A Negative Side To Single Parenting


Single parenting has its up and downs just as parenting is for those with spouses or partners. There are good days and bad days, but I’ve come to realize that there are a few downfalls, or negative aspects, to being a solo parent.

Whether you’re a single parent because of a divorce, are separated from your ex or are a widow, here are a few negative single parenting problems you might experience:

1. Clinging To Your Children

When you’re a solo parent, you do everything for your kids and are on parent mode every day of the week and minute of the day. Because you’re always switched on, you might become clingy with your children, which is okay when they’re small, but could be a problem when they get older. When your kids start to hit their teenage years, they’ll crave some independence and a clingy solo parent will find…

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