Post # 1
Hey everyone. I was wondering if you ahaving you moved around a lot have more then one hometown? I have moved around a lot and seem to have two hometowns. One where I grew up at most of my life and the city I graduated high school and spent most of my high school years at? Am I the only one to have two hometowns.
Post # 3
I have two. I grew up in Paso Robles, Ca until 7th grade, then moved to Eagle, Id…then back to Cali lol. I went to middle schools and high schools in both Ca and Id.
Post # 4
@outgoingcutie15: I consider myself to have two. I was born and raised for most of my younger years in Louisiana. When my mom took a new job in Alabama, we moved there when I was in elementary school, although every other weekend we would go back to Louisiana for various things, such as family events/football games. I did go back to Louisiana for college, and lived there afterwards for a while. I consider that my home, although I did spend a good chunk of life and high school in Alabama, so it holds a special place in my heart, too.
I am sure to people not from the region think that those two places should be very similiar, and in a lot of ways they are. But there are cultural differences between the two and now that I live in Tennessee, I can see just how different my upbrining was compared to people here!
Post # 5
I have 3. Where I grew up, where I went University and where my Grandmother lived.
Post # 6
I have two. One where I moved for university, met my husband and have lived for the last ten years, and the town I grew up in.
Makes for very confusing facebook status updates. “Going home for the weekend!” and then on Monday “So nice to be home!”
Post # 7
Ahh nice. It’s nice to know that you can have more then one hometown. Like I said before I have two hometowns right now. Maybe three hometowns when I graduate from junior college and go to a university. But I really enjoy hearing your alls responses.
Post # 8
I was born and lived in Munich till I was 5 and have spent countless weekends/summers/holidays there (did a year at uni in Germany so it was very much my home town then) me and FH have also lived there for a year. But I was brought up in the UK from 5 that is where I was educated, lived and still live (same city).
Depending on who or why I am talking too the hometown changes.
Post # 9
I have several. My dad was in the military so we moved around a lot. My family is all from Michigan, but my sister and I were born in Wisconsin. My parents live in Louisiana and I’ve lived on the opposite side of the state for the last ten years so sometimes I don’t know what to say. Guess it just depends on the question I’m asked.
Post # 10
My husband does. The town where he lived until high school, and then were he lived for high school/where we live now. I lived in the same house all my life, until graduation, when I moved to the town where I live now. I don’t really count the first one as my hometown, as I lived on a farm ten miles from the closest town.
Post # 11
I’m so glad you brought this topic up! Everyone teases me (in a joking way) because my ‘hometown’ is not where I feel at home. I moved around a lot, and lived in 6 different states. I lived in one state for about 8 years..spent the years of 10-18, and graduated high school there…my parents still live there, but I only go ‘home’ like once a year if that (I live on the other side of the country now)…plus it’s not considered the best state to be from (lots of negative stereotypes) so I try to not answer that question. The city I went to college/grad school in for 5 years is where i consider my hometown. It’s where I first lived alone, became independent, and discovered who I am 🙂
Post # 12
I have 3. (1) The place where I was born. I spent my early childhood here, and my entire extended family, on both sides is from this area. (2) The place where I went to middle school & high school (3) the city in which I attended college. All of these places feel like home to me.