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    Hey all, I'm moving to London next month to start a grad job. But I've got a bit of a dilemma and it's really keeping me up at night.

    I haven't got a place to live yet and although I've been scouring SpareRoom for days, I really have no clue what I'm doing. I'm really afraid of moving to London and just having no friends outside of work, no nights out, just working and going back home. I'm also freaked out by the idea of living with really antisocial people. My friends who all got on grad schemes are living with other people from the grad scheme and it seems like they have a real community whereas mine is more of just a standard grad job but not a scheme if that makes sense.

    Does anyone have any similar experiences and advice they could give? It's really worrying me to the point idk whether the job and idea of being alone is gonna be worth it and I might end up reconsidering going at all which I really know I'd regret. :/ really not sure what to do.
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    EDIT: TITLE SHOULD SAY NEXT MONTH

    Hey all, I'm moving to London next month to start a grad job. But I've got a bit of a dilemma and it's really keeping me up at night.

    I haven't got a place to live yet and although I've been scouring SpareRoom for days, I really have no clue what I'm doing. I'm really afraid of moving to London and just having no friends outside of work, no nights out, just working and going back home. I'm also freaked out by the idea of living with really antisocial people. My friends who all got on grad schemes are living with other people from the grad scheme and it seems like they have a real community whereas mine is more of just a standard grad job but not a scheme if that makes sense.

    Does anyone have any similar experiences and advice they could give? It's really worrying me to the point idk whether the job and idea of being alone is gonna be worth it and I might end up reconsidering going at all which I really know I'd regret. :/ really not sure what to do.
    You'll probably make friends at work, then as you socialise more the circle will expand. You could ask your current friends and family to visit once in a while if it's going to help. People aren't so antisocial, it depends on those you get to live with. Check websites like zoopla if you're still looking for accommodation.
    I'll advise not to worry too much for now. Maybe try it out for a while, if it doesn't work out then reconsider. Good luck with everything

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    I'm going to be honest, London can be a bit lonely and you may find it hard to find friends/partner since everyone is always busy or stressed.
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    (Original post by confusedaldi)
    EDIT: TITLE SHOULD SAY NEXT MONTH

    Hey all, I'm moving to London next month to start a grad job. But I've got a bit of a dilemma and it's really keeping me up at night.

    I haven't got a place to live yet and although I've been scouring SpareRoom for days, I really have no clue what I'm doing. I'm really afraid of moving to London and just having no friends outside of work, no nights out, just working and going back home. I'm also freaked out by the idea of living with really antisocial people. My friends who all got on grad schemes are living with other people from the grad scheme and it seems like they have a real community whereas mine is more of just a standard grad job but not a scheme if that makes sense.

    Does anyone have any similar experiences and advice they could give? It's really worrying me to the point idk whether the job and idea of being alone is gonna be worth it and I might end up reconsidering going at all which I really know I'd regret. :/ really not sure what to do.
    as far as a place to live goes, whilst you can't be sure you are going to be best buddies with your housemates before you move in, you can always ask potential housemates what hobbies they have to see to gauge how social they are. The best thing to do is contact a few people advertising on spare room and come down and look for a day or two- you absolutley need to see what the rooms/houses person
 
 
 
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