What to Expect

Stage One – The Honeymoon Phase

In this stage you might feel really happy, excited and hopeful about moving away from home, starting school and learning about a new way of living. You might notice the differences between home and your new community/city and it doesn’t bother you that much.

Here are some new things that you may find exciting during the honeymoon phase

  • Meeting new classmates and friends
  • Living on your own
  • Riding the bus or public transportation
  • Eating out at restaurants and fast food joints
  • Shopping at the malls
  • Seeing all kinds of people from all over the world
  • Walking on sidewalks and waiting for a walk signal to cross the street
  • Starting your courses at school
  • Joining a club or sports team