Single parenting

It is mostly women who do the single parenting. There are two heartbreaking stories in the “letter to” section of the Guardian. In both cases I sympathised with the fathers as well although all my amazment is at the mothers on how did they do it?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/oct/17/letter-to-exhusband in this case I beleive the woman still cares about her ex. I would be too if I were her, considering how caring he was and how suspicious it looks that he is no where to be found since then. OMG, how on earth this woman managed to do what she has done. four children, £40 in hand, the house repossesed and the husband leaves!

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/aug/29/letter-to-ex and in this second case, he dies and there is no way of reversing it back! Along with her struggles, she lives with the hurt that it has caused her and her family.

and, here is a lucky woman http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2007/oct/20/familyandrelationships2 

I wasn’t going to post all these links on this blog here until my physiotherapist told me that he has lost his wife eight years ago in a road traffic accident and he has been managing his life with his three children since then. He had and has good support from his wife’s family, he says, but still ….

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. srilatha
    Dec 22, 2009 @ 11:44:23

    enna madem? eppo due? same jan’10 as avniya….pls take care…..appram eppo india vara mathiri?

    Reply

    • Premalatha
      Dec 24, 2009 @ 10:42:12

      I am due on 23rd Jan but C sec is booked for 18th of Jan. Thanks for remembering me. Will come next year for mottai podum matter. Will surely let you know.

      Reply

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