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I Am a Strong Beautiful Black Single Mother

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    I Am A Single Mother.

    When I was 2 months pregnant my husband decided that I wasnt worth the trouble and ended our marriage. My daughter is now 9months old and to date has never laid eyes on her father. I am her family, every decision I make is with her best interest at heart. I discovered a strength...
    ZZsMummy ZZsMummy 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    Man And Kids

    I have the most unsual things happening to me. In my mind, I am no longer in a relationship with someone who does not want to let go. We have been friend  for 7 months knowing that it could lead to a relationship; we had wanted to take the time to know each other...
    AfricainChocolate AfricainChocolate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2010

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    For My Boys...

    I am superwoman. I became pregnant with my first child when I was 20. I had no idea what I was going to do as a parent and how well I was going to do it. I did know that it was going to be a challenge. Yes, it was very much so a challenge. My oldest son was born with...
    Caprisun Caprisun 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    My Not So Little Tyron X

    My Tyrone jus' wont stop getting angry wiv me! He's getting bigger now and i'm starting to worry what should i do girls? x
    charlton07 charlton07 36-40 2 Responses Nov 1, 2012

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    Dear Angela

    Angela, my angel. I knew you were going to be special from the beginning. Mommy was just so young and didn't have any plans on having kids. 16 years old, sophomore in high school just walking home from a drill team practice is when my life changed. A group of very sick men...
    uhshamefulbeauty uhshamefulbeauty 22-25, F Oct 10, 2013

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    Single Mom Goes Back to School

    I am also a strong beautiful, black, single mom. Not by choice, but by circumstance. You are right it ain't easy, but God will provide, I know this to be true, because just like many others I have cried more than laughed, struggled more than  a little, crawled more than...
    LadyHoneynut LadyHoneynut 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    I am a strong beautiful black single mother.

    ...for my girls Stepping into the realm of blessings overflow. Entrepreneur, teacher, student, and now author. Girls, with God all things are possible. Speaking blessings over our first book 25 faith statements for the single mom and continued blessings for the 2nd and more to...
    jkingauthor jkingauthor 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    Was Told

    Once a wise man told softly If there is a man you love put the man above, above your needs and wants; for he is the man the man that you have chosen to love in respect   Yet this part is the most important of all, this man Have to know his laws and respect you as he wants...
    AfricainChocolate AfricainChocolate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2010

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    Chidren Are Blessing

     I am a strong African woman raising 2 great sons on my own and I am grateful that I don't depend on peoples to do anything for me or my kids. If anyone desire to assist me throughout out the process, I won't reject them; but I won't be asking for too much favor now. My two...
    AfricainChocolate AfricainChocolate 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    A Beautiful Mother of Three.

    I Am a Strong Beautiful Black Single Mother because I had three children two of them are special needs. I never looked at them as a burdern but a joy delight, please dont mistaken by this road I have travel was truly a long and lonely one. My last two are 18mths apart and...
    mommylove mommylove 26-30 1 Response Jun 30, 2009

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    A Movie About Single Black Motherhood

    Saw this movie at Walmart that reminded me of myself. I had my first daughter at 14. Although my story was a bit different. I applaud the people that made it that showed that there is still room for love for young single moms. 
    ShawnnaPearl ShawnnaPearl 22-25 May 11, 2012

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    Pain Before Beauty...

    My Open Heart Manifesto: (Never Be Afraid to Be Yourself) I am (and always have been) an African American Single Mother. I gave birth to my first child at the age of 20. She was my blessing; as 'Thanks for My Child' played on the radio that year. Her father was a guy that I...
    ZenMamaPolitic ZenMamaPolitic 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    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...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Big props go out to those single mothers out there. They've got to be the father and mother of the family and that has got to be sooo tough. Not only that, but single mothers are...
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M Jul 18

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    I definitely admire single moms. I was a single mom when I was 16 and in high school. I have two pregnant daughters that are soon to be single mothers. I give them all of my...
    bustymomanddaughter bustymomanddaughter 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 20

