One of the most aggravating things in my pregnancy is the way people have been talking to me since they found out I am expecting.
Having chatted with other pregnant single moms, I know I’m not the only one dealing with this.
It’s as if most people lose all self-control and respect once they see your baby bump. They tell you you’re big, glowing, fat, ugly, have awful skin, look exhausted and so on and so forth, forgetting that pregnant single women have feelings too!
It takes a lot of self-control to stay polite and charming when you’re confronted with yet another round of insults and unasked opinions.
In order to save you a lot of emotional energy and frustration, here’s a list of the ten most offending sentences people say to pregnant single moms. Show it to those people who just won’t keep their mouths shut and let them know that there are better ways to support you in these beautiful months of growing a human being. [Read more…]