Being myself is so hard sometimes.
I am a muslim woman.
I am also a vietnamese woman.
I am a bisexual Vietnamese muslim woman.
I am part of the first generation in my family born outside of Vietnam.
I was the first one in my immediate family to graduate from college.
I am the only one in my immediate family to pursue a master's degree.
I am the daughter of two refugees who have experienced tremendous trauma and suffer from PTSD.
I am a survivor of child abuse.
I am a survivor of assault.
I am healing.