This book could be entertaining for many (some): http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-real...ich-1426170327
“Hausfrau” grew out of a period of intense loneliness and isolation for Ms. Essbaum [...] About a decade ago, she followed her husband from Texas to Zurich, where he had moved to study Jungian psychoanalysis.
“I caught myself alone a lot and feeling very sad and very alienated,” said the 43-year-old author in a phone interview from her home in Austin. She didn’t speak the language or know many people, and the days were long.
Rings a bell ...?