We are all a product of our upbringing, and the country in which we grow up has a lot to do with the person we become later on in life. Despite my openness to new cultures and quick adaptability when joining them, I am still an American. Things like greetings, personal interactions, and how I define a strong work ethic are all shaped by my Americanness.
When I first moved to Budapest, I had to learn to let a few things go and to adjust some of my perspectives. It all ends up being for the best, anyway. These are the six American habits I lost when I moved to Hungary.