From The Confessional: 'I Hate Socializing With Other Parents'

25 anonymous parents share what’s on their minds this week

by Emma Coburn
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Wherever you are in your parenting journey — whether you have babies or kids who have already flown the nest — chances are there’s something you want to vent (or, on the flip side, secretly brag) about. And the Scary Mommy Confessional is an excellent place to do that. Here’s what 25 anonymous parents had to share this week about everything from potty training and constant clutter to simply hating small talk with other moms and dads.

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I do everything at home!! I’m so tired, its unfair

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Just beginning to get divorced and I am SO HAPPY!

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I would leave my husband if I hadn’t accumulated so much secret debt

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I don’t care to be friends (small talk is annoying) with the parents of kids in my sons class

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Both WFH, yet somehow I have to always bring son on MY errands, no so for hubs 😤 

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My house is never clean and nobody’s helping... Sometimes I dream about alone life

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I’m not looking forward to a long summer at home with the kids...

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Feel like I serve n take care of everything n Everyone all day. But Who takes care of me?!

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About to have baby 2 and still feel worried I won’t love him as much as my first born 😫

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My kids aren’t good at their extra curricular activities so I want them to quit

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It’s only day 3 of summer and I already am ready for school to start again

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In This moment I prefer to go to work than be at home with my family

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My mom is dying and I can’t even cry. I love her so much but don’t know how to feel.

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I’ve been a SAHM for a little over a year and miss being a working mom.

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I’m overwhelmed by the constant clutter and sheer amount of toys for 1 2yr old

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Quit my job in Oct and haven’t gone back; I’m not sure if I can go back AND be a good mom

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I’m overwhelmed overstimulated and constantly in tears, I need a break

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I sometimes play up that I’m “getting sick” so I can have alone time from my SO and kids

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Working and being a mom is a struggle. You can’t give 100% to work, child, and spouse

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I hate socializing with other parents 😑 

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Potty training is killing me. Can i just give up & let my 3.5 tyrant wear diapers forever?

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When my husband doesn’t get laid he turns into a big baby. It’s annoying!!

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my son’s friends are all brats and I don’t like any of their moms

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I hate vacation w/kids but I’m too anxious to leave them w/family. No vaca or a crappy one

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How much longer will she fit on my lap and love my snuggles?

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