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Trying to keep my identity whilst becoming a mother





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1 Mar

Everyday Heartbreak

His innocence makes my heart break.He helps me now. Today for the first time. When I pick up his cha

Motherhood

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    Anonymous x

  • LazyDays

    LazyDays You sound like a real, loving mother! Xxx

  • Befalus

    Befalus I love your stories about your wee man :) You soun...

  • Mostly Angry

    Mostly Angry I love the way you write. I just cried reading a j...

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25 Jan

Bones

If i needed any evidence that my husband is totally and completely in love with our baby, then this

Love, Family, Husband, Baby

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23 Jan

Trick of the Mind

It's been 4 years and 9 months since I saw you last. Everything has changed. Dad got old, sad an

Family, Loss, Grief, Motherhood

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22 Jan

I'm Chungry

Chungry:An overwhelming desire to eat chocolate despite a distinct lack of hunger.

Chocolate, Chungry, Oops I ate a whole bar of

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  • badger69

    badger69 The. Coolest. Word. EVER! Chungry.

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21 Jan

University doesn't prepare you for your twenties.

The more I read posts and think in retrospect about my own university experience, specifically about

Life, University, Students, Drugs, Self confidence

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  • LittleRed

    LittleRed I can completely empathise with this. It's tak...

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17 Jan

The Conversation - take #1

I plucked up the courage to confront him about the lying and the alcohol, but as it turned out, thes

Marriage, Lies, Alcohol, Husband

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11 Jan

He's lying to me

I can't ignore it anymore. H. is lying to me. He's opened up the floodgate of mistrust. It&#

Children, Marriage, Lies, Alcohol, Husbands

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous Try to help him. Try to make him help himself. Try...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous Every man is different, and every alcoholic is THE...

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8 Jan

I've hit the hard stuff and its only 1pm.

Today feels slightly farcical.His royal babyness woke up at 5am. Systemicatically distributed his br

Babies, Life, Motherhood

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2 Jan

Back from the dead

Since my mum died, a part of my dad just withered away. He was always relaxed in social situations,

Death, Love, Family, Mother, Grief, Father

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  • Reprobate

    Reprobate That is beautiful... :) x

  • badger69

    badger69 What a great response, what a great way to feel ab...

  • Give Me Wings

    Give Me Wings What a lovely, uplifting post. I'm so happy fo...

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31 Dec

Me Complete

I didn't know what I was looking for, but there was definitely a hole in my existence. Sometimes

Babies, Life, Family, Sadness, Emotions, New Year, Motherhood, 2012

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  • Mostly Angry

    Mostly Angry Aww this is a lovely. As I'm 6 months pregnant...

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26 Dec

My most beautiful Christmas moment

My most beautiful Christmas moment so far? My dad un-wrapping a framed photograph of him with my ba

Babies, Love, Family, Christmas, Dads, Gifts

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24 Dec

One-Arm Day

Today I've not been able to do anything that requires two arms. My baby has been clinging to me

Babies, Relationships, Emotions, Motherhood, Expectation

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22 Dec

Looking for me

There is such peace at this time of the morning (6:20). It's dark outside and i can just hear ge

Babies, Life, Identity, Self-image, Motherhood

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous Sounds cozy that you sit with your baby in your ar...

  • Sexy Panda

    Sexy Panda Evolution is a necessity, keep what you like about...

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21 Dec

U-Turn

I was sitting at home last night feeling sad and resentful and ranting on here about H. going to a g

Babies, Relationships, Husbands

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20 Dec

Its a wonderful wife

Tonight my husband has gone out to a gig. A gig! Come on. Every time he does something that proves f

Babies, Life, Husbands

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    Anonymous Well, I think it's fine that he goes to a gig....

  • Still That Girl

    Still That Girl It just feels too difficult for me. At night, the ...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous Oh like that, yes it makes a lot of sense. I see t...

  • princessjebbie

    princessjebbie I hope you find time to go to a gig soon! X

  • Sexy Panda

    Sexy Panda I don't think that's right. Parenting shou...

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19 Dec

Another thing I'm too polite to say

Today I actually heard a real-life baby with whooping cough. It was a scary sound. My friend and I j

Babies, Parents, Illness, Whooping cough, Selfishness

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  • arya

    arya its kind of healthy to have some bugs as a child o...

  • introspectiva

    introspectiva Some people simply don't suspect. Idiots.

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16 Dec

Who's the Mummy now?

I met up with a very old girl-friend today and, as always, had brilliant, stimulating and insightful

Babies, Friends, Family, Christmas, Husband

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6 Dec

A very childish thing

Today I actually pooped myself. This has never happended before. In all my halcyon years of drink an

Babies, Illness, Winter bugs, Coping

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5 Dec

Trying to smooth things over

I woke up this morning to 4 missed calls, an answerphone message and a text all from my dad requesti

Babies, Family, Dads, Arguments

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  • mrbaur

    mrbaur Don't know how old your dad is but as you get ...

  • Still That Girl

    Still That Girl What you say makes sense, and it is strangely comf...

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3 Dec

It's not all about you anymore

My dad is a damaged man, and today I was treated to a top-notch highly emotive rant about how obnoxi

Babies, Family, Dads, Husbands, Arguments

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30 Nov

I just ride

Just downloaded Ride by Lana Del Rey. I caught it on the Jools Holland Show this week (most annoying

Music, Fantasy, Lana del rey

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29 Nov

More than one way to make love

Here's what feels like a bold statement. I would rather sleep cuddled up with my baby than with

Sex, Babies, Marriage, Breastfeeding

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  • YC

    YC This is 100% natural, your body and brain are gett...

  • Stellina

    Stellina You've got it spot on.

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28 Nov

A stepping stone in the sinking-sand

I've just spent the day with an AMAZING new friend. I love a budding friendship; the way it begi

Babies, Women, Friendship, Insecurity, Girl-crush

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  • Curious Cat

    Curious Cat My money's on the fact that she thinks you'...

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27 Nov

One less person to love him

I was in the bath with my baby tonight singing a little song about a blue turtle when I suddenly fel

Death, Babies, Family, Mother, Mum

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