Quote Originally Posted by shoepie;4120719;
I am a therapist and have found myself dealing with the cultural difference between our western culture and the Chinese, twice. It is a very difficut road and not easily mediated. I have spent many hours in sadness over two clients that I have helped negotiate this road. Sadly I am not sure how much progress was made. The roots are deep and profound.
Is Ada better off being able to chalk this up to culture rather than parental abuse?

It's one thing to be blamed randomly and another to be blamed because "that is how ones culture operates".

Does this alleviate Ada's emotional burden a bit?