Episode 2

Published on:

13th Feb 2020

Season 1 Episode 2 - Struggling to Use the Words Mentally Ill as Part of My Daughter's Diagnosis

In this solo episode, I give you a little more information on why I started this podcast and blog: www.inmyshoestoday.com, why I had to grieve the loss of the relationship I thought I would have with my daughter and learn how to embrace our connection in order to give her what she needs to fight this battle for her mind.

I'll also tell you my experience as the only person of color in care giver support groups and what happened to me when I thought I was in a safe place to speak my truth, only to have my ability to really express myself crippled by the opinions of a group that should have been there to support me.

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About the Podcast

In My Shoes Podcast
You don't know what it's like until you've been In My Shoes
In My Shoes is a podcast about women of color and the issues we face but sometimes don't get to talk about. We will give our perspective, allowing you a glimpse into what it's like to deal with racism, infertility, mental illness, parenting, relationships, colorism, politics, hair, health, you name it - in our shoes.

Sometimes it just takes a moment to hear a personal story to realize things aren't always the way they seem. When you hear someone's personal story you can see things through their eyes, from their perspective, even if it's just for a moment - but that moment may be all it takes to change the way you think about or view women from other cultural backgrounds and skin tones. Walk a mile in my shoes, and find out things aren't always the way they seem.

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Karin Davis-Thompson