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I Am a Strong Beautiful Black Single Mother

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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...
    MysteriousBlu10 MysteriousBlu10 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    My daughter Emma is 18 days old now. As a single 34 years-old woman, I went through artificial insemination with donor. In Quebec, Canada, it's 100% covered by the Health Insurance...
    CantatriceChauve CantatriceChauve 31-35, F Aug 19

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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...
    SarcasticCommentLoading SarcasticCommentLoading 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 10

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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...
    SarahMom1978 SarahMom1978 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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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...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I am a single mom after several years of being married and a few kids.
    momwithdaughter momwithdaughter 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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...
    momandher2girls momandher2girls 36-40, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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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...
    DarlingAnna DarlingAnna 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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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...
    mtndew25 mtndew25 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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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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    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 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...
    Lauren122288 Lauren122288 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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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...
    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...
    shelhart137 shelhart137 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    People keep saying I shouldn't have had any children if I need to ask for help so I don't ask for help even if I need it I just try to make a way it's not like I woke up and said I...
    lilacbeauty lilacbeauty 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    every time I look in the mirror I remind myself of all the things I didn't let bring me down. I am strong. I will never let my past make me weak. I will continue to move forward in...
    damonsmommy damonsmommy 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    People automatically assume I'm dumb and uneducated and on welfare!! That's so funny to me.. I guess people don't realize that just because black women have more that 2 babies they...
    cherrikisses22 cherrikisses22 22-25 2 Responses Aug 25

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    For years I've been told that I'm admired for being a strong woman. Why? Because after my first husband I moved on and was a single mother? Because I had to find my own self worth...
    Phoenixsa71 Phoenixsa71 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Okay it's kinda like a love-hate relationship. I swear I love her with all my heart, but sometimes it's just like......... UUUGGGGHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! I mean both my brothers and me...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    On one hand she is a caring, supportive individual to all her loved ones, friends, and extended family. Almost a doormat. She always had a stable career, although we moved a lot...
    beauty1000 beauty1000 41-45 Sep 7

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    My mother is immature. When I talk to her about her actions she changes the subject. I have an older and younger brother. My younger brother is rich and my mom babies him (as she...
    embellishedSadness embellishedSadness 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I'm single and starting to not like it at all I'm also a single mother and let me tell u I guess when guys see me and my daughter they look the other way thinking I'm married or...
    mtndew25 mtndew25 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 6

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    I have a thing for beautiful black woman !! I get so turned on by them! Even the **** I watch is ebony **** !!! I would love to have interracial relationship
    Latinsensation Latinsensation 26-30, M Sep 8

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    Newly single mother of 4. A bit lonely & scared...
    Beckarae Beckarae 31-35, F Sep 9

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    Lord, Lord, Why did you make me black?Why did you make me someone the world wants to hold back? Black is the colour of dirty clothes; the colour of grimy hands and feet. Black...
    freezywater freezywater 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    An update & advice for those with crazy MILs Hi there, I posted some time back (possibly several years ago now) regarding my absolutely terrible mother-in-law who singlehandedly...
    DustMite DustMite 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    I really love when I see a beautiful girl with a light dark skin tone like Spanish or Italian! With beautiful long brown hair and beautiful drown eyes to match! I'm looking for a...
    1John1990 1John1990 22-25, M 21 hrs ago

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    As a kid I didn't care what anybody said. When my mom told me I was beautiful and she didn't have ugly kids I knew I was beautiful. As I got older that confidence disappeared. But...
    2323keka 2323keka 16-17 1 Response 14 mins ago

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    I've been a single parent since my son's father left the country when I was 3 months pregnant. To be fair his visa didn't allow him to stay and the pregnancy was not planned. The...
    rainbowdolohin rainbowdolohin 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm a single parents to a beautiful lil girl who's just starting her terrible twos! Ekkk help her father been Mia since she was 5 months old doesn't call doesn't text nothing I'm...
    mtndew25 mtndew25 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    After this I don't remember much, I don't even remember what happened after that day. But I do remember living in another town in an actual house. I remember my first friend ever...
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 26-30, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey everyone, I just wanted to drop a quick note on here because I’ll be leaving this forum at the end of the month. I’m sure if my MIL pulls a fast one on me or my partner...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 4 Responses Aug 28

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    I am from a southern state. I have been dating and having sex with black males since I was a teenager. I am so glad I have gone black and just love it.
    nudistwifeandmother nudistwifeandmother 41-45, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Women are the highest achievement of evolution and the most beautiful creatures of all created by our Mother earth ;) Strong women are the one's who keep this world spinning around...
    cucksome cucksome 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Women are the absolute highest achievement of evolution leaving men far behind and being the most beautiful creatures of all created by our Mother earth ;) Strong women are the one...
    cucksome cucksome 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 19

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    It has been years since I have been on site. I now have 2 beautiful children, a 4yr old daughter and a 4month old son. They are my world and I love them so much. My partner has a...
    iamconfused iamconfused 22-25 Aug 23

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