When I became a mom, I expected many challenges: sleepless nights, learning how to discipline, the transition from working full time to staying home.
But there was one challenge I didn’t expect: loneliness.
I often felt guilty because I had everything I wanted: healthy kids, a happy marriage, and a great church family. In fact, I was never alone! But I had never felt so lonely.
What is wrong with me? I used to ask myself this repeatedly and then feel ashamed.
I know I’m not the only mom of little kids with this issue. For many of our waking hours we are isolated and stressed out by unceasing demands on our limited strength and energy.
Whether you stay at home with you kids or you work, if you’re feeling this kind of emptiness, here are three truths to remember:
3 Truths To Remember When Battling Mom Loneliness
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