Families come in all different shapes, sizes and compositions. Gone are the days where a man and woman are married then start a family with 2.2 children and their white picket fences. Life is much better with differences in the world.
Single parent families can be by choice or circumstance and are also a misunderstood family dynamic. There are those that feel it must be like the worst thing ever and can’t understand why it was chosen and there are others who feel ‘sad’ for those who are parenting independently by circumstance. Each dynamic has their challenges and often, the ‘non-typical’ families are the ones most often misunderstood.
Click through for my advice on 10 things you should never say to single parent:
:: Tell me — what is something people have said to you? Which is the worst? ::
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