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I Am a Married Single Parent

Daddy's never home, I do it alone 79 People

    What Gives?

    I am a sahm of 3 and my husband works full-time by day, and just started attending school in the evenings.. so when he comes home.. the kids and I are already in bed. When he heads off to work at about 5:30AM we are all sleeping. I am having to cope with the reality that is...
    napturals napturals 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2009

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    Mom Isn't The Only "hat" I Wear.

    Oh my gosh. I am so greatful to have found this group my story isn't exactly the same but here it is. My husband and I have been married 5 years. We have 6 children between us ( he has a son 8 from a dating relationship, a daughter 7 and a son 6 from a previous marriage, I have a...
    confusednindiana confusednindiana 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2012

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    It Is Stupid Assuming Before You Actually Check

    Being in the right place at the right time isn't the key to success. Realising that you're there and doing something about is the key. While you have a chance to earn some money, you wouldn't just miss it because this works 100% but also earn A LOT!!! Empower Network is perfect...
    yilinxx yilinxx 18-21, F Sep 30, 2013

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    Am I Asking Too Much?

    My husband and I have a beautiful baby girl who is 15 months old. Him and I both work full time. I work 8-5 Mon-Fri and he works a rotating schedule. He leaves for work at 4 am and gets home anytime between 10am and 2 pm. I take the baby to daycare, work an 8 hour day and pick...
    Kalihansmom Kalihansmom 22-25 1 Response Oct 6, 2011

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    Husband , Where Art Thou?

    I am a married single parent that has been married for 19 years. My husband is in the military and we have 3 children; 18,17,10.  My husband seems to be a workaholic. I feel that he loves his job more than he loves me. When i married him I thought he would be...
    Resurrection Resurrection 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2009

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    I am sailing in similar boat except in reverse

    situation. I am a physician by profession and work hours are really crazy. We have been married for last 13 years and we have 3 children. She was kinda lazy from the get go but then since last 7 years or so, she is not showing any interest in children. She sleeps till 3 pm...
    Tortureddad Tortureddad 36-40, M Mar 4, 2014

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    FINALLY I Get to Blow!!!

    WITH MY HUSBAND ALWAYS GONE AND NOT BEING CALM AT ALLHE WAS NEVER CUT OUT TO RAISE CHILDREN AND WHEN HE GONE THE MILITARY IT GOT WORSE TO  SO EVERYTHING IS LEFT UP TO ME ALL THE TIME!! I HAVE A 4 YR OLD SON THAT IS SPECIAL NEEDS AND IT TAKES ALOT OF WORK AND TIME TO...
    michellemtjpjt michellemtjpjt 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2008

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    Married Single Father

    When I got engaged, my future wife told me she was unwilling to change her last name, and I nearly called the whole thing off. It seemed to me as if she cared more about being politically correct than letting her kids be part of a whole family instead of a partial family with an...
    DrawingDad DrawingDad 31-35 5 Responses Aug 20, 2012

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    Can't Take It Anymore!

    Hello,I just happened to google married single parent today & I am surprised that there are so many out there.  I thought I was the only one going through this.  I have a 10 year old son.  I have been married for 12 years.  I should have know it would be this way from the...
    nickyinflorida nickyinflorida 36-40 May 9, 2011

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    yilinxx yilinxx 18-21, F Sep 24, 2013

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    How My Ex Came Begging

    My ex-boyfriend dumped me 6 months ago after I accused him of seeing someone else and insulting him. I want him back in my life but he refuse to have any contact with me.I was so confuse and don't know what to do, a friend of mine introduce me to the LORD SPIRITUAL by giving me...
    Beatrice0032 Beatrice0032 26-30, F Nov 21, 2013

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    Going Insane

    My husband is in the British Force. We live in the UK. However I am American. So we found out my husband was going to be deployed. So we went back to the U.S. So I could have a bit of help with our children and be near friends. He had been deployed for the last 17 months...
    AmericanAngel04 AmericanAngel04 26-30 6 Responses Jun 14, 2009

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    This Is The Method Of Your Life Being Brighter With Your Children

    Usually, children are relying on both parents. Statistically, now days number of single parent is increasing. So if you are a single parent, i look up to you even more. Because of your hardwork, therefore us children are here today, be successful, make our dreams come true...
    yilinxx yilinxx 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    Fed Up

    Well I should start by saying I am not married to my partner. I sometimes feel like I am doing everything on my own when we first had our son my partner used to help out with feeds and changing and now 7 months down the line he doesn't do much. I feed my son every feed I change...
    heavanscross heavanscross 26-30, F Apr 26, 2013

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    Welcome to My Life

    I'm a ten month out of each year single married mom. My husband is in the Royal Air force and isn't home very often. We have three children who are 10years 3years and 2years. My youngest two are boys and they are a year and 2 days apart. My limits have been tested and there...
    AmericanAngel04 AmericanAngel04 26-30 11 Responses Jun 8, 2008

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    A Trucker's Wife and a Single Mom

    I am a "married-single" parent and have been for going on 4 years now, my little girl is almost 4 yrs old.  My husband is a over the road truck driver and works very hard to provide for me and our daughter.  However, it is very lonely and tiresome. I also am a...
    madisensmom05 madisensmom05 26-30 4 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    I Work Cheap

    23yo nanny looking for a live-in job. Times are very tight, wiling to work for just room and board, ANY LIFESTYLE is ok. just add me. I am from Denmark, your way of life will become mine, will never try to change a thing or tell you what I think unless you want me to. Nothing...
    OpenMindedNanny OpenMindedNanny 22-25, F 4 Responses May 11, 2011

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    You Have Got To Be Kidding Me...

