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I Am a Single Mother of Two Now Adult Children

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 8 People

    Live, Love, and Laugh While You're Here.

    ...and now in my early fifties I am having the time of my life. That has not always been true on this journey to here. But that is all past and everyone has a story. I have recently formed a charity group where we are helping the ladies active and serving in Iraq and...
    prtndr1044 prtndr1044 51-55 1 Response Nov 6, 2008

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    Long Journey

    I married for the first time at 19, and soon realised it was not working. From my background, however, divorce was unthinkable, and in any case, I was pregnant a few months later - so I just knuckled down and made the best of it, although I was never happy with him. But we had...
    Bumblebeeinabluebell Bumblebeeinabluebell 46-50 3 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    Sudden Conflict From Adult Child On Alleged Child Abuse

     Suddenly, an adult child, 24 years old,  thinks she had a "bad" childhood, fifteen years ago. Far from the truth.  Although her dad was never around, and I protected the children from him.  Suddenly, I am a "bad parent." I am heartbroken...
    katielynnco katielynnco 51-55 3 Responses May 8, 2009

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    Guided By Pain.

    I am the single mother of two now adult children, both sons. When I married at age 19, I envisioned a two parent home and a happy family throughout my life time. Not to be. After 12 good years of marriage, my husband started drinking in secret. He always drank to get drunk and it...
    kruddle kruddle 66-70, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I'm a single mother of a six month old baby boy at twenty and to be honest, although I enjoy the time loving and caring my little one to be ever so fulfilling, I also find it...
    LanaDelSlaay LanaDelSlaay 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Mother mode. I am not yet done. I was shocked at the sight of my son's place when I arrived 4 days ago. It looked like a hoarder's place! I did: cleaning cobwebs, scrubbing walls...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I am a single mother recently had my little brat 💗
    mommyshorny mommyshorny 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am separated for seven years and have two sons. Hope to meet other single mothers too! :)
    NaivePearl NaivePearl 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I'm 21, single mother of 2 boys aged 5 and 3. Fathers are not involved even tho we were in a pretty long relationship before I got pregnant.. Proudest mother on the world ^_^
    1993atnomkal 1993atnomkal 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 23

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    Hi just wanna give a shout out to all you single mothers you guys are wonderful strong women and should be very proud of yourselfs no matter what anybody says and your kids are...
    SoCalAssasin SoCalAssasin 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 9

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    I have 3 amazing kids that i feel like I fail daily. I have been divorced for 3yrs, i am what i never wanted to be, a single mother. It is a challenge everyday but God is faithful...
    brokenprincess1 brokenprincess1 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 17

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    My fiance wants to marry me but i am afraid it'll be a mistake we have to beautiful children together but he's a struggling addict that falls back more than he steps forward. I...
    tolongalone tolongalone 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I am a singe mother through no fault of my own. It just happened that way. I am a mom of three boys and one girl. My former husband and I raised all of our kids as nudists. We...
    femalemom1976 femalemom1976 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 23

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    I don't remember the night that well. I knew I was drinking, and I got in bed with some guy who was a good friend. I thought we would only hook up, not have sex. He told me the...
    xjuliaxxx xjuliaxxx 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 11

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    I want my 26 year old son to move out. We have different life styles and would like to be on my own. I feel like I have to force it instead of him realize it is time to be a...
    elioness1 elioness1 51-55, F Jan 12

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    I've been on this forum for sometime but have never posted to it. I'm a mom of two beautiful and amazing kids. But right now I feel like I'm letting my kids down. There's not so...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    Well hello everyone. Like I said before, im a struggling single mom, with a little boy. Well I have a BIG problem.... I started dating a rich guy a few monthes back, but he hates...
    EffervescantBabe11 EffervescantBabe11 18-21, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    My daughter dad and I have been off for about 9 months. I begged him back and he begged me but it was at different times. I had become used to being a single mom....now he pops up...
    mommycutie14 mommycutie14 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    First time mom, a single mom...I wanted to share my story with you...because i am feeling alone,scared,without help,without job,without money...i am pregnant in 18 weeks...the...
    Lyly03 Lyly03 26-30, F 9 Responses Jan 12

