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The one with the Indo-Canadian (& UX Designer): Aditi

Uncovering, telling and sharing these stories is my personal way of battling the odd loneliness and confusion that accompanies being a TCK. Particularly in a world becoming more tribal, intolerant and blind. What we need now more than ever is humanity, and how best to spread that? Through stories.

This Third-Culture-Kid’s conscious uncoupling with religion

In the expat and Third-Culture-Kid community, we often talk of "reverse-culture shock" but what about "reverse-religious shock"? Who else has consciously uncoupled with the religion of their parents?

Shared: Why do expats live in bubbles?

"The reality, like the nature of the expat world itself, is complicated and changing..."

Daughter to Father: A Third Culture Kid’s take on life in Saudi Arabia

My father fits into three β€œrare” categories. He’s a U.S. military veteran, an expatriate, and a single-father. That last category is perhaps the rarest - particularly since he was one of the only single-father expats allowed to live in Saudi Arabia.

The One with the Lebanese Aramcon: Mireille

Home is a place that you take with you wherever you go, no matter how far away you are from it.

38 Signs You Grew Up in Saudi Arabia

Every shawerma you eat for the rest of your life will be compared to the first impeccable shawerma you had in Saudi.

The One With the Polish Cultural Chameleon: Marysia

"I don't really belong to one nationality or country, but to a blend of different cultures."

Why ‘Expatriate’ is a Loaded Term

This term encompasses racial and class issues depending on the country. But there are technical reasons expats aren't considered immigrants, and vice-versa.

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