Twit du Jour
June 15, 2010 7 Comments
Yes – it is annoying at times, but I get it.
Even as a single person – I.GET.IT.
I really really do.
Becoming a parent is life altering.
There is no such thing as ‘personal/selfish’ time (and I’m not saying selfish is a bad thing here)
Life as you knew it – is no longer about you, for you and most definitely doesn’t revolve around you.
It becomes all consuming: about the child/children.
While I am one of those women who is content either way to a) perhaps have a child or b) not to have child… I was left bouche-bée, reeling in the incedulousness of what I saw and read. It made me want to bitch-slap the blatantly ignorant bee-othch that wrote in this DEAR ANN type letter… and kudos to the replying Washington Post journalist, Carolyn Hax for her most appropriate response.
I don’t care what they say – ignorance is not bliss. Point in case: