expatriation, Positivity

Missing those deeper connections

Lately, I have been half-lamenting my lack of deeper connections. I have been craving to find that elusive spot where I can safely express my fears and insecurities, navigate my confusions and expose my vulnerabilities with neither judgment nor false comfort.  It has been more than two years since we expatriated, leaving the home, people,… Continue reading Missing those deeper connections

Marriage, Positivity

What I didn’t expect about being an expat

In multiple ways, I was prepared to do well as a first-time expat leaving my country, family, friends, career, routines, lifestyle, and almost everything that I knew too well. My husband and I decided to move to the Middle East when he accepted a new position.  I “retired” from my career as assistant vice president… Continue reading What I didn’t expect about being an expat