This article was originally published on Medium on November 12, 2020. Written by: Kimberly Han My relationship with my family has been a REALLY challenging one. My dad and I hadn’t communicated
Joseph J. Lam
On a mission to help people connect deeply with their parents. | CEO & Co-founder of Parents Are Human (parentsarehuman.com)
Here are the ways I've been using technology to interview and record my parents' stories while playing the Parents Are Human card game.
When I was growing up, I didn't realize that I was also watching my mom and dad grow up. I spent most of my life focusing on their imperfections instead of seeing that they were just two imperfect humans doing their best at being parents.
For the last few years, the most important priority in my life has been healing the broken relationship I had with my parents for more than a decade. Here is my raw and real journey—what I did, and what I learned. I hope these reflections will help you feel a little less lonely on your journey.
I was physically assaulted while riding the Caltrain in June 2016. I’ve only told a few people about this incident. In light of recent events, I wanted to share my story publicly. We need more awareness. We need to spread more love.