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I Am a Single Mother

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    Gnty73 Gnty73 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Well my daughter is all hyper

    as can be! At 11pm wth who gave her sugar? More then likely her grandma! And I'm over here like I just wanna close my eyes and sleep and pray this cold is gone in the morning
    mtndew25 mtndew25 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    So now my baby boy is 7 months old already.

    He is my everything. It seems like he knows what his mom went through so he is kinda good baby. I tried not to think about his bio dad but sometimes I can't help and It still bothers me. He said he would never becoming back to Vietnam but NO, he always comes back to Vietnam...
    diemnicole diemnicole 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Share my story... ok,

    I'll put the short version :) I never wanted kids and honestly am not sure if I'll have any more. When I was 20 I got pregnant with my boyfriend at the time - potentially the worst person out of all the people I've dated to get knocked up by. Abusive, alcoholic and cocaine...
    shelhart137 shelhart137 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I Love Being a Mom

    I am a single mom of two beautiful children and I love them soo much.  I am still currently going through a divorce and find it stressful at times to hide my emotions.  I never wanted my children to be a product of divorce because I too am a child of divorce and know...
    bellamomma bellamomma 31-35, F 16 Responses Oct 16, 2008

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    Single Mothers

    Single mothers who aren’t spending their time looking for a man but spending their time providing for their children are the most admirable people on earth(Dedicated to all beautiful single mothers out there)
    lovelywings lovelywings 31-35, F 19 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    hey all ! ... this is important

    and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i expected people will help me out from my heart broken stage and yes to maximum extend people helped, thanks a lot... then i began...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Oh What Love.

    Lately I've been busier than usual and more stressed than usual. Being a single parent is no walk in the park. Even when things aren't falling apart all around you, it can be easy to struggle with the feeling that your best simply isn't enough. I always feel that my kids deserve...
    Intelligently Intelligently 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2013

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    So ******* irritated.

    I have pink eye. Which us highly contagious also have a 10 month old to take care of. I've been using the only one good eye I have all day to take care of him. I'm trying to stay away as much as possible. But it's hard when he's crying and crying because he wants to be held...
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I am 8 weeks postpartum

    and going through a divorce. Hardest thing I have ever experienced. Wish I had more money :(
    jqwujiaqi jqwujiaqi 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I have been married twice,

    and have three children, two from my first marriage and one from my last one. My middle child lives with his dad because of problems mainly between him and my youngest, but I see him as often as I can, at least twice a week, including having him at home every weekend. Yes its...
    suzieb1971 suzieb1971 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    My almost 3 year old daughter told me a

    fascinating story today. She has a strange rash on her wrist and I pointed it out. She then proceeded to tell me this elaborate story about how a bird was, "Up and down" and then "scratch, bite, ow" and it was "Bad, scary, big." All with dramatic gestures and facial expressions...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    Young adult 20 who would love to be able to

    meet older women like you're selfs even if it's just being friends I love the compony of older women
    kerw94 kerw94 18-21, M Jul 7

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    Looking For Single, Attractive, Handy-Man/ Mechanic. No Job, Lots Of Money And Willing To Spend All Of His Time Fixing Things I Have Broken.

    Leaky toilet spraying water furnace on the fritz again. floorboard's loose ceiling fan hanging what's that noise? cannot be good. mower broke backup busted weed-eater won't f-ing start. got new spark plugs for the mower... now the battery is dead. vacuum clogged "what is IN...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 54 Responses Jun 15, 2013

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    I feel Alone. Im 22 and im a single mum,

    when i found out i was pregnant back in 2013 my daughters dad left me and told me he didn't want nothing to do with me or our baby. I felt strong enough to be able to take on being a mum alone. i felt so strong and determined and ready to face it little did i know id be feeling...
    Toriaxo Toriaxo 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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    I was once married to a man.

    Together we had a daughter, Kylie Marie. While I was eight months pregnant with out next child, Joseph, my husband left me. He wanted nothing to do with our family. I was left with a seven year old daughter and a second child waiting to come into the world. Now I raise the two...
    Mommieslove Mommieslove 46-50, F 18 Responses Jul 4

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    momwithdaughter momwithdaughter 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm a young, single mum to be.

    I have been single for about 2-3 months now. I was in a long term relationship and lived with him. Long story short, he is 20 and I'm 16, he was very controlling to the point of by 3 weeks after I moved into his place, he was all I had and he made me feel that everyone else was...
    ProudTeenMummy2013 ProudTeenMummy2013 16-17, F 26 Responses Apr 8

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    Just Being Mom

    Well to start off i have a very special child. he has a form of autism called pddnos.. which makes being mom a little different from the ordinary being mom.. but i wouldn't trade him for a "normal" child no matter what.. he is very fun and is the smartest little boy i...
    messanger messanger 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2007

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    So I have a son who is about a year

    and a half. I am also pregnant again. Same father. He told me as soon as I got pregnant again he wanted nothing to do with me relationship wise but he would be there for the kids. It is something I have been struggling to accept. Today I went to drop my son off for a visit with...
    DarlingAnna DarlingAnna 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    Please Don't Be "that" Mom.

