Episode 67 | That Part: Intimacy & MS (Layer 5) — feat. Amir Ali

We’re getting deep. Honesty, truth, and transparency are key elements in a loving relationship — and absolutely essential for an intimate relationship. What happens when they’re missing? Join us for Layer 5 — a conversation with Amir Ali, as he reflects on his experiences with Daana. You don’t want to miss this engaging discussion. You also get a sneak peek of Amir’s poetry, as we close out National Poetry Month

You can find Amir on IG @a_mans_inner_reflections. His chapbook, ‘Granddaddy’s Soul and Some of Mine’ is forthcoming.

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Peace!

Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn and Daana — two Black women musing about life with Multiple Sclerosis. Dawn is a 44-year-old mother, living in the Atlanta, GA area. She was diagnosed with RRMS in 2000. She has a BA in American Studies from SUNY Buffalo and completed her graduate work in English as a Second Language at American University.

Episode 66 | That Part: Intimacy & MS (Layer 4) — feat. Byron Fogan

We’re peeling back the layers of self-love, self-acceptance, and other elements that help nurture a healthy intimate relationship. Today we are joined by a near and dear friend of Dawn’s — Byron Fogan. We discuss a very important question: “Can you truly receive love if you don’t love yourself?

You can find Byron on Instagram @sober_shyt.

You can find us on the web at myelinandmelanin.com, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @myelinmelanin. You can also subscribe to us on YouTube.

Consider supporting us through our Patreon — patreon.com/myelinmelanin. Patrons can gain access to exclusive content, Myelin & Melanin swag & more.

Your support helps us offset the cost of maintaining our website, paying for our remote recording technology, music, podcast & merchandise production and more.

As we do not get paid to produce the podcast, these are costs that come out of our pockets. This can often be a struggle.

Also, if you enjoy the podcast, please take a minute to leave us a 5-Star rating on Apple Podcasts.

Stream the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and everywhere you listen to podcasts.

Peace!

Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn and Daana — two Black women musing about life with Multiple Sclerosis. Dawn is a 44-year-old mother, living in the Atlanta, GA area. She was diagnosed with RRMS in 2000. She has a BA in American Studies from SUNY Buffalo and completed her graduate work in English as a Second Language at American University.

Episode 20 — Tricky Territory: Relationships and MS

Listen to Episode 20 of Myelin & Melanin!

Relationships are complicated enough by themselves. Add multiple sclerosis to the mix and the complexity is multiplied. When do you divulge that you have MS? How do you approach the topic? To tell or not to tell? Join us as we tackle these oftentimes tricky relationship questions.

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Episode 12 — No Way Out: Captivity, Identity & MS

Join us as we reflect on MS as the most vicious kind of captor, and how it alters life, relationships & identity.

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