Expat Struggles

Struggling as the expat partner?

Living a fulfilling life as an Expat Partner while supporting your family can be tricky. There are many interests in the game and we have certain expectations which will not all come true. Adaptation is the biggest skill of all Expat Partner I met so far! 

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Expat partners do not only face a cultural challenge

I want to empower women in a similar position than me. The Expat time offers a huge chance to develop yourself and to grow as a person. It is not a time of dependence but a time of personal fulfillment. ​

Katharina von Knobloch

Katharina von Knobloch

German Expat living in the US. Lived & worked in Germany, UK, Spain & Taiwan. Profound experience in the corporate world as a Marketing & Business Development Manager. On a mission to empower Expat Partners by sharing personal experience & advise on how to live a happy Expat life.

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Expat partners do not only face a cultural challenge

I want to empower women in a similar position than me. The Expat time offers a huge chance to develop yourself and to grow as a person. It is not a time of dependence but a time of personal fulfillment. ​

Katharina von Knobloch

Katharina von Knobloch

German Expat living in the US. Lived & worked in Germany, UK, Spain & Taiwan. Profound experience in the corporate world as a Marketing & Business Development Manager. On a mission to empower Expat Partners by sharing personal experience & advise on how to live a happy Expat life.

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Expat
struggle

How expatriation changed me

Living abroad influences you more than you think – mostly in a positive way. 

Who am I? The Expat pArtner Struggle

A very personal reflection on my struggle with being seen as the “dependent” Expat Partner. 

My proven tricks for the expat partner blues - free download

All tips & tricks you need to feel more comfortable abroad even when everything seems to go wrong. 

Expat struggle

HOW EXPATRIATION CHANGED ME

Living abroad influences you more than you think – mostly in a positive way. 

WHO AM I? THE EXPAT PARTNER STRUGGLE

A very personal reflection on my struggle with being seen as the “dependent” Expat Partner. 

MY PROVEN TRICKS FOR THE EXPAT PARTNER BLUES - FREE DOWNLOAD

All tips & tricks you need to feel more comfortable abroad even when everything seems to go wrong. 

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A positive answer to the question “What do you do?”

So, I covered in several posts the identity struggle than can come along when you are moving abroad for the partner’s job. It’s a new beginning on several levels and a change also in areas that you have been happy with such as the job situation. In this blog post, I want to present you an interview with a very experienced Expat who moved abroad for her husband’s job and managed to re-invent herself and be happy with the new lifestyle. She contacted me after reading one of my blog posts where I covered the topic of why the question “What do you do?” can be a tough one. She expressed her disbelief that modern women are still struggling with this and showed me her perspective. I loved it and wanted to present to you her point of view so I asked her for an interview. And here it is: A conversation about the modern challenges of being an Expat Partner and what to learn from more experienced Expat Partners – with the amazing Antje Döhring.

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The Expatriation: A journey into the past for modern women?

Since I started my adventure of living abroad and even more after diving into the business behind expatriation, I am fascinated by the shift of gender roles after moving abroad. In this blog post, I want to elaborate a bit about my personal experience with the gender inequalities in expatriation and add some interesting resources I found.

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The concept of Visualization & how it helps you to find out what you really want

Visualization is a powerful tool that can take your goal setting to the next level. It is a common technique in coaching and I found it to be very useful with my Expat clients. In this article, I introduce you to the basic concept and I will show you my favorite exercise for new Expats who are on their journey figuring out what they want to achieve during their time abroad.

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Expat Interview with Alexia

This week I want to share with you one of the interviews of the workbook with Alexia, who lived and moved abroad to exotic countries and found herself in many different roles along the way. I am sure you can learn a lot from her point of view!

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