Do you ever get homesick?

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  1. jacqui2011 profile image80
    jacqui2011posted 7 years ago

    Do you ever get homesick?

    I used to live in Scotland and moved to England to be with my partner 3 years ago. I love my life, but I get down in the dumps sometimes as I miss my parents and brother so much. I try to see them 3 or 4 times a year. Do you ever get homesick?

  2. stars439 profile image72
    stars439posted 7 years ago

    Only for my Mom and Dad who died years ago. God Bless You.

  3. puddingicecream profile image74
    puddingicecreamposted 7 years ago

    Yes, I get homesick a lot! It feels horrible because I feel like I'm not spending enough time with my family. Phone calls and a couple of visits just don't seem to be enough.

  4. profile image0
    rorshak sobchakposted 7 years ago

    I get homesick all the time. I am moving away to college in the fall and am stressed about it. wah sad Great question!

  5. AngelTrader profile image60
    AngelTraderposted 7 years ago

    I used to get homesick in the early days but over time that has faded. Your comment did make me smile though, you try to see your family 3 or 4 times a year...for me read once every four years if I'm lucky.

    The cost of flights out of New Zealand is way over the cost of flying from the UK here. Hence the long gap between visits.

    We are lucky we live in an age of instant, well nearly, communication...150 years ago I'd be waiting months for a letter!

  6. Rastamermaid profile image73
    Rastamermaidposted 7 years ago

    I'm often homesick for Jamaica,so I go as much as I can!

    I miss the beaches,food,culture and people.

  7. Pam Pounds profile image75
    Pam Poundsposted 7 years ago

    Yes, homesick for California.  My beaches, palm trees, in-n-out burgers.  Oh yeah.  I miss it all!  Even traffic...sorry OK!!

  8. ii3rittles profile image81
    ii3rittlesposted 7 years ago

    I don't get home sick... I get memory sick. I miss being a little girl. I miss fearing nothing and believing in everything. I miss my good health and my closeness I once shared with nature. I miss being... or at least feeling "free".

  9. onegoodwoman profile image74
    onegoodwomanposted 7 years ago

    Yes, I do.......often, as a traveler.

    The truth is this.........I found myself in my hometown a couple of years ago.

    It was nothing like I remembered it.  My Grandparents were all passed away, my brothers all moved away.  My own children had not been reared there........

    The town was not what I longed for, it was an era, a childhood, a memory, a past.......that I wished to recapture.

    To see my hometown, without those of my childhood was far worse than the homesickness!

    It is true............you can not go back to childhood or to yesterday, no matter how much we long to do so.

    Earlier this week, I had to recall that visit, just to stop a new wave of homesickness.  You can not go backwards.........you simply can not, no more than you can keep your children little.  Life is lived in a forward motion.

  10. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 7 years ago

    Yes, sure.
    It is a normal feeling  when you leave your home.
    But it deffers from one to another, some people will forget home if they enjoy their life somewhere else.
    Mostly, people will miss their home whatever the price.
    At last, we should satisfy that it was our decision to leave home, and we should be responsible for.

 
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