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Old Jun 29th 2012, 12:29 am
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hello all,

I am living in the wretched state of Alabama.
I tend to get a bit homesick, though Ive been here a decade now.
Haven't been home to visit for six years now.

Was married to an American. Happily divorced.

How about you lot??? What's your story??
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Old Jun 29th 2012, 1:18 am
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Welcome to BE

So what's keeping you in Alabama?
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Old Jun 29th 2012, 2:04 am
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three children born here and a clause in the divorce papers keep me here. Makes relocating a bit difficult, for now.
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three children born here and a clause in the divorce papers keep me here. Makes relocating a bit difficult, for now.
Poor you.
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Old Jun 29th 2012, 3:08 am
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Aww, thanx mummy in the foothills.

what brings you here, to the US?
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Aww, thanx mummy in the foothills.

what brings you here, to the US?
Love. Aren't we stupid
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Welcome.

Not sure what Alabama is like (never been). What is it you don't like..? Or is being stuck there just making it seem worse?
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The only experiance of AL I have is their 'welcome to' sign on the state border having bullet holes in it.

I won't be going in.

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The only experiance of AL I have is their 'welcome to' sign on the state border having bullet holes in it.

I didn't go in.
Top Gear had a fun time there I think.
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Yeah, just ask Clarkson, Hammond and May about Alabama!

We're in neighbouring GA and parts of that can be just as bad.

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Welcome and you sound a bit stuck. Any chance you can get back for a visit soon?
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My hubby and my oldest daughter and her family all live in Mississippi. A bit better than Alabama but not by a lot.
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Yeah, just ask Clarkson, Hammond and May about Alabama!

We're in neighbouring GA and parts of that can be just as bad.

Welcome to the forum.
Which part of GA Guindalf? I shall be a resident of Commerce (about 90 minutes northeast of ATL) from February.
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Old Jun 29th 2012, 2:49 pm
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three children born here and a clause in the divorce papers keep me here. Makes relocating a bit difficult, for now.
Does the clause keep you in the state, or just the country?

That's the worst feeling though, the feeling that you are trapped. I have children here too (one stepson, one daughter that is mine) and I know if my wife and I end up separated I'm basically trapped too. Can't go back home again or I'll never see my daughter.
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I suppose the children are a mixed blessing, wonderful, but they keep you in AL.

I lived in MD when I was married. I'm now divorced and glad that there weren't any children. I now live in MA.......wouldn't live anywhere else in the USA
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