There's really something to that idea that we treat the ones we love the most, the worst. Though I strive to be more intentional in my communication with my loved ones, there are times when I'm woefully unsuccessful. Mother-daughter relationships are admittedly complex, and when I was pregnant my guard was down, emotions were high, and I said some things I regret. Chances are, you will too. Yes, my friends, there are bound to be a few passive aggressive things you'll say to your own mom when you're pregnant, but hey: maybe you can stop the words before they exit your face. Nothing's impossible, right?
If I'm being honest, I will admit that I'm not the best judge when it comes to whether or not these passive aggressive things I said to my mother while I was pregnant are really as bad as I think they are. Because, dear reader, I remember them with an huge umbrella of shame hanging over my head. Like the weeping willow over the burial place of my childhood turtle, "Fonzi," level of shame.
Am I being dramatic? I don't know. I just know that the woman who gave me life with barely any help from anyone had to listen to my snarky comments for over 27 months, which is the combined pregnancy terms of my three children. Please learn from my mistakes and, if you value your mom at all, shut your mouth around her during pregnancy so you don't say these passive aggressive things: