A Note To The Soon To Be Single Mom

Grieve the relationship, but spare yourself the shame.

Photo by Sai De Silva on Unsplash

I first confirmed I was pregnant in the bathroom of Lamont Riggs Public Library. This is where I took the test, purchased at the Walmart across the way. My relationship was going down in its final embers. I had lost my job due to a breakdown. I was in a position where I had very little prospects for hope. After a couple decades of over achieving…