30 Apr '11, 8am

“Emotional burden”? We should rejoice instead via @AddThis

BG George Yeo’s ‘emotional burden’ reminds me of my dad who always wanted to be in control of whatever I do even though I have grown up and became an adult at 30. He dictated my course of study (which I have low interest) justifying an asured ‘good income’ as the reason, what type of girl I should marry, how I should invest my income to how many kids I should have. Then I asked myself what would happen if he passes on and I am left alone to decide my own life. I made up my mind and started to debate with my dad and on many decisions, I refused to conform to his wishes. My mom came over and told me to be grateful to my dad and that I should not argue but just conform. Here lies the ‘emotional burden’ of whether I should be responsible for my own life or out of gratitude to my dad who has given me so much, I should obey his wishes and remain unhappy, unfulfilled with my life...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/04/%e2%80%9cemotional-bu...

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