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susiejordan

I have recently moved, and I think it's important to give yourself permission to not have everything done immediately. I am still struggling with that concept, know in my heart, but my head says differently. However, if I stay in the 'now' it is easier to cope with the move. I am glad I did it, but on the 3rd week, I am finding it harder than the first 2 weeks. Not sure why, but that's what's happening. I haven't started work yet, and don't really know anyone, but I am hanging in there, knowing I will get connected. 

Keep up the good work to all that are looking to move and have moved, it's hard, but you can do it. I did!

Shared by susiejordan on 6/21/08
SunnySide

That makes sense about the first 2 weeks. There's so much to do it's probably easier to get distracted. Then it finally donned on you that you moved!

Do you like your new city and/or neighborhood? It can be difficult, but I would try exploring, even if on your own. Walk around the neighborhoods, find out what's popular or what interests you. Maybe take a book to a cafe or the library and just absorb it all at first.

mel524

It's so good to hear that other people are feeling the same way I am. I just moved to a new city about 3-4 weeks ago. You've both hit it head-on that the first couple of weeks seemed so easy and almost fun, but the third week I just fell apart. I don't make friends easily anyway because I tend to stick to myself, and don't open up very easily, leaving me feeling extremely lonely in a new town.

  • By mel524
  • on 6/24/08 6:56 PM EST