Double duty of carryiing the burden financially, logistically – but I want to talk about the overcompensating we sometimes o – emotionally.
I carry it with me, still. The sense of doing double duty, carrying the double burden of being two parents, or at least, more emotionally available because the absent parent was less so.
I wonder if you ever get over it, or stop doing it.
Could tell the story of keeping one’s word to kids. (Pull from But Dad you promised)
LINK to but dad you promised.
Google “double burden.”
Link to Single Parent Guilt.