However, my divorce was almost expected, as I was a product of it.
I possess the fuzziest memories of my parents "togetherness" and am sure this contributed towards my shortcomings as a partner, amongst other things.
Months later her dad and I would separate and raise her independently of each other.
The second time it occurred was years later, when my husband and I divorced.
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Becoming a Single Mom The first time I became a single mom was after giving birth to my daughter while attending college.
I didn't lead by example, but used my instincts and sometimes survival tactics to guide my way through marriage...ineffectively.
Later, it would dawn on me that my daughter was in a way single too.
It goes to show a woman can become a single mother through various journeys, such as adoption or death, separation or divorce.Despite my ex-husband not being her natural father signed divorce papers would symbolize not just one, but three broken, if not failed relationships. And I assumed complete responsibility, for possibly dismaying my daughter by not setting an example of a functional, successful relationship; one that I rarely witnessed as a child.The thought of starting another relationship all over again wouldn't occur to me for a while.This makes it easy and accessible for single mothers who are always on the go.
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