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Old 05-21-2015, 02:36 PM
Location: Europe
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After how many years in a new country you felt you are home?

I don't care why you are there, I don't care who you are (immigration or not, heritage etc. does not matter)

I am just interested how many years it took to feel inside this is your home. I have been moving inside a country and already that makes feeling foreigner sometimes if going total different cultural area. I think longest time it took from me was 9 years. Till that I always felt I am not home. Now I guess I have 2 homes, lol.. I wonder if it goes like over half of own life and then you grow into new place?

If very big culture differences, which was the hardest?
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Old 05-24-2015, 09:28 PM
Location: Lawless Wild West
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I do not know, but as for me... it took me about 3 years or so because I was assimilated into everything very fast. However, my views have changed over the decades and now I believe I am a foreigner in my own home haha
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Old 05-25-2015, 07:27 AM
Location: Sydney, Australia
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When my parents came to Australia they felt at home by 2 years.
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