Category Archives: Family Dynamics

Looking After My Demented Father-in-Law

With a demented elderly at home, it’s never easy, but, we all still, learn to cope with the various situations that surface from day to day, translated… Since my mother-in-law passed, my father-in-law had been, living alone in their home, … Continue reading

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The Awkwardness Between a Father and a Daughter

Allowing her father to be by himself to grieve for the loss of his wife, the thoughtfulness of a daughter, translated… Don’t know how the families coped with the death of a member of the families, how do they comfort … Continue reading

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Door, a Poem

Translated… My Child Always Knocks in Attempt to Disrupt Everything I Was Doing Bathing, Sleeping, Going to the Toilet In order to Prevent Myself from Hearing that Rush, Like He was About to Break into the Room, that Annoying Knocking … Continue reading

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A Mother to You…

    A mother to you, I will never be, because (get a hold of THIS!!!) you did NOT get pulled out of my VAGINA, therefore, I have no need, no obligations, to give you the god DAMN love you’d … Continue reading

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A Trip with Dad

Sharing this trip with him, it’d, made you feel closer than never before to your own father, translated… My father drove the black SUV, winded along the colorful landscapes of Taiwan Route 14. The wind is blowing, the fogs, swaying, … Continue reading

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The Hardships of a Blended Family

On filial relationships, translated… My husband and I both had a marriage before we met, we both brought along a daughter each.  Marriage is the merging of two families, it’s naturally uneasy, and second marriages are combining FOUR families together, … Continue reading

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The Issue of Not Having Anybody to Play with of the Only Children

The pros and cons noof being an only child, translated… Mimi Chou is the only one in her class without any siblings.  In Hualien, it is truly rare, to be an only child, as I’d gone lecturing at the schools … Continue reading

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