So So Tired

From The Confessional: 'I Truly Loathe My MIL'

17 parents share what’s really on their minds

by Emma Coburn
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There’s always a mix of topics addressed in the Scary Mommy Confessional, and accordingly, you’ll find confessions about a number of different subjects in the roundup below. But — maybe because we’re entering the season of festive family get-togethers — in-laws were certainly on people’s minds this time around. Here’s what 17 parents anonymously shared.

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I’m dreading the holidays with both my side and my husband’s!

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Raising my husband is harder than raising my kids.

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I like the empty nest

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Hate living close to unsupportive in-law family. Ready to move!

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I don’t like a lot of the parents of my kids friends.

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I tell my husband I don’t hate his mom, but maybe I do.

Confessional #61625534

I have no interest in sex and my husband is always ready to go. I’m afraid it’s going to ruin us

Confessional #61623765

I don’t want to be on Instagram as much as I am..

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My husband doesn’t understand that a mom naturally has more responsibilities than a dad.

Confessional #61528934

I truly loathe my MIL

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I sometimes get jealous of moms who have more than one baby because it’s not in the cards for me.

Confessional #61598245

Plan to go to therapy for the first time ever & I’m very nervous

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It’s easier to do things when my husband isn’t here

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I am struggling to take care of my child and work full time, yet sending her daycare pains me.

Confessional #67696543

I’m so tired of asking for basic needs. Just f*cking look around, recognize it, & DO IT!

Confessional #67125289

I miss my life before kids

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I genuinely love my in laws and just recently moved them into my house. Everyone keeps telling me it was a bad idea. I’m not sure yet though.

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