Essay On Becoming A Single Mom

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Single Mom Pregnancy is supposed to be one of the most beautiful things that happens in a woman life, keyword "supposed to be" it doesn't always start out that way.Becoming pregnant when you are in college, young, and all alone absolutely sucks. Finding out you're pregnant right after a not so good breakup can be heartbreaking. Looking back from where I am now in life with my very beautiful daughter, I wouldn't change a single thing. Becoming a single mom has its ups and downs; at first, I was scared and alone, then came joy, and last there was the love I have never known and that was my daughter. When I first found out I was expecting, I had just gone through the worst breakup ever. The day I found out my heart went from my chest to my stomach. I dropped to the floor of my apartment bathroom and lost it, I laid on my bathroom floor for what felt like hours. It was almost like I was paralyzed and couldn't move, my whole body was just weak. All I could think of was I wasn't ready for a baby, I definitely wasn't ready for the responsibility of taking care of someone else, but most of all I was terrified the father wouldn't want to be a part of this. When I talked to him and told him, my worst fear came true, in his own words…show more content…
I will be the first to admit that adjusting to parenthood alone was rough, and sometimes even now almost two years later it still can be. But you live and you learn, and I get to be the best mommy I can be to my daughter Henley! We may not have everything that we want, but we have everything that we need; most of all we have each other. The way she looks up to me with those soft loving, gentle baby blue eyes and says mommy, pulls on my heartstrings big time. Henley's father never stepped up to be the parent he should have been, but that is okay because I get to be both for
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