Mental healthParenting
Humans are social beings. Our connections make us tick. When social connections change, reduce or distance, loneliness can creep in. To me, lop-sided connections are a feature of parenthood. You have 24/7 intense bonding with your baby and toddlers, reduced space to relax and connect meaningfully with your partner, and limited or no space for friends and everyone else. As a result, the early stages of parenthood can get lonely for the primary carer. 

Loneliness triggers in parenting

Here are some key triggers for loneliness and parenting:
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