After open words about being a mother
Stephanie Berger defends herself against criticism of misery
At the beginning of the week, Stephanie Berger frankly reported on the downsides of being a mother. In addition to praise, the comedian also received some criticism. Now she is attached to it.
Stephanie Berger (44) Don’t let that sit on her. The comedian became the mother of seven-week-old Maximilian in June. At the beginning of the week she evaluated her previous experience. On her Instagram account, she declared that she feels “weird, frustrated and tired” and can barely stand her thinking. Although she received encouragement from many for her openness, not everyone was enthusiastic about it. She is now defending herself against her critics in a second job.
“The public expression of negative emotions, i.e. whining, as my critics call it, is shameful and inappropriate. Because by what right?” Berger writes. After all, there are people who behave much worse.
Stephanie Berger doesn’t think too much about permanent comparisons
For her, the problem is this “perpetual comparison”. “If we (have to) constantly compare ourselves to other worse fates, we do not allow ourselves to take ourselves and our feelings seriously. No matter how small or great the suffering is. On the contrary, we feel guilt and inferiority and judge ourselves for it,” Berger says. . According to her, unresolved feelings are suppressed.
She asks herself, “Is that a whine when we talk about real life and what really moves us?” Finally, she pleads with her followers: “If whining is what unites us and changes us, let us groan for the rest of our lives!” (BSN)
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