Leading an international life is exciting: you get to live in other countries, dive into other cultures and languages, and you have friends in many different places. The world is your oyster.
What most people who embark on this kind of journey tend to forget, is that this is only one side of the medal. On the other side of the medal, there is the unexpected, the surprises, the things we didn’t sign up for, the challenges, and the tangible and intangible losses we have to deal with regularly. [read the entire post]