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does anyone else feel this way??

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Ok this is our second baby and I am almost 23 weeks along... the problem is is that I am getting bigger sooner I believe with this little guy and of course everyone wants to keep making the comments on how my hips are getting huge and all of that good stuff.. and the bad thing is is that everything is really bringing me down. I am enjoying him kicking me and everything I am just more down about everything now. We just moved over the weekend and classes started this week for me so I know that I am stressed about things but the emotional part of the pregnancy is getting bad this time too.. I will just breakdown and start crying and its not just a little bit I will sit there and sob and really half of the time I dont know why.. I am getting emotional about everything and this is leading to big fights between my boyfriend and I and its just getting to me majorly.. and it isnt making it any easier with the moving and unpacking and classes fulltime as well as my 14 month old.. does anyone have any advice or anything.. I am desperate I knwo I cant do this for another 17 weeks...

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Let the people making comments know that they bother you. I'm pregnant with our second child too and about 24 weeks. I understand the stress of taking care of a baby and being pregnant at the same time. My son is 8 1/2 months old and will be a year when this one is born. Also, find someone who you are comfortable talking with and talk to them about what you're feeling or keep a journal. My husband and I have been arguing a lot and I figured writing in a journal let's me express my feelings without being judged. I hope things get better for you.
Emotions seem to get the best of us when we are pregnant.  I have two boys 5 and 2 and now another boy on the way.  My boys are very good but some days no matter how great the day was I am so tired and all I want to do is cry.  My husband doesn't understand why I feel this way and he can't ever possibly know how I feel and why because I don't even know why half the time.  I have found what works best for me is to simply walk away or just sit on the floor and play with my kids by tickling them or something like that to make them laugh.  Watching my kids smile reminds me this is all worth it. Sounds corny but it works. 
You aren't alone. I've felt more depressed during my pregnancy than I ever have in my whole life. It makes me feel crazy at times. I wanted this baby, and I wanted it more than my boyfriend. I feel guilt about that because he acts like his life is over now. It really hurts me but he's too stubborn to acknowledge it. I also have so much going on with it being my last semester of college that I just want to quit most days. I have found comfort in one older friend who has been through it all before. If you can find someone to talk to, I highly recommend it. Its really hard to hide your feelings when you can't stand most things and people around you. I hope things work out for you, but remember you aren't alone...there are others out there on this lonely journey too.

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