Thank you for a great discussion on Wednesday and a special thanks to Kirtika for sharing her experience and knowledge on the topic of “Face”. One question posed by the group was: What is the difference between saving face vs. deeper microaggressions and how do you handle those? Any thoughts?
“Negotiating with Face”
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