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Fourth Wave

Leaving San Francisco

Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop

Photo by Maxwell Nelson on Unsplash

After almost thirty-two years in San Francisco, I’m joining the exodus. Family played a major role in this decision, propelled by COVID-induced reflections on mortality and meaning, as well as the sudden ease of working remotely. I’ll certainly miss my haven of interlocking Bay Area communities. But I really regret that San Francisco is making it so easy to leave.




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John Kruse

John Kruse

John Kruse MD, PhD, San Francisco psychiatrist, father of twins, marathon runner. Author of Recognizing Adult ADHD: What Donald Trump Can Teach Us About ADHD

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