In a world where stability, continuity, and connections are valued, those who choose a more nomadic lifestyle, embark on a brave endeavor. However, relocating can give us a new lease on life, providing new stimulus and opportunities for personal growth.
Growing up in an immigrant Italian family in Montreal was a turbulent experience and a formula for disaster. I was the eldest of three sisters. By the age of 14, I had done just about every illegal drug available. Before I reached my 17th Birthday I had run away from my family home and was headed across Canada to the West Coast.
10 MIN READ: Historically, the romantic basis of marriage has been regarded with ambivalence, although it offered the promise of happiness and personal fulfillment, these were generally considered imprudent. This is the story of a child bride in Canada’s prairies, post WWII