I Am a Strong Beautiful Black Single Mother

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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
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Dec 28, 2013

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    deleted deleted
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    niceguycursed niceguycursed
    31-35, M
    Apr 18
    You are beautiful. Such wonderful curves, and beautiful skin. And for those of you who think it's racist or sexist, kindly jump in a lake. x3
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    26-30, M
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    31-35, F
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    SystemK SystemK
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    deleted deleted
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    18-21, M
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    DanceOfBlades DanceOfBlades
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    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
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    JjKr88 JjKr88
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    Blade345 Blade345
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    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
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    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
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    i wanna be a single mother
    someoneimpregnateme someoneimpregnateme
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    You are so beautiful, I don't need to know what you look like, I already know you are. You're you, there's no one else like you, so for that reason alone, you are beautiful ❤️
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    ive a beautiful angel in my life..shes the reason im still holding on...feeling blessed!!!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    deleted deleted
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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