DiscoverTherapy for Black GirlsSession 315: Navigating Interracial Relationships
Session 315: Navigating Interracial Relationships

Session 315: Navigating Interracial Relationships

Update: 2023-07-121


The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves.

When it comes to dating outside of your race, Black women are up against cultural stigmas,  thoughts of missing out on Black love, fear of losing our “Black card,” and disapproval from family, friends, and social media. How many of these sentiments against interracial dating are reasonable things to consider, and how many are blocking us from finding what could be true love? To answer these questions and more, I’m joined by Dr. Racine Henry. Dr. Henry is a licensed marriage and family therapist whose practice focuses on Black, interracial, and non-monogamous couples. 

In our conversation, we unpack both the common and unanticipated conflicts experienced in interracial relationships, things to consider before and while in an interracial relationship, and how to navigate disapproval from family, friends, and society at large.

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Session 315: Navigating Interracial Relationships

Session 315: Navigating Interracial Relationships

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