Tag Archives: trailing spouse

Culture Shock or “How’s the Serenity?”

Culture shock can be a complicated, confusing, disorienting experience.  It is defined as the individual’s sense of dislocation when attempting to settle into a new environment. Moving cities can be hard enough. Moving countries requires you to adapt to foreign values, mannerisms, mind-sets … Continue reading

Posted in Lifestyle | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

It’s only semantics!

I am a trailing spouse. I don’t find it the most flattering of titles, it makes me feel like Virginia Creeper, ivy or a loose thread on his coat tails, with a definite inference that I am dragging on his … Continue reading

Posted in Local Culture | Tagged | 4 Comments