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Feeling ‘touched out’ as a parent? Here’s how to cope…

As a parent, being physically touched or needed all day can be overwhelming. Here’s why you feel “touched out” and what to do about it.

“I spend my days over-stimulated with the stories of others, and when I get home I feel guilty that I don’t want to cuddle with the kids,” says Leslie Dobson, a clinical psychologist and mom of two in Long Beach, California. “I often have to remind myself that I need to honor the fact that I need to take some space when I get home. When we give ourselves that little bit of validation and space, we can quickly de-stimulate, and it leaves us more able to be touched by the children.”

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