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Hey Mums, I'll keep it short. How do you know when its time to seperate? Firstly, No, we're not throwing this away, we love each other and have worked our arses off to make it work but nothing ever changes. We have had the same financial issues for 15 years that never change no matter what. We've...
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How to grieve for someone who is still alive? Long story and I’m sure to cop some back lash but I don’t care, I just want some advice. In 2017, when my daughter was 17 and in her last year of high school, I did something foolish. I slept with a much younger man in our small country town. He was 21...
Tonight both my16 yr old daughter and I were assaulted by her Aunty and uncle due to hidious family break down. This is due to her Aunty constantly harassing my daughter this woman bashed my daughter and than her ex partner choked me and in defence I bit him and my teeth are damaged. I can’t...

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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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