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I Am a Strong Beautiful Black Single Mother

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I am the single mother of a 3y.o little girl and she is the most amazing thing that has ever happened to me. But sometimes I feel as tho I'm running in quicksand. Its so hard being...
    Amie87 Amie87 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 11

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    I am a single mother and liking it, yes some times are hard and I can be incredibly exhausted but I wouldn't have it any other way. A q tho to other single mothers, do people...
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    I am a single mom of one son. He is 13 now and in the 8th grade.
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    Funny how you don't notice the toll something is really taking on you until it's too late... Your body tries to warn you. Your mind throws out red flags. Your family and friends...
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    So it happened :( we decided to go our separate ways :/ I'll always love him... Just not in love...
    SingleMom69 SingleMom69 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    My daughter is 13 months old. Until recently I hadn't dated anyone since I had first gotten pregnant. Her father didn't stay around , we broke up right before I found out about...
    hillaryalexis hillaryalexis 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    reneelove1 reneelove1 26-30, F Mar 19

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    It doesn't even matter how anymore. All that matters now is that he is mine and I am his. My 4 yr. old little guy going on 10. He wants to do everything for himself until he can't...
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    Not long ago, I was full of hope and had so many plans of where I wanted to be with my life in the next couple years but I never imagined my life drastically changing and finding...
    Anas4 Anas4 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Im a black girl 5'11" raised in privet school and country clubs. I have a high pitch voice and a lisp when I talk. I always use correct pronunciation and the actual English...
    LittleLadyLion LittleLadyLion 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just can't take life anymore being under one roof with this woman. She used to be a good lady... She just turned 50 and for the past 2 years she's just changed so much. I truly...
    jessicavictoria1841 jessicavictoria1841 18-21, F Mar 12

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    My best friend is this beautiful black woman. She is amazing and when i mean beautiful, i'm referring her as a person and physical appearance. I have no idea why she picked me to...
    backgroundguy backgroundguy 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    My mother had a brief psychotic episode 2 years ago. She went to the ward and was put on haldol. She came back and was fine. A few weeks ago I noticed she was acting odd. She wasn...
    theraeahgogo theraeahgogo 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    Victim Of Tyranny-No I was NOT "stolen" from you by "nosy *** White folks in your business believing my damn lies". I was RESCUED from you after 9 1/2 years under your mediocre...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm struggling with being a single mother. I left my child's father when I was pregnant and I had to move in with my mom. I have no car but I have a decent job. I have no friends...
    SingleMommy21 SingleMommy21 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Women have strengths that amazes men.She can handle trouble & carry heavy burdens.She holds happiness, love & opinions.She can do almost anything her mind is set to.she can swim...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bethcc11 bethcc11 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bethcc11 bethcc11 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bethcc11 bethcc11 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    I wasn't at the age of 19, ready to be a mother. My son is important to me and the bond we share is growing by the day but this is a gift that could have waited to be unwrapped. I...
    justasia justasia 18-21, F 54 mins ago

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    I'm originally from Queens, New York and when my family and I moved down to South Carolina in 1997, children here until I was about 14 years old, always used to say I was white on...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bethcc11 bethcc11 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    A LESSON TO ALL THE DUMMIES IN THIS GROUP! > I'm assuming the majority of people in this group are racist ignorant low lives and the rest of you people in this group obviously are...
    LostEbonyGirl LostEbonyGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    Once you see these "beautiful"women post a picture of them, you assume, oh she's just trying to beg for attention. When all you know about her is her "flawless" beautiful...
    rosalindaa101 rosalindaa101 22-25, F 10 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I am now a 26 year old female, blessed to be the mother of three beautiful intelligent girls. However, with my first I was a teen mother, I became pregnant and gave birth at the...
    jessiibabii89 jessiibabii89 26-30, F Mar 24

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    I'm stronger than them, stronger than everyone. I don't need to prove anything to anyone anymore.
    xXxWildOnexXx xXxWildOnexXx 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    My mother died when I was 1 year old, she died from cancer which started in her breast but eventually spread throughout her entire body. There will always be a part of me who...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 Mar 23

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    There are daughters of narcissistic mothers who have barely survived psychologically. In the extreme, there are daughters who starved themselves to death by anorexia as the only...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Mar 4

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    I consider myself strong but at some point its exhausting to keep your head up and act as if nothing is bothering you. Deep down your screaming for help! or begging for someone to...
    Kaleiita Kaleiita 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    My mom hits me, pinches me in the head, slaps me, pinches me, slaps me on my arm, lies about me to others, mocks me, makes fun of my skin tone and black people in general, says my...
    ImaPrincess344 ImaPrincess344 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 1

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    I would love to be able to share my story if it means maybe helping someone else! So here goes!!! I grew up in a christian home...my mom and my dad met each other and had me and...
    sfausett33 sfausett33 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 20