Tag Archives: racism

Unpopular Opinions

So Virginia is happening right now. If you weren’t aware (as I wasn’t until this morning because I do not live in America anymore and the world doesn’t care about them like I do), Charlottesville has been having a lot … Continue reading

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I Thought They Were Exaggerating

As I mentioned in my last entry, one thing I learned while I was in America was how systemic and unnoticed-by-most the racism actually was. To be honest, when I’d been reading all of the articles about it from abroad, … Continue reading

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Dating an Arab

The other day Polly made a post about some observations about dating a Russian. And I have many-a-time discussed with other people what’s unique to dating an Arab. Much of this is stuff I bond over weekly with a friend … Continue reading

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Are people really that tethered?

It’s almost time to go back to Abu Dhabi. Five more days. It has been a lovely vacation, but I am ready to go back. I am tired of answering questions like “When are you moving back?” Or people telling … Continue reading

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Defining the Stereotypes

Once upon a time I was out with my boyfriend and somehow he started talking to this man. (My boyfriend talks to everyone.) With one rough glance, I thought the man was my boyfriend’s cousin because he has the same … Continue reading

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