7 Ways to Overcome Loneliness As a Single Mom

7 Ways to Overcome Loneliness As a Single Mom

Alright ladies, we’re gonna dive into something I know every single mother grapples with- loneliness.

Going from coupled to single, especially with kids, is no easy feat. Even if your previous relationship was not great, chances are you still felt like you had someone. Someone you had history with. Someone you made plans with. Someone you envisioned a future with.

And when that someone is gone, it’s the most unnatural feeling at first. Rediscovering your identity in Christ is absolutely critical to the healing process, but even the most healed and healthy among us still deal with the desire for intimate fellowship with a man.

Read on to see our 7 tips for overcoming loneliness as a single mom.

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From Hurt to Healing: God is Your Husband

From Hurt to Healing: God is Your Husband

Divorce is a two part trauma; not only are you losing a long term relationship, but you probably also feel that you’re losing part of yourself.

And it’s so in-your-face, even in the simplest ways. Like how long did you identify yourself as “So-and-So’s Wife” or “Mrs. Fill-in-the-Blank”? Every check. Every field trip form. Every doctor’s appointment. And then, all of a sudden, you stop. Stop identifying yourself that way. Stop being that version of yourself.

Stop being what felt like you. But if we’re honest, that process probably began a long time ago.

As time moves on, you’ll begin to see a glimmer of yourself as just yourself. Just you. And the most beautiful adventure begins. The adventure to becoming the woman you were meant to be, all along.

There’s no quick fix to recovering from a divorce; it takes time. But healing well is the key to a hope filled, satisfying future.

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