How old was your child when you became single ?
8, 5 and 2&1/2
Did you ever imagine that you would become a single mum, what were your plans for your child?
No, I did not think I would ever be in this position, I thought we’d be one of the few couples that lasted forever, wanted my child to have a happy mummy and daddy with the sibling’s house and pets for them to have a full and happy home.
Do you ever feel guilty that your child will not grow up with both parents?
Everyday it’s something I am still trying to come to terms with.
How did you become a single mum? Was it your choice?
My partner of 11 years decided that he no longer loved me and was unwilling to try, it wasn’t my choice but I know it’s for the best if he no longer loved me.
Whats the best thing about being a single mum?
It’s all your rules, I have full control and having cuddles all the time with my little ones
What is the worst thing about being a single mum?
The loneliness that I have no one to share my happy moments with or the sad ones
How do you think single mums are stereotyped?
Young and silly and on benefits , the looks I get when I say I’m single with the 3 children the first thing they say is ‘all from the same dad?’ they are all identical so you know just by looking but it make me feel my family is not good enough because I’m single mum.
Does your child’s father have an input in your child’s life?
Yes he does, he sees them regularly at the moment
What do you miss most about being single?
Having no one to cuddle up to in the eveings, just having that support and someone there.
If you could go back in time what would you change about the relationship with your childs father?
To have not of lost myself in becoming ‘wife’ ‘mother’ I lost me and he lost the person he fell in love with.
What will you tell your child happened when the time comes that they ask why you and father are not together anymore?
I’ve skirted this with the older to and have just said sometimes adults need to be apart but when they are old enough I will simply tell them the truth.
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