In Why We Can't Sleep by Ada Calhoun, she addressed the conflicting struggles many women in their 40's are now facing. Not only with being mother's of teenagers, often single-parenting on one income, working full-time, doing all of the domestic/invisible labor at home, but also being expected to be responsible for the elder care of their or their partner's parents. While I did not have my own kids, I did go the taking care of a parent route. However, in my case she was an abusive, manipulative narcissist who faked an illness and conned me and others out of thousands to supplement her income. Long story short, while not entirely the same, I understand the complexity of having to care for family members on top of working and trying to live your life. It is not easy.

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