Forgot about this point...We were in a group.
That is probably a key factor because her reputation would directly be at stake.
And her reluctance to answering why she decided to move to another country might be something's there and she doesn't like that group pressure (others asked her too)
Maybe in groups, meeting someone new, and throwing assumptions at the beginning is bad?
Idk bro, group stuff is a freaking wild card :)
But love to hear what you would say.