Can i know more about you

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can i know more about you

All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir by Nicole Chung

What does it mean to lose your roots—within your culture, within your family—and what happens when you find them?

Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town. From early childhood, she heard the story of her adoption as a comforting, prepackaged myth. She believed that her biological parents had made the ultimate sacrifice in the hopes of giving her a better life; that forever feeling slightly out of place was simply her fate as a transracial adoptee. But as she grew up—facing prejudice her adoptive family couldn’t see, finding her identity as an Asian American and a writer, becoming ever more curious about where she came from—she wondered if the story she’d been told was the whole truth.

With warmth, candor, and startling insight, Chung tells of her search for the people who gave her up, which coincided with the birth of her own child. All You Can Ever Know is a profound, moving chronicle of surprising connections and the repercussions of unearthing painful family secrets—vital reading for anyone who has ever struggled to figure out where they belong.

Finalist, National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography / Longlisted for the PEN Open Book Award / Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, NPR, The Boston Globe, TIME, Newsday, Library Journal, BuzzFeed, Real Simple, Paste Magazine, Chicago Public Library, Seattle Public Library, Goodreads, Shelf Awareness, Electric Literature, and more
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One phrase you could use is Can you tell me more about yourself? But if you don' t know the person, it would be more usual to ask specific.
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How to Get to Know Someone Better

Getting to know someone can be an intimidating process — one upon which we all depend to build relationships. So how do you best go about it? Your body language, questions, and responses in the early moments of a conversation will form an impression that may or may not be to your advantage in the long run. Your skills in getting to know people successfully will directly affect the outcomes of job interviews , dates , and important client meetings. No pressure, right?

So often, conversations between cute women and interested guys are filled with useless crap. Why do people do it? There are many reasons, but most of them revolve around one thing:. More often than not, the most obvious solution is also the most powerful solution. I should kickstart a blog on here soon.

How much money do you need to live your ideal lifestyle? Find Out Now. Especially when you have no idea what you want to do or you are going through a transition. We want to feel accepted. We are hard-wired for it. When you give someone an answer you think they want to hear, you might satisfy your feelings for social acceptance, but you still end up disappointing someone: yourself.

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Figuring out whether someone is into you can be pretty difficult. Even if you met on OkCupid or Bumble, where it should be more cut and dried — after all, you both signed up for a dating app or site , so the cat's out of the bag in regard to your intentions — it can still be really confusing. Just because you both took the time to put on semi-nice clothes and meet in a public place in the beginning doesn't actually have any bearing as to whether this person wants to date you in any real way. All the more true if you're at a party, and you just met, and you think they might be crushing on you by giving you compliments — but then again they might just really, genuinely like your hair. And the same question can continue even as you start to date: Are they really into you? If you're not sure whether that coffee date is just an excuse to drink cappuccinos and talk about the last book someone read or movie they saw, or if that coffee date is, in fact, an excuse to see you, because this guy or gal is sweating you hard, I feel you.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Ceadas O. says:

    "I think you're cute and I want to know more about you." - LifeOS

  2. Ilripreli says:

    They want to get to know you more- one way to find out- ask them! I used to question myself what i should say to another and i will always leave.

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