• H
  • Wailuku, United States
  • 10 months ago

Losing myself

Sometimes I feel like people don’t see me as “me” anymore and instead see me as only my daughter’s mother. I feel like I’m losing my identity.
  • I
  • Waynesburg, United States
  • 7 months ago

My son is almost 2, and between being a wife and a mother I completely relate. :/

  • L
  • Sanford, United States
  • 7 months ago

Self development is very important! Even if it’s 10–15 minutes every morning you get up before her to just work on you.

  • A
  • Paso Robles, United States
  • 8 months ago

I totally understand and I chose to go to therapy. It helped a lot.

  • M
  • LaSalle, Canada
  • 8 months ago

Oh I feel the same! And it can be a struggle. My kids are older and I still feel this way. My youngest has special needs so his needs can be overwhelming at times. But I did notice a shift once the youngest was about 3. They didn’t need ME as much, they needed an adult so I would ask their dad to give me a bit more me time. That did help! But remember we are still people and are allowed to have needs! It’s not selfish to take that time!

  • N
  • Port Macquarie, Australia
  • 8 months ago

You’re not alone in this department. So many mums feel the same. Find yourself a hobby or passion and work towards some goals. I felt the same so I decided to change it. I started my own online business that I am passionate about and lucky for me my team is a bunch of awesome mums who all felt the same. We now have a common goal we are all working towards while having fun. Best thing I have ever done. My kids still come first but i am doing something for me too x

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