Yes it seems these are the posts of expat returning to their homes lately, but that is because there are a lot of expat leaving Italy to go home. They are leaving for many reason. Read this blog post about a family moving back and why.
“And so I am frequently asked, can’t you just stay? The short answer is “no.” Actually, that’s the long answer, too. Staying isn’t financially possible. But even if it were, we wouldn’t stay.”