Kara Barkman knew culture stress was on its way, but a little surprise made it that much harder to handle.
‘I believe that being a part of an intercultural team is a huge testimony to nonbelievers, as long as we are working well together.’
‘What if my nieces and nephews don’t remember me? Will they have bitterness toward me for never being around?’
‘It wasn’t a big deal, really — it was the buildup of small events leading up to the moment when I felt entirely overwhelmed.’
The Barkmans find the perfect apartment in Spain, but after six moves in three years, it’s hard to feel settled.