Society & Culture

My Stepdad Gave Me Herpes

podcast May 14, 2024

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In this episode of The Professional Homegirl Podcast, Eboné sits down with a courageous individual who shares her personal journey of contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD) at a young age from her stepfather. 

Eboné and her guest plunge into the intricate realm of family dynamics, immersing themselves in the vivid recollection of a pivotal moment that reshaped her life’s trajectory. As they navigate through memories, Eboné’s guest bravely confronts the haunting repercussions of her mother’s decisions, grappling with the poignant realization of her stepfather being prioritized over her own well-being.

Moreover, she sheds light on the profound impact of her upbringing, revealing the barriers of trust that encased her perception, particularly towards black women, as a consequence of her mother’s choices. Eboné’s guest delves into the transformative influence of motherhood on her journey, unveiling how it ignited a fervent pursuit of justice. Bolstered by the unwavering support of a dedicated group, she found solace and the resilience needed to claim the closure she rightfully deserved.

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