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What they don't tell you about moving to Sweden for love

Moving to Sweden for love means seeing a new side of your partner, and battling bureaucracy and other barriers. Photo: Lina Roos/imagebank.sweden.se

Published: 16.Mar.2018 16:47 hrs

"I suppose that we were a little naïve towards the whole process," says Casey McCorry. She moved to Sweden almost a year ago, but her husband is still in Australia waiting for his own residence permit to be approved. Their experience is not uncommon, and highlights the challenges of people who move to Sweden – or try to – for love.

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Many of Sweden's foreign residents fall into this category, whether they make the move to join a Swedish partner they met abroad or as a 'trailing spouse', following a partner who's been offered a job in the Nordic country.

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