The main objective when speaking with your partner about race is listening. Don’t listen to respond, listen to understand. This can be a sensitive subject and each person has their own experiences that dictate how they approach race. Approach your partner with love. Dr. Alfiee says, “If you’re already feeling compelled to have the conversation and you’re not feeling support from your partner, that’s a whole separate conversation from just race. That’s a partner who’s not supporting you, period.” When talking about race, it is always important to remember these are real people’s lives. We can hear stories but it affects Black people’s lives each and every day. Read the full article at the link.
by cbtemplate | Jun 18, 2020