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A Lesson Indian Parents Accidentally Teach: "We Don't Talk About Our Problems At Home"

If you're emotionally closed off and can't figure out why, poet Shamir Reuben's "Everything's Fine" will hit you hard.

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Slam poet Shamir Reuben recently performed a piece called “Everything’s Fine” in which he talks about not being able to open up to friends, and internalising his problems instead.

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He reveals that, like many Indians, he’s closed up because of a lesson his parents taught him unconsciously…

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And in the bigger picture, how Indian families have made a habit of enduring their own problems in silence for the benefit of their loved ones.

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Watch the powerful performance here:

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