Sister has just given birth
Littlelot · 01/12/2018 09:43
Just needed to say this somewhere where I wouldn’t spoil the excitement for everyone else. My sister has just had a gorgeous little boy and I am genuinely delighted for her. She’s had a tough pregnancy and I am so relieved that her and the little one are safe and healthy. I’ve been completely supportive, always there for her, congratulated her ... but a bit of me is still devastated that it’s not me. We’ve been diagnosed with unexplained secondary infertility and looking into ivf. I’ve had a good cry, feel like a terrible person because I know my sister hasn’t had it easy. I don’t want to feel like this every time someone I love has a baby but just don’t know how to switch it off.
Anyhow not really looking for any answers as I suspect there are none. I think I just needed to write it down where people would understand and not think I’m awful.
LokisLover · 01/12/2018 09:44
You’re not awful at all. If anything it’s much better to have a good cry, recognise it sucks for you and get it all out.
VictoriaBun · 01/12/2018 09:45
For the new mum
For the new auntie
Congratulations to you both.
Starheart · 01/12/2018 09:54
Focus on some self care for you and just allow yourself some time to process your emotions. Congratulations on becoming an Auntie. x
Littlelot · 01/12/2018 12:11
Thank you - the kind words made me cry again but I starting to feel a bit better.
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