The location-independent lifestyle sounds like freedom – work on your laptop from anywhere in the world, and make money on your own terms. It’s been over a year since I went into this lifestyle, and let’s be honest here – life hasn’t been all Piña Coladas and Bali beaches.
Father’s Day is around the corner and we asked four fathers, across two and a half generations, to share with us their unique experiences of being a dad!
We all have that embarrassing story about our periods; here are a few from Malaysian women.
Rape culture is very much alive in Malaysia. Victim blaming, slut-shaming, sexual objectification, denial of rape, refusing to acknowledge harm. It’s so normalised that most women are immune to it, while some men don’t even realise it exists.
My parents pushed me to “be normal,” to “get a life.” I refused. Then they listened to advice from their extended family. What they did next was my first experience of betrayal.
Would you rather be that overbearing ass who forces people into unwanted hugs and makes everyone uncomfortable?
“Brazilian” was the wildest guess I’ve gotten in my experiences of strangers going on a good ol’ race-guessing pursuit. “You Melayu ke?” “You Chindian ah?” “Sabah?” “Sarawak” “Philippino?”
We married in my country of origin, and I was brought here to Malaysia when I was pregnant with our first child. It was then when the horror began.
Like many others who do not fast, I abstain from eating and drinking in front of them. But sometimes I’d forget and end up drinking/eating in front of my fasting colleagues anyway. Which made me wonder, can we eat in front of someone who is fasting?