It’s a good idea
to try visiting different places to find out which of them would be perfect for
you if you’re planning to move. It’s better than relying only on what you read
online. Experiencing the place will give you a different perspective.
need to realize that just because you loved the place on your visit doesn’t
mean it’s where you’re going to move. It’s possible for you to love it because
it’s only a short trip, but it’s not
the kind of place where you want to settle.
You have a
different objective when traveling
traveled to another place, your goal was to try something new. You want to
break the cycle at home. For instance, if you live in a rural area, you want to
try how it is to be in a big city with a lot of people. You might like the
experience because it’s different, but it doesn’t mean you will love it if you
will live there for a long time. You might still love to be in an environment
similar to where you currently live.
You’ve been to
different places and you already have an idea how it is to be there. It’s time
for you to compare these choices and see which of them tick a lot of boxes on
your list. However, don’t forget that just because the place matches all your
standards doesn’t mean it’s right for you. Your gut feeling might tell you
otherwise. The point is to keep comparing until you’re satisfied with your
Consider the money factor
You might love
to be in a city and you think it’s perfect for you, but you can’t afford the cost of living.
You can try to find a job, but your skills might not be suitable there. You end
up getting underemployed. You don’t get as much as you hope. Therefore, even if
you like the place, you might have to change your decision.
Once you decided
to a new place, you will be there for a long time. It’s a long-term commitment.
Therefore, you have to make sure that you won’t regret that decision. Take your
time choosing the perfect place for you to move and wait until you’re confident
of your decision.
You can visit
the places on your shortlist once again to determine if you’re sure about your
choice. You also need to consider your kids and how they might feel about that
decision. You don’t want to drag them into a situation that they might dislike.
It’s already tough enough for them to leave home. It’s even worse when they
also couldn’t bring themselves to love the new place.
Once you feel
good about the place and your family is okay with it too, you can start packing
your things and decide to move.
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