Confessions of a Single Mother

My romantic dreams have gone from

Finding someone who takes as much joy in me as I in them

To wanting someone to turn to and say

‘Your turn now’

When Mr grumpy fifteen has pushed

Every button I possess.

And I am…

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6 thoughts on “Confessions of a Single Mother

    • margie the teenage years are certainly as much as a growing time for the parent as for the teen. There are moments when I feel like this post but fortunatley just as many moments of pure joy

  1. Hi Leesa

    As a former and kinda-still single Dad, I do relate. My boy is currently 13, and I’m grateful that he’s mostly co-operative so far. I am sure you are doing a great job. I am finding having a new baby challenging in a similar and different way, even though I have a partner to support me/ for me to support.

    • parenting is a challenging process hey Jon. Mr 15 is mostly cooperative too but the combination of hormones, societal pressures and unavoidable sleep deprevation can all combine to make some days particularly psychotic 🙂

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