Expat Women: Confessions - 50 Answers to Your Real-Life Questions about Living Abroad
If you have ever wondered what it is like to live abroad, work abroad or accompany your working partner abroad, this book is for you. If you are already living the expat life but have mixed emotions about settling in, rebuilding your identity, relationship changes, successfully managing your money and career, raising children far from home or repatriating, this book is also for you.
In Expat Women, experienced expats Andrea Martins and Victoria Hepworth share a wealth of wisdom and positive tips to motivate you at every stage of your expat journey. They cover popular topics like leaving family back home, transitioning quickly, inter-cultural relationships, parenting bilingual children and work-life balance. They also address more difficult issues such as expat infidelity, divorce, alcoholism and reverse culture shock. This unique book is the perfect addition to every expat bookshelf.
Andrea David, Head of Global Mobility, Bloomberg LP wrote:
A must for anyone who is, has been or will be an expat!
Ruth E. Van Reken, Co-author of Third Culture Kids wrote:
A terrific book! Real-life examples of the challenges expat women face, with insightful and practical advice, this should be on the must-read list for anyone involved with expatriate administration.
Leslie Brant Teixeira, Director, U.S. Department of State Family Liaison Office wrote:
What a great book! For the first time, a real-life manual that will reassure every expat woman that she is not alone in her unspoken feelings and questions. I loved it!
Elizabeth Perelstein, President, School Choice International wrote:
This book is a great resource for all expat women.
Expat Women: Confessions is a wonderful addition to the literature on the experiences of women during their lives abroad. Andrea and Victoria answer difficult questions with empathy, an upbeat attitude, and wisdom. This is a book that every expat woman should keep at her bedside for the moments that inevitably surface when abroad – and even after repatriation.