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I Am a Single Mother of Three

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    My Children Are My Reasons And Motivation

    I'm a single mother of 3. 2 boys ages 8 & 3 and a girl age 2. They are my reasons for living. I was in a really tough relationship with their father. I didn't want to be a single parent but for my safety, I had to be one. My children are my reason for getting up everyday and...
    Emikah Emikah 26-30, F Aug 28, 2012

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    Heartbroken

    I am a single mother of 3 wonderful boys but the sad thing is that one of my sons is with his other mom 1800 miles away I haven't seen him in 4 most she doesn't let me talk to him I write him letters but I don't know if he gets them. In 2 days will b Thanksgiving this will b the...
    BeyouTfulDisaster BeyouTfulDisaster 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2012

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    Yep

    arent my kids cute.....(they're in the logo pic)
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 16, 2008

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    Single Motherhood

    I am a single mother of three. I'm 33 years old & my children are 13,8,& 6. My youngest is also the only boy & he has autism. So far he still has no way to communicate with us, we are working a little on using sign language. He is enrolled in a special program for...
    kssmom kssmom 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    New To Group

    hello single 41 year old mom with four kids now three girls ages 4,6, and 12 and a son age 7 I am looking to make friends and chatting with other like minded people like me. I am a very strict mom so I will chat about that anyone having any issues please lets chat thanks hollyann...
    hollymom123 hollymom123 41-45, F 4 Responses May 23, 2012

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    Divorced Mother

    I am a divorced mother.looking to better my education.I have a had a goal to go to phlebotomy school.The school is called Phlebotomy Concepts and has a 90 day class that will give a financial push for me and daughters.Was supported by my husband before divorce but before that I...
    nae32 nae32 31-35, F Nov 14, 2012

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    Are You Out There????

    i need a husband.i have three lovely kid and am 29 years old.my firstborn girl is 13,my second a boy 8,and my last born girl 5.all healthy and doing well in school.its so hard raising the kids on my own although my mom has been with me all through and i thank God for her every...
    minniemouse001 minniemouse001 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    Mustabation

    My husband got an accident when he was on his way to work and left me unmarried with my three children.Life is good in way because my children gets their social but the 'passion" side of my life is missing for all men.
    lovecity34 lovecity34 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 26, 2009

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    Single Father Of Two

    I have a boy 11 and a girl 7, their mother walked out on us after she was caught having an affair and I may have forced her to leave us because I told her that it would not be allowed in our house. So she took all my savings, sold a house that I bought with her name and left us...
    michaelhk1 michaelhk1 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 27, 2012

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    Through It All

    I am a single mother of 3. Ages 19,17,&12. Their father left when my oldest was 7. It has been a real struggle, especially because my youngest daughter had open heart surgery. I struggled over the years to give them what I didn't have. We dealt with homelessness, being hungry...
    ojerch ojerch 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    To all single mothers out there! It's not easy being a single mom. You've to teach your kids everything. Feed them, clothe them. You're human and you're going to **** up sometimes...
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm a single mother of two boys a 2yr and my youngest is a month old both by different guys and both giving me hell its hard taking care of them by myself u would think they would...
    swann89 swann89 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I am currently a single mother with 3 kids. I was married when I was 23 and in college. I have been divorced for 3 years now. My sons are twins, age13, and are freshmen in high...
    joan1976 joan1976 36-40, F a week ago

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    Single MOM RANT! ok so this is a little off topic but I am a single mom I work 60hr a week as a nurse as well. I am 29 and a size 18 I cry and cring when I see my body I am upset...
    MichaelaG MichaelaG 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    I am a single mom of 2 sons and 2 daughters. They are all very adventures, respectful toward others, happy, great kids, and good students.
    americanfemaleonvacation americanfemaleonvacation 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Not long ago, I was full of hope and had so many plans of where I wanted to be with my life in the next couple years but I never imagined my life drastically changing and finding...
    Anas4 Anas4 22-25, F Mar 31

