I Am a Expat

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    Daughter Of An Expat

    As the daughter of an expat, I got to experience many wonderful things and live in three completely different cultures. I sometimes feel like I am in the third space because when people ask me where I am from I really don't know what to tell them. What is my identity? Do I belong...
    righteouschica righteouschica
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2012

    I'm an expat! In the UK,

    originally from NC
    Beautifulpolyamory Beautifulpolyamory
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 2, 2015

    I am an expat from brazil,

    living in japan. since 2007 without friends, pals or correlates. hard to find this kind here.
    AeroWillis AeroWillis
    41-45, M
    Feb 4, 2016

    Expat living in Panama City from Europe.

    Used to travelling around the place but for the past year i have stayed put. My spanish unfortunately is probably worse now than when i arrived. Its down to arrogance i think. Most people who dont have english as a 1st language make the effort no matter where they are. Anyways i...
    irelander2014 irelander2014
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 9, 2014

    Me 2! We live up N BC,

    Canada, these days. We moved here back N April, due 2 the hubby's job, ( mechanical engineer ). So... Do I like it? Not sure. 2 B honest - the jury's still out on that 1. Don't get me wrong, it's a lovely country <3 Been 2 all the beautiful provinces, except 4 the...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent
    41-45, F
    Jul 28, 2014

    Or not. I am not sure

    if I was ever Pat
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    1 Response Sep 23, 2014
    Pingless Pingless
    26-30, F
    Mar 5, 2016

    Being An "Expat" Is Permanent - I'M Going Home Someday.

    Living overseas in Asia for more than a decade has its ups and downs. I've been to more countries and travelled more in the past 10 years than I did in the first three decades of my life. I've seen and done things that I never could have if I had never left. My eyes have been...
    murrayarty murrayarty
    31-35, M
    2 Responses May 19, 2013
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