Amelia loses her husband through a horrific car accident while he was driving her to the hospital to give birth to her now 6-year old son Samuel.
Samuel is completely out of control now, and she struggles to take care of things.
Sometimes it’s a mere escape, like when Beth and Logan hook up in Starring: Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay Plot: Ma is held captive in a locked shed by her kidnapper, who is also her son’s father by way of rape.
Why we love it: This sad story has more hope and heart than anything I’ve ever seen before.
Dating a single mom might not be the right choice for every single man.
I’ve found myself relating, laughing, and crying during movies where a single parent plays the main character.
Why it's awesome: The adaptation of Amy Tan's beloved novel nails the struggle of relating across generational lines.
When to bust it out: When you and your daughter aren't understanding each other and need a good dose of perspective.
This movie is all about single moms; therefore, it makes complete sense to be on this list.
I connected with some of the issues that were brought up, especially with Nia Long’s character.