I started grad school to become a therapist in 2010 and have now spent a decade doing this work. Here are 20 key insights I want to share from those years.
Postpartum depression affects 13% of women and it can often be hard to catch and shameful to see yourself in. But it is so treatable with early detection.
If you have a childhood trauma background, you may be ambivalent about having kids because you’re afraid of messing them up like your parents did to you.
“I’m just not that sure if I want to have children. What do I do? How do I know for sure? How do I decide and what if I make the wrong decision?”
Ambivalence about having children is a tender, complex, and often confusing place to be in — a little bit akin to having a giant, wickedly tangled big ball of woolly yarn that may or may not have an answer in the middle of it… if only you could get it untangled!