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I Am a Single Mother of Two Now Adult Children

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 7 People

    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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    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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    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 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I am 25 and a single mother. I have 3 children. I have full custody of my youngest and joint with my other 2. I am in a horrible situation right now and in need to vent. I have...
    nikabelle nikabelle 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 23

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    I am 19 im raising my son on my own I have lost people very close to me i guess because i got pregnant idk ...and i dont care i love my son and I will continue to take care of him...
    ARIESLUV ARIESLUV 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    "Well that baby grew into a boy who became her pride and joy. He loved her like no man could. And her heart finally felt peace, because she finally understood God's love... And as...
    DanniBelle1121 DanniBelle1121 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    I'm not a single Mother. I hate to burst your bubble, but it's true. I have nothing but admiration for single Moms. You ladies do a fantastic job raising your children alone. You...
    romanticsoul55 romanticsoul55 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 23

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    I have a question for all you other mothers out there (and anyone else who want to chime in). I am a single mother of a ten year old. I have been single since before I had her...
    Unexlove Unexlove 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 23

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    Yes I am a single mother. I got pregnant four years ago (I was 22 when I got knocked up from my boyfriend at the time) I wanted to keep the baby but he disagreed and we broke up...
    heartall heartall 26-30, F Oct 12

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    Today I just want to scream and cry but I have kids who depend on me. People were not meant to raise children alone. I have zero family near by and m just having a hard day. Thanks...
    Guavajelly Guavajelly 36-40, F 8 Responses Oct 7

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    My daughter texts me: “I am having an amazing day.” “Why?” I text. “Everything,” she responds. My daughter, my first-born, my twenty-year-old, is a junior in...
    missingtranslation missingtranslation 46-50, F Oct 2

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    It's amazing that the moment you have kids and stop going out to bar to save up money for your kids, your friends disappear. I'm a single, 25 year old, college student mother...
    smilesofazombie smilesofazombie 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    thanks for letting me join. im a single dad of 8 grown kids. id love to chat or meet a nice single mom who is pro spanking in her home that is looking for a good man. add me if...
    christlerscott christlerscott 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This is the first time I've ever done this but im at my wits end ...totally frustrated. Just put my son to bed after he's been crying all night for the millionth time asking why...
    Dedraa Dedraa 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Its tough;( but life has to move on ;(
    bing26 bing26 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 1

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    I'm 21 and in school and work on Saturday ... Will it ever get better?
    megs101 megs101 18-21, F 12 Responses Oct 6

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    Sorry, I'm not on here to find a man, nor to find a date. Please, do not send messages inquiring about this. I signed up to share my experiences and to know that there are others...
    KindKTea KindKTea 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    My baby doesn't stop crying😰 even with my moms help I feel like there is no end to this....
    jqwujiaqi jqwujiaqi 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    I am 22 and I already have a 2 years old daughter. Am I happy? Proud? or am I sad? ashamed? what do you think?
    dontcallmepretty dontcallmepretty 22-25, F 12 Responses Oct 16

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    I am currently going to a junior college about half an hour from my house. I need to transfer soon and me and my son will be on our own. It scares me shitless. I am insanely...
    etselec918 etselec918 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    So why am I wary of men who admire us? Have I watched too many lifetime movies?
    candycoatedunicorn candycoatedunicorn 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Here I am sharing the story of my good friend...she needs help to be able to provide a better living for her and her sons...read her story and join us helping her rebuild her life...
    mel9293 mel9293 26-30 1 day ago

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    I'm nineteen years old and the same week I found out that I was pregnant, I found out that my ex was cheating on me. I wanted the baby from the beginning and I begged him and...
    kortney95 kortney95 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    Now, to say I was upset is an understatement. Last night while visiting my Children I observed in silence as my MIL's eyes scan the entire house for anything out of place. Then it...
    MichelleM1988 MichelleM1988 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been single for years now. I don't know when that special someone will come.
    vrb46254 vrb46254 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 20

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    I live on a farm and we throw a yearly festival. The last party had 400 people or more. A mother and her very young son want to come live at the farm. The problem is that I don't...
    WiredCritter WiredCritter 22-25 6 hrs ago

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    I'm so po right now I need to get this out or I might scream. My husband and I share a home with my in laws, we do everything for them when ever the ask, my husband spent two days...
    millerb79 millerb79 31-35, F 12 hrs ago

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    I am a married wife, mother, and step mother of a total of seven children. Also, I have five grandchildren too. As one can see I am very busy with motherhood. My kids and step...
    gloriahughes gloriahughes 41-45, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    This is just one incident in the many my mother-in-law has pulled. For a little back ground on her: she is a practicing RN nurse, she works for Social Services. My mother-in...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    as i re arranged the furniture in my living room today, i couldn't help but feel nostalgic. i have this wooden rocker. it's not the prettiest or the most fancy of chairs, but it...
    smokieBrie smokieBrie 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I am a mother of 4 children. 2 children wit my first husband and 2 with my second husband. My 16 year old daughter had been complaining of pain and swelling in her thumb for a...
    ratgirl73 ratgirl73 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I was in third grade when I was first diagnosed with ADHD. I had encephalitis (swelling of the brain) the summer before I started first grade and my sister had also been diagnosed...
    patricialeigh patricialeigh 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    My baby girl would have been 8yrs old this last Sept. She was born on my mother's birthday. She wasn't due until November though. My pregnancy was a rough one emotionally, but...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I am the mother of children with different fathers. Right away when people hear that, they think bad things. They judge incorrectly. I never actually thought I would be in this...
    Col308 Col308 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Screaming, hahahahaha!!!! Burn the those ************* faces until there bone!!!! Burn!!!! Burn you ************* *************!!! Burn!!! Burn!!! Burn!!! What are you listening to...
    CrystalBR CrystalBR 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    It is an article about autism and it is adressed to the parents of autistic kids but it has so much valid advice that I decided to share it unmodified. To the people wondering why...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Oct 14

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    So my fiance and I are getting married next August, at which point we will have been together nearly 5 years. Our relationship is very strong, we truly are perfect for each other...
    WifeToBe822 WifeToBe822 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    My cousin who is the same age as me, 31, made a comment that if she could turn back time, she would never had kids. This is the 2nd time she's said this and I got so disgusted. She...
    Hopeless314 Hopeless314 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    So I let this guy stay the night with me last night. We chilled and got high. It was nice to have a man's presence in the house. I'm celibate so no, we didn't have sex. And what...
    LovelyLadyJ LovelyLadyJ 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    My mother has only laid her hands on me maybe three times in my entire life. She worked all the time to support my siblings and I. I looked up to her. My oldest brother is 23, I'm...
    Psymonshadowblood Psymonshadowblood 18-21, F Oct 14

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    I am a first time mother to handsome 4 month old and I couldn't be happier I'm is mother and his father sadly but still could not b any happier
    ARIESLUV ARIESLUV 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I'm so scared my husband will leave me to have children. He wants children, loves them, idolises them. I think kids are cute but I'm much rather enjoying seeing, learning and...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 22-25, F Oct 4

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    I joined this forum just so that i can put my experience with my mother in law in writing. so here is the story. I met my husband in college. we were first friends and it turned...
    Aleksanrda Aleksanrda 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    I dated a girl for 14 months. She was the first girl I've had a serious relationship with and the first girl to have a physical relationship with. As time passed I started to think...
    xdude9 xdude9 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 14

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    A lady loved by many but invisible to the world She was loved and cherished by both children, husband and family She couldn’t see In her utter misfortune of being plagued with...
    generationlover generationlover 18-21, F Oct 19

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