Q: So I’m fascinated by this topic. Just thinking about what it must have been like to have been a single mom in the seventies. Forty years ago. Another world.
A: Yeah. It was a bitch being left alone on the prairie in my covered wagon.
Q: Sorry. I didn’t mean to make it sound like it was that long ago. So what was it like for you and the other single moms in your community?
A: There weren’t any other single moms in my community. At least, not any I knew. I was the only one. I was an oddity.
Q: Well, so how did that play out, being an oddity?
A: It was weird. Like having an amputated leg. Everywhere I went, I had phantom husband pain. You know, like how people who lose their legs keep feeling pain in their legs, keep feeling like their legs are…
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