Terrible. Yes. Or do they just bother you so much and you are such a busy body that the mere existence of something that barely to none affects you drives you crazy? Coming to NYC changes a person, at least it dod me. Baylor University. This state is a complete nanny state with overly strict laws. Anywhere is an improvement on California, so unless you’re specifically making a move to enhance your business, you should move wherever you like (after due diligence, of course). I'm currently in Washington and I do regret moving back. I didn't move to California to be alone, yet I am. When it rains in LA, which is not that often and far less often this year than this time last year, I find myself saying things like, "This is. I totally love it here. Nov 26, 2017. Moved to LA about 14.5 years ago and have loved every minute of it. California is a political nightmare. That being said, this state has everything that one would need and want. California is a high-tax state. So having a more accepting political base would be nice. Shaving 30 minutes off a commute made someone as happy as a 40k per year raise. Yes. Near constant and hugely destructive. Granted, my roommate had a condo in the Fab 40's - perfect place to be as a welcome to Sacramento. Gotcha. “Moving for family” can be the best thing you ever did ... or the worst. I did move to California to have a better life. Ahahaha what a question! but i also noticed how mentally present i had become in my own space. I'm from Michigan originally; moved out here 17 years ago. after visiting NY last september the city energized me and i loved the reminder of how electric the city could be. I moved to Texas from California in 2005 and have mixed feelings. Making up for lost time and missed opportunities, one adventure at a time. That being said, this state has everything that one would need … Better higher gas prices than a uninhabitable planet. Photo Essay: Golden Canyon / Gower Gulch Loop, Dea... Photo Essay: Mesquite Dunes, Death Valley. Don't listen to him. All those things I'm actually in support of and fine with funding. Your description of how it is to move from California fits perfectly with my experience after having moved to Tennessee in 2011. He usually stays in a dark, wooden enclosure because he's no... By 1886, the Southern Pacific Railroad had reached as far as Paso Robles, California. 19289 Wikimedia Commons 1. Why do you think people are so angry in traffic? So, I don't have any answers, not really. I can think of no cons and will never regret moving here. This state is a complete nanny state with overly strict laws. Cara Hoekstra. However, when reality doesn't meet expectations it can be quite disappointing. Pros: Beautiful weather, lots of outdoorsy things to do. how old were you when you moved to California? I have always had a love affair with the California you described. I didn't move to California to wake up hung over and dread getting up, yet I do. i still feel like i am trying to adjust yet i know i'm not meant to be in new york. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. We'll keep sending you technology and federal funding and produce. And they're trying to do  doing it again. We've been together 15 years, married nine, and 10 years ago I dragged him back to Pennsylvania. Shorter commutes can make LA a completely different experience compared to longer ones. I'm thinking of moving back to LA next spring or summer depending on how long my new job contract lasts. I no longer know them. I am basically still living here due to the economy. I don't live on either the West or East Coast. Royal Regret: Meghan Markle DEVASTATED After Moving To LA enstarz.com| 04-06 As Prince Harryand Meghan Markle's royal exit has now become official, it is easy to assume that the 38-year-old Duchess is living the Hollywood life that she always dreamed of. Life is risk and taking chances—I'm happy with no regrets." I can't remember if that was Boston or somewhere. Watch Queue Queue. Moved here from Texas 2 years ago... it's so great to be out of Texas. Shorter commutes can make LA a completely different experience compared to longer ones. It's because they just got fish slapped. I’m a native Californian (81 years young), from the San Joaquin Valley, tho’ I’ve lived in other parts of the state, and the nation. Stephanie. "I Regret Moving To America. I always tell people "geographically ca is the best state. It's bee one of the most difficult adjustments I've ever had. In May 2019, one of my favorite bars closed. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. You wrote pretty much exactly what I have been thinking after moving from the east coast to San Diego. (Though, admittedly, far less than in New York.) RE: Moving to Hawaii Regret (04-22-2014 06:21 AM) Joe808 Wrote: I personally don't care about someone's race or skin color, but rather on maturity. Alot of them around Mesa. Las Vegas features more than 300+ days of sunshine per year, breathtaking hiking, rock climbing, skiing and camping, easy access to a busy international airport, top-notch restaurants and entertainment, an open-minded local population and a growing community of artists, entrepreneurs and young professionals. At least you're honest about it all. Just an awful way to start the day. They are much easier to take care. But I was determined to have some kind of Thanksgiving. i grew up in california then we moved to michigan. I like it here... the weather is heaven (although I confess to missing a few things, like a good Texas thunderstorm, chicken fried steak, and Whataburger). Photo Essay: Union Station's Ticketing Area, Close... Photo Essay: Union Station's Harvey House Restaura... Photo Essay: Union Station, Open to the Public. Shhhhhh. Definitely more expensive and I don't know that I'll ever be able to afford a home here in LA but that'll happen or it won't and it's fine. I had no idea how repressive it was, (unless you're a white Christian male as someone else said). Among the areas of England moving to tier four from midnight tonight are the Midlands, parts of the North East and North West and parts of the South West. Australian and Turkish found that between 30 and 50 percent of Movers regret their decision to move. I don't regret moving there, we had a blast!!! "I regret moving here. Vermont was the No. Photo Essay: Night Hike to Parker Mesa, At Ocean's... Photo Essay: Elysian Park, Beyond Dodger Stadium, Photo Essay: Climbing the Hidden Hollywoodland Stairs, Nevada Test Site: A Matter of National Security, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. But I didn't move to California to be heartbroken, yet I am. Arizona has an extensive range of public transport, but if you plan to move from California, it will be more comfortable to travel by bus or car. Stop telling people! I think whether someone is "friendly" or "mean" doesn't depend on race at all. The question now is when to go back to CA where I have friends, family, and a life that I loved. California dream meets reality. I once knew someone who encouraged me to move to the East coast. California is a political nightmare. Lightrail is a popular means of transportation for commuting within the state, so you will need to drive the vehicle along the highway. my family lost there house and business so we decided to move back to California when i was 16. i had the worst social life in Michigan and it got even worse when i moved here. I have a 2 year old niece and I wanna watch her grow up and be in her life more then twice a year. i have yet to call cali home. The answer is: anywhere. Dated someone from New Jersey, but he was a low-down, good-for-nothing scoundrel. My fear is that going back to CA it may not feel the same as it did before I left. Every move I have made has been for a good reason. This move has put us in a great financial position to weather any economic storms and given us a pool to enjoy the endless hours of Shelter in Place. The weather was enough reason for Anne Moore, 67, to return to Marin after a stint in Bellingham, Wash. "I so missed our radiant California sun … funny, i moved to california from new york a year ago. It’s critical to pinpoint exactly why you’re moving before you do so, Elisabeth LaMotte , a relationship therapist in Washington, D.C., told HuffPost. Truthfully, I don’t regret my cats as much as I regret my dogs. Maybe, stick it out a bit, see what happens. The People Here Are Awful" These 23 immigrants had dreams of what it would be like living in the U.S. Do they love it or do they regret it? There's no question the decision by AT&T's Warner Bros. studio to simultaneously release its slate of 17 movies to theaters and streaming in … Living in California could be the inspiration you need to explore the world of wine. As for why people keep moving out of the Golden State, there's no real surprise there: The high cost of housing was the number one reason cited. I dont regret living in California, because it is truly a beautiful place and the weather truly is beautiful. 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