The Parent Trap: Wading Through Your Parent Guilt

The Parent Trap: Wading Through Your Parent Guilt

1137 days into the parenthood experience and I still face the persistent internal battle of "Parent Guilt".  Before becoming a parent myself, I had always somehow attributed that term to neglectful or distracted parents.  Because after all, isn't that what the mind does to avoid pain- put things into neat categories.  Little did I know how universal it was until eight weeks after returning to work from paternity leave, when I began to feel this indescribable gnawing feeling in my gut.

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