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Real Expat Housewives

Here is an idea for a new reality TV show: Real Expat Housewives


In this article you have to humor me a little bit, but haven't we all had the experience that while living abroad, some of the things we experience could be on a TV show?


There are definitely those women who would fit into the stereotypical type that you would expect if you hear the word expat housewife: privileged, financial freedom and lots of free time. And maybe that just leads to drama like talking bad about other people, scheming, and making it one's mission to make someone else's life miserable and often without any reason.


Now why would anyone do something like that? Usually, it is because they are unhappy with their own lives. Nobody, who is happy and content with what they are having and who has goals and is determined to reach those goals will spend anytime on putting someone else down or on gossiping.


Now here is the trap that we can easily fall into while living abroad: Suddenly, we have all this free time on our hands and we need to figure out what to do. We may not even be aware that we are confronted with the question: What do you want to do abroad? And those, we can´t find the answer to this question may be a little lost. And if you are lost you are way more open to talk bad about other people, what is wrong in their life, with their family and so on.


Furthermore, we might lack validation for the work an expat wife is doing, like holding a family together, cooking and cleaning, being the emotional anchor in the whole experience, making sure that the children adjust well to all of the changes. And not to mention the emotional load we are caring for leaving loved ones behind and maybe even a job that we really enjoyed and had to give up to follow our partner. This is a lot. And we might feel alone and may not even know where to start.


So how about we rewrite the story and watching Real Expat Housewives would turn into women truly supporting other women abroad and at the same time having a lot of fun? Imagine what would be possible if expat spouses find their place abroad, their calling, their passion early on. Maybe you want to learn a new skill, maybe you want to study again, maybe you want to dive deep into the local culture, maybe you are really excited about being able to be there for your children, maybe you want to volunteer and give back. The possibilities are endless. And you don´t have to do it alone:


COACHING because knowing your purpose will change your time abroad.



 




YOU CAN ALWAYS TELL WHO THE STRONG WOMEN ARE.

THEY ARE THE ONES YOU SEE BUILDING ONE ANOTHER UP, INSTEAD OF TEARING EACH OTHER DOWN.

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