Posts tagged expat relationships
Why Knowing Your Love Language Will Improve Your Relationship

You've probably heard the tern "love language" thrown around for the past few years. The 5 Love Languages refers to a book written by Dr. Gary Chapman that has sold over 11 million copies. That's probably why you've heard about it at least once. These 5 languages refer to how you show or express love to your partner (and also in platonic relationships). They include: words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch. It's true that one person can have more than one language, but the key is finding the most dominant one. 

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You Need to Cut It: How to Know When a Relationship Has Run Its Course

One of the hardest truths in life is accepting that not every relationship-- whether it be platonic, familiar or romantic-- is meant to last forever. It's painful and disappointing because we invest time, effort, money and energy into making and building relationships. We allow ourselves to be vulnerable and open our minds and hearts to people that we feel deserve a space in our lives. With family, it's a bit different as that element of choice is not present; however, with friends and partners, when said relationships end, we feel a sense of burden and a twinge of guilt as if we'd chosen the wrong person, or somehow it's our fault. 

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3 Ideas Originales Para La Primera Cita

This post is as much for women as it is for men: everyone wants to have a fantastic first date. Even though the ideas that I’m going to give are related to Madrid, they are universal and can be modified for your own cities. Either way, the main point is to plan your date or at the very least have some ideas in mind. There’s nothing worse than meeting someone and spending twenty minutes asking: But, what do you want to do?

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Wanderlust Wednesday: Oneika The Traveller

Oneika is one of our favorite WOC travelers that has been shaping the scene for a while now. Having traveled to over 76 countries and not just honing the title of a traveler but a true expat, we were honored to chat with her. We got to hear her advice for those hesitant to take the leap, how she's grown her blog tenfold, the beauty of traveling with your partner and more. Read up on our Wanderlust Wednesday interview and learn all about Oneika. 

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Adventures in Online Dating: We Found Love in a Hopeless Place

If you’ve been tuning in to this trilogy of epic proportions, I’ve taken you from the four stages of creating a profile and also, introduced you to the types of guys you may or may not encounter and the messages they’ll send. Although online dating can seem hopeless at times, it truly is important to keep your sense of humor. Remind yourself that if you’re (relatively) normal and on the site, there’s bound to be other (somewhat) normal people looking for the same things as you.

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Expat Spotlight: Cat Gaa of Sunshine + Siestas and Como Consulting

When you think of long term Spain expats, Cat Gaa is one of the first that comes to mind. Having lived here for almost eight years, started a blog and a business as well as getting married in a few weeks... it seems like she's done it all! Well we got to chat with her about her time in Spain, the brands she runs and advice she has for those looking to move abroad long term. 

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