7 Things Every Third Culture Kid Can Relate To


A Third Culture Kid (TCK) is someone who spent a major part of their childhood outside of their parents’ culture – mixing the culture of where there were born with their adopted culture to create a so-called third culture.

Sooo many people in the KSA happen to be a TCK, here are 12 things we can all probably relate to

1. You’ve spent an absurd and probably unhealthy amount of time on airports

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2. You have a love/hate relationship with the question, “where are you from”


3.  You often slip foreign slang into your English by mistake

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4. You start getting birthday wishes several hours before your birthday, from your friends farther east than you

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5. You never know who to cheer for during the Olympics, World Cup, Rugby Sevens, etc. It’s just so hard

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6. To everyone’s confusion, your accent changes depending on who you’re talking to

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7. You’re really good at calculating time differences, because you have to do it every time you call your parents

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8. Your passport looks like it’s been through hell and back

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9. You convert any price to two different currencies before making significant purchases

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10. When you share this on facebook, people from like eight countries will like it…

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