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do any of you get the shame speech

for working outside the home?
if so how do you deal with it...
I was SAHM for 3 years, and work full time outside of the house and I get the shame on you from some people!

 
MOMMY2TWINBOYS4

Asked by MOMMY2TWINBOYS4 at 5:53 PM on Oct. 26, 2010 in Money & Work

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Answers (8)
  • I did, but it's more from the busybody moms in my PTA. Not everyone can lead their charmed lives, I guess.

    I wish I had time for water yoga and a massage like I hear them brag, but someone's got to pay the bills!
    geminilove

    Answer by geminilove at 6:34 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Can't say I have. And if anybody ever tries, I'll very politely tell them to get the hell out of my face...
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 5:54 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Never
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:58 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Nope never did.

    I never received any ill words or treatment for working outside the home.
    On the flipside.
    I have never received any ill words or treatment for becoming a SAHM either.

    ((well outside of CM that is... LOL))
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 5:58 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Yes I have and I just tell them that I have to do what is best for my family, just like you have to do what you feel is best for yours.
    Bubbie0809

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 6:14 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Actually I got the opposite from my landlord. He wanted to know where I worked. I told him I didn't work. He asked me what kind of work I was looking for... I told him I wasn't!! LOL! Anyway, when you're a mom, you get it from both sides.. Trust me. Damned if ya do and Damned if ya don't.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 6:15 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • No, I never have.
    andrea96

    Answer by andrea96 at 10:35 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • No, actually, I've always heard the opposite.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 11:54 AM on Oct. 27, 2010