- Your decision to talk to your family is yours, and it can definitely be scary.
- Be honest. They’re your family, they understand you and, above all, they’re human beings. They’ve had plenty of life experience, and can help you figure some stuff out.
- Mention that you’re not in a relationship, but it doesn’t change the love you have for your baby. Many women successfully raise children on their own, and you’re no exception.
- Note the struggles that come with single parenthood, but also think of all the major accomplishments your child has yet to achieve.
Here are some helpful ways to start a conversation.