Tag Archives: sterotypes

Judgment

People are going to judge me regardless of what I do, before they know my title, before they know what I’ve done in my career.   Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the … Continue reading

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Should mentally ill people and criminals be sterilized?

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
For 25 years I have been best friends with a woman I’ll call “Tracy.” Tracy is 35 years old, and she has Down Syndrome. Tracy is high-functioning, as is her longtime boyfriend,…

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Dealing With Offensive Remarks At Work

I am a middle-aged white female who works in a retail setting with colleagues whose skin tones are every color imaginable. I respect my co-workers, and they respect me. Our company generally does whatever makes the customer happy. But this is … Continue reading

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Raising the Bar for Elderly Care

My husband’s grandmother “Jenny” is 94 and lives alone. Up until three years ago, her son was her main caregiver. When he passed away, her daughter offered to take her in, but she lives a few states away and Jenny … Continue reading

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A high five is not enough!

I have been following this story ( Hundreds of black men turn out to encourage students, dispel stereotypes)and it truly annoys me. Do they have this day for other ethnicities? I mean seriously what the hell? I wonder if the African … Continue reading

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