I wasn’t thinking about much when my daughter was three months old. My maternity leave was over, and I was back at work – albeit at a reduced thirty-hour schedule. I didn’t have time to think about sex, nonetheless an ex.
Turns out some parents have turned the seven-year itch into the three-month itch. Their baby hits three months, and as exhausted and un-sexy as the mothers feel, they start thinking about what their life could have been if they took a different path. Namely, if they picked another partner.
In the New York Times this week, essayist Anna Solomon says she couldn’t help romanticizing her exes when her daughter was still a newborn, when she hit that three-month mark everyone told her would be a turning point, when she would start to get her life back:
“I was certain that I