Single Mother Female Lead tag in Chinese dramas that features a strong, independent woman who navigates the challenges of raising a child on her own. This tag explores themes of motherhood, love, and family dynamics, offering a compelling and heartwarming viewing experience.
Historical, Comedy, Family
Liu Lin, Li Jiaqi, Yang Haoyu
Du Ruyu, who has been a widow for 18 years, is determined to marry her four daughters into "good" families. To achieve this, she grits her teeth and, despite immense financial pressure, buys a house in the capital city so that her daughters can have advantageous marriages. However, things take an unexpected turn as wealthy suitors fail to materialize, and instead, a series of young men enter their lives: the timid "second-generation martial artist" Lu Buping, the foolish yet arrogant Wang Mansion's heir, the socially oblivious but kind-hearted Fourth Prince, and Li Tengyun, who exudes positive energy but is constantly up to no good. Du Ruyu finds none of them suitable, yet they keep getting closer to her daughters...
Urban, Romance, Drama
Jade Cheng, Xie Binbin
Qi Sile needs to secure the Maolin planning project order in order to cover the surgery expenses for his daughter Xuanxuan's brain tumor. She relentlessly pursues Maolin's boss, Song Haoyu. Meanwhile, when Song Haoyu is helping his son Chencheng choose a birthday gift, he notices that Qi Sile is wearing a brooch identical to the one Chencheng has. Following the clue of the brooch, Song Haoyu gradually confirms the relationship between Xuanxuan and Chencheng. In order to provide a complete family for the two children, Song Haoyu proposes to Qi Sile, and the two of them embark on a marriage with an uncertain future.
Urban, Romance, Life
Wang Yuwen, Wang Ziqi
Min Hui wants nothing more than to "destroy herself" and Su Tian wants nothing more than to meet Xin Qi, but neither of their wishes comes true. When the two girls, who have never met, meet on a long-distance bus, Min Hui says nothing about herself, but a curious Su Tian senses what is on her mind and sacrifices her life to save her. In order to fill her inner guilt, Min Hui decides to replace Su Tian to meet Xin Qi but unexpectedly gets into an awkward relationship. She decides to fulfill Su Tian's wish no matter what, but at the cost of a new life.
Urban, Family, Life
Qin Lan, Deng Jiajia
Su Fei and An Ning, who have very different personalities, are in sympathy with each other as Su Fei's family breaks up. The two single mothers form the "She Alliance" and "fight back"! They heal each other's emotional wounds and "unlock" new lives together.
Urban, Romance, Drama
Ming Dow, Jiang Wenli
Chen Juyi, a divorced elementary school physical education teacher, used all his savings to buy a big house and moved in with his daughter not long ago. However, a stranger named Fang Ling came to the door and claimed that the house belonged to her. After a dispute, they realized that they had fallen into a "one house, two buyers" trap. Fang Ling is the brand director of an international fashion company. She is beautiful but divorced due to her husband's infidelity and is raising her six-year-old son alone. Both of them refused to give up the house, so they had to follow the advice and live under the same roof. Chen Juyi and Fang Ling, along with their children, fought against each other and tried to force the other out. As their families gradually got involved, the battle for the house became more intense. However, the "warm man" Chen Juyi, and the "tough woman" Fang Ling gradually developed feelings for each other, and their children also became good friends, thanks to their mutual friends Shi Lei and Meng Tian. Fang Ling's ex-husband, Meng Xing, who had remarried after cheating, decided to win her back. This was a big test for the relationship between Chen and Fang, but it also made them realize that they were the most suitable partners for each other. In the end, the real estate scammer was caught, all misunderstandings were cleared up, and the two of them received everyone's blessings and became a couple.
Urban, Romance, Family
Wang Ziwen, Tang Yixin, Myolie Wu
In 1990, Dai Sijin, a traditionalist, mistakenly thought that her husband was cheating on her and started a "battle" to defend her marriage during making month. However, she discovered that her husband's abnormality was due to a business failure and debt collection. She forgave her husband for the sake of the children and joined a new chapter in her life as an entrepreneur to pay off her husband's debts. In 2008, Chen Lanqing and her husband, who suffered a death risk in the maternity ward, clashed with mothers of the previous generation due to conflicting ideas about parenting, and because of this "clash", they regained their understanding of parent-child relationships. In 2020, Lu Yuanfang discovered she was pregnant after her divorce. During her month, faced with the dual pressures of parenting and career, Lu Yuanfang, who has always been independent, learned the meaning of helping each other and the meaning of "family". The three women, Dai Sijin, Chen Lanqing, and Lu Yuanfang, who were born at different times, come together again to discuss the true meaning of parenting and to raise a better next generation.
Urban, Romance, Business
Deng Jiajia, Darren Chen
An Yu, a girl who experienced her family ruined overnight and was prosecuted and imprisoned. After her release from prison, she was guarded by her childhood friend Shao Mo Li, a genius boy. Then she regained her confidence and bravely pursued herself. They fought side by side and not only shone in their career, but also gained the warmth of family, love, and friendship, and learned the true meaning of "bravery".
Urban, Romance, Family
Hai Qing, Tong Yao, Zhang Songwen
It’s been ten years since Feng Xiaoqin was pregnant and married into the Gu family. But the sister of her husband, Gu Qingyu, was always wary of this woman who wanted to “change her fate”. Feng Xiaoqin urged her husband Gu Lei to borrow money from her twin sister Gu Qingyu to buy a house, but Gu Qingyu cleverly defused the situation and revealed her plan to buy a luxury house. After Gu Lei’s accidental death, the conflict between Feng Xiaoqin and Gu Qingyu escalated. Feng Xiaoqin was nearly desperate, but she also began the process of exploring her own values. Relied on her own wisdom and resilience, she set up a retirement home, “Bu Wan”, and made it bigger and stronger. Gu Qingyu went from flash marriage to flash divorce for the dream she had as a teenager, reshaping her perception of life in the midst of reality and dreams. The two women go from confrontation to mutual understanding. They will keep the family together no matter how stormy the future is.
Wallace Chung, Li Xiaoran
A single mother, Tan Jing lives with her son, Sun Ping, who suffers from congenital heart disease. In order to save money for her son’s surgery, Tal Jing works hard and lives frugally. Despite the hardships of life, she is not discontented and remains independent and strong, cherishing her ordinary life and raising Sun Ping to be lovable and understanding. Nie Yusheng, a cardiac surgeon, was preparing a CM program to help children with precocious heart disease and selected Sun Ping to be the first child to benefit from the program. During the visit, Nie Yusheng discovered that the mother of the child was his lover, Tal Jing, seven years ago. During the treatment process, Nie Yusheng was still deeply attracted by the accumulated beauty of Taljing’s resilience and bravery and was also impressed by Sun Ping’s lovely understanding. Life and time gave both of them a test and allowed them to face each other’s love more maturely. In the end, Sun Ping was successfully treated, Tan Jing had her own business, and Nie Yusheng’s CM project was successfully promoted, and they finally ushered in a happy and fulfilling outcome.