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The author moved to Sweden from Ontario, Canada, four years ago and has no plans to leave.
Madeline Robson
  • After meeting my Swedish partner, I moved from Canada to Sweden in 2019.
  • At first I planned to stay temporarily — now more than four years later, I have no plans to leave.
  • Despite the cultural changes, I found a balance and simplicity in Sweden that I didn’t have before.

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