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“Single parenthood is hard, but it's simple too. You just do everything yourself.”
“When you're a single parent, you're often lonely, yet seldom alone. There is no backup ... It is mothering without a net.”
“We are not our best intentions. We are what we do.”
“Belying the stereotype of the cat as a finicky, careful eater, ours was a Hoover in a cat suit with no culinary standards.”
“... history will overtake the narrowminded. And their views will either grow or they will be left behind.”
“Friends tell the truth to one another. Friends don't slam the door to correction or reflection when it is offered with affection.”
“Unsolicited advice is always self-serving.”
“We human beings are definitely capable of loving more than one person, but it seems to go more smoothly if we don't love more than one person at a time.”
“When someone repeatedly insists that something isn't true, it increases the likelihood that it is.”
Amy Dickinson, U.S. writer, "Ask Amy" columnist