From The Confessional: 'I'm In Love With Someone Else's Husband'

What’s really on parents’ minds this week.

by Emma Coburn
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Every version of the parenting journey has its joys and struggles — and reading the variety of submissions to the Scary Mommy Confessional really drives that point home. While one person might be terrified of leaving a cheating partner, another might be thrilled their divorce is final; while one person might enjoy being the sole breadwinner, another might resent that responsibility. Wherever you are and whatever you’re dealing with, chances are you’ll relate to what somebody else is sharing this week. Read on for the full roundup.

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Sometimes I am so resentful of my husband because he never stopped living his life after we had kids

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Feel guilty for making my baby a middle child

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It pisses me off that my ex can move on and date and I’m having a hard time.

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Currently experiencing my 7th miscarriage. I have 2 kids I love with all I am, but this still hurts.

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I don’t know if my husband and I will ever agree on how to parent our kids

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I just want another man to hit on me or find me attractive

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I’m in love with someone else’s husband and it makes me feel terrible, but I won’t stop.

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I’m happy being the sole income of the family.

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My husband wants to have sex more often but I’m too tired to think about having sex.

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I wish my husband would stop grabbing my damn boobs

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We are picking up our adoptive 2.5 yr old daughter on Monday and I am freaking out!!!

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Fear of being single mom to 3 kids is keeping me from leaving cheating husband

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I quit my job to be a SAHM & I don’t enjoy it. I feel stuck

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I want to support my husband and his business but I wish he would get a real “job”

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The “I told you so” from my mom is beyond annoying

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Super resentful about being the breadwinner when my husband is a crap SAHP

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Mental exhaustion from work has me paralyzed and my kids are picking up my slack.

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I want my partner to go to individual therapy

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I dread school pickup because I have to socialize with other parents

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We both want another baby, but we can barely afford to live right now.

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my son is starting to show signs of anxiety and OCD, like me, and I’m scared for him. this $h!t is rough.

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