Between Revelation and Readiness

In the last post Paint mentioned that there was a not insignificant amount of time between when she realized she could be the mother she wanted to be and when I officially boarded the baby bus. She was dealing with existential mom drama and still managed to get it dealt with long before I was ready to entertain the idea of spawning someone. What was my excuse? Equally damaging parent drama? Fear of commitment? Unwilling to make the necessary sacrifices? Continue reading