The Break Up

“We need to talk.” I said. “There is no easy way to say this but I am breaking up with you. It’s not you, it’s me. I have changed and I don’t need you any more.”

“You can’t do this,” You replied. “You need me. You’ll always need me.”

“Not any more.” I explained. “I met you at difficult time and you made my life better. You gave me back my confidence and helped me find my way back to the person I was before things got tough. You brought me happiness and calm and I will always be grateful. But I no longer need you.”

“You’ll be back,” You muttered and I turned and walked away. Continue reading

CONFESSIONS OF A MENTAL MOTHER

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IT is inevitable you will go a little mad when you have your first baby. From the moment they arrive your whole world is turned upside down.

You are tired, physically uncomfortable and trying to keep a tiny human in tact on barely any sleep…  However, if you feel low, hopeless or if staying in bed forever seems like a brilliant plan….then maybe speak to your GP.

Postnatal Depression (PND) affects 1 in 10 women, yet many people still ignore or hide their symptoms afraid that they will be perceived as a bad mother or weak person.

I did this, and it turned out to be a terrible idea.

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