It doesn’t make you a bad parent but it sure as hell makes you a frustrated one. These are unprecedented times no one AND. WE. MEAN. NO. ONE has a manual for this situation. You learn, you make mistakes, you cry, the kids cry and you start all over again. It’s just been 24 hours.
At one point I am sure we were crying louder than the baby. There were moments when we wished we never had a child. We started questioning our parenting skills. Screaming at the baby or nobody in particular became the way of life. But we found out that all parents go through this in some form or the other in varying degrees.
We spoke a lot of everything from birth of his daughter, parental responsibilities, looking for content with his kid, but the most interesting thing that he spoke about what his parents’ probably went through when he was a kid now that he is a parent.
It was such an embarrassing experience we had with Warren, he was our first guest and we ended up talking amongst ourselves for a good 25 minutes and guess what we forgot to hit record! So we had to restart the entire conversation and it was all good.
At some level the wives did question what have they got themselves into. Reality was far different from expectations. The relationship with the child, husband, family, and individually was going to change dramatically.
Being first time parents most definitely adds pressure to your already fast-paced, time-hungry life. But to top it off when you have to mutually come to an agreement on setting aside monies for purchasing baby products can add fuel to fire.
Nadir and Peter go deep into how they went about finding their respective wives. There are so many important factors when finding the right partners – love, connection both physical and mental, trust, loyalty, friendship, sharing and many more.