Unpacking the ‘big sister’ dynamic in South Asian cultures

It came as a shock to me when I first learned that people in American movies call each other by their first names. I thought that prefixing names with a ‘Mister’ or ‘Miss’ was a sign of politeness and formality. I’m Indian, and in our communities (as in most South Asian communities), you’re supposed to … Continue reading Unpacking the ‘big sister’ dynamic in South Asian cultures