I Hate Living In Alaska!
I have lived in Alaska going on 33 Years, when my dad first got transfered here in the Army back in 1978, he was going to come up here do his 3 years build a house in Orlando, FL and retire. Well he did his 3 years, had 1 year left in the military he got transfered to Illinois. My mom and dad drove back to Virginia, (that is were we came from before Alaska) to see friends and my dad could not handle the heat. So anyway I flew down to Virginia and went with them to Illinois and when the time was up my parents said they were going back to Alaska. I told them I did not want to go! My mom told me that if I did not go, then I no longer had parents, not to call, ask for money or anything, that they would disown me. So I did the daughterly thing and came to Alaska. I then met and married the man of my dreams, and we had talk about it and decided to pack up and leave, by this time we had one child. We sold everything we had I quite my government job, and we bought a truck and camper. A friend of my husbands said hey I have 2 weeks worth of work and its good money, my husband said ok. Well that 2 weeks has turned into 24 years. I love my husband and I have begged and pleaded with him to leave but he will not. He is a cabinet maker and a really good one too, and he makes good money. But he will not leave. So it does not matter that I have a very bad back and the long winters kill me, that I get severely depressed all winter long. I don't do nothing in the winter but go to work and home. I cry all the time, I take antidepressents and they still don't work. I have to have surgery on my back again this year. I get so depressed that I don't want to do nothing, then my husband gets on my case about us having nothing in common. I have to medication for the pain in my back, he does no like that, he does not like nothing i do complains about me all the time. I keep telling him get me out of Alaska and things will be different and he says how are they going to be any different then they are here. I said they will I promise. He never knew me outside of Alaska