Help! I don't like my child
When I was pregnant with my daughter, I had a lot of problems and never felt "attatched" to her. After she was born, it took about three months for me to feel like she was mine. Now that she's eight, I just feel like I shouldn't have had her. I know that sounds bad, but I just cant' handle being a mother. She constantly lies about everything, she gets into trouble at school, and she's very emotional. She's always been sensitive. Everything is whoah is me or either a total tantrum. I thought she would grow out of that stage, but it's never happened. I find myself saying hateful things and not wanting to live with my family anymore. My husband handles it better than me, but he's really getting tired of how she acts too. We just don't know how to handle her. My husband and I try to be good parents. We would never hurt her. I think that it's just my coping skills with children. I don't want to scar her for life with the way I handle things. I just don't know what to do. Sometimes I just wish that there was a "happy pill" that I could take and make me happy to be a mother or at least not so uptight around her. I just feel bad that she got stuck with me.