“I’m staging an intervention,” my husband says. “I miss my wife. I can’t be married to scrambled eggs anymore. You have to see a therapist.”
You are okay. Nothing is wrong. You will be yourself again. One day the baby’s cries won’t hurt anymore.
Kim Samek is a half-Thai Emmy-nominated comedy writer who studied creative writing at Stanford. She has written and produced over a dozen hit shows including PBS’s WordGirl, MTV’s Catfish, and Issa Rae's Sweet Life: Los Angeles, for talent including Maria Bamford, Chris Parnell, and Patton Oswalt. In a previous life, she worked in marketing at Sony Music. She was a fellow at the 2020 Tin House literary workshop. A native of Seattle, she has also lived in Berlin and Brooklyn and calls Los Angeles home. She is working on a collection of short stories and a novel.
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