she openly accepted the salary promised, chose to live alone in the Bay Area without a roommate
She is on the receiving end of my disdain for multiple reasons, none of which are because she lost…
Stefanie Williams

You’re making several assumptions about Talia here. How do you know she had a choice but to accept this salary? I may have missed the part where she mentioned she had more lucrative offers. Everyone keeps saying it was “her choice” to accept this shitty salary, as if she happily chose this option out of several competing offers.

I’d also be mindful of judging someone’s financial circumstances by their social media accounts. It’s not like she’s going to post pictures of her cooked rice. Maybe she was treated by someone else. It’s as if we only recognize someone else’s suffering if they reach a certain level of destitution.

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