Culture, Language, and Friendship: The Expat’s Dilemma

Culture, Language, and Friendship: The Expat’s Dilemma

I’ve always been fascinated by human behavior and how people react, act, think, and feel. It’s a puzzle. Even now. I’ve met so many people and I’ve worked with so many people, but still amazes me how we react under given circumstances or under...
Attachment Styles on Expat Couples

Attachment Styles on Expat Couples

Expat relationships are fun, exciting, and a new kind of adventure. But like all relationships, they come with their own set of challenges. There are, of course, language and cultural barriers, which can affect expat couples. Two people coming from vastly different...
Gaslighting and its Effects on Expat Couples

Gaslighting and its Effects on Expat Couples

When someone is gaslighting in relationships, they say or do things to make others feel like the problem is their fault. Gaslighting is a common form of emotional abuse that can happen in any relationship, but it’s especially tough when the message must work...
4 Must-Do’s to Navigate your Multilingual Relationship

4 Must-Do’s to Navigate your Multilingual Relationship

Misunderstandings are usual in all kinds of relationships: with your partner, family, friends and colleagues. However, when this is a multilingual relationship and you have to communicate in a language that is not your mother tongue, the challenges are even more...
Languages of Love in an Expat Relationship

Languages of Love in an Expat Relationship

Being in a expat relationship is an adventure sometimes not easy to navigate. Be aware of the cultural and idiomatic differences, but also of the language in which your better half expresses his/her love, and you’ll enjoy a beautiful and profound partnership, wherever...