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I'm young (28yrs old) and I just got a new job, and I'm now making almost 2x more than my friend group and they always have a comment about how much I make saying "I'm rich now.. etc.… more

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how do you deal with the constant feeling of being a failure?

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Has anyone asked for a promotion or a salary increase after taking on more work/successful project completion? How did it go for you?

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Has any fish out here found a way to navigate and negotiate offer letter when hiring manager says “14-16 hours a day and 6 days a week is normal at the big4” ?

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Having a LinkedIN photo..has it helped, hurt or indifferent to networking and opportunities?

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I’m on a Trying to conceive(TTC) journey and I’m feeling so alone. Looking for someone to talk to who has been on the journey or is on. Please Dm xx

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I need to up my self-care routine. I am good on skincare, but not so good at relaxing or working out. Also not good at making time to read/journal. Any tips? WLB is tough for me

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Does any fish out here know anyone helpful in Google sustainability or public policy team? Need urgent help! Thanks

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🏆JOB THREAD! Drop any amazing job openings you know of in the comments below, support another WOC!

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We recently bought a house and moved to a very yt area with little diversity. I am fine with it, it’s a nice neighborhood. But, recently my 5 year old started kindergarten at the school we are zoned f… more

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Anyone know a good esthetician in LA? One who specializes with Black skin

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Generally speaking about communication habits, would you rather be long winded or tight lipped?

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I currently live in Minneapolis, and looking to relocate. I need a restart! I am way too comfortable. I think I might head down south- maybe Charlotte or Nashville. I’ve been trying to make some conne… more

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Hey ladies! Any suggestions on areas to stay in and things to do on a solo trip in LA? It's been over eight years since I've been! I am a foodie and do love shopping and the outdoors as well.… more

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I’m a woman of color dating a Republican who…doesn’t seem like a Republican??? He has tons of close friends who are liberal and of color so I don’t feel out of place when we hang out but anyone else i… more

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Can’t wait to buy my first home as a single black woman!

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Anyone know of a really good dermatologist in the dmv area that specializes in hyperpigmentation?

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Does anyone have any experience with Endometriosis? My partner's gyno just told her she thinks she may have it but would need surgery to diagnose it. We're trying to learn but seems like there… more

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Is dating harder for professional/highly educated women of color? I am in my mid 20s and ended a 7 years relationship in 2020. I have been meeting guys (mostly dating apps). I feel like guys just want… more

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A couple questions for you ladies: IRL, how many of you approach guys that you are interested? What is your culture? IRL, how can you usually tell a guy is interested in you? Do you notice a change… more

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I work on an account that has not set management boundaries with our client. It feels like we’re a restaurant, where client is allowed to directly request whatever tasks they want anytime and everythi… more

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When is the last time you reinvented yourself?

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I’m not venting but scratching my head at the moment. Is there a reason when there are two or more WoC, it seems that we are competing against each other instead of working and building up each other?

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Shout out to the US Women’s Gymnastics Team and to Simone Biles for protecting her mental space & energy.

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do you guys just like ever want to give up completely on dating? everyone who seems to be attracted to me initially for my career hustle ends up hating how little free time i have. then there’s the fa… more

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Random question, does anyone watch RHOBH? Do you think Erika Jayne really didn’t know anything about Toms business?

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Ladies in your 20s/30s who get labeled as "high performers" - Are older white women threatened by you? This is a sincere question because I am thoroughly confused by how often I have seen hi… more

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When you are complimented for your work, how do you respond? Do you feel the random pressure to respond with a compliment?

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How do i tell a family member (in-laws) they have over stayed their welcome? I’m just exhausted at this point I’m breaking apart

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Just turned 35. I’ve worked my tail off to advance in my career. I’m about to be offered an assistant director position. Now that I’m being sought after, I don’t know if it’s the direction I want to g… more

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I have a friend who’s running a gofund me page for her dog’s surgery, I feel guilty that I’m contemplating how much I should give.

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Welcome new members! And to everyone, many blessings we made it through the 1st half of 2021!

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Ok so I started a new job 3 weeks ago and it’s starting to sink in that I am the only black woman in the office. It’s starting to feel less lonely, but there are already a few micro aggressions that a… more

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