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Need advice on a move.

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I am a recently single mother who has a two year old and a 6 month old. I live in Atlanta, Ga. However, everything here has fallen apart. Relationship, friendships, and now job has fell through as well. I need to get away, start fresh and be away from my ex for a while to get over what happened and get over him. Seeing him every week with his new gf is not helping me get over things and Needing him to help with everything doesnt help either. I have one brother here that works all the time, and only a few friends. I want to move back to MI to get back on my feet but I know the job market isnt great. Im mostly going back to clear my head and be around family and friends. 

I know MI will not be a permanent move but I dont know if I am going about this the right way. If I am going to go I do not plan on coming back to Atlanta. I am thinking about finishing my degree in Michigan, being around friends and family, finding work, and setting myself up to move to a permanent location that will be all around better for me and my little ones. 

I just do not want to get to MI and get stuck like I have seen so many people do before, and I do not want to hear my families mouth about my moving so often. I want to be settled, in a good job, in a home and a permanent location for me and my boys. I would love to be near family and friends but it is not a necessity. 

Should I just go to michigan for a litle bit, get my head clear, be with family and hang with friends and look for a job in another state or city, or should I set up shop back in Michigan, make that my home and suck up my feelings towards the state. I want to move to TX or somewhere out west. I always wanted to live in either TX, AZ, or CA. But it will be me with two very very little ones all alone and fending for ourselves. I know it may be scary but I need to be somewhere permanent and a good place to be a single mom with no support.

for lack of asking a question....


by on Feb. 18, 2013 at 5:44 AM
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by on Feb. 18, 2013 at 11:35 AM

Make sure you can your childrens father can fight it and you wont be able to go anywhere.

by on Feb. 18, 2013 at 12:35 PM
He hasnt legitimized the children through the courts. No custody papers. And hes ok with the move so far.
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by on Feb. 18, 2013 at 6:25 PM
Where in California? Im in SoCal and want to move!
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by on Feb. 18, 2013 at 9:37 PM
I reside in TX, if I move I want to go to Alaska!! But I can't right now, I say give TX a try. Good luck
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