10 Very Real Fears Single Moms Have
Being a single mom is hard. No matter how you end up becoming a solo act, the challenges (and rewards) of single motherhood are plentiful. It often feels, for me at least, that every time I think I'm getting used to doing this all on my own, life throws me a curveball to keep me on my toes. But that's life, isn't it? And motherhood. And adapting to single parenthood can take a really long time, especially if you started out with a teammate. There may be some things that never seem to come easy, but my advice to single moms like me? Don't be hard on yourself. None of us has all the answers, and when you're doing it on your own, it can be daunting and draining.
Allow yourself to acknowledge your hard work, and take a break however you can get it. In those moments when you're afraid you just can't do it for another minute, remind yourself of how far you've come. And always, always know you're not alone. Take comfort in the fact there are so many other single moms out there who understand you. Keep reading for 10 fears all single moms have, despite the fact that we're doing just fine.