homesickness


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homesickness

[AS. ham, home, + seoc, ill]
Sadness, depression, and anxiety related to being away from home or loved ones.
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Attachment likely became of interest to homesickness researchers because of the distress insecurely attached children experience when separated from their primary caregiver in an unfamiliar setting (Ainsworth & Bell, 1970).
Although I have lived in Turkey for many years and my son and I both consider it to be our home, there are times when I feel a sudden rush of homesickness wash over me.
I started working here in 2009 but I never found a cure for my homesickness.
John Kabucho, a Kenyan working for Al Jazeera, said, "Through this event, I was able to fight homesickness.
A group of spunky skater-girls have taken to meeting at different parks around Dubai each weekend, to skate away their troubles - exchanging homesickness for grazed knees.
We generally do not suffer homesickness for places - it's the experiences we shared there that matter to us.
If it's because of homesickness it is something we would have to look at ourselves.
ARGENTINE Javier Mascherano wants to cure his homesickness - by moving to Spanish side Barcelona.
However, the early signs of the homesickness that at one point looked to have scuppered his chances of making it in English football were starting to develop.
And all children who journey will be at risk for homesickness.
Seeking to return to his family after a spell as something in no way legal, he finds his homesickness unfounded as his insane family with its nonstop dysfunction is harder to handle than the organized crime syndicates he used to work with.
Numerous folk have told me that homesickness grows as you get older.