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    (Original post by L i b)
    For example, I am a Canadian citizen, but I don't feel myself to have a meaningful enough connection with Canada to call myself Canadian in anything other than a political way. As such, despite being a dual citizen, I only have one nationality and cultural identity: British.
    That's very similar to me, I'm a Swiss citizen but don't think of myself as Swiss at all... I really like that part of my heritage and I like having dual citizenship but I'm not Swiss.
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    legally speaking, not necessarily. But non-legally, whatever you feel!
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    (Original post by Bubbles*de*Milo)
    My passport says I'm Israeli, but I'd never call myself that...

    Hence the point of the rest of my post.
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    (Original post by Pinball_heart)
    Hence the point of the rest of my post.

    (Original post by Pinball_heart)
    I think whatever your passport says you are, you are.
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    British born ... you are here to rule !
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    I think it's silly when people call themselves the nationality of whatever country they were born in...if both parents were Spanish but happened to be living in Germany at the time their child was born, would that make the child German? No!
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    (Original post by aforalice)
    That's very similar to me, I'm a Swiss citizen but don't think of myself as Swiss at all... I really like that part of my heritage and I like having dual citizenship but I'm not Swiss.
    same, but I'd rather call myself Swiss than British whilst Gordon Brown is PM and pissing the country up the wall :rolleyes: and I always use my Swiss passport, barely ever my British one. I think people respect it more. My Mum's English born and bred, but even she uses her swiss passport (she got it from marrying my dad) more now.
    I say Swiss->English->British in that order of preference.
 
 
 

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