For the longest time, we have subjected ourselves to keeping our beliefs limited. If something has always been a certain way in our family, we assume it should always continue to be that way. It is a kind of ancestral knowledge that is passed from generation to generation.
If our past family generations have had problems with relationships, we assume some kind of bad ancestral juju was put on us, and we will never achieve a successful and stable relationship with our own partners.
We are simply not meant for love if our great-grandmothers, grandmothers, and mothers had problems in that area — but the truth is that that’s where we are wrong. We are strong Latinx women in control of our lives and our future — and we can do this by honoring and learning from our past and simultaneously moving past it.
What kind of trauma and psychological restraints are we tiptoeing…