I'm 6 months pregnant and my husband just told me that he's met someone else and wants a divorce. Beyond being heartbroken I'm really terrified that I won't be able to take care of the baby on my own. Although my mom lives in town she's got Alzheimer's so, obviously, she's not going to be a support system for me. I have lots of friends but how much of me leaning on them can they take? I'm terrified and feel completely alone and needed to share.
Both Slacker and Steve were flabbergasted by Erin’s story and figured that when taking calls they should be more productive than simply bash the husband and instead, get this woman some sound advice in such a trying time.
What advice do you have for Erin?
Personally for me, there are no words when it comes to this situation… it’s entirely unfathomable. I would say that she should certainly go through every legal action and get what she deserves regarding financial support and what not, but apart from that she needs to remember that in the end she will win. Not only because she turned out to be the better human being, but because she will have this child to love and care for and her ex-husband will forever live in regret. It hurts now, but single motherhood isn’t impossible. My mom raised my sister and I as a single parent and I couldn’t have asked for anything more in a parent.