• I Let My Daughters Live With Their Dad. Here's Why

    2 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    My childhood dream had always been to be a mother. I had it all planned out. I had names, nursery themes and even the year that I wanted to have my children. But what I didn't plan for was having multiple mental illnesses. In fact, I didn't come to the realization that anything was wrong until I was 30 years old.
    I had three children and a happy marriage. I was elbow deep in the career of my dreams - a behavior therapist. But, I was completely unaware of the chaos that surrounded me. Then, it happened. I had a manic episode and in June of 2015, I lost my career and my education came to an...
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