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3. Small pretty things

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Viviana and her husband are dreaming about their baby as every pregnant couple does. What will they name it, will it be a boy or a girl? But then their dream of parenthood crashes and falters on the rocks of fate. Viviana cries for the child that she mis-carried, and her husband mourns for the lover he has lost as Viviana retreats into herself.

4. Unrequited love

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Viviana's husband wants to show her his love. Human beings need to be allowed to give love and much as to receive it. He hurts when she is too sad to hear him. And if we listen from the perspective of the Shadow, then even within the psyche there can be parts that want the love and recognition of other parts.

Scary things

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Listen   Scary Things Scary is liver, with spinach…

Sick of being a trailing spouse?

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

Midlife Love

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Listen What joke is this, what cosmic joke that you become…

Don't feel sorry for me!

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After a tale of childhood woe, abandonment and grief, she lifts…

7. Think of a Way

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Viviana heeds the call of fate. She also hears her husband singing of the love he feels for her, but for now she must go her own way and explore what this crisis might teach her. She hopes he will be there for her when she 'returns'.

Is loneliness part of the expat experience?

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No one likes to admit that they are lonely and yet, for most internationals, dealing with the loss of friends and family is always going to be part of the process of adjustment. Singles may travel abroad in search of adventure, to take up a new job, or just because that particular country has always exercised a particular pull on them

Dealing with the in laws

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Dealing with the in laws can be confusing and confounding and…