episode 16: the codependency in the African American Community, Culture, and Family

How Coronavirus Saved My Life

Jan 10 2022 • 57 mins


In this episode, Christine interviews her friend Sandra about the complex origins of codependency in the African American Community. From her own experience as an African American working mother born and raised in a Texas town, Sandra shares her thoughts, examples of codependency in her family, codependency in her own life, and her views of where African American Codependency originated from w/ the added complexities of religion. This episode is not to be missed! This conversation about family dysfunction, consequences of success, slavery, psychological manipulation through religion, what "boujee" means, and the consequences of setting a boundary in an African American family was eye opening.


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