Why I Really Hate Small-Town Life

Holly Case
15 min readApr 23
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I grew up in a declining small town. I’ve written before about why I’ll always be a city person, but I’ve never explicitly stated that I actively hate small towns. This is both specifically about my hometown and small towns in general because most small towns share the same lack of opportunity.

Before my husband died, he made me promise not to ever move back to our small town in Michigan, no matter how…

Holly Case

Therapy-informed writer/mom. Widowed young from a great man. Femme lesbian. Always learning. Healing from generational trauma. 5X Top Writer Parenting/Feminism