In that case, right from the start, you will be involved in everyday life in Germany much more and experience cultural particularities of your host country much more intensively than your spouse who will be integrated in their professional routine immediately. Yet in the beginning, there will be no such framework for you to cling to.
My coaching for expat spouses will be beneficial for yourself and your spouse, as well as for your spouse’s organization
Can you perceive one or more of the following symptoms on yourself?
- Feeling emotionally very unstable
- Feelings of personal failure because proven behavioural strategies from home do not seem to work
- A feeling of helplessness due to a lack of language skills
- Feeling lonely and isolated without family and friends
- Disappointment because your expectations of an interesting stay abroad do not seem to be met
- Increasing belittlement and rejection of the new environment
- An increasingly urgent desire to return to your home country
How you as an expat spouse will benefit from my coaching:
As a coach, I offer you orientation in everyday life, particularly during the first months, in order to make it easier for you to get settled in Germany.
You will get to know and understand the essential values and behavioural rules that the functioning of social life in Germany is based on. From this, you will draw confidence and strength for your own behaviour and experience your stay as positive and rewarding.
Your spouse’s professional success is largely determined by how you perceive and experience your stay in Germany.
You will only be able to support your spouse in their professional challenges in Germany if you yourself also feel at ease in the country. Otherwise your spouse may feel obliged to say goodbye to their career abroad prematurely in order to return to your home country with you.
In order to establish longer-term perspectives in Germany, I can also offer you the following services:
You would like to build up a new circle of friends and don’t know how?
No matter whether you are interested in sports, culture or other topics; there will always be kindred spirits that you can join.
My coaching assists you in establishing contact with people who share your interests and whose company you will feel comfortable in.
You are looking for new professional perspectives in order to make good use of your work-free time in Germany?
What possibilities are there for you to pursue your own career in Germany?
What other possibilities of personal and professional development are there?
Which of these do you think are useful, also in view of repatriating?
Let me offer you my assistance and find the right solution for yourself!
How your organization benefits from coaching for the spouses of your international members of staff:
Studies have shown that the employment relationships of foreign employees who are accompanied by their spouses are generally more successful and harmonious than those in which the spouse stays behind in their home country.
It has also become apparent that, if assignments end prematurely, the reason in 40% of all cases lies in the unhappiness/dissatisfaction of the accompanying spouse.
By supporting the integration of accompanying family members by means of coaching, you as an organization will strengthen the satisfaction of your international employee.
This way, they will be able to fully concentrate on their job, unencumbered by private problems, and develop their full potential for the benefit of your organization.