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How do I find a purpose? I feel like all I do is work and raise kids. Like I'm stuck in this never ended cycle. I don't really have any interests and when I do I seem to get over them pretty quickly and get bored. It's starting to really get me down but I don't even know where to start to find me...
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For those of you who suffer from anxiety- what are your symptoms when your anxiety is heightened? What does your body go through/how do you feel? When I go out or talk to people, It doesn’t bother me to do it, I don’t get worried or anything really but once I’m out, I get super dizzy and nauseous...
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I did it. I had my first job interview after leaving my narcissistic partner. I was so freaking excited about the prospect of gaining employment after ten years of being a SAHM. Boy did my happiness deflate the minute the interview started. I have never felt more pathetic in my life, as I did in...

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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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