A lot of our first time being away from home is transitioning to college. Throughout our high school years, we all strive towards going away for college. Until the very moment we go and realize we miss home. It can be hard coping with homesickness.
We go through this phase of homesickness. You go through this phase of displacement. You go through a stage of missing the way things used to be. The comfort of high school. The guidance you had.
Being homesick is normal. We all will experience it once in our college days and even for the years to come.
In this article, I will give you 5 different coping mechanisms to ease the transition.
Accepting Being Homesick
Missing home is normal. Experiencing saddened emotions when you’re told to be happy is normal.
To get over these feelings, you need to embrace them. Don’t run away or even feel bad about it. Allow yourself some time to be in this state.
Hiding from the truth isn’t going to make anything better but make it worse.
Talking To Your Loved Ones Back At Home
Often, people deal with being homesick because they can’t talk to everyone as they once did. Schedules, distance, and more could play a factor in this.