Single Parents: Finding Support

How to let go of the bitterness and find the support you need.

Q: I'm a single mom with two kids, ages 3 and 5. I'm constantly tired and cranky and overextended. I feel like there's no way out of my hole of commitments and chores and feel like I'm becoming angry and bitter. Any ideas?

A: Ask a room full of single moms if they've ever felt the same way as you do right now and all the hands in the room will shoot up. I have a few ideas for you. Keep an "angry" journal. Get those emotions out of your body and on to paper. This way you can see what is really at the root of your anger -- maybe fear or exhaustion. By writing it down and getting it out of your body it also makes room for some joy and love for your children to come in.

Also, are there any other single moms in your community -- church, school, or synagogue -- that you can perhaps meet with once a week or month? In other words, create a single parent support group where you can share your experience, strength, and hope with other single moms. You can also find other single moms and create a childcare co-op. Plan playdates with other single moms who have children around the same age as yours. This way you get some time off. Let's recap: Let go of feelings like anger, resentment, fear, and doubt. Get them on paper, find support with other single moms, and find some women who want to exchange babysitting or childcare with you so you can experience some self-time. And breath! Indifferent Dad What can you do when a father shows little interest in his child?

Related Articles:

Copyright © 2002.


1 Comment


    Hello my respectable viewers and i'm from (FLORIDA, UNITED STATE) I am very happy to share this amazing testimony, i was hurt and heart broken when my husband left me with our kid, i was confused and didn't know what to do, i loved him so much, i tried all i could to bring him back but all my effort was in vain , on one faithful day i explained my problem to my friend, and she told me of a great love spell caster called "dr gbojie" whom also make her pregnant when she was looking for a child, i never believed in spells but i have give a try to see if things will get better, i contacted DR gbojie through the contact info my friend gave to me, after some hours the spell caster responded to me he told me to stay and gave me some instructions on what to do and i did exactly as i was told, to my greatest surprise, my husband who has not called me for a very 3 yrs , called me and start apologizing for all the wrongs he did to me and pleaded with me that he want to return home with me and the kids, now he loved me more than ever before, my respectable viewers brothers and sisters if you are passing through any kind of problem contact him and i give you 100% guarantee that he will solve your problems. this is his contacts: or add him up on whatsApp at: +2349066410185

All Topics in Single Parenting

Parents may receive compensation when you click through and purchase from links contained on this website.