Category Archives: The Decision

Everyone Should be Entitled to Create the Type of Family that Suits Them

In my job as a coach and a therapist I see many people who are facing issues with their biological family… Apart from that, very few of the people I know exclusively live in a harmonious and idyllic family. Some … Continue reading

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Why Still Base Expectations and Hopes on the Fragile Nuclear Family?

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More and more people actually choose to live as singles as opposed to living in a traditional nuclear family with a mother, a father and children. From a social point of view the status of being “a single mom” has … Continue reading

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(#6) Classic Comment: ”I really feel sorry for the child who doesn’t get a father”

You can choose to stop your process, because you feel sorry for the child, or you can choose to do like I did and follow your mothering instinct and do it anyway….. Whenever I have one of my workshops I … Continue reading

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(#5) Classic Comment: Why don’t you just adopt a child?

Why don’t you just adopt a child? Actually, this is exactly what a single woman in one of my networking groups, who was in an advanced stage of her pregnancy, was asked. It is no doubt a tremendous joy to … Continue reading

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(#4) Classic Comment: You are good looking and can still manage to find a husband, why don’t you wait?

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You are good looking and can still manage to find a husband, why don’t you wait? When you are in the situation where you still have not met your partner (for life) and really want to have a child, then … Continue reading

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(#3) Classic Comment: What a selfish decision!

”What a selfish decision!” Yes it is, and this is something I really want. Do you, however, know anyone who had children for non-selfish reasons? I have totally lost track of how many times I have answered like that….. And … Continue reading

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(#1) Classic Comment: ”Just hit the town and get laid”

You may face some sarcastic comments from other people, should you – just like I did – decide to share your considerations with your surroundings. It is most likely not intentional, but it may be hurtful as you are in … Continue reading

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Usual Excuses and Worries: #4 – My Home

Many single women do, of course, wonder whether they can handle being a solo mom! But in reality all mothers could potentially end up being solo moms. Because there are no guarantees in life. I have also met many solo … Continue reading

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Usual Excuses and Worries: #3 My Finances – I Cannot Afford Having a Child!

I often come across women who do not dare to become mothers, because they do not have much money. That is when I am totally up front with them and tell them how at one point I had to collect … Continue reading

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Usual Excuses and Worries: #2 How About My Job?

Many single women do, of course, wonder whether they can handle being a solo mom! But in reality all mothers could potentially end up being solo moms. Because there are no guarantees in life. I have also met many solo … Continue reading

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