Stop Comparing Me To So-And-So’s Daughter or Son!

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How often have we heard this from our parents?

Look, this person’s son is now going into politics, running for President within his local constitution. Why can’t you possess that kind of drive ? Why can’t you be more like him? or Aunty Soh’s niece, who is

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