I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again ‘ Don’t call me a trailing spouse!’ – not on your/my expat nelly! It makes me shudder, really it does!
I dislike it so much that I just had to write an article about it for Global Living Magazine.
Some folks don’t have a problem with the term ‘trailing spouse’ and I applaud them for that. Each to their own in whatever expat capacity you may reside. However, my way to deal with this is to write a tongue in cheek article all about my view on the role of ‘trailing spouses’, both male and female!
‘In the expat world you can call me pretty much anything you like, within reason. Just, please, I beg of you, don’t call me a ‘trailing spouse.’
You can read it here….. (Click on image and enlarge….)