18 May 2024
Community Couples Counselling Expat Support Health

Expats and mental health: The ‘Second Day Blues’

This week, Lysanne Sizoo explores why many couples experience the ‘second day blues’, when one half returns weary from a trip abroad only to be faced with disgruntled grumbles and a list of chores.   My father was naval officer and my mother a very independent and self-sufficient naval officer’s wife. She told me, “When your […]

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Community Couples Counselling Expat Support Family

‘Two’s Company…’: Handling your in-laws

Dealing with the in-laws can be confusing and confounding and the cause of many arguments around the dinner table. In part 2 of her ‘Love in a Foreign Land’ articles, Lysanne Sizoo explores three ways in which you can help each other to create more tolerance and understanding, whilst also setting clear and constructive boundaries. […]

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