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Nwilson Sun 09-Aug-20 13:22:07

Hi I am new here, I have a 6month old beautiful daughter, and I am new to motherhood. Since lockdown I’ve started to feel a little lost in my self and like I have no one to talk to or express how overjoyed and overtired I am being a first time mam. I’ve never been one to have many friends and even so they don’t have children so it’s hard to see....well anyone never mind lockdown... I was really looking forward to meeting new mams and babies friends for my daughter and myself... but lockdown happened, I have a partner but he now works all day and night working two jobs, but I feel like he’s raining in on helping out with baby; yes I know he works but I feel as tho when he’s off he would rather play on PlayStation or phone or tv then play with daughter...... am I being unreasonable??? I feel guilty for feeling like this but I’m so tired but I love every minute of being a mam .... I just feel like a single parent at the moment

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omg35 Sun 09-Aug-20 23:16:22

I'm sorry you're having a tough time. Sounds like your partner needs to step up more. Can I suggest you ask Mumsnet to move your post to Relationships? It can be quite offensive to single parents to hear you feel like a single parent because your partner works a lot because with respect, it really isn't the same. You'll get plenty of support and helpful advice on the right board though

Nwil Mon 10-Aug-20 12:31:00

Sorry new here and I'm using app how would I do that or even just delete this

omg35 Mon 10-Aug-20 13:45:21

If you swipe the arrow next to the post and click report then enter move to relationships in the text box

MichaelMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 10-Aug-20 13:53:01

We've moved this thread over to the relationships area for you OP.

MikeUniformMike Mon 10-Aug-20 14:00:02

There was a similar thread a few days ago. You need to meet up with other mothers - I suggested Meetup and NextDoor.

Your partner should be interacting with the baby. Your DD has two parents.

Congratulations on your baby DD.

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