AHurricaneInAllKindsOfWeather
ahurricaneinallkindsofweather
Jun 26
7

I feel a little for the first guy. Not because of his girlfriend, but because his insecurities are eating him alive. Very early in the letter, he says he assumes she resents him because he passed his exam while she didn’t. There’s no reason for him to think that. They’re not in the same field, which means they Read more

Jun 11
3

Bon Appetit is involved because that is where Roman got her start and there are some complaints about her behavior there. Plus, she was (is?) quarantining with Amiel (current BA personality) and his wife. Read more

May 25
7

Her parents and grandmother sound like real pieces of shit exploiting people do their own gain. This shit happens all over the world, from Qatar to Vancouver, and the fact people think the living conditions are fine make me sick. She could have denounced their actions, but instead wants to play the victim. Spare me Read more

May 25
6

There might be a bit of that but mostly I think that unless sex trafficking is involved people generally don’t care. Their attitude boils down to saying, ‘Eh, you wanted to get in here so bad you went along with this scam because for whatever reason you wouldn’t have been accepted if you played by straight immigration Read more

May 24
7

I am surprised it took this long for this info to reach here. Her public response was not good.

May 24
5

I was hoping there would be people coming in to say "yeah, this is wildly out of line" or "Jia is misrepresenting things to make her parents look better than they are". So, thanks for bringing your knowledge to this to help me understand. 

May 24
5

I hear you and I see you and I’m glad that someone with your experience is here.

May 24
11

I think people often struggle to see a practice as exploitative if it involves plane tickets and orderly paperwork.

May 24
12

Ooh boy Jia made it sound sensationalist and like her family were targets of ICE but the Twitterverse is bringing receipts 🧾!

May 21
54

Damn. This.
I ended a relationship after I realized that the “forgive me” story just didn’t add up. It was too Pollyanna: cheating on the periphery. Everything wasn’t as bad as all that. Questioning was shut down with an assertion that I needed to “trust them” but I couldn’t knowing that the math was all wrong. Read more