• I Met Some Of My Best Friends In An Online Mom Group

    6 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Last weekend, I flew halfway across the United States to attend a child's 10th birthday party with a group of woman I met on the Internet.
    Yes, you read that right. And yes, I'm aware of how wild it sounds, so let's back up a bit.
    10 years ago, I was 24, pregnant with my first child, and quickly discovering how lonely even almost-motherhood can be. My OBGYN was an older man with decades of experience, but he didn't have a lot of patience for whining about emotions and other such nonsense, so after a few emotional prenatal appointments he suggested I join an online forum so I could discuss...
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