100 Foreigners Share Their Belgian Love Experience

A few years ago, I wrote an article, 7 Things I’ve Learned About Loving a Belgian. The article picked up traction in a way that really surprised me. People’s messages and emails came pouring in; strangers took time to share their experiences with me with impressive candor and humor. Shortly after, I invited expat strangersContinue reading “100 Foreigners Share Their Belgian Love Experience”

I Moved Abroad For Love. Here’s What I Want You to Know.

Hey readers, I’ve been wanting to write about this for a long, long time but it’s a big topic and a personal one, too. As a fiercely independent and travel-obsessed woman, the thought of ‘relying’ on a man to influence my future plans scared me, a lot. At twenty-three, I had no concrete life plan,Continue reading “I Moved Abroad For Love. Here’s What I Want You to Know.”

7 Things I’ve Learned About Loving a Belgian

Hey readers! I want to talk about love and transnational relationships. What do I know? I’ve been with a Belgian for eight years, married for almost five. After years of navigating our cultural differences, I’ve come to some general conclusions. Although these are my personal observations, my other foreign friends who also happen to loveContinue reading “7 Things I’ve Learned About Loving a Belgian”

Anniversary Post: 2,555 Days Since We Met

Seven years ago today, I wasn’t in the mood to go out. It was a damp Saturday in Paris and I just didn’t have it in me to get dressed and put in the effort. My friend convinced me that we should get out if even just for one drink. We were both so new toContinue reading “Anniversary Post: 2,555 Days Since We Met”

American Meets Belgian: Une Histoire D’Amour

Being engaged is great. In fact, it’s a sort of comfort and simultaneous excitement I didn’t think possible. I once looked at my Facebook newsfeed in disbelief at how everyone I knew from elementary was getting married and having babies. Weren’t we just graduating from college? Maybe you can relate to the feeling. It wasContinue reading “American Meets Belgian: Une Histoire D’Amour”