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Why is it so hard to understand that some moms want or have to work to support their families or to feel personally fulfilled, and some moms choose to stay at home for the same reasons?

Why all the arguing on the subject? It's so silly, and the reasons behind an individual's choice isn't rocket science.

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:44 PM on May. 13, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • Alot of that is because people are JEALOUS AND ENVYIOUS. I just ingnore it.


    Answer by soonmommyof3 at 6:47 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • It's not hard to understand but posting this question won't solve anything.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:02 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • Ok, if we all stop answering the questions, maybe the women will stop posting and no one will have to hear it anymore. lol, as I am answering the post.

    Answer by eblue3 at 7:09 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • It's not......people are either jealous or bitter about their own lives, so they put down the next person to make themselves feel better.

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 7:16 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • Like must be that time of the week.

    Answer by jucyfrut at 8:20 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • I think a lot of people feel guilty for making the decisions they do, no matter what it is. Mothering is incredibly challenging because there is no clear-cut way of doing things, and there's always someone who thinks a different way is better. I know a lot of mothers who stay at home who lash out at working moms just because they worry about whether or not staying at home is hurting their kids some way. I mean, are we teaching our daughters that their dreams should be to stay at home and raise kids? Are we teaching our sons that raising kids is "women's work"? Are we outdated?
    And a lot of working moms feel guilty and insult stay at home moms about those things because we secretly worry if we are being selfish for working away from our kids. We worry about other people raising our kids for us and if we are sending our kids the message that we don't care for them like we do. Moms just want reassurance that we're okay.

    Answer by NonaScheib38 at 11:23 PM on May. 13, 2010

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