22 Single Mothers From TV That Deserve Gold Medals

    From Lorelai to Xiomara – these ladies held it down.

    Recently, we asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which single mums from TV they love. Here's who they said!

    1. Penelope from One Day at a Time

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    2. Xiomara from Jane the Virgin

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    3. Annie from Good Girls

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    4. Linda from My Mad Fat Diary

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    5. Miranda from Sex and the City

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    6. Melissa McCall from Teen Wolf

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    7. Lorraine from Normal People

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    8. Joyce from Buffy The Vampire Slayer

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    9. Ashley from Pretty Little Liars

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    10. Emma from Once Upon a Time

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    11. Regina from Once Upon a Time

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    12. Joyce from Stranger Things

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    13. Lisa from Sister, Sister

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    14. Fiona from Shameless

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    15. Carol from Glee

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    16. Violet from Bridgerton

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    17. Hilda from Ugly Betty

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    18. Nicole from Raising Dion

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    19. Petra from Jane The Virgin

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    20. Georgia from Ginny and Georgia

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    21. Kate from Lost

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    22. And last, but definitely not least, Lorelai from Gilmore Girls

    Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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