The Naturalization ceremony went on without a hitch...except for maybe one. After we did the "Oath", which was weird, a man sang the Star Spangled Banner. I've never been emotionally attached to this song, but I almost started crying. It wasn't because I was so glad to be a US citizen. Don't get me wrong, I wanted to become a citizen. But, during that song, I was overcome with the feeling that I had somehow betrayed Canada and it made me want to cry something I wasn't expecting.
I've been thinking a lot about this which has made me even more confused. My great grandfather was a US citizen as were his parents. My grandma was born in Wales. I have ancestors from Norway and various other parts of the world. So...how does becoming a US citizen invoke feelings of betraying Canada? Thoughts? Comments?