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Maybe it was just my personal experience but when I was a single mom it was hard enough taking care of my kids yet I still had to deal with society. Like married ladies kept their husbands away from me as though I was going to steal them like a cat in heat, so friendships were difficult. It takes two to tango yet I was often told I should have kept my legs crossed. Dating was difficult because guys would say I had "baggage". Well, the list goes on and on.
You try to be strong because people suck, but every now and then the comments hurt. The guy walks away free from discrimination but the woman has to deal with it as though we woke up one day and said:
"I have an idea...I'm going to go out and have sex with some random guy, get pregnant, and leave the guy because I really want to raise a kid all on my own. I can't wait!".
Now that I'm married I get treated so differently, it pisses me off, I'm still the same person I was then. If I
know a single mom, I always go out of my way to friend her.
Asked by Anonymous at 3:05 PM on May. 21, 2012 in Relationships
Most of society feels that children will be healthier, happier and have more stability when raised in a home with a mom and dad who are united as a team. Having children outside of this security makes them seem irresponsible towards creating children ( BC, promiscuity ). I believe children should ideallybe born to married couples but its none of my business. There is certainly a double standard when it comes to single parents. A single father would be a martyr
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