i can’t believe that i once hated being egyptian. i hated acknowledging that part of me and tried to hide it as best as i could. I didn’t want anyone knowing that my father was Egyptian. Or that my mother’s mother was Egyptian. Nothing. I just hated it.
ive come a long way, haven’t i
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- theburkanbag said: Bravo! My younger sister recently opened up saying that she struggles sometimes with being a ‘self-hating Arab.’ And while I understand her frustrations I worry that she has internalized Western standards. How did you get over it?
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