Single Mom Essay

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Many single mothers are living paycheck to paycheck — working minimum wage jobs and unable to improve their financial situation. Some are stuck in an unending cycle of poverty, while others have erected walls that stop them from moving forward. Many single moms long for change, success, and financial freedom, but after facing multiple setbacks, they have given up on their dreams.

As a single mom, the struggles of single parents is dear to my heart. I would love to see more single moms thrive instead of just surviving.

I’m aware that a good number of single moms are financially stable, have good-paying jobs, or own successful businesses. Sadly it seems those moms are in the minority. The reality is that many single mothers are living in poverty with no hope of ever achieving financial stability. They are trapped in a cycle of poverty with little or no hope of getting out.
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Do you feel like you’re doing all the right things– expending time and energy– working hard to get ahead –but you’re still stuck?

Do you feel like you’re just spinning your wheels and not making any progress (or making little progress) in your single mom journey? Then this post will help you identify problem areas in your life, or where you’ve veered off course so you can begin to retrace your steps. The first step to taking control of your life is to acknowledge that there is a problem.

I understand what it feels like to live a life you’re desperate to get out of. I have been there too. I spent three years in college as a single mom with no family around and limited finances. I have faced threats of eviction and homelessness. I have been up to my eyeballs in debt,lacked emergency savings, and had no clue about saving for
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