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asunshine wrote: Nope. I won't come on. Guilt should be reserved for when someone has done something wrong. So when you imply to bright young mothers that a career in medicine will by itself cause one to "bungle raising your children", I will always take you to task.
Ap11274673 wrote: But I honestly think screwed up kids come from all kinds of situations and families and there is only so much control that the mother and what she does has over that.
Doc201X wrote: And I couldn't imagine being a Resident in my 30s/40s while I was raising my family/caring for sick parents, so what's your point? You did what you had to do and I did what I had to do. The difference? The guilt I felt raising my kid was negligible and she turned out to be a successful young woman, SMASHING EVERY crass stereotype about girls like her.