Octomom Nadya Suleman 'Hates' Her Kids for Good Reason


Nadya SulemanNadya Suleman, better known as "Octomom," has seemingly gone over the edge. While she's cracked a bit before, she's usually maintained a smile and peace-and-light presence when it comes to her enormous brood. Some recent comments she has made, however, are downright disturbing.

She told In Touch, she "hates" her babies, they "disgust" her, and that her older children are "animals." It gets worse.

I have no money to pay for the children’s school, food, or the mortgage. The only way I can cope is to lock myself in the bathroom and cry. Sometimes I sit there for hours and even eat my lunch sitting on the toilet floor—anything to get peace and quiet. Some days I have thoughts about killing myself. I cannot cope.

She did add, "Obviously I love them, but I absolutely wish I had not had them." Still my heart breaks for those children who will inevitably read those words someday. For all the tough cards they were dealt being born into the lives they were, this may be the most damaging of all.

But as horrific and shocking as her words about her own children are, and as much as I believe she uttered them at least in part for more publicity, I also have a certain amount of sympathy for Nadya. I would never say I hate my children, because even at their most rotten, I still love them, but I certainly have a strong amount of dislike for them and their actions at times. And I only have two.

No, she shouldn't have had all the children she did, but she has them now, and I just can't imagine how anyone could cope in her situation. The woman has 14 children. Sure the Duggars can handle more than that, but there are two of them, and they didn't have EIGHT TODDLERS to raise simultaneously.

Just typing those words makes my brain spin. My daughter was born around the same time as her eight babies -- January 2009 -- and she alone is enough to make me want to eat my lunch off the toilet floor some days. How anyone could deal with the temper tantrums times eight, and the nightmare of potty training times eight, and hearing "MOMMY!" times eight plus six more doesn't seem humanly possible.

So while I'm sure the world will use her recent comments to once again say "told you so" and slap her for what she's done, what she really needs is help -- some serious help. Anyone in her situation would.

Do you have any sympathy for Nadya Suleman?

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Ashley Strine

I feel for all mothers of toddlers. However, in this case she did this to herself. She already had children so, it should not have been a surprise that 8 babies are an insane amount of work. All that to say, she does need help and fast before something horrible happens to her or her children.

Beths... Bethsunshine

None at all!!! She did this to herself, KNOWING she had no husband, no means of support other than living off the government. Those kids should have been taken away from her at birth.

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LoriA... LoriAnn87

she is just nuts and i feel bad for those kids.

DeTor... DeTora_Family

@Jamie, Wishing that someone you don't know anything about would kill themselves is brutal!  As someone who is acquainted with several celebrities, I am very aware of how the media takes many things out of context, twists words to shock, and sensationalizes for ratings and higher ad revenue.  We do not know this woman at all!  I have one small child, and I feel a lot of stress in this economy as a single mother trying to provide for him, and there are times I'd like to lock myself in a bathroom and cry too.  Yes, this woman planned and chose to have 14 children, and I think that's insane, but to wish her dead?  You're sicker than she is!  I hope that someone is making sure those 14 children are safe, loved, and well cared for.  It may be best for them to be placed in other homes, but I don't know what's really going on inside that home and neither does anyone else reading blogs and articles about her.  My thoughts and prayers are for the welfare of those 14 innocent children. 

jagam... jagamama0710

" i hope she does kill her self the kids would be better off she is a pos if u ask me!"

That's disgusting and frankly you're a pos for saying THAT. 

hutch... hutchfam2007

Jamie Metzger-Maxaner --- How Awful!!! That is an absolutely horrid thing to say! Whether you like her or not, her children are NOT better off without their mother! Wow. How very closed minded of you...

Anyway. Yes, I think she is stressed to the max, anyone would be in her shoes BUT she did make the decisions that got her to this place. So yes I feel for her, but I dont feel SORRY for her. I think her comments are a cry for help, both physically with the children and financially. At least now she realizes her error in her ways. I see her almost as an addict (addicted to having children) and the first step in addiction treatment is admitting there is a problem, which she has just done. I wish her hope and help.

bills... billsfan1104

WOW Jaime, how rude and horrible to say that. She did wrong, but those kids are here now, and we should help. Leaving her to hang, is so wrong of us.

Ninja... NinjaRainbow

I think she's being brave for saying out in public, most moms feel horrible just thinking that and keep it to themselves. I wish my mom had said something sooner and got help. I was the surviving twin from MO-MO twins. She has said to me in the past that she wishes I was the one who died. She's getting help now and I'm still hopeful for a normal relationship I hear mothers have with their daughters.

Elsa Diaz

She needs support from family and friends more than ever.

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