Children: Johanna regrets becoming a mother: "Nobody tells you honestly what to expect"

I've always wondered what it feels like to be happy as a mother, because I've never experienced anything like mother happiness.

Children: Johanna regrets becoming a mother: "Nobody tells you honestly what to expect"

I've always wondered what it feels like to be happy as a mother, because I've never experienced anything like mother happiness. I don't find fulfillment in the role of mother. I would even say: If I had known what my life would be like with children, I wouldn't have become a mother. I used to be ashamed of such thoughts and had a lot of doubts about myself and my warmth. I wondered if I was actually normal. I now know that many mothers feel this way. And that this feeling has nothing to do with being a bad person. I love my children. They are great. But the role of mother just doesn't appeal to me.

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