Since writing Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide, I have hosted 25 networking events worldwide for at least 1,000 single women who are making or who have made the decision to build a family on their own. I have become acquainted with the stories of thousands more on the Choice Mom discussion boards. And I can tell you that I have learned five common myths single women have about the Choice Motherhood journey.
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2. Someday I will have everything set up – money in bank, career security, maybe even my ideal partner at last – and this will be an easy step to take then.
4. My child will not care about missing a father, or about knowing his genetic history.
These are five pretty strong myths. And in many ways, it can make us feel safer to believe in the myths we want to be true. But when we look myths square in the face, acknowledge the truth from the fiction, we are more able to set in motion the life that we want to lead.
So, welcome to the discussion, and welcome to the journey!