Posts Tagged: Sandra Tsing Loh

Sandra Tsing Loh, Thief

I go back and forth on Sandra Tsing Loh-okay, we get it, you're bad-but it is hard not to love something like this: "I myself am not just an imperfect mother, I am a bad mother. I am bad not in that fluttery, anxious, 21st-century way educated middle-class mothers consider themselves 'failures' because they snap when they are tired, because they occasionally feed their kids McNuggets, because as they journal they soulfully question whether they're mindfully attaining a proper daily work/life balance. No, I am bad because after a domestic partnership of 20 years, when my kids were still elementary-school-age, I fell in love, had an affair, admitted it, [...]