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Too guilty to have a social life

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maxpower Sun 18-Oct-09 20:24:43

For a few reasons, my social life has entirely disappeared. One of the big contributing factors though is that I work 4 days a week. My DC goes to nursery (which she loves) 3 days a week and my parents look after her the other day. I think that I feel a responsibility to be around all the time I'm not at work and as a result, my DH and I never seem to go out. Am I being ridiculous?

TrillianSlasher Sun 18-Oct-09 20:28:33

Yes.

Would you want your DD to grow up thinking that when a woman has children she is not allowed to go out and have grownup fun any more?

FrayedKnot Sun 18-Oct-09 20:35:15

How old is your DD and what time does she go to bed?

Everyone needs to spend time with other adults - whether DH or friends, on a social basis rather than just at work!

The odd evening out isn't going to hurt if she's tucked up in bed - could your parents babysit once in a while?

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