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Toxic Tips from A Hispanic Mother

In celebration of International Women’s Day, let’s take a step back and remember the toxic advice our Latin mothers told us…

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My mother is first-generation Puerto Rican and Cuban. Most of her advice has been enmeshed in gender inequality and toxicity, and religious sexual shame. Though I did not know it at the time.




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Andrea Duran

Andrea Duran

Writer | Self-Development | Mental Health | Addiction | Fiction | B.A. Eng/Pysch | Addiction Counselor | Certified Hot Mess |

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