It’s never an option, it was not planned, it just happens. Solo parents didn’t expect and mean to be a ‘single parent’, watching and growing kids on their own, living without a spouse, balancing their time for work and family, sacrificing things they want to do and dealing with (sometimes) a complicated love life. They have bigger responsibilities, filling in the absence of the other parent and acting as a mother at the same time a father. Even the separation with the partner is a tough decision but for me, if it ‘s not working anymore, your relationship will affect the people surrounding you especially your children. Yes, thinking about the sake of your children is the first thing BUT would it also help if they see their parents together but not in good terms being awkward and cold to each other. We wouldn’t want them to bring that as they grow up because we still want them to believe that having a happy and loving family can happen. Continue reading “Started Young: A Single Mom’s Dilemma”
I have a hard time expressing myself and at times I choose to be silent rather than pick a fight or hurt someone else.
Tangled indeed are my thoughts and emotions, not to mention the pressure of seeing time pass by so fast that everything blurs and the next thing you’d feel, you’re running out of time. But I actually think I still manage to keep my..self together. ♦
We always need to work hard for the things we want. There is something that makes us want it even more. The easy ones that come, not that it’s not challenging or what, is just something we don’t desire for. And I mean most of the time because for some reason we always choose complications. It’s the path we choose unintentionally. We don’t want those complications but fighting for the things we love makes it worth it. It makes us feel that we deserve it and most especially, gives us the happiness that our hearts long for.