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Expert Advice for the Single Mom

Single moms, you're not alone! Hear what our experts have to say and then ask him some questions of your own.

Q: "My mom and I are fighting. I know I should try to see the situation from her point of view (a single mom with two kids) but I feel like she's not trying to see the situation from my point of view. What should I do?"

A: "You seem to have a very good understanding of what's going on emotionally in both your life and your mom's."

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Q: "I'm going through a divorce and am interested in dating. Should I?"

A: "I have seen mostly negative effects on kids I have counseled when either parent dates during the process of divorcing."

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Q: "My ex-husband is trying to control my daughter and me. How should we cope?"

A: "Always let your daughter know she can come to you if there's anything her father does that makes her feel uncomfortable."

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Q: "My 12-year-old son is going through puberty. As a single mom, how can I help him through it?"

A: "Believe it or not, most boys in this country receive their information about sex and sexuality from their mothers."

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