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    Hi to everyone... I am a single mother and I'd like to share about my experienced in my life. I was working alone with my only princess. She's now at my sister, she's coming three...
    Anjelay Anjelay 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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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...
    Loovvee Loovvee 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm just a single mother of a 2 year old boy that kid is everything to me and i've done tons of questionable **** just to make sure he was fed and has a roof over his head
    HoodratBarbie HoodratBarbie 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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...
    Toriaxo Toriaxo 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    When I was 24 years old I married with my childhood friend. Getting married is not easy for us. Both parents didn't agreed with us. But in the end both parties agreed to make us...
    Redrose28 Redrose28 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I believe in my ability to parent my daughter and teach her all the things a mother is supposed to teach her daughter. My concern is the possibility of daddy issues later. As of...
    ah2013 ah2013 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have 3 beautiful angels 2 boys 13 & 9 and my princess is 6 weeks. Their father left me when I was 7 months pregnant. Him and his new girlfriend Served me with divorce papers when...
    joyfullady joyfullady 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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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...
    CandiIsMastersLittleSlave CandiIsMastersLittleSlave 22-25, F 10 Responses Jul 17

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    so hard to be single mom and 4 months pregnant
    lisarowell420 lisarowell420 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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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...
    Mommieslove Mommieslove 46-50, F 15 Responses Jul 4

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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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    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...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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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...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Without the make up, hair weaves, or straight hair. I love my imperfections because they are apart of me. I love myself.
    msjackson10 msjackson10 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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...
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I believe breastfeeding is beautiful! Its gives the baby a healthy start. No I'm not downing those who uses formula for any reason. All I'm saying is that if the mother is able to...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    The daily struggles, financial burdens, trying to maintain my health and overall sanity is starting to get to me. I am a single mom of two. One with special needs and the other an...
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Greetings Beautiful Black Women! Is there anybody of Afro-Native American background? Any Seminole, Wampanoag, or Maroon Tribe ladies?
    MAROONTRIBE MAROONTRIBE 41-45, M Jul 4

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    Yes, i want to be frank.. Obviously, this would surely turn your heads away guys.. Yes, i am a single mother...but i love my kids.. I have a boy and a girl.. 9 and 10.. I've been...
    Raisa26 Raisa26 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I'm a 13 year old bisexual black girl that wants another girl (sorry black or lightskined only around 13-15) that will love me for who I am. I just got out of an relationship with...
    cutiepieeeee cutiepieeeee 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Yesterday, my result of CA Finals was announced. I failed in both the papers I gave.Continuing with the search of my "Mrs. Right", and going back in time - I remember being told...
    AN1991 AN1991 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    My parents are divorced. I was still very little so I've always remembered my parents being separated. I loved my father very very much. (I'm speaking in past tense because he...
    Riarza Riarza 18-21, F Jul 18

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    m so curious about being with a black woman of size.My love of big breasts has had me recently discover how beautiful big black busty woman truly are.I'm wondering as much about...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    June 30. Accepting Change. One day, my mother and I were working together in the garden. We were transplanting some plant for the third time. Grown from seed in a small container...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jun 30

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    Apart for wishing my children the best for their life, my greatest wish (if I ever caught a wish-fish) would be for all young wives or girlfriends not to get a mother in law from...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 1 hr ago

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    I've been single for around 5 months now, I know its not that long, but im ready to move on and find someone who i can really relate to and be with. There is this one girl who i...
    jagart01 jagart01 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'm fourteen years old and a freshman in highschool. I strongly dislike being black. I wish I was born white. I constantly try to mimick white people with fake hair and dying my...
    niamcmillan niamcmillan 13-15, F 8 Responses Jul 5

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    I don't care if anyone thinks I'm conceited or narcissistic, but I don't self loathe. I might hate my life sometimes, but I love myself. Some days, I spend a few minutes just...
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I am stronger because of all I've been through... I was 16 when everything happened. It all seemed to snowball honestly. I had been home sick with the flu. I was staying at my...
    Ginnty Ginnty 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    O single Muslim! -By UmmGhareebah O single Muslim! How chaste are you! While others engage in haraam and fulfill their desires, You shun the many calls to sin, For fear of the...
    MyLoveIs4U MyLoveIs4U 18-21, M 10 Responses Jul 18

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    This might be a long post sorry in advance. When i was six years old i moved to a predominantly white area . My first day of first grade i remember walking into the classroom...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Okay. So let us see. For the first time of my 18 years, I am shocked that guys would actually like who I am. Ut started last year, when I was 17 and people started commenting on...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    For 45 years I have been the emotional dumping ground for a mother who lacks the ability to love anyone. I have been groomed for this situation since birth. I have been an...
    antidote4toxicity antidote4toxicity 46-50, F Jul 12

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