We Don’t Know Why

I heard on radio this morning that a woman without legal documents in France had to work as a prostitute to make a living. I then saw a man in a subway train, where he walked from one end to another all alone and dirty, while making weird noises along the way that disturbed someContinue reading “We Don’t Know Why”

A Different Type Of Awkwardness

We, at times, may feel awkward in front of our relatives for different reasons. That being said, not all awkwardness that we experience is triggered by unpleasant experiences. It can also be an emotional response as sympathy to the predicament that our loved ones are in. In many cultures, the older generations are expected toContinue reading “A Different Type Of Awkwardness”

Have Sympathy

When you hear a foreigner try to communicate in your mother tongue with a heavy accent, do you judge him or her silently in your head, or do you hold a level of sympathy in your heart for that person? Learning a foreign language is never an easy task. One’s linguistic predisposition and learning capacitiesContinue reading “Have Sympathy”