Parents Are Not Okay - The Atlantic

It’s enough to bring a parent to tears, except that every parent I know ran out a long time ago—I know I did. Ran out of tears, ran out of energy, ran out of patience. Through these grinding 18 months, we’ve managed our kids’ lives as best we could while abandoning our own.

I am out of tears. I am out of anger. I am out of sympathy. I am out of empathy.