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From The Confessional: 'Husband Confessed To Being A Sex Addict'

Mom friends, job troubles, babies who won't nap, and more: What 21 parents are talking about this week.

by Emma Coburn

When you pictured motherhood, part of that image might have involved all your new mom friends: people you met at a baby and me group, then kept hanging out with for life. For many parents, though, good mom friends are the exception rather than the rule. This week in the Scary Mommy Confessional, several people had thoughts on this— from a mom who recently relocated and is having trouble finding a group, to one who wonders why she’s always the one making plans for everybody. Other topics range from the professional (being fed up with life in corporate America) to the intensely personal (a husband’s admitted sex addiction). Read on for the full roundup.

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I’m a teacher on holiday but when do I get a holiday from my own kids?!

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I wish I had a group of friends...I’m 34 and I never do anything

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My ex won’t support putting our daughter in therapy.

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I really hate my job and because I’m a divorced mom I need to work.

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I HATE that my daughter prefers my MIL over my mom

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BILLS! Vet. Property tax. Income tax. Plumber. Electrician.

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After 15 years and 4 kids, I don’t feel connected to my husband AT ALL & it hurts

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I’m in my mid-30s and just realizing I think I’m on the Autism spectrum

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I don’t want to work in corporate America anymore.

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I’m sick of hearing “embrace this newborn phase”. No, I cannot embrace while drowning

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I don’t want to divorce my cheating husband

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I’m so overwhelmed all of the time. When does it get easier?

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Why am i always the one to reach out to friends

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Why don’t I have more mom friends?

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My husband confessed to being a sex addict

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My 10 month old refuses to nap and it’s killing me

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I feel like we can’t afford to go any where with our 3 kids. And I feel like we’re the only ones.

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In a new state, and finding mom friends has been incredibly difficult this past year.

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I wish i had more mom friends

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I desperately need ME time. I feel like I’m drowning.

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Single mom here. Found a guy who doesn’t view my kids as a burden!

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