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I'm supposed to be alright now

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babycow38 Sun 22-Jan-17 01:08:29

Just wanted to know if anyone else feels the same, I love my family, I have two girls that are good a partner that is happy in his life I think, but I am so, so unhappy, for as long as I can think of I have wanted to move from the area I was born and brought up in, it holds painful memories and going to work on the bus this morning I just couldn't take it anymore, but my partner won't leave,my children are two years off leaving school, my partner says he will not get another Job , but I am dying inside, I need to leave my hometown because I need to be free of the bad memories, and also I feel suffocated in this town

Jules8432 Sun 22-Jan-17 01:14:45

I feel exactly the same as you op
I can't leave until my son goes to uni (4 yrs) and that's if he even goes!
I am so desperate to move and feel so stuck sad

Is work the only reason your H won't leave?

babycow38 Sun 22-Jan-17 01:21:53

Oh thank you for responding Jules, no I think my oh is happy here, I have to make the decision whether to leave him or not, heat breaking

MissHemsworth Sun 22-Jan-17 04:45:12

That sounds horrible OP.

Have you explained how you feel to your DP? Maybe if he realised how unhappy you feel & you would even consider leaving him to get away from your home town it would make him realise how serious it is.

Jules8432 Sun 22-Jan-17 09:07:50

Really sad situation.
Would you take the kids with you? If they're 2 years off leaving school does that mean they're doing exams?

category12 Sun 22-Jan-17 09:33:50

Are you sure that moving will actually solve the problem? Have you considered/had counselling or therapy for dealing with these memories?

Thing is, wherever we go, we take ourselves - it may be that fixating on where you live and how much you want to leave is getting in the way of coming to terms with the past. I don't know, maybe you're right, and if you were talking about getting away from particular people I could understand it better - but memories? You take those with you.

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