My Happiness Offends You

Mia Hayes
4 min readNov 7, 2022

Is everyone supposed to be miserable now?

Photo: Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels

A few weeks ago, Daisey Beaton tweeted, “My husband and i wake up every morning and bring our coffee out to our garden and sit and talk for hours. every morning. it never gets old & we never run out of things to talk to. love him so much.”

The backlash and pile on was astounding.

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Mia Hayes

40-something trying to live several lifetimes at once. Stay-at-home author, mom, and wife.