I have zero experience as a single parent, so I'm arm chairing it right now. But it stands to reason that kids are kids and that doesn't change....I'd love some examples.
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Examples would vary from situation to situation.
Want to hear some of mine?
I now have to take kids to therapy once a week because their mother is a lunatic and they are having trouble reconciling the way things are between the two households. Besides the stress and guilt, I have to coordinate my work schedule to be gone three hours (3 kids) every Thursday. Easier this month because they are with me. Harder during the school year when I ONLY have them on Thursday.
In addition to their therapist they have to visit a parent facilitator periodically to gauge the family dynamic and monitor the damage that their moms anger and hatred has caused.
Scheduling appointments, camps and birthday parties is a nightmare.
Let's see, what else...oh yeah, worrying about how you're going to buy your son a birthday present because on top of child support, spousal support and quarterly estimated tax payments you have an ever-growing attorney bill.
And, yes, we're going to court again.
Making life changing decisions is a lot more difficult alone. Especially in an environment like this.
Somewhere in the middle of all of this drama we have to find the time to work and keep a social life.
Edit: Point being, sure there are issues in every household but there are unique issues with single parenting. OP is now realizing some of these issues and thought it might be a good idea to share with people going through some of these issues. I think it's a fantastic idea.