Yep – I related to most of these, particularly the name thing. My parents chose a name (“Arpan”) that wasn’t spelled anything like the pronunciation (Or-pone) – and it’s pronounced differently depending where in India you are. And while I didn’t have school lunch issues (my mom usually made bad Western sandwiches I didn’t eat), sleepovers and camping were things that Other People Did. I finally went camping for the first time at 24 with my future partner and loved it (now I refuse to camp without a trailer or something to simplify things with 4 kids involved). Dating thankfully … Continue reading
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