Month: November 2023

Meeting expectations

Youth and expectations  I’ve supported young people who shared struggling to meet their parent’s expectations. I’ve worked with youth who identify as BIPOC and described feeling anxious and stressed at the idea that they may have let their parents down. Some of these youth experienced anxiety whilst at school; before…
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Interracial marriage

My background I grew up in a multicultural city as a visible minority. My parents, similar to many others, made it clear that my sisters and I were to marry someone within our community. This meant we were to find someone who was Indian and a Hindu. My parents shared…
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Internalised racism

My background  I grew up in a multicultural city and many of my friends, as a result, were BIPOC. I was immersed in British culture but also learnt about other cultures growing up. I did not view myself as different or as not belonging. Rather I grew accustomed to belonging…