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I'm under the impression that the majority of single parents are women, plenty of whom are not receiving child support from the father.
How is that equitable?
I guess the father just walking away from his responsibility is his version of abortion. (some would argue the "laws" are woefully inadequate)
Funny how society tends to dump on the woman in either case.

I am a custodial single dad. I receive NO child support. My choice. The ex is a good person and a very loving mom. But the boys chose to live with me. That however, is a whole 'nother can of worms. For every woman who is stiffed by a deadbeat dad there is at least one man who was publicly raped in so called "family courts" and often has to move back home with his aging parent because he can't afford to even rent a tiny place to live. I am a tremendous believer in a man taking responsibility for his actions. But balance has to be achieved. Or else you are just borrowing trouble for the future.
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