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As Much As My Trauma Hurt Me, It Has Given Me the Greatest Gift

There is something about being the oldest child that sets you apart from the rest of the world. As the oldest of two, my parents had a lot to learn about raising a child. Add to the equation that we immigrated together and navigated a new culture and language, I think it’s safe to say that we all struggled in our own right.

I have written about the generational trauma I have experienced and I still believe that part of my struggle stems from how my parents, coming from a foreign country, raised me the only way they knew how. I have always struggled with my mental health because of this, or in part due to this, as I always felt like I was being somebody I was not and am not. There was so much fighting and yelling that it is inevitable a

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