- By Meredith Marple

What Took So Long?: A Group-Phobic, Uncomfortable Competitor's Journey to Mahjong - A Memoir Essay

  • Title: What Took So Long?: A Group-Phobic, Uncomfortable Competitor's Journey to Mahjong - A Memoir Essay
  • Author: Meredith Marple
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  • Page: 145
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  • What Took So Long A Group Phobic Uncomfortable Competitor s Journey to Mahjong A Memoir Essay Not realizing the ramifications a woman whose family never played mahjong decides it s the perfect game for her to pursue in her sixties Despite thinking of herself as a non joiner and a reluctant co

    Not realizing the ramifications, a woman whose family never played mahjong decides it s the perfect game for her to pursue in her sixties Despite thinking of herself as a non joiner and a reluctant competitor, when Meredith hears the clicking of mahjong tiles, a long buried need surfaces Raised under the influence of a competition driven father, she once redirected her oNot realizing the ramifications, a woman whose family never played mahjong decides it s the perfect game for her to pursue in her sixties Despite thinking of herself as a non joiner and a reluctant competitor, when Meredith hears the clicking of mahjong tiles, a long buried need surfaces Raised under the influence of a competition driven father, she once redirected her own killer instincts After a lifelong career in the publishing netherworld between academia and business, she still has no idea what she s in for.

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    1. Through the vast majority of my working life I’ve basically been a loner at work, not because of my friendly personality but because of my superior analytical skills and my ability to create and work with spreadsheets; my co-workers, as you might correctly assume had been nothing more than overly envious of. With my dear OH working as well, we both were mentally tired by the time we got home. And with both of us marrying late in life, 43 and 39; I’m the one who’s 43, we decided not to have [...]

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