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No one here is happy lol. But we don’t wanna say as you joining any of our firms would bring us closer to happiness.

I just left the region to return to the US

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No one is ever happy working in consulting in the UK so maybe it’s the job not the region.

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Plenty, including myself. The region has got its own share of quirks like grind culture and workaholic culture and it takes getting used to but it's been very rewarding for me.

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Happy no, but earning a lot of money yes

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I personally love it. I do think there are many different attitudes- especially towards dubai- some love it, some hate it. I think ultimately it depends on what you went to the region for and what you want to get out of it.

Do you know where you plan on living/ going back to?

I’ve also found that my Arab friends- whether from the region and spent time abroad; or more 3rd culture upbringing, love dubai, and thrive, as it offers a nice mix of Arab and western culture.

I’ve been in the region 10 years, in multiple countries. Feel free to reach out if you wish.

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Which firm do you work for as a pm?

There will always be the happy and sad ones, it really depends on which phase is everyone and their goals - agree with most comments here and I grew up in the region, dubai since 25+ years now

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I’m pretty happy and earning a lot of money; originally from a western country. This won’t be forever but for now it’s great.

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I understand… however there are benefits of being surrounded by global mindsets and with people who come from different walks in life that can be a tremendous asset to an individual.

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Not saying you directly, SAP1, but I do feel there’s a tendency for parents to view raising kids in dubai as “what they lost from their childhood” versus “what they may gain”… 🤷‍♂️

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Can u elaborate?

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