Session 332: ICYMI: Blending Families for the Holidays

Therapy for Black Girls

Nov 8 2023 • 42 mins

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.

In case you missed it, we’re diving back into our catalog to get you all prepared for the upcoming holiday season. This week we’re circling back on our conversation about “blending families’ with Jordan A. Madison, licensed clinical marriage and family therapist and contributing writer to the Therapy for Black Girls blog.

Whether you’re bringing a plus one to this year’s family dinner or planning to spend the holidays with the cousins you haven’t seen in years, there is one thing for certain, blending new family members with old traditions can be tricky  During our conversation we discussed:

  • Some of the more common feelings associated with blending families for the first time
  • What about the holidays overall can cause tension amongst family members
  • How you can maintain your wellness practices while other people are staying in your home or you’re staying in someone else’s
  • Telling your family you’re not coming home for the holidays

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