- Becoming a parent is the greatest identity change we go through
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One dad explains that he never wanted to have children and his wife felt the same, until she was around the age of 40 and discovered an 'unquenchable desire for motherhood. After several rounds of IVF and 'huge time, financial and emotional costs' a healthy son came along. The man, who remains anonymous, said he was "immediately plunged into a seemingly endless spiral of resentment and depression. After being told by his therapist that this was much more common than he might think, but there was simply a huge taboo around saying you hated being a parent, he decided to search online.
His regret about becoming a father has also put a strain on his relationship with his wife, who is upset by the way he feels. The man adds that he is a good father, he loves his son and wants to do a good job - and for the boy to have a good life - but his own life is 'markedly less enjoyable since he came along. That's simple honesty. Another man explains that he has ever been keen on kids, enjoys his freedom and could even be described as quite selfish.
He adds: "If I am really honest with myself, I went along with having a child because my wife was ready and keen. The anonymous male now has a month-old daughter and admits he has been forced to go on medication to cope with stress.
Becoming a parent is the greatest identity change we go through
It was just the next thing that happened, and while I do love her, if I had the opportunity to go back to the way things were? Sure, I would take it. I figured out pretty close to immediately after her birth that I had made grave errors. And now I was the mother of this tiny girl and whose great idea was that? I thought I knew what I was doing. I really had no idea until her gorgeous blue eyes, my blue eyes, were staring back at me full of expectations and adoration and dependency.
She continues: "I felt like, and still feel like, I made a mistake. If anything were to happen to her, I would be inconsolable. I would want to die with her if she died. None of that is true.
Life is all about evolution. What looks like a mistake to others has been a milestone in my life.
“Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.”
Even if people have betrayed me, even if my heart was broken, even if people misunderstood or judged me, I have learned from these incidents. We are human and we make mistakes, but learning from them is what makes the difference. Amisha Patel. Life Learning Me Heart.
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Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent. Billy Graham. Life Patience Learning Waiting. You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it.
You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. Johnny Cash. Failure Moving On Time You. I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control, and at times hard to handle.
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But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best. Marilyn Monroe. Best Me You Selfish. Sticking to good habits can be hard work, and mistakes are part of the process. Don't declare failure simply because you messed up or because you're having trouble reaching your goals. Instead, use your mistakes as opportunities to grow stronger and become better. Amy Morin. Hard Work Work Good Failure. Sports build good habits, confidence, and discipline.
They make players into community leaders and teach them how to strive for a goal, handle mistakes, and cherish growth opportunities. Julie Foudy. Good Confidence Discipline Sports. I have made terrible mistakes that have hurt the people that I cared about the most, and I am terribly sorry. I am deeply ashamed of my terrible judgment and my actions.
Anthony Weiner. I Am Sorry People Hurt. I still spend my time feeling sorry for myself and making serious mistakes. Joe Thomas. Myself Time Sorry Feeling. A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. John C. Wisdom Man Smart Strong. Top 10 Mistakes Quotes. View the list. Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. Sonia books view quotes. Kelsey books view quotes. May 29, AM. Starstorm books view quotes. May 12, PM. Becky 3, books view quotes.
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