interview

TCK Voices: Rebekah Fruin

I love to think that I am a mix of four cultures. I am so thankful for the Lord bringing each of them into my life at different times and for the things He has taught me through each of them…

TCK Voices: Lisa Elis

TCK Voices: Lisa Elis

One would think that being a part of several cultures would bring more variety to one’s experience, but sometimes it has the effect of cancelling out everything about all the cultures instead …

TCK Voices: Hannah Broman

TCK Voices Hannah Broman

One of the hardest things about being a TCK is that I don’t (and can’t) behave the way people expect me to based on my outward appearance. People tend to expect me to behave like the stereotypical American, and I just can’t, because I am mostly Asian on the inside …

TCK Voices: Elena Coyle

A couple of the hardest things are the feeling of being stuck between two worlds and not being able to have a constant group of friends with you in person.

TCK Voices: Audrey Howe

Right after we arrived in America, lockdowns started. It was a pretty tough time for my whole family – being away from my dad, finally being back where our friends lived but unable to see them.

TCK Voices: Clarissa Choo

As a child, I struggled to acknowledge my losses, so I ended up suppressing most of my emotions. In my early teens and after my first repatriation, I struggled with identity and belongingness as I couldn’t fit into my birth country…

TCK Voices: Kristianne Hassman

I’ve really struggled to make friends over the years. Because I’ve moved around a lot, there are very few people I know well enough to be good friends with. And most of my friendships are long-distance, which takes a lot of energy and commitment to keep up…

%d bloggers like this: