Essay on Why Is It Important?

823 Words Sep 22nd, 2015 4 Pages
Moving to another location is a huge life event, especially if it is from your hometown. It is like throwing away a large part of your life and everything built has deteriorated into dust. Having to deal with losing very close friends and family members. These are people who have been in your life for a long time, right? On the other hand, some of the few things you have to deal with are, that you need to adapt to a completely different environment, and the transition should happen quickly. It can be even harder when moving to another country, where you need to understand a whole new culture and speak another language. Luckily, most countries teaches English in schools, where I had an advantage. However, there may be a lot of miscommunication and misunderstanding when interacting with others, which I experienced many times, and even still today. On the positive side, you get to restart your life, meet new people, and explore wonderful places. Moving to the U.S taught me to gain something new out of my losses, because holding on to the past can affect you emotionally.
In my case, a year and half ago I moved from Norway to Arizona with my parents. I had no idea of what or where Arizona was, or how people were. Although one of my parents is American, I had very little exposure to the American culture, since I only knew it through the media and stingy stereotypes. Honestly, I was not sure if I wanted to move, because I have always heard how “bad” America was. However, today I…

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