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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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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Learn from strong women

Last week I was in the lucky position to attend the International Women’s Day Lightning Talks in Chicago. I was impressed by the panel consisting of strong entrepreneurial women. Those female leaders with a background in tech, culture, social media, and politics have been real role models for the audience. It was great to see that it was an honest and well-reflected approach to strengthen women’s’ mindset. No overuse of buzzwords, female paroles or how unfair everything is but straightforward insights into their daily business life and their advice for the mostly female audience.

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The Expat-Relationship. A real test!

An expat assignment is a tough time as it throws both partners into cold water but due to work in different “buckets”. Read about my personal experience and how to communicate with your partner.

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