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Why Is Being A Single Mom So Difficult And Lonely?

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  • Why Is Being A Single Mom So Difficult And Lonely?

    Being a single mom is one of the most rewarding and most difficult jobs in the world. Feeling lonely, isolated, and full of self-doubt often becomes the norm.

    If you're a single mom, you most definitely know what I'm talking about. Am I right?

    When I first embarked upon my motherhood journey as a newly single mom, I hit rock bottom more times than I can count. Even though I almost always had my favorite little human by my side, I spent so many moments feeling lonely, isolated and quite honestly, like a total failure.

    In this article, I share the raw honesty of my journey as a single mom as well as the ways I learned to overcome the loneliness.

    You can read it here:


    This is the perfect time and place to share your own single mom stories and how you've learned to cope. What did the rock bottom look like for you? How did you find your way back up?

    Sharing our stories allows us to meaningfully connect with others who may be going through something similar.
    Editor’s Note: This forum post is part of our ongoing series The Roots Of Loneliness Project: Unearthing Why We Feel Alone, the first-of-its-kind directory that comprehensively explores the phenomenon of loneliness and 80+ types that we might experience over the course of our lives.

    Click the link to find resources and information on virtually any form of loneliness you may be personally experiencing.

    Last edited by Ashlee T.; 04-20-2020, 08:01 AM.

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