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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Blue Monday

Do you like Mondays? I have the feeling that claiming to hate Mondays is not only the new norm but also widely socially labeled as “cool.” Everyone is posting a sad face and a reference to Mondays on social media. I recently found out that there is also the term “blue Monday” referring to a Monday in January which weatherwise brings the most depressed vibe with it. However, if you are the expat partner, Mondays might have reached a new level of stress. In this article, I want to explain why and what will help if you are feeling moody.

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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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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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