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Why I am a single mother

Why I am a single mother.

December 2, 2007

The first time I thought of leaving my ex-husband I was just 8 weeks pregnant. He was unemployed again and spent his days parked on the couch without a care or worry. “I’ll get a job when I need to, just stop to talk,” he would say in his thick french accent that was no longer sexy, now it was just annoying. Then there was also his complete unwillingness to improve our relationship. But instead of leaving him, I kicked him out.

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Am I Single Mother By Choice?

November 8, 2007

Am I a single mom by choice? My ex-husband says it was my choice to leave him so I have to deal with being a single mom.

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Being a Single Mom With a Glass Half Full

October 12, 2007

After the last potential prince turned into a frog, I looked at my best friend and said, “I just really want a nice boyfriend.” She said, “I know, but it’s okay to be single a while.” Then it hit me – wait a minute – why do I want a boyfriend so badly? They’re usually a pain in the ass for one reason or another and in the past, pre-baby days, I used to relish being single.

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