Are you offended by the term “trailing spouse?”
It seems like a simple question, but as diplomatic and corporate expat spouses around the world continue to debate its use, Unaccompanied Baggage is interested in our readers’ thoughts. Is it the right phrase? Is there a better one? Is the concept too complicated for a simple label?
Feel free to comment here, even if your response is as simple as YES or NO. If you have more to say about the topic, though, and don’t have a blog of your own, feel free to send longer responses to firstname.lastname@example.org. Feature-length pieces may be posted on their own, and shorter responses will be compiled into a roundup for posting here. (Those who respond can remain anonymous if they’d like.)
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