How can I be happy with my situaion...?
I am currently living with my boyfriend in the Netherlands. He has graduated from university last year and since October he has been working at a govermental office. As for me I am at the moment waiting for the residence permit and have no friends around here. :( I am not allowed to work yet. I am only able to attend language classes if I get a residence permit. I have almost everyday nothing to do.. am stuck in front of PC learning the new language and so on because I feel even more isolated if I would not understand the language! Other things I do is just cooking, cleaning and waiting for him to come home from work. We have been together for 4 years and had no serious arguments until I moved to the Netherlands. I am basically optimistic and have been trying to stay positive but getting more depressive these days. :( He does not earn much and not really enough for 2 person. I would like to join some circles but it costs money and as I do not speak the language well, I feel the isolation and I am not welcomed. :( My boyfriend likes to do sports and he used to run 2 times a week with his brother and learn ju-jutsu once a week but now he only runs once because of me being alone. I feel a bit guilty. :(
I am happy to be with him. He is caring and nice guy. But I miss the time with my friends, family…It is really hard to live abroad that has a totally different culture.
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