Collectivist vs. Individualist: What It’s Like to Identity Straddle “Opposing” Cultures

Why is being born into two different cultures so tricky?

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As of 2012, over 36 million Americans have at least one immigrant parent. These first or second-generation kids, either US-born or immigrants themselves, are exposed to American and their family’s cultures at an early age…



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Anu Kumar

I write about books, culture, behaviors, and practical self improvement. Head editor of