About the challenges of partners that accompany their foreign assigness on jobs abroad.

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Midlife Wife

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The jail I thought my love did bind is merely a figment of my mind. This Mid-wife journey, this Mid-wife stage revealed the true power, of my rage

The homecoming blues

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Do you suffer from the 'Home-comer's blues'? Or are you the one at the kitchen sink with two babies in your arms desperately waiting for some light relief after two weeks of single parenting?

Growing old abroad

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Intercultural couples might never have thought about whose 'home' will be the one where they rest their bones. Couples who share one culture, as well as individuals may face the prospect of reverse culture shock. And some of us may even find we lose our acquired languages.

International friendships

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If you look at the friendships that survived your travels, you might notice that they are in a deeper, more lasting phase. Time and distance will have sifted out the one or two friends that are lasting, while others faded away. Just as there are different ways of making friends, there are also different ways of staying friends and expressing what we feel for them.

Sick of being a trailing spouse?

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If ever there was a description less befitting the hard work…

Changing identities abroad

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Many people experience the changing of their identities abroad.…

Held hostage for the sake of the children

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When international relationships end, one partner can end…

Relocating is just the start

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The day of relocation is just the start of a long journey of…