Coping as a single mum is not easy. I admit its hard work and even I am often found wishing the world to stop spinning for a moment as I am sure this isnâ€™t the life I ordered.
You feel your marriage has hit an all time low but not sure if you want a divorce?Â
Often after a divorce, people will look back and say they wished they had tried harder. Divorce isnâ€™t an easy option and you should be really sure as possible before going down this route. It can be costly not just in money terms but emotionally too. If possible try couples counselling
Telling the children about your intended separation or divorce is never going to be easy. You might not be able to choose when you tell them but if you are able to try and not tell them when something important is happening in their lives like exams. Ideally the pair of you will sit down with all the children and talk to them. Sadly this may not be the case
So you trawled you way through the dating sites, been on the blind dates set up by well intended friends…
I get several emails and questions from fellow single mums asking why they just can’t find a good man. It got me thinking on why single parents can’t find partners.
It’s not due to a lack of partners being available in comparison to when we were younger. If you think about it, divorce rate is currently 1 in 3 marriages. So for every six people, 2 of