Story Topic: Separation

Parenting in a Pandemic – Daniel’s story

Posted 29 April 2020

Daniel Betts is a single parent from Basingstoke UK. He runs the website The Breaking Dad and the Instagram account @the_breaking_dad, documenting his journey through single parenthood. Alone. For single parents across the UK, that’s the reality...

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Separating from a violent partner

Posted 3 April 2018

Single mum Dani talks about her experience of leaving an abusive relationship, and her advice for those who find themselves in a similar situation. In February 2012, my daughter was 5 months old. Her Dad was...

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Divorce in an Asian culture

Posted 23 June 2017

Sonia, 41, is from the South East and is a single mum to two girls, 11 year-old Kiran and nine year-old Jas*. For the past five years she’s overcome numerous challenges, from dealing with divorce...

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Single dad in a small village

Posted 21 April 2016

Jonathan has been single dad to his six-year-old daughter and three-year-old son, since his ex-wife left the family two years ago. My ex-wife is Chinese, we met when I was working in China. We got on...

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