
    laurenburnett laurenburnett 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I'm a 35 year old African lady, married with four lovely kids, even though people see me and think I'm 22, never married let alone 4 kids . I will be married for 13 years in April...
    Imasadwife Imasadwife 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I just moved a few months ago to SC. I hate it here. I loved living in my old state. Amazing boyfriend,(still have him). Great friends, great school, beautiful weather, I had it...
    Amydenson1 Amydenson1 16-17, F Mar 26

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    Yesterday my friend moved back to her home town... I didn't realize it in the week before her move, but when I saw her get into a car and go, I got it then - she's gone. She won't...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F Mar 31

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    I wanna move back to Brooklyn so bad!
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Effing hate the U.S boring ... Wanna move back to Africa ..miss playing with the lions & jumping on trees hmm lol smh foolish Americans 😩😩
    ladyafrika ladyafrika 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hi everyone, i'm new to this so would just like to share a bit about my life, i am a single mother of 2 wonderful children &i'm trying to get my life back on track to say the past...
    anniesweet anniesweet 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't want to be tied down by more than a job. I want to be able to move freely to take spontaneous weekend trips to different places. I want to backpack Europe one summer doing...
    adelaider adelaider 26-30, F Apr 4

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    1. I unashamedly love to sleep. The entire experience of it. .. my skin against the sheets, the weight of the comforter, the warmth, the slowness of time, the silence, the...
    OnlyLoveKeepsTrying OnlyLoveKeepsTrying 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I have been running a bit more this week. I actually went before work this morning which kind of shocked me. But looking in the mirror I am starting to realise just how big I...
    irishair irishair 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    We've talked about it so much, he's adamantly opposed to the idea and I feel like a terrible person for thinking it. We've set an appointment with a marriage counselor, but it's a...
    hourbyhour163 hourbyhour163 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    My ex and I have been off and on for the last 10 years. We are very different yet in so many ways the same. He is a veteran and I am Bipolar. I tell you this because it is not an...
    NeNeStone NeNeStone 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    My ex and I have been off and on for the last 10 years. We are very different yet in so many ways the same. He is a veteran and I am Bipolar. I tell you this because it is not an...
    yanene yanene 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    BRUNO MARS LYRICS "Talking To The Moon" I know you're somewhere out there Somewhere far away I want you back I want you back My neighbors think I'm crazy But they don't...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I miss her touch, I miss her smile, I miss holding her so so much. I miss the way we would laugh together and the way we would face a problem in life together and feel good...
    denverguy denverguy 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    what I went threw let me tell you don't do it!!!! my ex right off the bat ask me to come back I didn't even get a chance to answer, all I saw was this nice looking dude sweet as...
    browneyes56 browneyes56 56-60, F Apr 10

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    I am in love with you.. We aren't together anymore.. I talk to you every chance I get.. But I feel alone.. You say you love me a lot. You say you care about me.. But why do you...
    forgottenevol forgottenevol 16-17, F Mar 29

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    One day in the next few years, I want to go on an authentic adventure. When I turn 18, I want to backpack Europe for a while. Starting somewhere around Italy, I'd like to do many...
    cmitchellichs cmitchellichs 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    The ****** up part is that I still want you back
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 21

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    Why is trusting someone so hard to do? Its a bit like loaning someone something very expensive... when you give it, you think, "Surely this person will take care of it! I trust...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I miss romance,lust,attraction,chemistry,someone wanting me.Getting there attention and affection.I hate feeling lonely and alone unloved,i want a guy already someone who wants me...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Hello! I am a full- blown city girl! Grew up in Las Vegas. Had an awesome fast paced life. Had get-togethers with friends on a weekly basis. Always hosted parties at my house. I...
    AAdams2005 AAdams2005 26-30, F Mar 26

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    Sounds horrible right. I know. But hear me out this is probably a temporary decision for as of right now. I mean I'm only 22. Don't nobody have time for all that. Plus I'm already...
    LCxx91 LCxx91 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I miss my hometown Cambridge, UK, it was always fun. I live in Ohio now
    CrazyAsAlways CrazyAsAlways 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    hello i am 17 years old . i left my hometown from 2 years.i am so sad
    moonygirlsweet moonygirlsweet 16-17, F Mar 31

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