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Surviving reverse culture shock: Two years on

Two years ago my husband and I boarded a one way flight to Hong Kong, en-route home to Australia. I’ve written about how hard the re-entry process was but now that we’ve been home for two years I want to reflect more on the notion of reverse culture shock. I read an article published in The Age last year that touched so accurately on this phenomenon. Namely, that it’s not moving to the other side of the world that’s hard, but coming home. Not many people talk about this – you just assume you will slot back into the hole…