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Hi all... This will be a long one I think. I have spoken to you all before, DV survivor. Anyway. I had my first when I was really young and that relationship didn't work out, then met who I thought was the love of my life, Caring, sweet, we tried for a baby and got one, half way through my...
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Hey IMs. I’m at a loss. This is an area of life that I have no real experience with and I would love to hear from people who have had experience and could possibly come up with some ideas?! This is quite long, if you make it to the end then thank you. My sister is (I believe) a high functioning...
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How do I ask my husband to be more hygienic? This has been an ongoing issue, for years. We've been together almost 10 years. I've asked out right, told him to his face. I've tried being nice about it, brought it up in conversation with actually being direct. He Smokes and drinks lots of coffee and...

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This is a FAQ post. These are the most popular answers to a real question asked on The Imperfect Mum. A bit of a hard question to put into words. Lately I’m feeling like i’m now just “his wife” and “her mother” – I’m feeling like I’ve lost who I used to be. I used to be a fairly social independant woman and now I feel as though I have somehow been robbed of my independance. I have an 8 month old...
Sometimes we mums are our own worst enemy… I’m beating myself up at the moment, without any help from anyone else! (So talented right?) *rolls eyes* I was catching up with a couple of beautiful mums this morning – we had a bunch of kids between us all who were happily playing in the playground while we spoke. One of the children came up to her mum, with the usual “I’m hungry” complaint, and the...
There has been many discussions on I.M about beauty, women feeling like they are not beautiful. Women feeling like they’re not enough. And, this worries me. So, what makes you beautiful? Aesthetically you may rate as as 4 or a 10? Who knows? And yes I would be lying if I said that aesthetics don’t come into play. They do. However, I have seen really aesthetically pleasing people that are just not...
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