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Mahie Gill is a 'happily unmarried' mom. Here's some advice for single parents-to-be

Single parenting is not an easy choice to make. Societal prejudice aside, there can be numerous practical challenges of being a single parent. And one has to be really prepared for everything that accompanies taking up responsibility of a child.

Single parents tell us about the challenges their kids face at school

"My daughter's class-teachers in middle school knew about it all. Initially, when we just got separated, I used to tell her that she does not have to lie about her parents to anyone. Now, both her father and I take turns to attend PTAs."

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Single adults are now raising children as 'platonic' parents. How does that work?

Platonic parenting, a form of co-parenting, is becoming popular in certain parts of the world. Co-parenting is usually adopted by estranged couples who agree to raise their child together. But that's not what this parenting approach is all about for some single men and women who are looking out for co-parents.

5 dating challenges for single parents to overcome

If you are on a matrimonial site, then you should state clearly that you have kids. However, if it's a causal dating site, you need to play with numbers. And chances of a left swipe are much higher if your profile picture is you and your cherubic toddler.

Karan Johar on being a single father: Don't want my kids to feel incomplete

"Being a single parent is really very scary and daunting. In many ways, you could say that having Yash and Roohi is full of love but it is also a selfish decision. It's because I want that love for myself."

Dating can be tricky for single parents, but it’s worth the effort

Dating for single parents has a lot to do with unshackling themselves.

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Watch: The highs and lows of growing up in a single-parent household

In this Ted Talk, a young girl, who was raised by a single mother, talks about the challenges of growing up in a single-parent household.

The challenges of gay fathers, going it alone

Most single gay men pursue what is known as gestational surrogacy: the surrogate is implanted with a fertilized embryo taken from a separate egg donor. The surrogate is not genetically related to the child.

Single fathers at risk of early death

The reasons include poor lifestyle choices and stress. The report further showed that of the world's 2.3 billion children, 14 per cent - or 320 million - are living in a single parent household.

Single parents don't miss out on dating: Study

Single parents of young children do not compromise on their sexual needs and are also willing to date more than single parents of older children.

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