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From The Confessional: 'I Can't Stand My Only Other Mom Friend'

16 parents share their anonymous confessions about friends, partners, in-laws, and more

by Emma Coburn
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You may be reading this while hiding in your room at home, waiting in the camp pick-up line, or even on one of those “vacations” with kids that always end up leaving you more exhausted than you were before. Wherever you are, scroll on for 16 parents’ anonymous confessions about kids leaving for college, annoying in-laws, husbands with bad breath, and more.

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I can’t stand my only other mom friend 🫠 

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Sometimes I find it hard to love myself

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My daughter just left for college and I am not ok/haven’t slept. Hubby unfazed

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I love my husband but his breath is awful and it drives me crazy.

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I’m ready to lose it on husband because he spends 45min x2 in the bathroom daily pooping!

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Currently on “holiday” with husband and toddler secretly planning a solo vacation

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My hubby never wants to have sex. I know he isn’t cheating but what about my needs?

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I regret my divorce

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Preg with#3 and regretting it how will i handle three??

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Deleting my social media & making new accounts under an alias cos I cant stand my inlaws

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my husband’s been gone on a golf trip for 4 days, there’s no grumpiness here and I love it

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My baby is 10 months old and I still can’t figure out her sleep, food or play cycle.

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I feel my brain has turned to mush since becoming a SAHM

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I dread my kids coming home from preschool and daycare every day

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No one knows how to do the dishes until I go out of town-suddenly-Sally Homemakers! Annoying ASF.

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After 16 years together my husband feels like a roommate. Is that enough?

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