Have you ever tried to fit in so badly you changed your appearance? Were you aware of the subconscious reasons that may have lead to this decision?
Nora S. is a close friend and in this episode we dive deep into her roots and unveil a story of layered identity crisis. At a young age, Nora was adopted, then she spent her life growing up in various places, as a Third Culture Kid. On this episode you hear her navigate the delicate dynamics of being from a certain place, but always standing out: from negative stereotypes perpetrated against Asian women, to strangers questioning her belonging, tune in for a vulnerable, honest, and courageous conversation on this week’s episode of the in-betweenish pod.
- What’s Wrong with Asking “Where are you from?”
by Rakshitha Arni Ravishankar in the Harvard Business Review
* this is not the exact article mentioned in the episode
- The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
"And once again, only the Small Things were said. The Big Things lurked unsaid inside."