Stories

We hear hundreds of stories from single parents each year. Read some of these stories here, using our topic filter to help you find stories that are relevant to you.

Vikas’ single parent story

Posted 17 August 2021

I’m originally from India and have been now living in London for 17 years. Once I settled in London, I had an arranged marriage and my wife came over from India (arranged marriages in India...

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Vikas' single dad story - Vikas and his daughter play with toys in a tent

Christmas During Covid – Sherisha’s Story

Posted 23 December 2020

Sherisha is single mum to a nine-year-old and has been a single parent since her daughter was born. She works full-time and volunteers as Gingerbread peer support group coordinator in Worcestershire. Wow – what a year!...

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Sherisha - Single parent peer support group volunteer with Gingerbread - the single parents' charity