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Katiesmith324
5/29/2018 04:45 EST

I moved to Australia 6 years ago from UK to be with my partner..who is now my husband, married last year, bought our first home here a couple of years ago..Love everything Australia has to offer..lifestyle, job opportunity, sunshine etc.... BUT ....can't shake this homesickness feeling..I have an amazing family back in UK.. and try to visit at least once yearly and have had lots of visitors..but always feel like I am missing out on something..Hubby not keen on moving to UK (lived there before when we first met and didn't deal with rain and lack of job opportunities!) I worry about the future, when my folks get older etc..we are thinking of starting a family soon but just don't know if I can do go through with it..without my close family network around! Help...stuck between and rock and a hard place!! Has anyone else had a similar experience/feelings??

Ally2018
8/24/2018 05:48 EST

If it’s of any consolation I feel exactly the same way.. I’m from Spain, I have lived in Sydney for the last 13 years and I still feel the same overwhelming fear when I have to go back to Australia after spending time at home,the rage, the isolation ( even when i’ve Got lovely friends)..the sensation of being trapped in that country so far away from all the people and things I love..I hope u manage to overcome your sadness.. I know I never will. I wish u all the best

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