The Multi-Hyphenate Myth That Hurts Women

Shannon Ashley
5 min readSep 28, 2019

When I was a new single mom, homeless and struggling beneath the weight of my new responsibilities, people I barely knew had plenty of advice to give.

One man in particular, the founder of a ministry supposedly aimed to mentor single moms, said this:

“You can’t just be a mom. You need to make sure there’s more to yourself than motherhood.”

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Shannon Ashley

It's not about being flawless, it's about being honest. Calling out vipers since 2018 🍵 https://ko-fi.com/shannonashley 📧 truthurts.substack.com