Single Motherhood Quotes

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Victoria  Ward
“A question that always makes me hazy is it me or are the others crazy'
Albert Einstein”
Victoria Ward, The Unconventional Life of Jenna Jaghe

Joy Harjo
“I could hear my abandoned dreams making a racket in my soul.”
Joy Harjo, Crazy Brave

Charlena E. Jackson
“Fathers of the fatherless sons and daughters, you all need to get on the full-time ship of love, support, and financial help. Your parental alienation is emotional child abuse. As you violate fatherhood, your children build up walls and it is not so easy for them to forgive. If it’s not too late, you need to make it right."

- Charlena E. Jackson, Author of Dear Fathers of the Fatherless Children”
Charlena E. Jackson, Dear fathers of the fatherless children

Laurel-Rain Snow
“Sometimes I feel as if I've lived about six lifetimes...all fictionalized in my six books.”
Laurel-Rain Snow, Miles to Go

Jennifer Givhan
“My god
is frozen-mouth. She is get-out-of-this-town-

or-hell-freezes-over. She is paycheck
to paycheck. Each night when she goes to bed, my god

kisses her kids’ clean faces, then, thanking herself, her own.”
Jennifer Givhan, Protection Spell

Zadie Smith
“... - I couldn't help but notice the placidity of a small female household. In Tracey's home, disappointment in the man was ancient history: they never really had any hope in him, for he had almost never been at home.”
Zadie Smith, Swing Time

Julia Kristeva
“[Single or lesbian motherhood] can be seen as [one] of the most violent forms taken by the rejection of the symbolic ... as well as one of the most fervent divinizations of maternal power - all of which cannot help but trouble an entire moral and legal order without, however, proposing an alternative to it”
Julia Kristeva

Nancy Jooyoun Kim
“Her mother had once screamed, “How am I going to pay for this? Why don’t you take better care of yourself?” Her mother didn’t have time for empathy. She always had to keep moving. If she stopped, she might drown.”
Nancy Jooyoun Kim, The Last Story of Mina Lee