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Will be in San Diego/La Jolla/Carlsbad in a few weeks. Any recs for Asian food (specifically Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese)?? Is there a big Asian food scene in this area?

Does anyone here have a mentally ill parent who has the typical Asian immigrant mentality and refuses treatment/therapy and is in denial of their issues?

Any Chinese/Vietnamese on here? Curious what y’all identified as growing up, been trying to tap into the Vietnamese roots lately feel that part of my culture was neglected except for when we ate delic… more

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Was talking to a white friend today and she said do asians go through leas discrimination because there’s not much media comparing to black people and indigenous, I guess we are more subtle on racial … more

My parents just don’t respect my boundaries. Each time they deliberately disrespect my boundaries, I die a little and it damages me for a week. Not sure what else I can do except cut ties but that see… more

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Anyone’s team / company has events for Asian heritage month?

Any Viets in the house?

Do you find it hard to advocate for yourself and self-promote? I feel like this is important in corporate especially for promotions but I always feel bad when I do it since in Asian culture we tend to… more

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Graduated with my MHSA and finishing up a fellowship to go into consulting. Any tips on being successful in the consulting side for when I start in a couple weeks? Super excited with an ounce of anxie… more

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Thinking about moving from NYC to Chicago. How is the diversity / living there for Asian people?

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How would you react if, during a town hall with 800+ folks, a junior colleague unmuted and said “that’s why her kids r fking mongoloids” ?

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Is this a new scam?

I randomly received $100 in PayPal addressed to “qinglang” (情郎?). I logged into PayPal and saw the money.

I was expecting a follow-up with “Sorry, my PayPal was hacked, can you Venmo the money back?” But I haven’t gotten anything.

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Not sure this is discussed enough - but a lot of partners in consulting are racist (and/or sexist). It’s important to realize that is always an available answer if you are dealing with a dynamic that doesn’t fee… more

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hello ladies who have gotten married! i found a beautiful dress and it’s pure white. im worried about how it will photograph given that i have jet black hair and tanned skin (im viet). any advice?

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I don’t think this is purely an Asian or woman thing but I am so incredibly unconfident and uncomfortable in front of leadership and clients even with years of practice (Covid didn’t help my social sk… more

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For AAPI first-gen college grads who are now working professionals, how do you handle parents who are actually stupid? They're often forgetful, and can't learn from any of their mistakes after repeated at… more

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Birthday gift recommendation for 67 y/o mom? She never spends money on herself and doesn't like it when I spend money on her (but I do anyway). No hobbies, doesn't hang with friends besides ex… more

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Just got thrown under the bus again. I can’t help but to notice the same trend over and over again. Whenever client deadline is approach and the team can’t deliver they would blame me. This is the sec… more

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I still have this limiting belief of this glass ceiling, whenever white male partners will deliberately ‘disregard’ my value and ‘not allow’ me to get to interact with C-execs. Instead, they will brin… more

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I’m 27 female and have lived at home with my parents since I graduated. I’ve been able to save a significant amount of money and I’m looking to move out for the summer to experience living alone. My p… more

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Anyone going to Japan in mid May?

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hi! for my viets, planning a day before the wedding tea ceremony and we will have a brunch reception. any fun things you added to your ceremony/ reception? i was thinking about having a lion dancing p… more

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What’s the verdict on Avatar? Worth watching?

I don’t really remember the anime anymore, if that matters.

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Any of yall based in Nashville? Looking to make new friends!

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Forget Brother’s Sun…. Warrior is way better

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Went to Vietnam for Tet for the first time - I need to go back soon!

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hello I’m currently a consultant at a big 4 but I would I like to move up to a tier 2 firms. Any advice?

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Happy new year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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My family somewhat celebrates Chinese new year but I don't really know any of the traditions (when to clean or not clean, what to hang on doors, what food to eat, etc.). I'm trying to reconnec… more

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Anyone gonna be in Japan in February? Gonna be doing a solo trip for the last week in February and looking to meet some people who happens to be doing the same.

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Does anyone know any Asian-themed groups that regularly meet up in NYC?

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Next door neighbor put this on his trash can today. Wife didn’t even know what it was, so she took a picture to ask me.

Honestly, I’m more confused than offended.

My understanding is that this guy is renting a 3 story townhouse by himself. I have never seen him. He had some conspiracy theory signs about government labor camps earlier. The owners he is renting from are Chinese. Neighbors in the adjoining townhouse are Chinese.

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I am new to Houston, and would love to build a community here. Fellow consultants in Houston, pls indicate if you're willing to meet up for coffee/dinner/drinks. Feel free to DM.

I'm in Pearlan… more

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Silly q but what are your favorite chopsticks? I want a set of nice wooden chopsticks for daily use and want a bit of upgrade. For reference i typically eat Chinese Viet food.
We bought a set from a V… more

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Subletting my fully furnished 1 bed, 1 bath in NYC turtle bay / midtown east with huge private terrace (grill, heater). Desk + monitor set up.

Elevator, laundry, doorman, gym building.

Super quiet and safe. Close… more

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For those who have been in consulting in both the US and the Middle East, where do you see yourself in the long term?

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