I couldn’t understand what had happened and I just wanted to know why.
Moving away from home made me realize the importance of family.
There's no place like home… except the new place you move.
You're never going to look at your clean plates the same way ever again.
I’ve heard this several times before. “You don’t like Arabic music? How do you call yourself Syrian?”
We’re not considered locals in the countries we were raised in, and we’re too foreign to be considered local in the countries whose citizens we identify as.
Home is not so singular a concept as it seems
Growing up, I suffered verbal and physical abuse from my mother almost daily. But things changed.
It doesn’t exactly look like something out of an episode of Hoarders, which is perhaps why I let it go for so long.
I have two homes, but one is closer to my heart.