Reflections

Masks

I am not often moved by poems.  Sometimes I find them entertaining or consider them well-written, but this is a poem that really struck me in a way I didn't expect.  I actually found it in my Nonviolent Communication textbook for school, but I could relate it to my experience as a Third Culture Kid.  Can you?… Continue reading Masks

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Reflections

The Ambiguous Identity

From what I have read and heard from other TCKs, one of the greatest struggles in growing up among so many different cultures is trying to decipher identity.  I am learning in my classes at school (multicultural diversity and conflict transformation) that people don’t like ambiguity.  Humans are incredibly good at categorizing.  We can’t simply observe… Continue reading The Ambiguous Identity