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By Sam Louie

Asian cultures are rooted in disgrace. we're often called a shame-based tradition because our lives, households, and mind-set revolve round a few element of disgrace. Our identities are solid by way of upholding our honor whereas attempting to steer clear of any shame-producing emotions, innovations, or ideals. Few have the braveness to damage the cultural disgrace that binds them and in its place flip to addictions.

Consequently, Asians are drowning in disgrace and addictions with out approach out. is that this any diversified from a Westerner? i'd say a great deal so. disgrace is embedded within the Asian state of mind, behaving, and interacting. if you happen to do not realize the cultural background of disgrace and its underpinnings, then you definitely could have a troublesome time realizing the stranglehold of disgrace between Asians.

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