One thing that's on my nerves lately is when parents openly talk about how having their kids around 24/7 and having to fill roles in their lives they weren't prepared to (teacher, more frequent playmate and social outlet, etc) is effecting their mental health, and some assclown says "I guess you don't like your kids" or "Having your kids outside the house was a crutch and you're mentally unstable." Kids are supposed to be out in the community and have their own lives! Stop being an asshole!


(And it's hard to be a mental health support for someone who has had their whole life pulled out from under them when they had little control or independence to begin with – school and friendships are the world to kids – while you're dealing with similar uncertainty. Parents, you're doing great.)

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