What is that actually, someone’s “identity”? There are so many factors involved, it’s difficult to give a simple answer. We might say: someone’s identity explains who that person is.
In one of his books the American author Patrick Rothfuss describes identity as:
"It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story."
So let’s call your identity a story. Your life stor