• The Real Reason I Told My Toddler I Hated Being Her Mom

    5 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    “I hate being your mother!”
    That's what I said to her.
    My 3-year-old daughter stands in front of me. Silent. Stoic. I can see in her face that she wants to cry, but is fighting to hold it back.
    But I don't want her to hold it back. I want her to cry. I want to hurt her. Physically. Mentally. It doesn't matter. I just want her to cry. (No, I did not raise a hand to her. Thank God.)
    I yell. I scream. I threaten to throw away her most-beloved blankey. I order her to bed and slam the door on my way out. I'm angry. So very angry. The infraction? She wouldn't poop when I sat her on the...
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