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Expat teenagers – how to cope with relocation

Expat teen girl beach

How to help your expat teen cope with moving Being a teenager can be wonderful and testing at the same time. Being an expat teenager can bring additional blessings and challenges. Expat teens go through the natural developmental challenges of ... Read More »

Expat culture shock

John Tenniel's illustration of Alice meeting the Dodo in Wonderland Culture shock

Culture shock and reverse culture shock If you’ve never experienced culture shock, try imagining that you are Alice in Lewis Carroll’s books, ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland‘ and ‘Through the Looking-Glass‘. They provide the perfect descriptions of the many emotions that ... Read More »

Homesick expatriates

Homesick expats hitchhiker holding a sign saying home

What is homesickness? Experiencing a longing for one’s home during a period of absence from it. Judging by the number of people searching for answers on this subject, homesickness is a huge issue for many expatriates. And it’s not a ... Read More »

The emotional impact of a move abroad

who am I Emotional impact on moving overseas TCK Expat child Woman in a mask

Who am I and where do I belong? At the age of seven I moved to Nigeria with my parents. Looking back, this move and the many moves that followed have had a huge impact on me as a person. ... Read More »

Protect your relationship

Romantic couple holding hands on a beach at sunset

Pressures on your relationship and how to avoid them When you move abroad you don’t just leave your country, you leave behind your entire world. This lack of support, in the guise of friends and family, can have a number ... Read More »