Mothers who regret having children are speaking up like never before


22 bookmarks. First posted by pacpost january 2018.


The notion that motherhood is a sacred role rather than one of the most profound and complex human relationships has made it somehow magically exempt from regret, Donath tells Maclean’s. In every other realm where regret is experienced, people soldier on, she notes. Her research even indicates that women who feel guilt over regret are more conscientious parents. “The more I feel [regret], the more I give them,” a mother interviewed by Donath said about her two children.
4 weeks ago by cipherpolice
At first glance, Amy* is like many busy young moms—she’s 34, lives in Alberta, works full-time and is devoted to her five-year-old. “I love my son with all my heart,” she says. “My life revolves around this child. via Pocket
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8 weeks ago by booyaa
PSA: Better be sure if it’s what you want 😛
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january 2018 by kangaroo5383
In pushing the boundaries of accepted maternal response, women are challenging an explosive taboo—and reframing motherhood in the process.
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january 2018 by adragomir
Photoillustration by Stephen Gregory & Heshmat Saberi ‘I regret having children’ In pushing the boundaries of accepted maternal response, women are challenging…
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january 2018 by hybridsolidr
At first glance, Amy* is like many busy young moms—she’s 34, lives in Alberta, works full-time and is devoted to her five-year-old. “I love my son with all my heart,” she says. “My life revolves around this child. via Pocket
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january 2018 by bschlagel
In pushing the boundaries of accepted maternal response, women are challenging an explosive taboo—and reframing motherhood in the process.
parenting 
january 2018 by geetarista
Mothers who regret having children are speaking up like never before via Instapaper http://ift.tt/2qSpbeN
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january 2018 by chetan
Photoillustration by Stephen Gregory & Heshmat Saberi ‘I regret having children’ In pushing the boundaries of accepted maternal response, women are challenging…
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january 2018 by jrheard
Photoillustration by Stephen Gregory & Heshmat Saberi ‘I regret having children’ In pushing the boundaries of accepted maternal response, women are challenging…
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january 2018 by toph
“What I’m struggling with is that it feels like their amazing life comes at expense of my own.” - regretful mothers
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january 2018 by sherenejose