    I have a temper so I try really hard to be in control of it. I am really good at it too but every now and then its too much to hold back. Right now, I am PISSED!! Many curses to follow so if you have virgin eyes, avert them now. This worthless *** ************ I have for a...
    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 3 Responses Jun 22, 2012

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    Married Single Mom.. Is Who I Am..

    Hi, Im here to share my story.   I am a married single mom to two girls 7 & 2. One is biologically my husbands child (2). How do I fit "Married single mom"? I found out shortly after my 2 year old daughter was born my husband only had a child with me because he didn't want...
    somejadedgirl somejadedgirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 8, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    You know what helps with single parenthood? Other parents! Sometimes, you're just fine with a little help from your friends and you will be all right. If you need a break, drop...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My parents divorced not long after I had turned one. My father moved out and I got used to seeing him every second day each week. I was mostly raised by my father and my...
    zanthemum zanthemum 18-21, F Dec 31, 2014

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    im no single parent. I've been on the other side. im a daughter who has only a mom. my moms amazing shes put food on the table even when she was running low of money. she's made...
    xxpawprintsxx xxpawprintsxx 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I really don't enjoy being a single parent. Yes I know I made it happen but I just don't think I am the one for this job. I never really got into the kid thing. I want my life back...
    seriousmommyprob seriousmommyprob 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 12

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    I just recently became a single parent and my kids are teenagers. Their dad is in the picture and he does help out some, but for now (and I hope until they leave home for college...
    lostit77 lostit77 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I got married to have a family.I believed it be forever and the time in my life which would bring great joy. The woman I married gave me two children but she never gave me any...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Im now a single mother of two boys who are my world. Im going through a divorce and its a pretty messed up time for me. id like to one day meet someone who will make me feel...
    kellyg0107 kellyg0107 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So, today my husband or roomate started a new shift, which will keep him away from home more and more. I always did most of the parenting alone but, now its reality. I will have...
    DeadHeartsAreEverywhere DeadHeartsAreEverywhere 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I filld the bathtub with bubbels and let the kids go wild. Thay started splashing it was fryday aka messy day at our house so I said "you can go wild and just saok ANYTHING you...
    wallace65 wallace65 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I made a mistake by keeping my children. I love them, would never wish them harm. But sometimes I feel I should have just given them up for adoption. I'm not...
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    Thank god for friends and beer! Also thanks to those of you who understood my vent and where i was coming from. Cheers!! 🍻
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I was with my partner for 10 years before we got pregnant...although he loves his son and says he loves me...he never loved us enough to work..or keep his hands off me. I had to...
    NikkiSnow NikkiSnow 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I was raised by my mother and grandma. My father died a month before I was born. Its been a lonely childhood and my grandma has also passed away. Now with the two of us it doesn't...
    riya981826 riya981826 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't know where to start. Hmmm.... I am constantly daydreaming about divorce. But I feel asking for a divorce would be selfish being we have three kids and all. So I stay. I...
    DrivenLady DrivenLady 31-35, F 19 Responses Jan 5

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    I don't know where to start. Hmmm.... I am constantly daydreaming about divorce. But I feel asking for a divorce would be selfish being we have three kids and all. So I stay. I...
    DrivenLady DrivenLady 31-35, F 19 Responses Jan 5

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    tl;wr: I'm on the verge of single fatherhood to three boys still hoping to make it work and I'm worried about how I will do. (tl;wr=to long;won't read) I am not a single father...
    LOMD LOMD 31-35, M Dec 26, 2014

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    I rarely get to see my husband because of his work schedule. He works extremely hard so that I can be a stay at home mom for my boys. Most of the time I feel like a single parent...
    mamaberry27 mamaberry27 31-35, F 31 Responses Jan 15

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    I was already "married but lonely" for quite some time but this past year put a brand new spin on it for me. Due to a job loss and relocation, my wife and I ended up physically...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    Been single a long time. Largely by choice. Had a series of really awful dates and in the end I just thought it would be easier to be a single parent until my kids grew up. Well...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 9

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    I am not saying that I am a great mom or the best in the world but am trying to be. Being a single parent is really hard.My daughter's birthday was last week. She had 2...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    I am a "Warrior Mom." I am a single parent, widowed early, with a grown up a son. This is what I wanted to write/share, the reason why I joined EP. I know it will sound like a...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    I am a single parent who moved house with my 2 daughters, aged 8 and 11 months, to a new area, where we do not know anyone. In order for me to attend university and complete a...
    Alexandra88xXx Alexandra88xXx 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 7

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    i am a single parent who have never really known how mutual love feels like.. and i'm over 30. despite being happy being a mom, the love of my family doesn't seem to fill me..
    lovefoolnobody lovefoolnobody 31-35, F 22 hrs ago

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    My aunt by marriage met my uncle, who she would marry, when he was 35. She had gotten married at 17, and was now divorced/SHOCKED my uncle had never been married. She was shocked...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My mother is diagnosed with BPD. I've kinda known for several years, however her alcoholism was taking the blame for all of her verbal berating & the time, 2 years ago, when she...
    AmandainFL AmandainFL 36-40, F Jan 13

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    I want to wake up next to the woman i married. Look at her, smile, kiss, make love! I want to go to bed, look at the one i married. smile, Kiss, make love! I know life isn't all...
    speedrcr67 speedrcr67 46-50, M 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I am single. Sometimes, I enjoy it. Sometimes, I hate it. Most of the time, I'm just 'meh' about it. I wouldn't say I'm indifferent, I think that it is because I've been put...
    lemonista lemonista 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Depression is something I've struggled with for pretty much my whole life. I was raised in a very catholic home, with very emotionally detached parents. They fought a lot, and my...
    lauralovesu lauralovesu 22-25, F a week ago

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