How to spend Christmas alone

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When my friend recently asked me what I was doing for Christmas, and I answered, “nothing,” she gave me a look of concern and said, “that is hard.” I told […]

Commute

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I commuted on public transportation in the first couple of months. The nearest station was only a few minutes walks from my apartment. However, I lived in the east, while […]

Patriarchal narratives

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Before 2016, how easy had it been to point out the sexist/racist remarks without making the commenter defensive or downright offensive? “It’s just locker-room talk.”“He doesn’t mean it.”“Not too bad.” […]

Therapy

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In January 2019, I started seeing a therapist. I had seen therapists in the past, but this time I chose an Asian therapist who was female. Never again I’d see […]