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May trigger some with similar mental health issues.. I’m so lost and confused, I don’t want to be in my marriage anymore, I’ve completely lost myself to where I’m a shell of a person and all my happiness is gone, I suffer from bipolar and have done for many years but have mainly managed to keep...
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Re- menstrual cups... This is not children related but I really need help and unsure where to ask. Since having bub 8 months ago I can't wear tampons as it causes alot of discomfort and pads make me physically sick to the point I'm gaging and I get red raw skin even though I have tried different...
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I’m wondering for ladies who have partners with penis piercings which one does your partner have and did it hurt him to have done? We are looking into it and my husband doesn’t know where to get done or if it should be male or female to do it. Many thanks

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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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