I Am Cooped Up In My House Due to Cultural Expectations

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    October 25, 2007

    Hello World! Today wasn't one of my brightest days but we'll get into that some other time. For now, I think I'll introduce you to another family member of mine. I hope you're not too disappointed with this one, Im not! Now we all have one of these family members. They are ...
    Kameez Kameez
    26-30, F
    Oct 25, 2007

    October 22, 2007

    I often wonder what it is that other women are doing outside of their homes. I wonder what woke them up in the morning and got them interested in life, for each day I wake up, its usually the same story day after day. You see, I'm stuck between cultures. I live in the U.S. but I...
    Kameez Kameez
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 22, 2007

    October 23, 2007

    Well I've decided that the best way to share my story is by beginning with my extended family. I have a rather large extended family and like most families it is filled with drama. My grandparents had five children, two boys and three girls, and being a matriarchal family, I...
    Kameez Kameez
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 23, 2007

    October 24, 2007

    Yesterday, I introduced to everyone my most notorious aunt and while there's more of where that came from I've decided to share with you some frustrations that I've been having over the last day. Call me selfish, but I've got to get some of this off my back, and I figure this is...
    Kameez Kameez
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Oct 24, 2007

    November 18, 2007

    It's been a while since my last update and a great deal has happened. I scared the living daylights out of my entire family and finally lost it. It was almost as though I had a tiger hiding inside of me that wanted out and when it did it ate everything in sight. I've dubbed it...
    Kameez Kameez
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 18, 2007
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