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Healing

I was born with a twin, when my parents were just starting their careers and were not earning enough to support one child, much less two. So they decided to send me to my grandmother in the province until such time that they could afford to raise me themselves.
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To live alone

In my family, the males are expected to have nice and stable jobs while the females should finish college and be married off before they get past the childbearing age. When my female cousins reached 30 without a fiance, or a boyfriend, the aunts consistently hounded them with comments that were too cruel to be considered as concern.