5 Major things that Change when you Move to a New Country



When you move to a new country, there are many things that change. Some of these changes are quite pleasant, while others may upset you. However, you should adapt to these changes to enjoy your stay there. Here are five major things that change when you move to a new country:

  • Stay Connected To Your Family

When you move to a new country, you cannot meet your family as frequently as you used to be. Initially, you miss your family a lot. However, at this age of time, connectivity is no issue. You can call them and even see them via video call. Your relationship with your family becomes deeper. You genuinely understand the importance and value of family. You do not need to call your parents daily, but make sure to tell them that you are doing fine.

  • Learn the New Language

Learn the New Language

Learn the new language as fast as possible. It will help you to connect with people. You must step out of your comfort zone and start socializing. This will make you feel less lonely. You will get to make new friends. Moreover, language can help you find a job quickly. People who can speak the native language are more likely to get a job in the new country.

  • Find a New Job

Find a New Job

When you move to a new country, your first preference is to find yourself a job. The job process varies from country to country. Prepare for volunteer programs to earn some easy and quick money. You can try and teach your native language to the people in your new country. Look up online, and you will find a significant number of courses that will help you with your teaching experience.

  • Make New Friends

We all have a lot of friends in our native country. We make friends from our school and college. But when we move to a new country, we lose our old friends, which is a sad fact.


You can always use Messenger or Skype to stay connected with your friends. However, after some time, your relationship with them becomes weaker, and the conversations lose their old spark. This happens because you experience different circumstances. You do not spend time together and make new memories worthy of talking. You cannot talk about the same old thing again and again. But the good point is that your strongest and sincerest friendships still last.

Make New Friends

It is strongly suggested to make new friends in the new country. Get out of your apartment and talk to people. You may find a good friend, or else it would be challenging for you to pass your time.

  • Take Your Time to Think

Moving to a new country provides you with the opportunity to think about yourself, your interests, your strengths and weaknesses. You have a new beginning in front of you. Learn from your past mistakes and become a better person. Set new goals and try to achieve them.

Moving to a new country is accompanied with both pleasant and unpleasant changes. Be strong and be brave; you can deal with them. Think of it is a new beginning in front of you. Rise through these ups and downs.

 Take Your Time to Think

About the Author:

After graduating in Industrial Engineering in 2007, from day one, Marcel has been working as a freelance writer, digital marketer, and business trainer. He's very much into foreign cultures and learning languages and enjoys leaving his office for backpacking and hiking trips in the countryside. Together with his team, he blogs about teaching English as a foreign language on https://jimmyesl.com.


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