Dealing With Gossip And Rumor In Expat Communities Overseas

“Kathleen, I just want to say that I really love receiving all of your newsletters. I can’t believe how much information you are able to organize and present. Thank you so much. I hope to be able to relocate sooner than later, and you are a truly valuable source of knowledge.”

–Jennifer S., United States


“Kathleen, great article on the Gossip Mill. I enjoyed reading that. Seems like no matter where you go, you have the same bunch of people stirring up the pot. I guess entertainment is hard to find at times, so they generate their own form of it.”

–Mike S., Ecuador


“Kathleen, regarding Lief’s write-up on the gossip front…well said, brother! Goes with the territory but is nonetheless disturbing. Gossip-mongers live everywhere, I guess.”

–Sasha G., United States


“Kathleen, fantastic! I loved Lief’s article on gossip. The pain is that the damage can make folks have to actually move out of a place they otherwise love.

“I am planning a move to Nicaragua. Hmmm…I wonder what the gossip mill is like in that country…”

–Lisa C., United States

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