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Who here has been tested for COVID-19? Can you tell me the process? Would my whole family need to get tested and isolate until I get the results? What about extended family who have been in contact in the last 4 or 5 days with me? Suddenly yesterday I started to get a bit of a runny nose. I blamed...
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I am not a Mum, or even a wife/ partner but I had to put this out there, so i found this place because you are all women and I want your advice! Being Mums you will probably help me put this into perspective but I seriously struggle with body confidence! I am not overweight or underweight i'm just...
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I was recently seeing someone who I really could see a future with, things got really full on pretty quick and was a bit much so we decided to take a step back which ended up with me going back home. We’ve spoken since but after not getting any reply’s for a few days I sent him a text laying out...

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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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