How do you know if you long for home? Author Stephanie Crosby explains a few tale-tell signs. For example, are you constantly checking for travel deals, and an excuse to travel back home at the first opportunity? Does the background on your computer, or office wall full of the places and faces of your home? Are you looking for that place in your community, which is culturally similar to yours, including the food you long for? If all of this is true, whether the home is one fantastic place or 35, these experiences have become who you are.
- When you move to a new place, whether you live there for months or years, you will inevitably develop an attachment to it and the people you meet there.
- If you weren’t constrained by your budget, you would probably end up going from one place to the next constantly just so you don’t end up missing them.
- It is common knowledge that photos are a great way to remind you of the brilliant times you have had. If you’re feeling homesick for a place where you have spent a lot of time, you will probably find yourself looking up old photos.
“After a certain amount of time living somewhere, you will almost certainly learn to love its dishes no matter how strange they may have seemed to you when you first arrived.”