I didn’t move to Korea by choice. In fact, when my husband first got military orders that would send us and our newborn to Korea, I was so upset that I cried. I thought about uprooting our lives in Las Vegas to spend the next year in a strange and foreign Asian country.
“I don’t even like Korean food! I’m going to starve,” I remember telling him in my typical overdramatic fashion. However, the more I began to research our impending move, the more open-minded I became. People generally seemed to like it over there. Maybe it wouldn’t be so bad.
Despite the fact that I have lived all over the United States, I was not prepared for the culture shock that is Korea. A shock because that year ended up being the best year of my life.
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