I dated a young woman with a child. After dating for two years, they moved. Exactly one year ago today — after over a year apart from the little girl — I flew down to see her. Here is the story.
We are living in a time where women not having children is becoming more and more common.
This is from someone who did get left behind at home all her life.
As adults, we’re sometimes not given much leeway to act as children again. We’ve got bills to pay, families to feed, and careers to manage. But we should give ourselves some downtime every now and then — especially to act like a kid and get away with it.
Learn from this situation. Grow from it. You are not your parents, and not all relationships fail.
1. Always lock the door when you’re taking a shower.
On any given day, photos of babies (human, feline, canine) probably attract more positive attention in our social media newsfeeds than posts that are actually newsworthy.
“This is exasperating!”
Parenting is a tough job, but it’s got to be exponentially harder if your child is a total loser.
I was convinced I would be the ultra hip mom who let her son be whoever he was and not try to force “boyish” things on him like trucks and sports. But as it has turned out for me, boys have proven to be almost exactly like the warnings I received.