I Accidentally Gave My Brother A Black Eye and Blamed It On My Father Unwittingly

A personal reflection on the mental health impact of negative tiger parenting.

Quy Ma
Quy Ma
Nov 11, 2020 · 13 min read
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Brothers

Tiger Parents

“Tiger parenting may sound authoritarian, but there’s also a lot of love.” — Marisa Lascala

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My Youngest Brother’s Graduation: Picture Provided by Author

School Principal & Counselor

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Corporal Punishment

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Years Later…

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Punishment

Looking Forward

Or maybe I’m just deflecting and blaming others for the mistakes I’ve made in my life…

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Quy Ma

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Quy Ma

Texan living in Utah. Market Researcher. INFJ. 1st Gen Child of Refugees. Empath. 6x Top Writer. Obsessed with unlocking people’s potential. Pragmatist.

The Ascent

A community of storytellers documenting the journey to happiness & fulfillment. Join thousands of others making the climb on Medium.

Quy Ma

Written by

Quy Ma

Texan living in Utah. Market Researcher. INFJ. 1st Gen Child of Refugees. Empath. 6x Top Writer. Obsessed with unlocking people’s potential. Pragmatist.

The Ascent

A community of storytellers documenting the journey to happiness & fulfillment. Join thousands of others making the climb on Medium.

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