• The Guilt of Sacrificing My Career To Become A Stay-At-Home Mom

    8 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    I have a deep hatred for being asked, “What do you do for a living?” I loathe this question with every fiber of my being. While engaged in a conversation, long before it's even inquired, I can sense it on the horizon and no matter how hard I try to avoid it, there's no escaping.
    My response is always the same, or at least has been for the past 2 1/2 years: “stay-at-home-mom.” Each and every time, my answer is met with praise and approval as though I'm a martyr of some sort. I'm no one's hero.
    As I'm being told how lucky and fortunate I am to have this priceless opportunity, I can't help...
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