My Name Symbolized A Bridge To Society I Longed To Burn

Identity begins when a parent names a child. Friendships often begin with exchanging names. School starts with the enrollment of your name. Teachers single you out to answer questions with your name.

Later on, your job begins with your name on an application, then a self-introduction. Your responsibilities are tied to your name: Julie Xu, (insert job title). From then…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Julie X

Julie X

420 Followers

A minimalistic millennial trying to make her life mean something.