I moved down south about five years ago, after my mom and dad sold their house.
- They moved down south too, but I live about an hour away from their place.
I wasn’t going to follow my parents to the region, but I missed them terribly. I never visited the South much before I decided to move here. I came here one time for spring break and I had a great time. I thought the beach was beautiful. The sand was whiter than I imagined and the waves and the water were magical. The temperatures were warm compared to the cold temperatures that I felt at home in March. I thought moving here would be an awesome adventure, but I never expected to hate the place so much. The humidity is probably the reason why I don’t like living here. I don’t mind warm summers. We had 90 degree temperatures in the state where I previously lived. The humidity makes things a lot worse. It makes a 90-degree day feel like a hundred ten degrees. It makes the air feel sticky, heavy, and hot. Even when I run the air conditioner all day and all night, I can still feel the humidity inside of the house. It causes a lot of problems with mold and mildew. I can’t afford to buy a dehumidifier big enough for my whole apartment, but I definitely would if I could. I think the humidity is probably the biggest reason why I am so uncomfortable most of the time. All I can do is use the air conditioner and hope for cooler days in the fall.