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27 Signs You Were Raised By Asian Immigrant Parents

Specifically East Asian (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, etc.) See these other posts for Indians and Persians.

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8. When you got sick, your parents fed you bitter herbal brews, or sent you to weird bruising traditional treatments:

It didn't actually hurt, but you were always afraid someone would report you to Child Services when you changed for gym.


22. Everyone was your aunt or uncle, but you had no idea if they were actually related to you.

Also your parents called each other Mom and Dad instead of their first names. In fact, you didn't even know adults had first names.


27. Finally: Your parents gave you everything they had and spent nothing on themselves. They know firsthand the dangers of the world, and their work isn't done until they see you settled and safe.

Their clothes are 20 years old, but they sent you to college. They may be too stoic to say, "I love you," but you know they do, and you wouldn't change anything! Thanks, Mom and Dad!


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