    Latest: When last I updated this story, I had just sent off my evaluation form. Well, I'm so pleased to report that my friends husband sent me an email last night to inform me that the custody evaluator has ruled in his favor! What a blessing and answer to so many prayers! We...
    Intelligently Intelligently 31-35, F 25 Responses Jul 28, 2011

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    I am a mother of a 16 year old son,

    even though he's 16, he will always be mummys little boy:) being a single parent has it's pros and cons, but i wouldn't want to reunite with my ex husband anyway haha
    SarahMom1978 SarahMom1978 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    Unless your spouse died,

    no credit for being a single women by choice. A Child need both parent to grow up.
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 18 Responses Aug 11

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    I'm newly single mother of a year

    and half old boy, been a week since we last seen my baby father... He hasn't contacted me.. Never asked about our child.. Nothing more than I wanted was to work things out.. He turned into the person I met, he was a every weekend drinker and smokes weed.. All about his friends...
    shexlove shexlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I walk to work everyday

    because I can't afford a car. My job has me working different shifts, I get 40 hours a week but I really don't get to be with my youngest son, he spends more time with my parents than me. I just want to be able to buy groceries, pay my bills and be there for my children but I...
    purplearth purplearth 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Dating As A Single Mom.... Scary Stuff

    So... My friends keep telling me I need to get back out there and date. I honestly, don't see at this point how that would be possible Nor do I feel that I am ready for that. Dating as a single mom is a pretty scary thing. I no longer have only myself to be concerned about. I...
    gr8tgrl23 gr8tgrl23 31-35, F 19 Responses Mar 15, 2011

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    It get tough but I have a family who's very

    supportive I'm so blessed 😍
    angieloveee angieloveee 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 11

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    I am a working and single mom.

    I have adopted two girls soon after they were born to women who put them up for adoption. I am unable to have children so I adopted. I cherish the time we all have together.
    momandher2girls momandher2girls 36-40, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Looking For Single, Attractive,

    Handy-Man/ Mechanic. No Job, Lots Of Money And No Hopes of a Relationship Willing To Spend All Of His Time Fixing Things I Have Broken. Leaky toilet spraying water furnace on the fritz again. floorboard's loose ceiling fan hanging what's that noise? cannot be good. mower broke...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    Dear "single Dads".

    First, I should preface this by pointing out that I put the words "Single Dads" in quotations. The reason for this will be explained shortly, but I don't want anyone to think that I'm making a blanketed remark about all single fathers. I know that there are some single parent...
    Intelligently Intelligently 31-35, F 45 Responses Apr 3, 2011

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    I'm going to share something personal to break

    the ice further. I am a single mother. My ex husband and I got a divorced when our daughter was 2 and now she's 4 and I'm still single. I don't really mind it. I'm focus on my career and my daughter. I love my daughter and she is my entire world. I would give anything up to...
    Loovvee Loovvee 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Love Being His Mom

    At 18 i found out i was pregnant. i had my son bout 4 months after i turned 19. His dad left me before he knew i was pregnant and when i told him he didnt believe me. i didnt expect him to be the one that thought id lie bout somethin like that but its expected from most teenage...
    tragedyhappens tragedyhappens 22-25, F 14 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    This is I know to be true.

    Your life, your path, your journey... It isn't going to look like everyone else's ... AND THATS OKAY...
    mySweetestMistake mySweetestMistake 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I am a very happy and single mother.

    I divorced my ex sometime ago for many negative reasons. I have 3 girls and 3 boys to raise. I have been dating and sleeping with a wonderful, divorced, and coworker for over 2 1/2 years. At age 44, I am now pregnant by him. It was a surprise to both of us but a wonderful...
    tammylynne tammylynne 41-45, F 11 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm A Single Mom

    Our daughter was nine years old when I decided I'd best get away from her father. Not that he's out of her life, I wouldn't want him to, because he's her dad and will always be. Just because I hate his guts doesn't mean she can't see him. After I broke up, we crashed into my...
    ArrrrchEnemy ArrrrchEnemy 31-35, F 31 Responses Mar 15, 2011

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    I have a 4 year old boy.

    He is the love of my life. Just seeing him each day makes me smile. He likes to sit on my lap while we read together or watch tv. I am enjoying every moment of this cuddle time. :) His dad and I were married for 6 years and have been separated for a little while. His dad is...
    zooloothe1st zooloothe1st 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    My daughter is my world

    and I love that she's a girly girl but she does like getting messy too.... Hope everyone enjoyed there weekend
    mtndew25 mtndew25 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Well I am truly a single mother now.

