Hello Postpartum: Resentment in Relationships
“I’m so tired – do you mind doing the kids’ bedtime tonight?” My husband asked on a recent Tuesday evening. He had gotten home from work a bit later than usual after meeting up with a friend, and he had a call the following day that would require him to wake up even earlier than his regular 6 am alarm clock.
Did I mind? Well, I didn’t not mind.
Read more on Hello Postpartum to learn how I dealt with my feelings of resentment and how I help others, including postpartum moms, through systems like Fair Play and compassion-focused therapy.
Lauren A. Tetenbaum, LMSW, JD, PMH-C works with parents, aspiring parents, millennials, young adults, and teens. She is intensively trained in maternal mental health and is passionate about supporting and advocating for working parents.