Personal Narrative: My Strong Sense Of Gender Norms

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There has been a strong sense of gender roles in our society where behavioral norms are set for each gender. As a Korean, I grew up with Confucian ideas which explain specific gender roles. In my family, my father showed what men should be like, and my mother was the person who did all the house works. I had a strong notion of women do the house work and that men should work for livings. Men should not cry, men should be responsible for what one has said, and men have to be strong. These ideas of gender norms influenced how I behaved in my entire life. When I was a young boy, my father heavily influenced my behaviors. When my father went for a business trip for over nights, I was told to protect my mother and my sister and to keep the home
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