Moving from one country to another constitutes a rite of passage for many. It all begins with the decision that a change is right, and it’s time to make that change. What follows that decision is a process that involves a number of stages...
What is it like to leave work, friends, and family behind and move to another country? Moving to Mexico: Relocation as a Rite of Passage explores the progression people negotiate when moving from one country to another.
Mexico has become home to many from all over the world. A range of expatriates from not only the U.S. and Canada, but also Germany, Kenya, Japan, Russia, and Scotland shared personal stories of the inspiration for their move, how they negotiated the process, and successfully adapted to a new life.
Sydney Metrick is the author of I Do, and Crossing the Bridge, and co-author of The Art of Ritual, and Rituals for Life, Love and Loss. She has a doctorate in Expressive Arts and she specializes in supporting individuals, couples and groups through life transitions by using creative expression, ceremony, and strategic planning techniques.