"I howled in despair": the Russian woman spoke about the difficult crossing and life in BritainPictolic
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Russia's Natalia shared her story of a difficult move to the UK. It turns out that even the status of the bride or wife does not simplify the procedure for obtaining permanent residence in this country. But the girl claims that all the difficulties she had endured her husband, was worth it — now Natalia believes the UK their new home.
Natalia admits that never thought about moving and are unlikely to ever be decided on this, if not for one fateful meeting. In Russia, she studied to be an interpreter of English and practice it with native speakers on specialized sites. Once contact was a guy named Ryan. First they just talked, then between them there was born a friendship, but soon Natalia realized that it has grown into something more...
Ryan decided to take the first step and came to the girl in Russia. Here. The first time lovers are all satisfied: Natasha continued to study, but her friend the Englishman got a job as a translator, what always dreamed. Six months later, relations and validation of feelings on the strength of the couple began to think about the future. It turned out that Ryan does not want to remain permanently in Russia, as he bad given Russian language. In addition, they both understood that in Britain you can achieve much more.
Was to move to Britain is not so easy. The problems started at the stage of registration of the visa of the bride, so young people decided to get married in Russia. But the conditions of the visa-wife was no less confusing: after the wedding, Ryan and Natalia took a year for the bureaucratic red tape.
In the first week after moving she has a job as a translator.
In a small suburb of London it was a big success. The girl is still working in this company, challenging phrase: "There's nobody waiting." "At work I, like all my colleagues from other countries, I respect and appreciate my work", — says Natalia.
The first impression of Britain from the girls was positive. According to Natalia, she immediately fell in love with this country, with its old architecture, green parks and the famous English politeness.But soon the Russians began the "second phase" of adaptation — frustration.
Now she realizes that this unpleasant stage was the only "way out of your comfort zone". After she managed to overcome all his fears, all the cons turned into pros. Even some indigenous British managed to establish friendly relations. However, two years later.
Feel girls in the UK, less sharpness and anger, and in General less negative than in Russia.
But the main advantage of living in the UK she calls freely and cheaply travel. For example, in any country in Europe can be reached quickly and without a visa (subject to the availability of British passports) for a very reasonable amount. Yes, and to travel around the UK a pleasure — there are a lot of ancient castles, palaces, manors, who for centuries did not change their appearance.
Well, we can only be glad for the girl, because not all Russian immigrants business in a new place develop so successfully. For example, once we were told about a woman who moved to Cyprus and now wants out.