Human Parts
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Human Parts

Work-Life Imbalance

Dispatches from the final 2 to 20 days without a baby

Photo: Scott Broome/Unsplash

I’I’ll have lived a hundred years before becoming a mother, and after becoming one, none of them will have mattered. Women keep warning me of a feeling I can’t imagine ever having: monotony, feeling trapped, craving more time with grown-ups, missing work and the validation of a career. My ignorant response, here in the safety of late…




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Liz Colville

Liz Colville

Writer, mother & runner. Fiction recently in The Southampton Review, pioneertown & The Oddville Press. Previously ACD/CD at Peloton & VaynerMedia.

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