We polled CatholicMatch members on how far they live from the spot they grew up, and 3,449 have responded.
The most common response, with 38 percent, was “under 20 miles.” The second most common response was 250 miles or farther, with the third group falling at 25-50 miles. Three percent said they grew up on the same road they currently live.
“Incredible!” Marge-570346 wrote. “Most polled either haven’t left home or left and came back. [I] must admit, while I lived in a dozen or more places in the U.S., there is no place like home…”
David-617636 offered evidence, sharing “I have lived in the same place all my life.” Patrick-623720 announced “just moved back to my hometown,” and Stacey-599004 wrote, “I am blessed to teach at the same school I attended.”
“Wow – it just shows how important family is to people,” observed Mike-483575.
What do you think? What are the advantages of living near family members?
Is there such a thing as being too close? How can that affect your dating life?