In this YourTango article, Dr. Sheryl Ziegler addresses the exhaustion many mothers face and gives suggestions on how to overcome it.
She had a job that she was miserable in. He had a family business that he inherited. He wasn’t passionate about the business. She wasn’t passionate about her job. This couple was struggling financially and just not happy. With two young children at home, they felt trapped.
For the mom in this story, she constantly felt like she wasn’t doing a good job at home.
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