A teacher in China, Amanda Miers sums up exactly how I'm feeling about going home in about 2 or 3 months (emphasis mine):
Thanks to modern technology, maintaining relationships with the people I love from the places I’ve left behind hasn’t been difficult. I have become accustomed to communicating cross-continentally, waking up at dawn for video-chats in my pajamas, or staying up extra late to locate my friends online. I miss everyone and I think of them constantly; I wish we could meet for a cup of coffee or cook dinner together in our tiny kitchens like we used to. Still, it’s hard to smother the irritation I feel when people say, “Hurry up and come home!” I want to snap back at them, “Where exactly is home?” Is home simply the country whose passport I hold? Is home the place where I’ve spent the most years of my life? And is it possible that “home” can refer for more than one place?
Read her full article here.
This is part of why I have my heart set on teaching in Germany this summer. I'll need to pick up a TEFL certification, but luckily it's affordable and I can do it online. I'm really excited because- GERMANY!