So, when I learned that we’d be relocating internationally once again, I rolled up my sleeves, opened the Notes app on my iPhone, and started to prepare.
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International Love: Advice on Cross-cultural Dating and Relationships
From food, to bodily functions, to religious practices, to sex, to family, to gender roles (often one of the bigger issues) – if you date someone from another culture, be prepared for misunderstandings.
Awkward Politics – An American Abroad
During this election cycle, I’ve found myself engaged in more political discussions with non-Americans than ever before – describing how the electoral college works and why we have it (thanks, Google), the difference between the Senate and the House, and whether or not Trump may actually succeed in his apparent coup attempt… and why many Republicans appear to be supporting it.
Lockdown in Indonesia: How I Followed My Intuition and Ended Up Exactly Where I Wanted to Be
One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned on this trip is to lean into uncertainty, trust my intuition, and make decisions when they feel right – all the while fully cognizant that inaction is a decision in and of itself.