Woes of a would-be globetrotter: an “Ex-Expat” stuck in the in-between

Woes of a would-be globetrotter: an “Ex-Expat” stuck in the in-between

Two years ago, I moved back from Germany to Canada in the hopes of starting up a job in my field and preferably in a language I could speak (well). After four years of living an as Expat, the experience of returning ‘home’ was more difficult than I thought and after struggling to accept the reality that I was no longer living the life of a globetrotter extraordinaire, I realized that I had to discover how to deal with the shock of being an Ex-Expat, or live forever in the in-between.

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