05/24/2012 02:53 pm ET

7 Ways Single Moms Cope With Loneliness

“Am I the only single mom feeling lonely out there?” asks Kelly B. Her words underscore a common plight for Circle of Moms members who are single parents. Danielle explains the feelings: “It is not getting any easier,” she says, adding that she has been alone with her daughter since the one-year-old was six months old. “I have two best friends who help by coming to see us, and we get together with my Dad every week. It's just at night time when Arianna falls asleep I get extremely sad, lonely and emotional. Please help.”

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