Asian Shame Culture: Your Parents Didn’t Teach You Right

“Yes. They model after their parents. So whatever the parents do, the children will mimic. For example, if their parents have bad habits like smoking, drinking or gambling, they will also learn to do those things.”

Unlocking Extroverts’ Introversion

I recalled early memories of spending hours at the bookstore with my sister while my parents roam around the mall. I remembered a time when I felt perfectly at ease with myself sketching artificial apples at the elementary school art club. Since when did I begin to minimize all my introverted qualities?