Vows to My Only Child

Having an only child means I’ve heard it all.

She needs a friend for life!

What happens when you’re gone? She’ll have no one!

She’ll grow up spoiled.

People speak without thinking. I never asked for their opinions on how many kids I need to have, nor did anyone ask me if I always wanted an only child or if circumstances dictated that my daughter would be an only. Either way, I think having an only child is special. We are very close and have a tight bond. After growing up in a house with three siblings in a family of six (five of us are female), it’s been very nice having a different and intimate relationship with my little party of two (Dad and I are divorced).

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I Solemnly Swear,


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