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Would you stay living in a city you like but have very few friends there, or move back to your hometown where most of your friends and family are? My current city has a population of about 500k and my hometown is about 100k. My main reason to move away from my hometown was dating and jobs, but neither seem to be going any better over the past 2 years. COL is about 28% higher than my hometown and jobs don’t pay much better.

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Do you not like your current city? How about moving to another city that you have some friends in? Personally experienced this myself, moved away from the city I grew up because I felt like dating pool was small and things became too familiarized and boring. Ended up moving to another city where my best friend just moved to few months ago to try new things. We became roommate and only hung out with each other for the first year or so until we met more friends and decided we are better friend than roommate. He eventually moved back home, but I love my new city so much that I am here to stay.

It’s not easy being an adult. I do have thoughts occasionally on if an emergency happens to me, I wouldn’t have anyone to reach out to. But, if you have a pet, meet new friends who also have pets. Become friends with co-workers. Just gonna get out there and mingle.

I have this issue in Chicago but feel moving home I would have the same issue. I moved to branch out and see different! Now I am just looking to involve myself more in the City!

Get on the dating apps. So easy to meet people

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