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#39 The Long-Distance Family Dynamic - with Michael Sullivan
Episode 397th February 2024 • Holding the Fort Abroad • Rhoda Bangerter
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Find out how the Sullivan family makes their split location arrangement work, what they prioritise, how Michael stays present as a father for his children even though he lives thousands of miles away. They are not new at this and Michael shares his hard earned wisdom. Michael Sullivan currently teaches in Turkey while his wife works and lives in the Philippines with their children. He is finalising his soon-to-be published book and hosts a TCK Podcast.

You will learn:

  • Impact of separation on family life
  • Challenges with priorities
  • The necessity of strong communication and working through difficulties
  • Misconceptions about split-location families
  • Coping with skepticism from others
  • Maintaining a functioning family despite the physical distance 

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Find out more about Michael’s book and TCK Podcast on his Website 

Connect with him on LinkedIn

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