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Vanessa Mdee Narrates How She Dealt With Inferiority Complex.

Vanessa Mdee with Boyfriend Rotimi

by Muthoni Kimani September 4, 2020

If you're a fan of Vanessa Mdee then you've been following her Deep Dive Podcast, well she just served us the final episode of the first season of Deep Dive podcast by Vanessa Mdee, she welcomed her boyfriend Rotimi, to talk about overcoming an inferiority complex. Vanessa started by narrating how she dealt with her inferiority complex;

"I think I had to overcompensate because growing up, I was a small person like physically small, shorter than everybody I did not see myself in great regard. My trauma comes from being teased as a child. So when I thought about my opinions, I did not speak as I grew older, I would overcompensate by being loud, and the life of the party and have the final say."

She went ahead and added;

What saved me is the fact that I know I was very talented, and I was ahead of time with the music I put out. I recognized I was comparing my work's reception to everyone else."

Rotimi had something to say too;

"Growing up in a Nigerian household, your father wouldn't let you have an opinion. And it is not abused; it is parenting. if you are not careful you can grow up feeling like your opinion has no weight and everyone around you, their answers are the right ones, so you start feeling inferior about yourself not knowing where it comes from."

The talented singer come actor added;

"Even for me when I was 16-17 my mum combated that by saying, what you are saying makes sense but my dad is a strong African man, made sure he was the man of the house so his word was the final word and nothing else mattered. I started breaking away from that saying my decisions are smart; I'm pretty wise."

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