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'I'm Tired Of Being My Husband's Mom'

17 parents share what’s really on their minds this week.

by Emma Coburn
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Do you feel like you’re parenting your spouse? Wonder if you might be in perimenopause? Say “f*ck” more often than you possibly should? This week in the Scary Mommy Confessional, you’ll find thoughts on all those topics, plus other things like kids’ birthday parties and ever-changing workplace policies on remote work. Read on and get ready to commiserate.

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I’m tired of being my husband’s mom

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So tired. My partner just doesn’t get it.

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I love hanging with my kid, but I also love when she’s at my coparent’s house instead of mine.

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Am I in perimenopause?

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I say F*ck way more than I’d like to admit and I feel so guilty about it

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Literally googled why men are so useless. Tired of doing everything for 4 people

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Can’t stand my mil, especially during the holidays!

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Dating at 45 after 15 years with a narcissist is so difficult.

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Why is age 3 so stressful for me as a parent?

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I hate my boss for denying my Child Care Leave. I have a 6 month old.

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I wish I could move in with my boyfriend, but we both have kids, and it’s too chaotic.

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Considering quitting my job now they are requiring in-office work over flexible remote work.

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I’m trying to plan my daughter’s birthday party without spending a damn fortune.

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Resenting my husband- he’s gone out 3 times this week and I don’t get any time to myself.

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My husband keeps staying in bed well beyond his alarm. It puts more on me to get the kids ready. Get up!

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Why won’t my child listen in school

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I absolutely love the alone time I have when my youngest has her Pre-K days.

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