How I Learned To Talk To My Filipino Mom About My Mental Health

When Malaka Gharib saw a therapist to get through a challenging time in her life, she struggled to talk to her Filipino mother about it.

A daughter tries to find out why her mom wouldn’t talk to her about her emotional struggles. The answer partly had to do with 400 years of colonialism … and American TV.

(Image credit: Leonardo Santamaria for NPR)