I’m Leaving California

It’s time to try something new.

California sunset with palm trees. The colors in the sunset are orange blue and pink. The palm trees line the skyline.
Photo by Sebastian Banasiewcz on Unsplash

I have lived in California all my life. I feel tied to this state, but it’s definitely time for me to leave.

I’ve been in a long-distance relationship for about seven years. With COVID-19, and the Australian travel ban, my goals have only become more urgent.

My partner is Australian and it has always been our plan to live in the same place…