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Why trailing spouses have it tough – stress, depression, loss of identity – and how to turn it into opportunity

Expats are prone to what is called TSS or ‘trailing spouse syndrome’. TSS is the result of many challenges trailing spouses face to support their partners who are moving to a new city or country for their jobs. The trailing spouse practically leaves behind almost everything including their jobs, friends and sense of identity.

With Hong Kong home to many expatriates, a lot of trailing spouses may be experiencing TSS. In this SCMP article, Dr. Zaidi shares with us how to devise a plan before the move, and how to save your relationship from the negative impats of trailing spouse syndrome. Read the full article here.

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