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Cut the Umbilical Cord.

When asking advice for how to deal with my parents and my mental health diagnosis, with the support I was hoping to receive somehow, I was advised to “cut the umbilical cord”, that I would be setting myself up for … Continue reading

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Calls To India

For the first time, I independently called my grandmother, without my parents in the room to help me translate my English-speaking brain into Tamil. Things went well. I explained that it was summer vacation and that I was working, that … Continue reading

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