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Dealing With Reverse Culture Shock After Your Gap Year.

Reverse culture shock refers to the experience of isolation, disorientation and struggle to readjust after you come back from your gap year, and it can hit you hard if you are not careful and should not be ignored or underestimated as it can lead to a lot of serious mental health problems. Here are some ways you can deal with the shock of returning home from your travels around the world.

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Making And Breaking Friendships When You Travel The World.

Travelling the world is a glorious adventure, and one where you will meet some of the most amazing, decent, crazy and sometimes downright mental people on the planet. You can meet some amazing friends on your gap year, but you can grow distant from some old ones too, and even the new ones you meet can be in your life for years, a week or so or just one night. Playing the game of social roulette and constant hellos and goodbyes can sometimes be hard, and as a long term traveller you do have to be prepared for that.

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It Really Is A Lonely Planet After Your Gap Year.

A recent study in Psychological Science suggests that those of us who have travelled the world can be left feeling isolated and alone when we return home after a gap year, as many people we knew in our old lives simply can’t relate to the experiences we have had or the things we have seen.

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How To Deal With Reverse Culture Shock After Your Gap Year.

How to deal with reverse culture shock after returning home from your gap year.

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