Help with Cultural Transition

Help with Cultural Transition December 8, 2012

Craig Thompson, over at Clearing Customs, has a helpful article with “Eleven Tips for Helping Someone with Cross-Cultural Transition Loss.” It’s worth passing along to those you know who have made or will make a cross-cultural move. Here are a few of his suggestions:

Remember that grieving is a long process.

Don’t minimize the loss.

Give advice cautiously.

Help your [friend] create new traditions/rituals/activities.

He also give a number of links and resource suggestions that some may want to check out.

His advice will help minimize the pain of those “thousand cuts.”

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