Our children play, we meet for dinners, we know each other’s husbands, we gossip, and we talk about how much we miss our home countries.
I knew about the rule that said only men can drive.
Regardless of our plans and our vision of where we will end up, life has its own agenda, taking us down roads we never even knew existed.
I never dreamed that my life would someday lead me from hearing about Saudi Arabia on the nightly news to actually living there.
She may enjoy a life that very much resembles the one she had back home, with parties, concerts or plays, and social events with friends or the expat community.
Since I came to Saudi Arabia as the wife of a Saudi citizen, my life resembles something between that of a local and that of an expat.