This young mom I know has 4 kids, she had her 1st at 14. I should have gone her route.... her child support between all 4 kids gets her nails done, massages, nice things, kids look good and she travels out of state every other month just because " she needs a break"
on the other hand she doesn't have to use her child support for food or medical since that is given to her by the state and her rent is Section 8.
I must have screwed up, I worked for my money and even when I was a single mom I could have lived off the state but why? Working and paying my own way and paying for my own kids needs and food gave me self esteem and a sense of doing good as an American tax payer. And my child support was never very much, I guess I should have had babies by a guy with a fantastic paying job.
Asked by Anonymous at 2:05 PM on Apr. 20, 2011 in Parenting Debate
Answer by minnesotanice at 8:09 PM on Apr. 21, 2011
I WAS a single mom and I got child support as well as working for my money just to support my son and pay our bills. I never relied on the state to pay my bills, but if thatswhat it took I would have done it. You do what you gotta do for your kids. Not all single moms are like what you posted. I think you have some kind of unfounded resentment, be grateful you don't have to rely on the state and have someone to help you.
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