It does not mean that you are a terrible person, or that you are a bad mom. You need to take care of you, for you, and for others.
Are you having a natural childbirth? Why, yes—in that it’s completely natural to take drugs to alleviate excruciating pain!
Even once you’re without-a-shred-of-doubt visibly pregnant, you can’t expect strangers to give up their seat for you so readily because the world is populated by some very conveniently clueless individuals who will happily ignore you rather than sacrifice their own comfort.
You’re going to get used to it all—cause you’ve got to.
You are expensive and exhausting physically, emotionally, and mentally. Infertility, you drowned my heart in disappointment and agony. And truthfully, it was pretty painful every time I heard the words “I’m pregnant” from someone other than myself.
The Breast Is Best Enthusiast
So the boys grow up repeating the sins of their fathers.
Not because they’re bad. Just because they didn’t know better.
Rebecca had the life that I dreamed of. She had a big house, two dogs, and a really nice mom and dad. I would sit in Rebecca’s house sometimes and watch in amazement as Rebecca’s mom hugged and kissed her and combed the tangles out of her long hair.
“I can’t lie. I had a reallllly hard time during pregnancy watching my weight tick up and up and up nonstop…”
“My wife’s body is so different lately, it’s like fucking a whole new person. I’m so into it.”