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Zero help from family — I want to cut them out.

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I’ve been swallowing this resentment since my first was born three years ago. Swallowing it because I thought I was being a horrible, spoiled, selfish person for needing help from time to time caring for my kids.

Background: my family is deceased save one sibling who I had to go no contact with due to childhood abuse. I have 2 kids, ages 3 and 1. Within these last few years, I have…

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