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Dear Wilhemina

Prospect’s agony aunt responds to readers’ problems

By Wilhemina   October 2009

MY WIFE WON’T LET ME WORK IN A WAR ZONE

Dear Wilhemina

I’m 46 and I work for a large international organisation. I’ve been based in Geneva for a few years and now have the opportunity to work abroad again. But the job is an 18-month posting in what is in effect a war zone and I have a wife and a young family. The pay will be good, but the downsides are the physical threat and that no family visits are allowed. (I will be able to leave once in a while to see them.) My wife is adamantly…

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