Double Life In South Asian

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A study conducted by Akbar et al. (2008) on South Asian youth in the west found that many South Asians live a double life from there parents. The need to live a double life comes from there the pressure they receive from both family and peers. This need to please both factors in their lives leads them to negotiate who they are with either contextual factors - appearance, dress code and even personalities. Also showing signs of how the pressure leads to the moratorium state, similar to Aisha. However, this state did not last long when her father found out about her double identity, which led me to explore how her fear of not being able to communicate with her father must have plunged her back into diffusion. Since now she found herself getting

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