Quotes on dating single mothers

13-Aug-2016 13:11

”When you have to say goodbye on the doorsteps of daycareor on that cursed first day of school I bow to you If you have no skill but your own skill To replenish an ever-emptying bank account And no answers but your own to Satisfy the endless whys, hows, and whens your child asks and asks again I bow to you If you have no tongue to tell the truth To keep your beloved on the path without a precipice And no wisdom to impart Except the wisdom that you’ve acquired I bow to you If the second chair is empty Across the desk from a scornful, judging authority waiting For your child’s father to appear And you straighten your spine where you sit And manage to smile and say, “No one else is coming—I’m it.”Oh, I bow to you If your head aches when the spotlight finally shineson your child because your hands are the only hands there to applaud I bow to you If your heart aches because you’ve given until everything in you is gone And your kid declares, “It’s not enough.”And you feel the crack of your own soul as you whisper,“I know, baby.

But it’s all mama’s got.”Oh, how I bow to you If they are your life while you are their nurse, tutor, maid Bread winner and bread baker, Coach, cheerleader and teammate…If you bleed when your child falls down I bow, I bow, I bow If you’re both punisher and hugger And your own tears are drowned out by the running of the bathroom faucetbecause children can’t know that mamas hurt too Oh, mother of mothers, I bow to you.—Toni Sorenson” ― Toni Sorenson “The gangs filled a void in society, and the void was the absence of family life. For some of those guys in the gang that was the only family they knew, because when their mothers had them they were too busy having children for other men. Their daddies never look back after they got their mothers pregnant, and those guys just grew up and they couldn’t relate to nobody.

You had the Hoyas Bull Dogs out of Kemp Road; the Coconut Grove area took on the name Nike, which became their clothing of choice.

Miami Street took on the name Hurricanes, and wore Miami Hurricanes clothing.

I will even suggest that we don’t have a drug and alcohol problem, nor do we have a crime problem rather, these are only the symptoms that we are experiencing, and the real problem is broken homes that result in broken lives.” ― Drexel Deal, tags: absentee-fathers, black-community, broken-homes, broken-lives, crime-prevention, crime-problem, drugs-and-alcohol, fatherless-homes, gang-prevention, geniuses, research, root-causes, single-mothers, single-parent-homes, symptoms, teenage-pregnancy “The Rebellions were the first gang in The Bahamas, to come up with a popular logo/brand in the wearing of Raiders clothing.

However, other neighborhoods gave birth to their own gangs using popular sporting team images as their official colors and name.

When we would be out playing and it was getting dark, they would tell us now don’t be out here too late, because you know that freaks does come out at night.

The persons who tried to steer me in the right direction, were the persons on the street and I still went the wrong way.

Regardless of the area we grew up in or the gang we were affiliated with, or which part of the Western world we found ourselves in, we all were rebelling. We were rebelling against the home conditions that existed in our communities.

We needed our fathers, but above all we wanted to be loved and accepted by them.

When they had their problems, who could they have talked to?

Nobody would listen, so they gravitated together and form a gang.

The persons who tried to steer me in the right direction, were the persons on the street and I still went the wrong way.

Regardless of the area we grew up in or the gang we were affiliated with, or which part of the Western world we found ourselves in, we all were rebelling. We were rebelling against the home conditions that existed in our communities.

We needed our fathers, but above all we wanted to be loved and accepted by them.

When they had their problems, who could they have talked to?

Nobody would listen, so they gravitated together and form a gang.

Extensions of the expression include to fly in the face of danger and to fly in the face of providence, both of which carry a sense of reckless or impetuous disregard for safety.’Because we did not grow up with our fathers, we became reckless with our lives and disregarded the lives of others as well.