Moving away from home can be an incredibly difficult, isolating and stressful process. Moving away from home with depression is even more difficult. Moving away from home with depression when your main trigger is isolation and separation from your friends and family is, in a nutshell, a little bit shit. I’ve always maintained however, that… Continue reading The Depressed Expat – how to miss friends and terrify people.
Today’s writing101 task is to work with a one-word prompt. The word I have picked is ‘choice’. This post outlines those choices I’ve made in the past twelve months that contributed to me being here, sitting at my desk in Saudi Arabia – 3276 miles away from my home. I chose to give Paul a… Continue reading Choice – how it brought me from there, to here.
In the future I’d like to write a little about my experience of expat life, making friends, getting settled into a new community and how to do all of this whiilst being both incredibly awkward and also quite depressed. So I suppose a bit of background on this situation might be helpful being that I… Continue reading Depression – My Story.