In case you haven't read it yet, here is my story and why I left academia to become a trailing spouse two years ago now. Amanda at Maroc Mama is about to become an expat too and this was my contribution to her series asking for other women's experiences.
I have a PhD and 5 years postgraduate research experience in academia. 2 years ago I went from academic working mum to trailing spouse. I left my job, my life, my friends to follow my husband and his great job opportunity. I do not regret it, but it hasn’t been easy.
Read more at Maroc Mama.