Single Moms

It's not easy being a single mom. As a single parent, you have to take on double the parenting duty. Other issues can make this even more complex. For example, some young moms write about what to do if my boyfriend is an alcoholic. Please share your experience and wisdom. As you will see, these problems require a great support system, time management skills and top-notch parenting techniques. If you have tips to share with other single moms or just want to help other single mothers and single parents out there, then tell us your story.

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Pregnant and alone

I became pregnant at age 15. Scared as hell. I met my child's father at my 15th birthday party. When he approached me and asked my name, ect. From there he asked one of my friends for my number. We began hooking up a month later. Him taking my virginity. After that we began having sex almost every all the time. My parents didn't know. No one knew about us. I kept us a secret because i knew it would cause drama. only a few people knew. I didnt think anything would happen. Until one day my body felt different, So I went to my school's health center. I took the test and I was 9 weeks. I didn't know what to do. So, I hid my pregnancy. Only he knew. He was very supportive but he insisted I didnt keep it because he already had a kid and he already knew it would be a huge responsibility. I started showing and people started questioning. So, I finally came out with it. My child's father went to jail so I had no one. I gave birth to my handsome son 6/16/11.I felt so ashamed and alone. So i began to write my child's father. We wrote letters, but after awhile I just stop writting back. I'm now a single teen mom, trying to make a better future for my son. It's extremely hard.I just wish I had someone there for me.


My pregnancy story

When I first found out I was pregnant I was 14 in a half year's old this is how it happened . I met my ex boyfriend when I was 14 we partied nd had unprotected sex 2 months later I found out I was pregnant . I was pretty shocked but he said he wud be there for his child . On February 19 2011 I gave birth to a beautiful 8lbs 7oz bbygirl nd I named her keera . She is now a year in a half . Anthen recently I found out I was pregnant again with my love kambrins bby . I am currently 17 years old and 2 months and 2 weeks pregnant . And I kno for sure he'll be there by my side cuz he's sticked by my side for a year already nd were in love . My mom has support me thru both pregnancy so far and is happy for me whicg makes my pregnancy and parenting much easier. And i am planning on keeping the baby :)


Pregnancy was tough, motherhood is harder

I was 14 when I first fell pregnant, the guy who got me pregnant was out of the picture and to be honest he was never really in the picture. It was irresponsible to have sex unprotected but it wasn't something I worried about. I hid my pregnancy from everybody, and nobody found out until I started to show. I didn't go to a doctor until I was 16 weeks. At that point my mum and dad were massively angry. I decided to give my baby up for adoption so I could continue my schooling. I had Mya four weeks early, and once I saw her I knew that I could never give her away to strangers. My parents didnt support me keeping, but there was nothing they could do to stop me. When mya was a year old I left my mum's house and went to live with my new boyfriend of five months. He adores Mya and we are expecting our own child, a boy to be born in December.


My story

My mom was questioning me about not coming on my cycle,but it was only a couple days late so I didn't think anything of it.One day my cousin over heard me and my mom arguing about not coming on my cycle and asked me what was all the fuss about.I told her and she asked me did I want to get a pregnancy test and I told her yeah.I took it and found I was very much pregnant.i waited about a week to tell my mama she was hurt!We weren't seeing eye to eye so she made me move to Texas with my dad.He had wanted me to get an abortion like my mom did but I refused!I felt lonely my whole pregnancy my baby's father acted like a whole different person he called like once every two weeks and would say really mean things to me.It was just awful.I didn't see a doctor until I was five months pregnant!I thought something would be wrong,but as soon as I went not long after that I found out I was having a little girl as the doctor was doing my ultrasound she said she has a beautiful heart those words stuck to me until I gave birth.I ended up moving back home with my mom.She accepted my pregnancy and got over it.A month later I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl name Alayna Nicole.She's five months and is my everything.Im a junior in high school and is on the Honor Roll.It takes extreme dedication to be focused on school with a child.Being a teen age parent is hard and you will have obstacles you just have to stay dedicated.


its all started 5 yrs ago

well it started two monthes before i was 17, my boyfriend and i meet is augusted of 07. we started dateing aug 19 2007. i feel hard for him he was the cutest thing i had ever seen we loved partying like every teenager did. i was still in hs he had his ged. my family loved him to death, we started having sex pretty much right off the bat, we never used protection or bc. i stayed the night with him all the time my mom thought i was at a friends his mon was always at his grandmas she knew i was stayin the night. in early march on a fiday night i found out i was preg that monday morning i told my parents they wasnt to happy that night i ened up having a misscarriage, steven (my bf) stuck threw all of it w me. a month and a half later on stevens 18th birthday i got preg again. i gradurated two monthes later. i told my parents i was preg the next day. they didnt say much me and steven had already had out own place. on our one yr anv he acted me to marrie him, both of our parents was happy for us. on dec 29 08 he got married i was 8 months preg. on feb 4th 2009 our son steven elvin james was born at 9 44pm at 9 19 1/2 inches long. when steven jr was 7 months old i found out i was preg again on july 19 2010 rylee jane was born at 9 37pm 6 15 onces and 18 inches long. now steven jr is almost 4 and rylee is almost 3. in little over a month me and steven will be celeberting out 4th wedding anv. he has stuck by my side threw it all i couldnt ask for abetter husband and father, its hard being a young mom, ieve had to stop going to collage to take care of my babies i knw im a lucky woman to have a husband like steven his worked his butt since the day i found out i preg to support us. both my sisters on the older hand were teen moms also and both of there babiees daddys run girls pls becare i know being young and partying is fun but if your gona have sex pls use pertection.

amber dunagan

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