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For context: My mother and I have a very strained relationship. She kicked me out when I was 16, which was a relief in a way as I'd endured years of emotional abuse from her. We made amends (for lack of a better word) a few years later but irreparable damage was done. I essentially tolerate her now...
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Ive been studying online for a bit over a year and have been offered a place in the bachelor of criminology and criminal justice. Right now im a sahm with 3 kids, youngest is 2.5 and while I've wanted to do this degree for years now its available im unsure if its the right path? I love the subject...
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Has anyone ever had eczema on the nipple? I went to the doctor for a really itchy scaly nipple, just my left one. She said it looks like just eczema but is sending me for an ultrasound just to be sure. If it is just eczema, I don’t know if it is normal for the areola to get really big? And is it...

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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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