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breathing through the weight of toxic positivity

Suffocating, feels like I can’t breathe Can’t speak The problem, of course, is that toxic positivity is POSITIVE She feigns concern for her children, “They should have heat when it’s cold.” The problem is it isn’t that cold, my own mother gently chided me when I complained myself, “Good thing you lost heat when you …

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Woman standing and looking to a big puzzle piece By ra2 studio

you will (probably) miss the person you were before you became a mom (or parent) & it’s okay!

I read an article today about a mother who missed the days when she did not yet have children. Some will say that is just a passing phase. Others that they would never, ever feel that way. I wondered how many of them had ever met a child, let alone raised one. You will miss …

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