Deandra C. describes the life of a single mom as one consumed with trying to keep a roof over your children's heads while also worrying that you'll be alone forever. "There are more times than I care to admit when I get sad and lonely, especially since none of my friends are single moms. It's scary and I fear being like this forever."
Discussions on Circle of Moms reveal that these feelings are far from unusual among single moms and moms considering separation or divorce. Here, members who have wrestled with four of the most common fears single moms face offer advice on how to overcome them.