The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition


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"...grief is pushed under the carpet or placed somewhere else in our minds to come back to later and coming back to it never happens, we have unresolved grief – grief that has not been dealt with. Unresolved grief can emerge later in life in destructive forms such as anger, rebellion, depression, isolation and even physical ailments. Such is the story of Brice, a typical TCK. ..."

Chapter 4: Fish Out of Water
"...this crisis stage are what give it the nickname of the “Fight or Flight” stage. This is when you resist the adjustment and want to return to your host country and old friends. You may become angry and start mocking your home country culture, something which can be very dangerous. You may become terribly unhappy – even depressed, and as a result, you just want to escape and withdraw from it all. You may end up isolating yourself, avoiding others, or refusing invitations, all which lead to loneliness and despair. A very telling and powerful example of this is ..."
"...Storti explains that cultural incidents occur because either we expect other people to behave like we do (Type I) or other people expect us to behave as they do (Type II). In either case the reaction is anger, frustration, worry, fear, concern, horror, shame, or laughter. Whether we are the perpetrators of the reaction (Type II) or the person having the reaction (Type I), we are the focus. It is not unusual to have feelings of self-doubt and lose your self-confidence when these things are routinely taking ..."
"... You have been doing things impulsively that you would never have done before. ▪ You have gotten involved in dangerous activities: drugs, excessive alcohol, gambling, excessive spending, reckless driving. Sometimes someone close to you will be the one to point out that it is important ..."

"...when you do not resemble the dominant culture at all. Because you look different, the host culture people will expect you to think and act differently. When you look the same but don’t think and act the same you can get all kinds of nasty responses from people including anger and degrading remarks. People think you are a social deviant because you don’t follow the rules. But you can’t follow rules you don’t know exist. You may be regarded as stupid or mentally challenged when you don’t understand how simple, common, everyday things work. This happened to me more ..."

"... get attention from parents who are so far away. This happened to family friends whose daughter went back to the United States for college. - anger - We have talked a lot about grief in the hope that TCKs will learn to address their losses, allow themselves to deal with them and come to ..."
"...their losses, allow themselves to deal with them and come to closure so they do not have to deal with issues of unresolved grief like our friend Brice’s story. anger is an expression of unresolved grief and may manifest itself in this time of delayed adolescent rebellion. Oftentimes this anger is directed at the parents, the perceived cause of the pain they are experiencing. The blame for all that is wrong in their lives may be shifted to parents who they feel gave them no voice in relocation after relocation. ..."

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Unresolved Grief

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