So excited to share my most recent article “For the TCK Who Has Ever Struggled to Fit in” which was just published on UYD Media!
I just realized I have a completely screwed perspective on what it means to fit in as a Third Culture Kid.
You see, I’m a TCK who likes logic. I like lists. I like to follow directions (when I can read them). I like to know the rules and follow them. I’m a perfectionist who happens to live the messy, ambiguous, unexpected life of a TCK. You’ve probably gathered by now: my TCK side doesn’t always work well with my Type -A personality.
Recently, I’ve been wrestling with a question: why do TCKs find it difficult to fit in? It’s a constant struggle of almost every TCK I know. There’s no set of directions to follow in order to find this sense of belonging. Many times it feels as though we have two choices…
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And… exciting news! I have a new column on UYD Media called “The TCK Mindset,” where I will be writing regularly about TCK issues (and fun stuff, too! 🙂 ) Check out my column here.