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Do You Prefer the City, Suburb, or Country?

Once you are on your own and living independently from your parents, you get to choose where you live. It has to do with the pace of life that makes you the happiest.

Maybe you're into living in the city. You love the tall buildings and paved roads. You love that there's no room to get bored, and that there are so many people to meet and things to see. You love the idea that you can go out to dinner every night of the week and never eat at the same place twice.

Or maybe you like living in the suburbs, just outside of a city. That means you can hop in your car and go to the city whenever you want, and once you've had your fill, you can go back home to peace and quiet. You love that you can live in a neighborhood with other people without that crowded city feel.

Could it be that you're a country girl? The open space makes you feel calm and you need to be surrounded by trees, animals, and fresh air. You love having a backyard your dog can run around in, and you love that you can look out and see miles of sky and grassy hills.

There is no denying that I am a city girl through and through, so where do you prefer to live?

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mrskrismendoza mrskrismendoza 9 years
I'm from Chicago, so I am def a city girl. =] I agree with you littlemissme. =]
littlemissme littlemissme 9 years
I'm a city girl at heart! The country side gives me anxiety... :rotfl:
ummmidkman ummmidkman 9 years
i need me a country girl!
rlveronica rlveronica 9 years
Well, like my best friend, i am elle, we're grew up in suburbia then attended VCU in RVA and honestly, I think I'm both a city diva and a suburb lady. I need something in between!
DCStar DCStar 9 years
City girl, all my life. I do enjoy a good country escape though!
chakra_healer chakra_healer 9 years
I've lived all three, each had its virtue, but been living in NYC for 1.5 years and love it. Love it more than any placed I've lived, LA, The Bay (my home), Seattle, or N. Cackalacky (where the SO got his J.D. and I lived during the summers). Right now the city feels so much like home, I can't imagine leaving.
nessabum nessabum 9 years
suburbs or city. but sometimes i need my space, so suburbs more.
lisa212 lisa212 9 years
I *heart* NY
DecemberBaby DecemberBaby 9 years
I love the City but the suburbs do have their pluses
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 9 years
I didn't realize I had to be invited by someone to move to a different state.
demeter demeter 9 years
I like all for their own reasons. I could never live in the city, but I love going to a big city to shop and tour around. I could live in the suburbs or country, but preferably country.
sarah-lynn sarah-lynn 9 years
i live in a city now, and as much as i love the fact that there is always something going on, and i have 2 coffee shops within a block from me, i want my peace and quiet! i want to be able to have puppies as well, and you really can't care for them unless you have the room and a yard.
I want to move out of the suburbs sooooo bad! I still live in the same city I grew up in, between Dallas and Fort Worth. It was fine when I was little, but everyone in California, and every surrounding state, decided our cost of living was cheaper, so they moved in, and totally ruined our city, in my opinion. If you don't like bugs, heat, or people saying ya'll, stay out of Texas. We didn't invite you, and we don't need people coming and making fun of our Texas culture. I want to move to the country, and I will.
Muirnea Muirnea 9 years
Suburb, but I like to go back and forth, sometimes I want the excitement of the big city and all the people and commotion, and other times I want the quiet peacefulness of the country, so its good to be in the middle and be able to go to both.
LittleLady12 LittleLady12 9 years
City of Chicago till I die :)
indielove indielove 9 years
I live in Los Angeles, but technically in a village. It's not really a suburb. I like it alot, the environment is so laid-back and casual.
lilwildone1202 lilwildone1202 9 years
I used to be a city girl, but then when I moved out I realized that alot of things from my city irrated me. I like going back to see my parents but i like coming home to my sorta urban/suburban area
MamaD MamaD 9 years
I lived in a city and hated it. I grew up in the burbs and it was okay but now I live in the country and I absolutely love it. It is not meant for everyone but I have alot of places to compare and the country is for me!!!! I love seeing more trees and green than people and buildings!!!
KerryG KerryG 9 years
Country! I need my peace and quiet and space! But I like the vibrancy and cosmopolitan feel of cities and wouldn't want to live too far away from one. Rural areas rarely have good Thai food.
herjoiedevivre herjoiedevivre 9 years
I'm a country girl. I love random ventures out, but at the end of the day the place with wide open spaces and tons of nature is the best for me.
Bookish Bookish 9 years
Now that I have the internet as an avenue to stay connected- to do shopping and reading and keeping in touch- I'm definitely a country girl. I thrive on the quiet, and since I'm not very social it suits me very well.
rubialala rubialala 9 years
Suburb. I like the city to be really close but I don't want to live there.
kristine13 kristine13 9 years
I like small cities, but right now I'm in New York, and it's just too big, too crowded.
allymaedesign allymaedesign 9 years
i grew up in the suburbs, but now i work in the city and live in queens ny. i love walking around in the city where there is always something to do. see. eat. everywhere. but living in queens (busy part) and having a really energetic dog in a 1 bedroom apt, i miss the suburbs more. going home to my parents house on the weekends, hearing crickets and quiet!... i miss it!
fashionhore fashionhore 9 years
I grew up in the coutnry and suburbs, and I love the idea of a big city. I cannot stand the country and the suburbs are nice when you have kids and such. I love action and commotion at all times, and I thrive in bigger areas.
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