Gabrielle Union ON: Vulnerability & Turning Your Weakness Into Your Superpower

Gabrielle Union chats with Jay Shetty to talk about a woman’s inner strength. From her arduous journey to have children and competing against her partner on career growth, to realizing what makes a marriage work and thriving in communities where your resources benefit the majority. Gabrielle is an actress who starred in several romantic films such as The Brothers, Deliver Us from Eva, Think Like a Man, and Think Like a Man Too. She portrayed the lead character in the BET drama series Being Mary Jane, of which she received an NAACP Image Award. Married to Dwyane Wade, she continues to advocate for survivors of assault.   Head over to to find out your Tea Personality!  What We Discuss with Gabrielle: 00:00 Intro 02:54 Struggling to have children 11:21 Every child is unique 15:45 Support looks different for men and women 20:19 Figuring out how to walk side by side with your partner 24:30 You can’t compete with your partner 28:37 Most children aren't going to be shady for no reason 32:06 Rising through a terrible experience 38:20 Don’t try to hide when you feel vulnerable 46:07 Raise girls to have a world perspective, not with a town perspective 48:18 Accepting your child for who they identify as 53:55 It’s about building communities to share resources 55:53 Gabrielle on Fast Five   Like this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally! Episode Resources: Gabrielle Union | Instagram Gabrielle Union | Twitter Gabrielle Union | Facebook Gabrielle Union | Amazon Flawless Achieve success in every area of your life with Jay Shetty’s Genius Community. Join over 10,000 members taking their holistic well-being to the next level today, at

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