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...
What Expats Say When They Don’t Communicate

What Expats Say When They Don’t Communicate

Humans communicate from the moment they perceive each other. It is impossible not to, even if no words are verbally spoken or exchanged. Interested to know what expats say even not saying anything? Keep reading. According to Paul Watzlawick, an Austrian psychologist...
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...
Expat for Love? Stop feeling Dependent Abroad!

Expat for Love? Stop feeling Dependent Abroad!

We are used to doing what we want without questioning much, without overthinking about money, spontaneous, free. This usually changes when we move to another country, probably with a language we don’t master, without a support network, we feel insecure and lost....
Claim your Space: Moving in Together as an Intercultural Couple

Claim your Space: Moving in Together as an Intercultural Couple

I met my partner online, through Hospitality Club. The previous version of Couchsurfing. A beautiful space to meet people from around the globe. I was a very involved member and when travelers were searching for a host in Chile, I was one of the first to appear. Many...