• I Was Prepared For Postpartum Depression. I Wasn't Ready For The Rage

    9 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Before having my son, I never wanted kids. So, when I got pregnant, I assumed I'd get postpartum depression. Frankly, I figured it would hit before I even birthed the thing. I have a history of depression and anxiety and have been medicated in the past, so there was no way, I reckoned, I was getting through this without a relapse. Then, shockingly, I was fine. Not thrilled. Not happy. Not without deep-seated remorse. But fine. Yes, I cried a lot. And had meltdowns when I was too tired to function. And asked myself daily, “What the fuck did I do?” But in my view, that was all to be...
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