Planting Roots in Puerto Rico: The Harsh Truth about Financial, Health, and Cultural Challenges - Ep 58

La Vida Más Chévere de Childfree Latinas

Mar 12 2024 • 28 mins

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Ever fantasize about moving abroad, and what that could look like in your life? Childfree couple Paulette and Ryan did just that, trading their Los Angeles-based routine for a new adventure in Puerto Rico. But moving to a tropical paradise wasn't all sausages and rainbows.

The couple gets real about the unexpected challenges they faced—from dreamy island life to the not-so-glamorous realities. This candid conversation gives a behind-the-scenes look into their experience. Paulette and Ryan dish on the importance of rolling with the punches, embracing the unknown, and maybe even having a Plan B (or C, or LMNOP) in your back pocket just in case.

It's an honest story about learning from stumbles, finding strength in the face of change, and knowing when to say, "enough is enough." Whether you're dreaming of a big move or navigating your own unexpected twists, this episode will leave you with a fresh perspective and a deeper appreciation for life's wild ride. Tune in for Paulette and Ryan's honest and relatable account – it's sure to inspire you to find your own adventure!

Key takeaways:

  1. Life decisions are rarely permanent, and it's okay to change your mind, even when facing challenges and setbacks.
  2. Exploring one's cultural roots and living in a new place can be a valuable and enriching experience, even if plans don't work out as expected.
  3. Embracing mistakes/failures as learning experiences and using them to grow and move forward is essential in this lifetime.

To get the full show notes, and an episode transcript, go to PauletteErato.com/shownotes. This is episode 58.

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