Blair had a job offer…and a pretty good one at that. However, one of the complications of trying to build a life in a country that is not your own are the unforeseen circumstances that arise.
At ‘home’, you get a job, you accept it and you get to work. Away from home, things are different. Particularly if away from home means in another country. There are visas, work permits and the re-creation of support systems that all need to be considered and resolved. Blair had to turn down the offer…
None of this is trivial, but all of these are choices as well. Blair and I go back and forth and discuss the controversial topic of surviving and building a business overseas…and some of the challenges that women encounter that some people do not want to talk about.
In the end, Blair has left Thailand for now. She believes she simply “ran out of options…"