New Mom Secrets: I've Lost Myself

Suzanne Murray

tru mom confessions, true mom confessions, mom secretsIt's hard being a new mom (or even an experienced mom to a new baby) and sometimes we do things we know we shouldn't, despite what all the experts say. But this is a safe place to share your secrets—we won't tell.

This Week's Secret:

"I love taking care of my 7-month-old daughter, but I feel like I've lost myself. I feel like my brain has turned to mush and I'm no longer contributing to society in any relevant way. It's not that I want to go back to work because I do like being home with my baby. I just feel like I've ceased to exist.  —anonymous


Do you ever feel like you don't know who you are anymore?

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We all have secrets and opinions—so thanks to this brave mom for sharing her honest thoughts, and thank you for keeping this conversation nonjudgmental!

Past confessions:

I Drink and Breastfeed

I Took My Baby to a Bar

I Drove My Baby Without a Car Seat

I Forgot My Baby's Name!

I Leave My Twin Babies Home Alone

I Let My Baby Wear a Dirty Diaper

I Wish I Never Had a Baby

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