Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Super Mom

Sometimes I want to scream, really, really loud, "I AM NOT SUPERMOM!" Whew that felt great.

I don't believe there is such a thing. Furthermore, I think it inhibits the accused supermom in her ability to be real and ask for help when needed. It discourages honesty and meaningful friendships because one has an image to uphold rather than a friend to rely on.

To inflict a label on someone is rarely edifying. Placing another on a pedestal discourages self appreciation and encourages depression when such abstract ideals cannot be met or "showed forth".

Here's a thought;  pay a specific compliment if you feel so inclined, but leave the impossible out of it.

And for the record, I am not bitter, just absolutely not supermom.

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