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Is this selfish?

Anonymous
Posted by Anonymous
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I'm going to start working even though I don't financially need to. It will only be part time but I am feeling soooo guilty about it. I just feel like I need adult interaction!

Posted by Anonymous on Aug. 17, 2012 at 11:13 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Aug. 17, 2012 at 11:14 PM
Yup
ittybit2012
by on Aug. 17, 2012 at 11:14 PM

No

addiecakesmommy
by on Aug. 17, 2012 at 11:15 PM
No
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gum..drop
by on Aug. 17, 2012 at 11:15 PM
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Fuck no

It's for yourself , but not selfish

You have to protect your mental health. Don't feel guilty
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.ChiMama.
by Gold Member on Aug. 17, 2012 at 11:15 PM
Not at all. However if given the chance I would rather do playgroups or book clubs. You need your sanity to be a good parent.
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Sassy762
by CAFE SASSY HBIC on Aug. 17, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Aug. 17, 2012 at 11:16 PM
I am thinking of getting a job for adult interaction as well. My kids are in school and it can get dull.

Quoting Anonymous:

I'm going to start working even though I don't financially need to. It will only be part time but I am feeling soooo guilty about it. I just feel like I need adult interaction!

jjolsen77
by on Aug. 17, 2012 at 11:16 PM

it can be used as your break.... its not selfish, i work  2 jobs and dont need too but i always find extra time to take the kids out to eat or something with thte extra money :)

PEEK05
by on Aug. 17, 2012 at 11:17 PM

If you are feeling guilty with it, maybe you are not actually okay with it like you think you might be.  There is no need to feel guilty.  Usually guilt comes into play when one thinks they are doing something wrong.

DanaG70
by Platinum Member on Aug. 17, 2012 at 11:18 PM
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 Why oh why do women have to feel guilty to do something for themselves? Since when do we as women have to put ourselves on the back burner when we become mothers?

No! Go out and get a job, even part time, there is nothing wrong with wanting to get away from your family.

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