As most of you have probably pieced together by now, my girlfriend moved out and away to California for a new job, and I will be joining her out there in a few months.

Something I'm really stressing out about right now is what to do about my own job situation, i.e. I don't know how to go about looking for a job in my new location. Do I try looking for one now? Or do I wait until I get out there? I'm leaning toward waiting until I get out there, but that also makes me super nervous. I'm just worried I'm going to run out of money before I can find a job. I know that some of this anxiety is due to the fact I was unemployed for a miserable 7 months last year, but I also know the difference is that last year I was unemployed in a small town with a stagnant economy whereas I'm moving to San Jose, which is part of a huge metropolitan area. How do I approach this job search?

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I know it seems like I've been asking for help with big decisions a lot lately, but I don't really have a lot of people around me IRL right now so GT is the next best thing.