• Gabby
  • Sarasota, United States
  • a month ago

Stay at home mom depression is real

Stay at home depression is real ❤️ your entire previous life has shifted. You are now the world of that little one. I know I had a lot of ppd with my first and some with my second. Motherhood seemed so lonely. Being at home while my hubs worked and having no adult interaction. The same can also be true for mammas who work. They have their own battle of leaving their littles to provide ❤️ What are your thoughts on this article ? https://www.glamour.com/story/stay-at-home-mom-depression-is-realand-women-are-finally-talking-about-it/amp
  • A
  • 2 days ago

My first baby is 1 month today actually and I have family support but everyone works full time and baby keeps me up all night so I’m alone all the time. I got my own place but it’s so far distance wise from everyone I havnt been there. I jump from my families house to baby daddies house to friends house just to try and be around people. Luckily I have a friend that’s out of work with a new baby as well but that’s the only place I don’t feel isolated simply bc were on the same type of schedule rn. I don’t have anyone to pay my bills so I’m supposed to go back to work full time soon and yes the idea of being out of the house is great but I don’t want to leave my son nor do I want to work full time to pay someone to watch my son so I’m having anxiety from that as well. The first week home (at my baby daddies place) was hell. He didn’t understand where I was coming from I’m sure he thought I was losing my mind and honestly I kinda felt like I was. People don’t realize (especially breastfeeding) how hard this is.

  • M
  • CA, US
  • 2 days ago

No one understands us and they won’t unless they go through the struggle that we go through

  • V
  • DE, US
  • 5 days ago

Agree!!! I’m a sahm and I’m so depressed and lonely. It’s hard to get out of the even when I can because I’m so use to be inside raising my kids. It’s like I’m all alone because my husband just doesn’t understands and thinks it’s a piece of cake. But it’s not. I’m exhausted and drained 😌🤦‍♀️

  • V
  • DE, US
  • 4 days ago

Yes. While my husband works 8hours 5 days a week, I’m full time day and night. No 15min or 30 mins break, my feet are constantly moving. & on top of it I breastfeed, and I carry him on my him because he doesn’t want to be put down. I don’t like them crying so I immediately jump to their needs. My life is chaos. Let’s not talk about baths. Because the floor gets drenched in water, so I have to clean that up. And I just want to explode because he never understands. I had a girl invite me out and I was all up for it. By 7pm I said I could because I was sick, whole time I was drained because I’m a momma of 2 24/7 365 days a year.

  • M
  • CA, US
  • 4 days ago

I feel you my husband thinks 🤔 that taking care or to toddlers is a piece of cake 🍰. When it’s not easy because you cook 👩🏻‍🍳 breakfast 🥞 the. You have to change them then feed again clean 🧽 up the toys 🧸 then Put them down for a nap 😴 then its cleaning 🧹 the house 🏡 then it’s back to cooking 🥘 there is no time for us moms to take a break because there’s a lot to do in the house 🏠 that we don’t get 20 minutes or so to relax

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  • J
  • West Palm Beach, United States
  • 5 days ago

I am a new SAHM / work from home mom and I agree with the article. For me I find the most difficult thing is the loss of identity I don’t recognize myself and frankly don’t have time to introspect to even begin to redevelop myself. I try to stay committed to the mom group I attend and stay around family so I don’t feel alone but often times as I am the only twin mom I know it is lonely because no one else exactly knows how I feel. I love my children to no end and went through so much and sacrificed so much during my pregnancy, however it is difficult identifying myself as a mom when I was single career oriented me for so many years. In the tough moments I work hard to give myself enough time to feel the feels but also recognizing (for me) when I need to reach out for help so that I don’t fall into a dark place. Motherhood is a rewarding but tough journey like no other .

  • A
  • 2 days ago

Do u mind me asking where do u work from home for, I need that

  • R
  • ENG, GB
  • 5 days ago

I absolutely agree it's very hard being a SAHM and very lonely... 😔

  • A
  • MT, US
  • 6 days ago

It is hard being a stay at home mom, I don’t think everyone gets it. Granted I am EXTREMELY grateful that I get to spend all this time with my baby. It’s still hard and you lose it a bit sometimes. I also just moved to Billings and was in the hospital..so probably not helping socially. Anyone wants to talk you can totally message me 🙂

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