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Has anyone in qld had a pregnancy termination within the last year or so? I am going to have one (please don’t judge me). Should I be going to the day clinic and having it done? Or has anyone used the pills you take at home? What was it like? What would you suggest is best? What are your...
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What song is your anthem to your life? If there was just one perfect song that you felt portrayed your life perfectly, what would it be?, My song:. Creep, by Radiohead. I feel every word to the core. Look through my window and you'll see a happily Married mother of 3, (2 teenagers, one 5yo) and I'm...
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Trigger warning ⛔️ Hey sisters, this has been playing my mind for months now & I don’t know where to get it out. When I was between the ages 9-12 (around then I can’t remember exactly) my best friend’s brother ‘felt me up’ often. He would have been under 18 at the time. Ive never given it a...

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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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