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Funny Reverse Culture Shock Memes

When you first start traveling you may experience culture shock. But once you've been gone from home for a long period of time (common with expats) you might just find yourself experiencing REVERSE CULTURE SHOCK! Here are some funny memes that capture perfectly what it's like to go home and experience reverse culture shock.

YOU NEVER QUITE REALIZE JUST HOW MUCH YOU HAVE CHANGED UNTIL YOU DECIDE TO GO HOME AND REALIZE THAT NOTHING THERE HAS...

#1

It's not our fault the past decade of our lives was spent abroad and all of our stories about our lives and daily routines start with, "When I was in Romania...and that one time in Mongolia...and in India..."

#2

Living abroad for long periods of time can lead to your accent changing, picking up different hand gestures and phrases as well as completely forgetting words in your own language. IT HAPPENS!

#3

Which leads us to that moment of victory when you completely shock a stranger by speaking their language to them fluently and then walking away all-cool like...

#4

Finding first world problems absolutely ridiculous but not being able to say anything to your friends and family...

#5

Which leads to after just two weeks of being back home feeling anxious and googling the first flight ANYWHERE.

#6

Just when you thought you were functioning in "normal society" again...

#7

Is it just me or are stop signs and street lights unnecessary?

#8

Believe it or not but the more we travel the more we run into more people who travel! Suddenly you start to realize that your not alone in the world and we all experience a little bit of "reverse culture shock" after a long stunt away from home.

#9

WHAT?!?!?!?!?!

#10

It's hard meeting people who are uninterested in travelling after having spent so much time on the road, but not everyone has wandering feet like us and that is ok! Try not to panic, take a deep breath and smile to yourself knowing that your next adventure is even more special because not everyone else has the courage or desire to do so.

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