« on: Jun 22, 2006, 12:53:16 pm »
I don't know if our poster works or not, but it appears not. She's got a few teenagers and she's still relying on her parents, welfare, food kitchens, etc., for support, and her ex. Why is her ex the only deadbeat? When does she have to start being an adult and keeping up her legal and moral end of financially supporting the kids? When do her parents get off the hook for helping to support her?
You mention that your ex gets welfare. Somehow society views it as a needs based issue if it is a woman, but a deadbeat issue if it is a man getting welfare. Well, personally I don't want to support any able bodied adult or their kids.
I didn't reply to this post to argue, but I'm tired of the double standard. Two people created the child, to call one a deadbeat when neither are supporting their kids is insanity. To call only men deadbeats when women are much less likely to financially support their kids is plain wrong. No matter how much money society tries to throw at supporting kids, no amount of money is going to fix what is wrong when once sex is constantly "awarded" the sole caretaker and the other is deemed the visitor (if he's lucky) and the payor.