Just because I am not sure if I want to experience motherhood or not doesn't change femininity or womanhood.
All we wanted was to be normal, and there was nothing normal about the lengths we’d go to so that we could eat burgers and host burping contests.
Me: Dad I want to be an actor! Dad: No beta, it's pronounced doctor.
Sometimes, independence comes with a price too expensive to bear.
I still think about him, even if I don't want to. And I don't think that'll ever change.
The pain of being a third culture kid is recognizing that you don't fit in.
I've never identified with my own gender and I'm only now understanding why.
As a child, it wasn't my mother who taught me about feminism. It was Tamora Pierce.
I went from having what I thought was some faith to zero faith.
I tried to minimize multiple years spent abroad in order to fit in, but I didn't need to fit in at all. Now, I am proud to be an expat.
I used to think I had to educate you on your racism and microaggressions. But it was exhausting.