Rundown...49 yr old friend has no children. Could not have them due to medical reasons. Well this "friend" is constantly in EVERYONE'S business telling them how to raise their Kids, what's best etc...Well in the last week I have gotten my fill of her Opinions about Mine and other peoples children. When I expressed to her that a particular situation going on with my own child is difficult for Me she seemed to think she had all the answers. Unfortunately I told her that because she has no children that she couldnt possibly know what I am going through. Well this really upset her. I tried to apologize and she wont accept it. But to be honest, I'm not sure why I'm the one who is sorry. She did state and I quote "My Motherly instict is just as good as yours is"....Well that doesnt set well with Me. How can that be? Don't We, as Mother's, feel that the connection with our children is unique and special? I don't agree with her on the "Instinct" part. Maybe I'm wrong?! Needless to say, she has ended our "friendship" over this....I guess that's fine with Me. Atleast I will avoid future Drama with her.
Thanks For the Vent Session....
Answer by tyfry7496 at 12:08 PM on Mar. 18, 2011
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Answer by anng.atlanta at 12:13 PM on Mar. 18, 2011
Yes, I have experienced this with my sister. She questions why I do things the way I do, says "just throw the baby in the car & meet us & we'll go out for the day". Like You just have to put the child in the car & you don't have to take anything with you or feed them or change them. She has no children & is older too. They have good intentions but DO NOT REALLY HAVE A CLUE at all. She rarely babysits ever. I needed her to stay with my Son while I went to a Doctors visit for a procedure. It took about 3 hours & when I got back she was shot down & exhausted. MY Son also acted very fresh for a week because all she did was joke with him & failed to understand that you cannot continually joke & badger since the child does not know that that is bad behavior if you laugh when they do it. Ask her to babysit for the day & she'll get the idea!
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