I have never been a romantic comedy girl. In 9th grade, Natural Born Killers was my favorite movie. I can still recite it. After that, indie character studies and documentaries became my go-to types. I refused to watch the Notebook. It took years and a handful of guys telling me "no for real, this ... Read More »
Books For Single Moms
Single mothers carry an enormous load of responsibility, especially those having sole and/or primary custody of minor children.
They nourish, they nurture, they teach, they discipline, they shelter, they protect, and they provide… all without the assistance of another equally-invested adult.
There are numerous books written for, written by or dedicated to single mothers. Here you can read about many of these books, get information on them and see which SingleMom.com find interesting. Some of these books are also offered in the giveaway section.
As a dating mom, you do not have the luxury of finding a fixer-upper. For the sake of your children, who need a competent adult in their lives, you can't waste time on a potential partner who comes in a box labeled "assembly-required". You need an already put-together, mature, capable, caring ... Read More »
... and anyone else who is a single parent a book by Mary Elizabeth Jones Are you looking for a single parent guide written by an author who understand and shares your experience? Are you a single mother by choice? Are you looking for single mother assistance or single mother help? Would you ... Read More »
Being alone is hard. Most people who get divorced aren't alone for long, gleefully flinging themselves into one anesthetizing tryst or soon-to-fail relationship after another. But those of us who lean toward masochism choose to hunker down and run headfirst into "dealing with our issues." ... Read More »
Finding a soul mate cannot heal what is broken within you. Finding a soul mate cannot heal what is painful within you. The love of someone who cares for you cannot heal the wounds you have acquired from a traumatic childhood. The love of a partner cannot rescue you from the clutches of ... Read More »
The World Health Organization has determined that Depression is the world's biggest health epidemic, the leading cause of disability worldwide—more than cancer, AIDS, heart disease and accidents. According the WHO, more than 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression. So, if you're ... Read More »
I looked at my life as someone's wife: I didn't finish college. I quit a job I was good at and that I loved, to support my husband's goals. I was forty pounds overweight. I was sleepy. I was angry. I was vengeful. I was getting migraines. I was miserable. And one day, I will die. There is ... Read More »
Having grown up with a father who was unavailable for her, her subconscious sought a way to fix the past. As a youth, she hadn't been able to woo her father away from drugs and other women. But, now, as a woman, her subconscious was plotting to change the ending and win this time. While she ... Read More »
Excerpt from Pancakes Taste Like Poverty: And Other Post-Divorce Revelations, by Jessica Vivian. What's interesting about leaving a marriage is that what looks like the end is never the end for the person who's choosing to go. My eventual acceptance of my dead marriage came in the form of a ... Read More »
Some of you might be able to relate. Some of you might have a history of attracting the same type of guy. They may look different on the outside, but ultimately be struggling with the same issues as the last one. It's like you can't get away from that type of man, no matter how hard you try. ... Read More »