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    My boyfriend left me after my child was born.
    jordanOz jordanOz 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    I am thankful that my children's father is in their life. I really am. but gosh darn it do I get depressed and sad when they are with him! I just want them to be with me. I want to...
    jessiroseca jessiroseca 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Hi, I was wondering if anyone women could take just five minutes out of their day to complete this survey. There are only 10 questions. It is about feminism, strong and brave women...
    gracielynn1 gracielynn1 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    The kid who turned my entire living room into a blanket fort tonight... Yeah, that one. He's mine.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 9

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    Looking for daddy material not just some guy who acts like a child
    jan3ypop jan3ypop 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Victim Of Tyranny-No I was NOT "stolen" from you by "nosy *** White folks in your business believing my damn lies". I was RESCUED from you after 9 1/2 years under your mediocre...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    My mom left me when i was two years old and you could guess what she left me for : drugs. I did not know this until a few weeks ago my dad told me and. My mom wasnt really there...
    julianax14 julianax14 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am legal guardian to a 17 year old boy whose mother died and whose father ran off after he was born. He appears to want to fail school despite all efforts. His mother had been...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 2 Responses Apr 5

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    In the years since I researched and wrote Mean Mothers, I’ve talked to women about our shared experiences. Every woman’s story is different, of course; perhaps the greatest...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I am just coming to the realization that I am the adult daughter of a narcissistic mother. It is only now that I have found an interest in psychology and have done some reading...
    n2385 n2385 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am 34 years and the oldest of my siblings and first cousins. My mother and aunt were single parents and started birthing us all at the ripe ages of 14 and 16. Because I was the...
    snstewa1 snstewa1 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My guilt tears me apart for saying this. Now, as I'm approaching adulthood and is a full time student in college, my mother can't seem to comprehend what is happening to me. She...
    LoveSoLife LoveSoLife 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    In just 11 days I will no longer be engulfed in a sea of debilitating negativity and hatred spewed from my MIL. The first time I met her she gave me this awful uncomfortable and...
    LGLlove LGLlove 31-35, F Apr 5

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    My parents were kind of teen parents, since they were both 18 by the time. When I was born, my mother had...I don't know, she suddenly started to be mean with my dad, and today, I...
    Vanellopey Vanellopey 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Some search for love and acceptance, others for silver and gold. I found all that and so much more in the outstretched hands of small children and it touched me, made me the single...
    whitepine1 whitepine1 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    By the time I was 21 I had two kids and had celebrated three weddings anniversaries. I was also a victim of domestic violence. Im now 37 years old divorced twice and still a victim...
    teriberi77 teriberi77 36-40, F Apr 13

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    I wasn't at the age of 19, ready to be a mother. My son is important to me and the bond we share is growing by the day but this is a gift that could have waited to be unwrapped. I...
    justasia justasia 18-21, F Apr 1

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    My mother is all of the above. For as long as I can remember, I was afraid of my mother because of her violent temper, her outrage at any little thing that didn't go the way she...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Apr 5

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    I have a potential narcissist mother who I rent a property from. She convinced me to rent from her when I was working and I stupidly agreed. Things took a turn for the worse in my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17

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    She gets worse and worse every single day. I'm so tired of rolling my eyes. She comes home and I'm out of sight and then he is no longer he one she was verbally abusing when I was...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    My MIL is infuriating in all the small, seemingly meaningless ways unless you are the daughter in law. My MIL is extremely needy and in denial about her own health. She just got...
    cbliving2 cbliving2 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    First of al thanks! So i dropped out of college 2 years after getting unsatisfactory grades. Being at home for the last 1 year made me realize dat all my ideas of having really...
    Heretorant Heretorant 22-25, F Apr 3

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    I am a single father. My oldest son lives with me at home full time. The joys I share with him are unspeakable… Sometimes we have moments that I find crazy funny….. Yet very...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    GRANDMOTHER. My grandmother obviously had some issues. I'm going to start with the mild things first. Normally you spill something, you clean it up that's the end of it, right...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Three years ago today my mother committed suicide by hanging herself in her basement. I never knew why, the only two theories are: She was so broken hearted about losing the love...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    I am sorely, deeply in need of guidance. I have four children, two beautiful daughters and two magnificent sons. After years of a crumbling marriage (loss of homes, security...
    Caroline1229 Caroline1229 51-55 3 Responses Apr 9