Moving on beyond my comfort zone !

@cttolledo (5056)
Philippines
February 4, 2016 9:46pm CST
It's exactly 6 months when I decided to move to a strange place away from my comfort zone. Leaving my love ones.. my friends.. my place for my career growth was the hardest decision I made. I remember my first day to this place.. I stayed in a hotel.. find a place for rent.. buy all things that I need - that was my life here started. My life was miserable at first ... no family & friends...different language... and just found my self in tears. I was longing for my life I used to be in my old place and worst it was my first time to be separated with my boyfriend. Honestly, I didn't notice how days.. months passed.. It seemed like my life here is all about work and nothing else - and I felt like my life is still with my old place. Luckily and thankful that I have a happy career here. So no regrets of choosing this over my old job. This helps me to stay my life here despite of my emotional struggles. Now, I am beginning to build new life here and beginning to establish good relationship with the community - and I'm quite doing well lately! Bur still... I felt that this is all temporary.. I want to go home and live my life there someday!! Moving on is indeed a life struggle!! but sometimes we have to do it to measure our strength and limitations. Good day!
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7 responses
@Lucky15 (33719)
• Philippines
5 Feb 16
starting is always the struggling part, i know you willbe fine :)
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@cttolledo (5056)
• Philippines
5 Feb 16
yup.. I am praying for that everyday.. to finally overcome this..
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@jaboUK (54871)
• United Kingdom
5 Feb 16
That was a brave thing to do, I'm glad it worked out well in the end.
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@cttolledo (5056)
• Philippines
5 Feb 16
Actually it took 3 months for me to decide to move in here.. But life it's like that ..I have to do it also for my growth.. I have to be brave and be responsible of any consequences of my decision to move in here.
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@Shavkat (65096)
• Philippines
5 Feb 16
Is it a short-term contract? Are you working in an NGO? It sounds temporary projects. Am I right?
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@cttolledo (5056)
• Philippines
14 Feb 16
No its not.. it's a long term job i just have plans of going back home and get a job there in the future.
@alchemistrx (2569)
• Philippines
5 Feb 16
May i know where you moved out?I moved out too when i was working. It turned out well but sometimes feels lonely so i just call
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@cttolledo (5056)
• Philippines
14 Feb 16
different region but same country.
@Scindhia (1943)
• Chennai, India
5 Feb 16
The initial few months are the toughest. Then gradually as you make new friends and slowly expand your social circle, you will realize you are actually loving it. In addition to it you have a great job too. You must be happy.
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@cttolledo (5056)
• Philippines
14 Feb 16
Yes I should be happy because I'm so blessed to have this kind of job. I know I will eventually adopt this new place.
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@anh101 (1380)
8 Feb 16
I did actually change many working places where i had no friends, not alot of relationships, and separated from outside since everyday going to work, back, wake up going to work. I don't need a lot of friends only need good friends. This new trip I am gonna make it alone again in a place far my house, but will be preparing good first before going since it's time to travel longer time.
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@Teep11 (7120)
• United States
5 Feb 16
I'm glad your career choice wasn't bothersome. I'm sorry you had those experiences.That can happen when we move to a different location and aren't familiar the people who reside there. In time it gets better.
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