Carrie Frais, who has raised her children in Spain, said she would rather move elsewhere if she was forced to return to her family to a “small-minded” United Kingdom.
Expats living in the EU are still facing an uncertain future with Theresa May and her European counterparts yet to reach a deal on the lives of people living as immigrants across the bloc.
More than 4.5 million Britons live abroad, with approximately 1.3 million of them in Europe, according to United Nation figures.
Speaking to Al Jazeera, Ms Frais vented her anger at the situation her and her family had been left in by Brexit.
A British expat says she will not return to Britain because of Brexit
if it came to going back to Britain or somewhere else, then I would chose the somewhere else
She said: “I would not consider going back to Britain, and if it came to a decision of going back to Britain or somewhere else, then I would chose the somewhere else – I feel that angry about it.
“It’s a different country to the country I left. Britain, for me, was always a country… the cradle of democracy and tolerance.
“I look at it now as small-minded, and I wouldn’t want my children to be brought up in that kind of environment.”
Bremain in Spain was founded as a campaign to ensure Britons living abroad have the chance to have a say on the Brexit process going forward.
Its co-founder, Deborah Gray, added: “The majority of the membership feel they haven’t got a voice and are not being represented in anyway – how we feel and think about our futures isn’t being taken into account by anybody.
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“The point is, if you’ve been in Spain more than 10 years – which is my case – you don’t have the right to vote, we didn’t have a voice and are completely disenfranchised in the Brexit vote.
“Now, who is going to care to follow up on what we need?”
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Nigel Farage gestures during speeches at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France
Despite being told not to negotiate with Britain on the future of people’s lives in Spain and other EU nations, the deputy mayor of Barcelona claimed it would be a “problem for Europe” if Britons aren’t allowed to stay living on the continent.
Jaume Collboni said: “We don’t want to choose on people based on their nationality, we don’t know what will happen after Brexit – but we do think it will create a problem for Great Britain and also a problem for Europe.
“The EU loses the ability to attract talent, instead of win-win, it is lose-lose.”