Glennon Melton Doyle

A Word to You Non-Mothers

A Word to You Non-Mothers

For most of my life the controlling narrative has been Be Awesome. Need Nothing. Even as I dragged myself through a disastrous miscarriage, I didn't ask for help. I also scolded myself for being selfish: "Who are you to be so sad, when other people are suffering so much worse. Think about Syria!" 

But both of those are bullshit lies.