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i only really bonded with my mother after i became a mum myself

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i only really bonded with my mother after i became a mum myself

 i called my mum a lot in the first few months of motherhood. her voice on the end of the phone provided a much-needed lifeline through the foggy days and nights i was trying to survive. she reassured me i could cope, that the sleepless nights would eventually end and she empathised that parenting was bloody hard work.she told me it was okay to feel drained, and said that feeling grumpy and (at times) resentful was all part of being a mum. it was normal to want time out, she advised, and agreed that locking yourself in the bathroom was often the only escape. with the gift of hindsight and motherhood, i see how similar mum and i are. photo: francesc bolunya/stocksywhen i suffered years of worsening depression, culminating in a diagnosi...