“You’re From Brazil? When Are You Going Back?”

Whenever I Fucking Want To

My first month in the US, over a decade ago, I attended my sis' wedding. White latino ready to mingle — Author's family photos

I’ll bet that most immigrants have heard this question.

I’ll bet that many born and raised Americans with colored backgrounds have heard the same question (Perpetual Foreigner Syndrome).

I’m aghast at the purposely laid out, semantic structure of this invasive question.

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Mindful addiction recovery. Failing in my close relationships. Exposing my trauma, naked & afraid.

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Mary Cheens

Mary Cheens

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Mindful addiction recovery. Failing in my close relationships. Exposing my trauma, naked & afraid.