Single Mom Slice Of Life:
The Fool In My Fool-Proof Plan
With an arrogance that only young 20-somethings tend to possess, I was not only the smartest person I knew, but had my perfect marriage planned, and the fool-proof way in which I would raise the best children anyone had ever seen set in stone. Fast forward a mere six years later, as I limped away from my abusive marriage and starting what would ultimately end up a ten-year journey as a single parent, I realized the fool in my fool-proof plan… was me.
In any case, things I had been so certain of, plans that had been so rock-solid, and my unshakable belief in myself and my abilities – well – they were all crap. Here are some glaring examples: