After my own personal encounters meeting some very strong and inspiring expat women, as well as from reading recent articles here on Inter Nations contributed by “trailing spouses”, I was motivated to write about another group of inspirational, strong female expats.
It is a group less commonly discussed, and one to which I belong: the single, female expat.
My first time living in a foreign land was over 5 years ago as a participant in an intensive foreign language program.
During this experience I was surrounded by many other fellow exchange students, who all had several things in common: we were young, university-aged foreigners, with lots of free time dedicated to having fun, and everyone was anxious to meet one another and forge friendships easily and quickly.
) the new found freedom of living and working in a foreign country is not without its own trials and tribulations, especially when you are single.
Single in the ’90s, Jill Crosby tried online dating on mainstream sites but found little success.
“As soon as I mentioned meditation or healing crystals, their eyes would glass over,” she said.
The Short Version: For some people, mainstream dating websites aren’t the right path, and large databases feel too broad to serve their niche desires.
Some awakened souls seek connection on a deeper level, and they find a home on Spiritual Singles.