where one lives

where (one) lives

Personally or intimately, referring to an effect that something has on one. People by nature only care about an issue if it hits them where they live. The boss's comments at my evaluation really got me where I live.
See also: lives

where one lives

see under close to home.
See also: lives, one
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In sum, community integration encompasses two basics of life: where one lives and what one does within the social-physical context of living.
In fact, as stated above, the "where one lives" component of community integration is a defining characteristic.
In this article, recent literature on several aspects of community integration of individuals with SCI will be discussed, adhering to the four-part concept of community integration defined above: where one lives, vocational/ economic roles, engagement in social networks, and involvement in activities in the home and com-munity.
Where One Lives. Recently published data from the National SCI Model Systems database (Dijkers, Abela, Gans, & Gordon, 1995) indicate that, following initial rehabilitation, most individuals with SCI (92 percent) are discharged to private residences in the community.