No. of Recommendations: 14

If children are the priceless fruit:

1. The non-custodial parent would be happy to give their income to the custodial parent to make sure their priceless fruit had the best in life. In fact they would write larger checks then the court ordered and it wouldn't need to come out of paychecks and be handled by the payroll company and court system, because every non-custodial parent would happily and voluntarily pay. They would also gladly call the custodial parent and say "hey, can I take Timmy to his next doctor appointment? Do you need any help paying for summer camp?"

2. It's hard to be a "winner" when the other parent doesn't want to be a custodial parent, they want to pretend they are 22 again and "make up for lost time".

Not only is it just in your opinion, your opinion isn't based on reality. Considering the number of relationships where I've seen the custodial parent BEG the non-custodial parent to actually spend some freaking time with their kid. I saw this as a child (friend of the kid caught in the middle) and as an adult (friend of the divorced parent).

Screw the "privilege of raising a child" it's about the RESPONSIBILITY of being a parent.

Lara Amber
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