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Being a mom is hard—everybody knows that. But usually we only hear about sleepless nights and diaper changes, not the profound identity shift that accompanies becoming a mother. Motherhood is a psychological big bang. And yet it’s rare to find emotionally honest conversations about it. On Gimlet Media’s Motherhood Sessions, Dr. Alexandra Sacks, a renowned reproductive psychiatrist, sits down with mothers and lets us listen in on conversations that are hard to have outside of a therapist’s office. Each episode features a woman struggling with some problem or question—from career uncertainty to sex to ambivalence about even being a mother—and she and Dr. Sacks work it through together.
A Little Black Kid Like Me
Two Years Without Sex
Just Sh*t Luck
I Don't Trust His Ex
Will She Be a Good Human Being?
Loneliness in Single Motherhood
Does Biology Matter?
When Being a Mom Isn’t Enough
Setting Boundaries With a Toxic Grandparent
Feeling Complete With One Child
Parenting Through Trauma
Rethinking Your Roots After Motherhood
Can I Handle a Second Child?
Not Cut Out For Motherhood
Coparenting With Your Ex
A Note About Therapy from Dr. Sacks