Stage 1: Halleluia my life is amazing!
Stage 2: Fresh off the plane excitement before jet lag sets in
Stage 3: The jet lag has commenced.
Stage 4: It's the middle of the night
Stage 5: You realize you need food.
Stage 6: In your hunger and cowardice you become taxi-dependent for a few days.
Stage 7: You struggle to find everyday items like toilet paper, batteries, and calendars. They all seem to be sold in different stores.
Stage 8: You find yourself buying more than you should.
Stage 9: You also get frustrated when your card inevitably doesn't work somewhere or you can't figure out change.
Stage 10: You realize you hate crowds.
Stage 11: You realize you haven't had a real conversation in days.
Stage 12: You start resorting to extreme measures to meet people.
Stage 13: You finally start to feel settled.
Stage 14: You start to enjoy all your new home has to offer!
Stage 15: You've found some food places you love!
Stage 16: You've embraced all the things that used to make you uncomfortable.
Stage 17: Someone asks you for directions...
Stage 18: You stop missing the way things were done back home.
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