And so retrospectively, it's no surprise to me that the first year of my single parenthood was damn hard.I had always been the disciplinarian in our household, the one who actually had - and enforced - rules and behaviors. A boy devastated because he failed to make the winning shot?
Another frequent comment I get is “”, so let’s talk about them.
And even after Junior arrives, she still has at least two options in front of her: She can refuse to identify the father and place the child for adoption, or she can surrender the child under safe haven laws and walk away from all financial, social, legal and ethical responsibilities.
and let’s not forget that for some women, tricking a man into a pregnancy is just “normal“. It is therefore safe to assume that a single father had fatherhood thrust upon him.
Single mothers make a conscious, deliberate choice to make the one decision most likely to guarantee their children live in poverty with little chance of escaping.
Couples get together with the very best of intentions, full of hopes and dreams, white picket fences, 2.5 kids, or even a penthouse uptown.