Why I’m moving back to the US

3 min readJun 20, 2022

How I found optimism to return to a country wrapped in a blanket of dysfunction.

Photo by Harrison Kugler on Unsplash

In just a few days I’m moving from my tiny apartment in the South of France where I live alone with my dog to another tiny apartment in Seattle with my dog and my soon to be former long distance boyfriend. Most of my American friends are questioning the move.