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My Therapist Taught Me: Overextending Was My Trauma Response

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Photo by Jakayla Toney on Unsplash My Therapist Taught Me: Overextending Was My Trauma Response As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Tanya Jefferies put attending therapy on her vision board for the past eight years. But she never followed through. Eventually, circumstances caused her to finally prioritize her mental health. For the last story of #MyTherapistTaughtMe series, Tanya speaks…

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My Therapist Taught Me: Make Peace With Uncertainty

My Therapist Taught Me: Make Peace With Uncertainty

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My Therapist Taught Me: Make Peace With Uncertainty As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com   Caron, a child prodigy and classically trained vocalist, began therapy as a teenager. As a woman who lives with anxiety and major depressive disorder, she’s been in therapy consistently for more than 20 years. During our conversation, she shared why everyone needs access to…

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“You Owe Us. We Built You” Why The Church Should Apologize To Black Women

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“You Owe Us. We Built You” Why The Church Should Apologize To Black Women As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com I was scrolling through Facebook recently and I saw a post from Caron about the single’s ministry in a Black church being comprised  entirely of women. The post spoke specifically about the single’s ministry. But I saw it as…

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Black Women and Extended Family: My Uncle Cut Me Off Once I Stopped Paying His Bills

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Photo by Clarke Sanders on Unsplash Black Women and Extended Family: My Uncle Cut Me Off Once I Stopped Paying His Bills As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Originally published on MadameNoire.com We all know the wealth disparities that exist between White men and everyone else in this country. And with Black women earning only 63 cents to every…

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Black Women: Mistress Marley Explains How Findom Healed Her from Corporate Trauma

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Photo by Calvin Lupiya on Unsplash Black Women: Mistress Marley Explains How Findom Healed Her from Corporate Trauma As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Originally published on MadameNoire Most of us are waiting for the government to pay us what they owe us in the form of reparations. But Mistress Marley collects hers through her individual clients: white men…

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Black Women Take Care Of Black Women & Other Lessons From Robyn Crawford’s “A Song For You”

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Photo by Junior REIS on Unsplash Black Women Take Care Of Black Women & Other Lessons From Robyn Crawford’s “A Song For You” By Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com When I learned that Robyn Crawford, Whitney Houston’s longtime friend and former business partner, was writing a book about their lives together, I didn’t think that she was disturbing Whitney’s “rest” as…

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