Personal Life and Constant Moving

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Tamara Mondragon
Mr. Arlia
English 101
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February 9, 2009
Moving frequently can have its disadvantages
People move for many reasons such as a new job, to live in a better place, or to start a new life. Just as in anything else in life, there is a good side and bad side to moving. To have a place to call home is essential in the life of a person. People often take pride in the city that they are from. Human’s work off of routine and a sense of normalcy, which is drastically impacted through the constant occurrence of relocating, Moving frequently can affect a person’s lifestyle and way of life, such as changing friendships, affecting careers, and lowering happiness. The first disadvantage to moving frequently is that it is difficult to find friends or maintain friendships. It is natural for human beings to develop bonds and relationships with other people, such as friendships. Experiences such as family camping trips to the mountains form these bonds. When human beings are surrounded with other people they develop a sense of closeness. Through the lessons of life, people grow together. Children and adults a like find connecting bonds together. When someone moves it’s almost impossible to keep the sense of closeness that was there. When relocating to a new city or neighborhood, people feel out of place and commonly don’t like their new surroundings. Finding new friends and replacing the bonds shared with a best friend seem almost impossible. For example, 9 years of memories, cant be compared to meeting the next door neighbor the day after moving. Having a best friend to share happiness is the desire of all people. No human being likes being alone and left out. Moving forces people into a sense of loneliness, as they often see nothing but strangers, who they know nothing about. Making friends can be difficult in other ways as well. Sometimes people from different places in the world lead different lifestyles. Simply put, people...
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