Love is inherently selfish — so why do we put it on a pedestal?

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In North America, we live in a selfish, individualistic culture.


It’s time women stopped making themselves small to avoid overshadowing men

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In our society, a man that is shorter than his partner is considered weak, lesser than, and not worthy.


Most of us are trying to do our best

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He beckoned me to his car… that’s when I realized he was naked.

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I was nineteen years old and visiting Karachi, on summer break from college in the US.


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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its relentless jaunt — despite the pharmaceutical militias that are being assembled to fight it — we have reached a point of utter exhaustion.


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When an opportunity for an exciting promotion comes up, your company has many options — they are free to choose between you and other candidates.


Is it possible to supercharge one area of life while feeling disenchanted in another?

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Earlier this year, I was feeling dreary.


Goals need to be measurable to keep us motivated

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For most of my life, I’ve been trying to lose weight.


Targeted advertising in the real world

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I recently listed my apartment for sale online.


And other ridiculous stereotypes about women who work

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When I interview people for jobs today, I know there are certain questions I must never ask.

About

HS Bruni

Immigrant sharing stories about the beauty and beastliness of culture. I write personal stories and reflections on diversity, and women and minority experiences

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