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‘What’s wrong?’ My tattoo artist emerged from the back, visibly shaking and crying. ‘I just HAD to take in this moment.’: Mom loses twins, ‘uncommon’ first names combine to match name of tattoo artist’s late grandmother

“He’d gone back to trace the footprints of my babies, Leonor and Buchanan, both stillbirths. I was wondering what was taking so long, and started to worry my tattoo couldn’t be done. ‘I don’t want you to think I’m crazy,’ he said. ‘But my grandmother’s name was Leonor Buchanan. She just passed.’ I looked at him in complete shock and disbelief.”

‘He said he ‘knew what I had done.’ I was so confused. My clothes, makeup, shoes, were all thrown on the floor. My boyfriend was kicking me out of the apartment we shared.’: Woman escapes abusive ex with bi-polar disorder

“I asked her what was wrong. She told me she didn’t know how to tell me, but I should probably get home as soon as I could. My boyfriend at the time had called her to let her know he was throwing out all my stuff and kicking me out of the apartment we shared. ‘Why?!,’ I asked her crying. My boyfriend yelled at me telling me I was a liar and a cheater, and I needed to get my (explicit) out of there now.”

‘Being a single mom by choice? Not the most common. I spent years hoping I’d find a husband, have kids. At 33, and several failed relationships later, I gave up. It was time to do it on my own.’ Single woman told she has ‘no fertility issues,’ faces battle in pursuit of pregnancy

“I was out shopping and went to the bathroom. My mom looked over at me, tears in my eyes, and asked what was wrong. I was bleeding! I prayed, thought good baby thoughts. After all, I had no fertility issues, right? Yet this went on for months. With each month, I lost hope. All I thought and dreamt about was having a baby. I cried thinking that might never be me.”

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