but sometimes you don't like parenthood
It's a tricky subject, but there are times for all parents when they just don't like parenthood.
They love their child, but the actual experience of being a parent at that moment just doesn't feel great. For example, when your child is inconsolable, and you haven't been able to eat or sleep for hours, and you can't even get to the toilet.
Psychologist Sarb Johal says ambivalence about parenting can strike at any time - even in the lead up to parenting.
Link to interview and article: When you love your child, but sometimes you don't like parenthood | RNZ