Do you feel like you always have to be a strong black woman? Truth be told, "Strong Black Woman Baggage" is a thing. It's a thing that makes it difficult for a black woman to let go and have more intimacy in marriage. Strong Black Woman Baggage: 7 Tips to Let Go for a More Intimate Marriage In this article: Questions to consider Balancing the life of the SBW The … [Read more...]
4 Ways to Save the “Strong Black Woman” in Your Life from Losing Herself
If I could quit my job, buy a pick-up truck with a megaphone attached and spend the rest of my days shouting from the top of my lungs and paraphrase one of my favorite bell hooks quotes ” Strength is not the ability to overcome, but endure,” I would. It is such an important concept for black families to understand—black women are not here to live their lives shouldering the … [Read more...]
Strong, Black, Submissive?
by Aja Jackson sub?mit [suhb-mit] Use submit in a SentenceSee web results for submitSee images of submit"“verb (used with object) 1. to give over or yield to the power or authority of another (often used reflexively). Since my husband and I moved into our new home in August we have locked horns about the neutral wall color to use throughout the house. … [Read more...]