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Living At Home: Cultural Perceptions

May 7, 2013
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Living At Home: Cultural Perceptions

I feel ashamed. Like a failure. Broke, though I have some money in the bank. Inept, though I’m qualified to do many jobs. Lazy, though my routine isn’t really too different than that when I’m living in my own apartment. Unattractive to women, a source of mockery. Shorter, smaller. Sheltered. Mollycoddled. It’s only been...
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“So, what job did you lose?”

July 27, 2012
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“So, what job did you lose?”

Whenever I’m back in the US, 90% of the jobs and gigs I work come from Craigslist. I’ve found plenty of opportunities abroad as well. How did I find a position as the caretaker of a Buddhist monastery in New Zealand? Auckland Craigslist. How did I wind up teaching at a hagwon in rural...
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