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    I have been feeling great as a single mom. Took my kids to the beach today, turns out I have to leave. Not sure I can handle seeing one more happy couple with their kids today :/
    Guavajelly Guavajelly 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 1

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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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    Hello And I thought about you today And I thought about the things you used to say And I thought about the things we did And I thought about your newest kid And damn that makes 2...
    QuixoticConquistador QuixoticConquistador 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    I'm 21, a single first time mom to a little girl due in March. I'm excited and so many other emotions. About a year ago I realized in order to get out from underneath the life I...
    iamaphrodite iamaphrodite 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Happy 9 months to my little chunker! I can't believe Elena is 9 months.
    mommycrystal mommycrystal 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    My dad left us when I was a baby and so it's always been mommy, my sister and me. She's always worked hard and we have a nice house and everything, and I respect her soooo much for...
    littlebobby6 littlebobby6 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I do wish I knew, but I don't have regrets...I have two beautiful adult children from all that heart ache
    heavenlygrace heavenlygrace 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I've been reading the book "Abandoned Parents: The Devil's Dilemma: The Causes and Consequences of Adult Children Abandoning Their Parents" by the author Sharon A. Wildey. This...
    MuchStrongerNow MuchStrongerNow 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    so I tried leaving my baby's daddy after our relationship started falling apart when our daughter was two. I had horrible post pardon depression and he just did not understand why...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 10

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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 Jan 23

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    Hi everyone, I'm so blessed to have found this website and support group for this subject! I suffered from major anxiety this year as a junior in college, I had to leave school and...
    halessss halessss 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am a wife and a mother to my four children. I have been so blessed to have two boys and two girls.
    mominlingerie mominlingerie 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I hate my mother so much I just don't want to talk to her for years. I know it seems unfair, but I just feel like maybe if she gave me a little space on my...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I am the mother of five biracial children. I have 3 boys and 2 girls. I love my biracial kids so much. They are my life here. I would love to have more biracial children with...
    singlemomwithkids singlemomwithkids 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 10

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    Hello this is my first post I don't even know where to start with this I am reaching out to people going through the same thing or anyone who can offer any advice I am desperate...
    Sophiamyeverything Sophiamyeverything 18-21 4 days ago

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    Been single for two years .... Last relationship i was in wasnt feeling it because i didnt like her and i was her crush. I lied to her. I feel like such a ******* now.
    TonyMontanah TonyMontanah 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    She manipulates me, makes me feel guilty when I am not guilty, she says everything I do is disgusting, she looks at me with disgust, she talks crap about me and twists stories to...
    hollyissad hollyissad 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    What you do, always comes with a consequence. Good or bad. ------------------------------- So here's a 100% true story, that is currently going on in my life. I won't say names...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 13

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    I've been married almost fourteen years. We have three children all on the autism spectrum. While I can't say that my wife is unwilling, we don't have the level of intimacy that I...
    rm4678 rm4678 36-40, M 18 hrs ago

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    Two weeks ago I went to the adult bookstore close to me in Ottawa IL. I thought it was going to be a slow night,but I was wrong..... I had a c**k in my mouth and one in my but...
    Mrlittledick64 Mrlittledick64 46-50, M 10 hrs ago

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    Im so glad to have found a place to vent! I am so bitter against my MIL. Long story short: In the beginning of my marriage (5 yrs now) I treated my MIL as I do my mother. We were...
    zamlee zamlee 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone. I never wanted to resort to this, but I feel I am out of other options. Let me start from the beginning. When my mother, Dee, was 9, her father was shot in the head...
    NikkiNINTR NikkiNINTR 18-21, F Jan 22

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    Over A Decade of Healing&My Children Are Still Damaged-In 2000,my long time girlfriend of 12 years removed from a banking account which belonged to me 100,000,000 Greek Drachmas...
    LadinoAbba LadinoAbba 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    yesterday while getting ready for work my three year old was two houses away and my almost two year old was in our next door neighbor's yard
    curioustiff curioustiff 26-30, F 9 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 Jan 23

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    I am a mother of five children I finally had my boy in 2014 I have 4 girls as well 13 is the oldest two are premature when they were born I had preeclampsia Eclipse and toxemia to...
    charbaby801 charbaby801 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 5