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When I got ‘home’ it wasn’t there anymore!

Posted by | June 12, 2013 | living-in-hong-kong, moving-to-hong-kong, working-in-hong-kong

reverse-culture-shockThe BBC recently published an article about ‘returning culture shock’.

A close friend once confided, “Coming to Hong Kong was exciting and manageable, given a certain amount of preparation and awareness.

Returning ‘home’ was much harder, as ‘home’ wasn’t there anymore. The issue wasn’t that ‘home’ had changed, I had! I hadn’t put the same preparation into returning and was unaware that my move had changed me. The result; coming home was harder than leaving.

If you have been in that situation, what did you find?

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