Family: When do you draw the line? (ASIAN TABOO TOPIC) | CHATTING WITH CHRISTINE

This is a very personal and dark episode about family. My boyfriend, Addison Chen, and I talk about our relationships with family and when to actually draw the line with your family in terms of decisions and even your future relationships with them. I feel like this is an Asian taboo topic to talk about what happens behind closed doors, but sometimes these conversations need to be had.

This is a very personal and dark episode about family. My boyfriend, Addison Chen, and I talk about our relationships with family and when to actually draw the line with your family in terms of decisions and even your future relationships with them. I feel like this is an Asian taboo topic to talk about what happens behind closed doors, but sometimes these conversations need to be had.

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It’s okay to have emotions.

Something I struggled for the longest time is actually being okay with having emotions. It may have been the way I was raised, but I always associated women as being overly emotional, so I tried to detach myself from that to protect myself and also be respected more.

I remember in college when I was trying to put up a strong front, but when my two friends were just randomly talking to me about life, I had to “excuse myself” because a panic attack was triggered from something we were talking about. They saw through that bullshit and said it was okay to let it out and have emotions.

Now I cry openly when watching movies or when life happens, so I actually EMBRACE it by announcing it (kind of)! Thankfully I have cats this time to comfort me and lick my tears!

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