I Am From a Single Parent Household

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    Making Our Own Family Connections

    I grew up thinking that I wasn't good enough or worthy of a good family or true friends. I was alone, lonely, and self hatred had gotten to me. I need to be nurtured, cared for and listen too. I just never wanted to be accepting of that when I was young and in to my later teen...
    Hugsdirector Hugsdirector
    36-40, F
    Nov 4, 2013

    I Can't Get Over It

    When I was four years old, my mother had loss her year long battle against lung cancer. She had worked in a factory where asbestos was exposed, she of course did not know that. She struggled a lot, and I can only imagine the pain of the cancer and treatment. The pain of knowing...
    Curiouskitty15 Curiouskitty15
    18-21, F
    Jul 28, 2011

    Motherless At Age 4

    My mother passed away when I was 4.  She was only 39.  I remember very little about her.  I remember standing in our kitchen asking my dad when she was coming back and crying.  I think he just simply said, "She is not coming back"...
    chance1 chance1
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2009

    Life Is Unbearable

    my dad left my mother when she was only 2 months pregnant life was not easy for i underwent all sort of problem i think i visited hell. so all in all my mother raised four of us alone she sometimes beg for help so that we eat food. being abused my my step mother, cousins was so...
    acholi acholi
    31-35, F
    Oct 4, 2012

    My Dad Is Amazing.

        My Dad is a single parent who's been raising my sister and I for the past 9 years.  Initially people were surprised that we live with our Dad and not our Mom, but he truly is an amazing father.  He makes a very modest income but always finds a way to...
    Mee050505 Mee050505
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 10, 2009

    It's A Disadvantage.

    Because my mom is raising me, it's difficult for me to learn about society in my opinion. Like all those talks dads have with their sons, i never got any of those because i havent seen my dad since he was 6. My mom has had to give me some of those talks, which got really awkward...
    treva95 treva95
    Jan 10, 2011

    Dad And Me...

    My mom died when I was hardly two years old in a car accident, I was in the car, but wasn't harmed, she wasn't as lucky. My dad had just recently graduated from Harvard Law when this happened. My mom was only twenty-four years old when she died. Without my mom, my dad had to...
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 30, 2011

    Mama's the Ish

      Me and my mom moved from the house that me,her and my dad lived in.  So from 4th grade until now-it's been me and her. And i must say - she's the ****.   All single mothers are the ****. No matter how many children they have-it's hard working on a SINGLE INCOME...
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    13 Responses Jan 31, 2009

    We All Deserve Better Than Now

    Usually, children are relying on both parents. Statistically, now days number of single parent is increasing. The trend is changing. However this is not a thing to be ashamed. So if you are a single parent, i look up to you even more. Because of your hardwork, therefore us...
    yilinxx yilinxx
    18-21, F
    Sep 21, 2013

    It Was Long Time Only Me And My Mum.

    After my birth my father decide to leave my mum and since that day my mum and me was alone. Mostly i was at home in my childhood after school. My mum had put up 3 jobs so we have enough money to survive and i get a good life. But even that isnt that easy because my mum was...
    BlackIMoon BlackIMoon
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 19, 2013

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    yilinxx yilinxx
    18-21, F
    Sep 24, 2013
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