As with Christmas, the Chinese New Year reunion dinner today was nothing special. Around my cousins, I’m the extraordinary; an oddity.
I resent it. I really do. These are the people who I played with in my childhood. And they have progressed so infinitely.
While I fight for my share of happiness, they seem to take it for granted. I have to admit, I can and will never live up to the expectations of society and family. One day, I will leave before I am forsaken and fulfill my duties in monetary terms.
This is one of those entries that my readers cannot hope to understand. Only the select few will know and it is for them to know. But knowing and caring are different things. The irony…