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Why do you live where you do?
by Anonymous
October 19, 2017 at 1:31 PM
This has really been on my mind. Partially from my friend, (her kids and my kids are best friends) talking about moving, partially from a discussion board from school, partially from my ds talking about moving really far away (he's only 13, so we'll see if he's serious in a few years).

I'm here bc of family. My immediate family is here, almost all of my dh's family is here. I just couldn't imagine a life being away from them.


  • Anonymous 1
    by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster
    October 19, 2017 at 1:31 PM
  • SommelierMom
    October 19, 2017 at 1:33 PM
    Family, spectacular schools, educated population, 4 seasons, no redneck shitkickers
  • Anonymous 2
    by Anonymous 2
    October 19, 2017 at 1:34 PM
    We just picked a random place to move to.
  • mandapanda1987
    October 19, 2017 at 1:35 PM

    It's where I got a job. It's 6 hours away from where I grew up. I never saw myself living in this city, but I'm okay with it now and don't mind it much.

  • Anonymous 3
    by Anonymous 3
    October 19, 2017 at 1:37 PM
    It's where my ex husband's job is. He moved here, met me, married me and we had a family. We will probably move to where his family is once our daughter finishes at least her bachelor's degree.
  • chinosruca
    October 19, 2017 at 1:37 PM
    Honestly the only 2 things keeping me here is:

    1. It costs thousands upon thousands of dollars to move. Airline tickets, hotel costs, shipping our car/personal belongings, etc.

    2. Healthcare laws here are much better and all of my family has affordable healthcare. Having 2 children with medical needs would probably put us in the poor house if we moved.
  • MrsDavidB25
    October 19, 2017 at 1:38 PM
  • Anonymous 4
    by Anonymous 4
    October 19, 2017 at 1:38 PM
    We moved here because DH was offered a great job. We stay because it’s very family oriented, good schools, mid range cost of living, my family is 3 hrs away so close enough.
  • Anonymous 5
    by Anonymous 5
    October 19, 2017 at 1:38 PM
    It's where my husbands job is. If the pay was comparable where my family lives, we'd much rather be there.
  • Anonymous 6
    by Anonymous 6
    October 19, 2017 at 1:39 PM
    We moved because where we were stationed was hell. Once hubs got out he wanted good VA care so we moved to Texas, not sure that I want to stay here though

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