25 year old body building baddie, Taylor joins Akua & Sam to discuss her experience with sex, love, and dating as a person with a number of mental health diagnoses and her journey towards healing. This is our second installment in Mental Health March 2019.
Bae(s) of The Week: Jervae
Hoe(s) of the Week: All of you we love all of you! (This episode was prerecorded)
Self Care Tips: Laugh!
Fuck It (Topic of the Day): Tay opens up about her time as a young adult coming to terms with a number of mental health diagnoses and instanced of trauma. Points of discussion include: Bipolar II Disorder, social anxiety disorder, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, High School, College, emotionally abusive relationships, comorbid diagnoses, greek life in college, dealing with medications, greek life and sexual assault, rape culture at UC Santa Barbara, racism and sexism in college, over sexualization of black women at PWIs, PTSD, sexual trauma & drug use, dating with PTSD, dating with bipolar II disorder, hyper sexuality, social anxiety, body building & much more.
Later, Akua speaks a bit about producing our Mental Health March series
TRIGGER WARNING(S): This episode contains discussion on sexual assault, self harm, disordered eating, and suicide attempts.
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Opening: “Queen S%!T” by SheReal
Fuck It: “Keeping it Cool Witchu” Chhoti Maa
End: “Yeah Yeah” Abstract Fish Co
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