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Old 07-10-2008, 04:35 PM
 
Location: NC
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Hi- I lived in MA for 2 yrs (brighton and somerville) so I can certainly understand your love of MA in general. However, if you have had a re-occuring desire to experience a new place then you should listen to that feeling. MA isn't going anywhere-If you move out to MN and hate it, you can always find your way back. I say go for it while there aren't any kids in the picture. You never know until you try and you don't want to have any regrets! Good luck!
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Old 07-10-2008, 06:50 PM
 
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If you're planning to have kids, I'd stay put or move to a nearby state so the kid could have a relationship with the grandparents. Been there, done that, and glad I stayed/moved nearby, considering my kid's grandmother died last year at age 67. Had we moved when and where I wanted they would have never gotten a chance to know each other.
I completely agree. I just think that it's really important for kids to be close with their family members.
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Old 07-11-2008, 07:16 AM
 
Location: Bangor Maine
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I think 3 hours away is a good distance - driving time that is. YOu are far enough to have privacy but close enough for an occasional visit on special days.
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