I'm a Survivor



I've gotten a few emails from people whose partners just left them. I thought back to my split up... and how I made it through... and it really boils down to a belief that I'm a survivor.

Holding a baby, a job, a mortgage and bills that I couldn't pay, I just asked my self "How am I going to make this work? I have to take care of my daughter."

It is a bit of a nuance here... but notice that I asked "How am I going to make this work?"

Life throws curve balls at you all the time.

Your cat runs away...
Your dad has a heart attack...
Your mom has a car accident...
Your computer craps out...
Your car needs work...
You need $5,000 in dental work...
Your marriage falls apart...

But the rest of the world doesn't stop turning. You still have a job to do, kids to feed and a mortgage to pay.

I'm not saying its black and white. You have to take time to grieve and deal with the emotional fallout. As a single parent, you have some hard decisions to make.

The first decision to make is... Are you a survivor?

Good luck and happy parenting!

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