Making friends is one of the challenges of relocating and is a common cause of stress among expats. Some expats are reluctant to make the effort to make friends because of the emotional upheaval of having to say goodbye. Others find it intimidating to meet new people.
In my work with expat partners, I’m often asked “How can I maintain a sense of self and make the most of my expat experience?”
In this interview, Expat Blogger, Dawn McGill shares how writing her blog has provided her not only with an outlet in which to cope with the challenges of relocating, but has also kept her connected with family and friends, and given her a sense of purpose.
Read on to find out how she got started and what blogging has taught her about expat life.