If you and I are from the same generation, you oughta know Alanis Morissette. (Sorry, I couldn’t resist.)
What you may not know is that Alanis is now married to hip hop artist Mario “Souleye” Treadway, and has two children: son Ever, age six, and sixteen-month-old daughter Onyx.
She has been very vocal about her struggles with postpartum depression after the births of both children, and today’s quote is from an extremely open and honest interview she did with People magazine.
Full article here.
I fake-smile really, really well in a way that I’m both proud of and ashamed of. When I’m having a rough time, I just sequester myself because I don’t want it to be [my family’s] burden. ..I just say to my husband, ‘There’s an end to this. I’m in the middle of it, and I’m sorry for not being able to be who you typically know me to be.’…People say, ‘Where’s the old Alanis?’ and I just think, ‘Well, she’s in there. She’s having a minute. I just know there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.’