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I Thought Marriage Would ‘Fix' Everything But It Didn't

Posted On: Sep 18, 2019   |   Posted By: Scary Mommy

I Thought Marriage Would ‘Fix' Everything But It Didn't

Recently, Hub and I got a reminder of how scary life used to be during the two weeks following sex. It felt a lot like our teenage years. Over the last couple of weeks, we'd taken a few sexual “risks” and since neither of us is interested in hormonal interventions , we didn't know what to expect.
We already have two children. We love them, but it's not always easy. He travels a lot for work, we also have two dogs, and... well, two kids is just a lot of freaking work.
We wouldn't be totally unprepared if a third kid came a little early. I think we can both visualize a third child in the mix someday. Still, right now, we want to enjoy our lives and get the latest kid out of our bed. A new baby would throw us off of our groove, and we're just getting into the flow of things from the last detour. We want to wait a couple more years - and avoid having two kids in diapers at the same time.
I wouldn't necessarily describe the experience as scary, but I would definitely classify it as a “...

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