    Not that I wasn't before bit my ex was a phone call away if I needed someone to watch my daughter. Yes, he acted like that was doing me a favor not his responsibility. Anyway, he got on a plane yesterday morning and flew to his new duty station in Japan, and he's there for 2 yrs...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I Can't Do This All Alone. Can I?

    So, I moved back to my hometown after leaving my husband. I thought for a long time that I would stay in the town where he and I lived together (no family of either of us there). But I always hated living there, and he is passive-aggressive and emotionally abusive. My mother said...
    serenityprayer serenityprayer 31-35, F 100 Responses Jul 11, 2010

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    I found out yesterday

    that the father of my child is expecting a baby with his current gf. Wow I don't understand how you can completely act as if you don't have a daughter and then continue to make more children else where. I am not going to pretend that I am not burned by this because I am. Don't...
    Crystalclear91 Crystalclear91 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 17

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    I had my beautiful girl

    when I was 15. My boyfriend abruptly left me when I told him that I'm pregnant and just disappeared and left me to care for her alone. I am 19 now and I try to balance work, college, my child and my relations with other people. It's a lot of work, so my best friend helps around...
    Rosenrot95 Rosenrot95 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 8

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    I have 4 children from two relationships.

    2 from each man. Had my first child at 16. Ended my relationship with my child's father in 2009. Although I'm seeing someone, he's not their dad and can't be as supportive even though he tries. My kids are 9,8,6 and 5. I want to pull my hair out and scream most days but I take...
    Lauren122288 Lauren122288 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    This is going to be a bit long winded,

    so if you do take the time to read it all; thank you. My son is 13 months old. His dad and I were together for five years and he asked me to marry him after the first two years. He never really coped with being a parent however. He would repeatedly tell me that he wanted...
    SarcasticCommentLoading SarcasticCommentLoading 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 10

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    I am in a predicament.

    My daughter will be 3 this October and her biological father has not called or contacted about her since her birthday last year. We were together while I was pregnant with her, and till she was 4 months old, but then I left because the relationship was bad. He threatened to have...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 22

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    I Will Be Just Fine...

    After a healthy physical pregnancy and horrible mental support from my spouse. I took my son (at 3 months of age) and walked away from his father. I had no job, no savings, but a great family to help me. I thought I was going to just drowned in sorrow and pain. I thought I would...
    naawt naawt 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 31, 2012

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    I'm a proud single mother to a beautiful 7 year

    old daughter. I love her with every fiber of my being and wouldn't trade a moment with her for anything. I've found life is much easier and more enjoyable when you're in an environment where there's not tension and constant fighting. Her father is the type of person that will...
    MysteriousBlu10 MysteriousBlu10 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    My daughter has drove me nuts!

    I dobt know what to do. I'm so annoyed abs fed up
    KeeWee812 KeeWee812 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Sometimes as a mother I feel

    so lost. I see other parents who have clearly got their s*hit together. I take my daughter to school and feel like I don't fit in. The mothers are talking about their husbands and their plans and what they all did together over the weekend. I sit there staring at my shoes...
    CandiIsMastersLittleSlave CandiIsMastersLittleSlave 22-25, F 11 Responses Jul 17

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    Proud To Be A Single Mom!

    The best thing about a Single Parent is that even though they are stressed from everything, still they keep themselves strong for their children.. :3
    janjanzano janjanzano 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    Utmost respect to all the single mothers out

    there. It's not easy raising children in this harsh world environment. I wish you all the love and blessings; and hopefully, a good companion to share your journey in life.
    NuclearELDER NuclearELDER 41-45, M 1 Response May 28

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    Ugh, Why Do People Judge?

    Yep, I'm mum to three children...and single. Why do people judge? They see you...and judge? I'm not single through choice. I divorced after someone helped me realise that my husband was financially, and emotionally, abusive. I went to a refuge with my then two children, and...
    CaraStarr CaraStarr 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    The Pull Out Method Doesn'T Count As B.C

    Yeah I love sex okay. Who doesn't? Lets be real here. I chose to lay with a military man who I thought was a diamond in a pile of rocks. Turns out he was anything but. He was amazing until I told him I might be pregnant. I was a little tiny thing then so he didn't believe me. It...
    Audrey32J Audrey32J 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    Cries of a Concerned Mother

    Hi, my name is Misty. I am a mother of a child with autsim. She is a beautiful girl. recently about 3 months ago she had wondered from my home down to a local resturaunt before anyone in my home had woken up. poor girl she was found dirty because she played in a bunch of dirt on...
    mistyrose mistyrose 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 17, 2007

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