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2 Bumps

Why?

Why do the baby fathers end up leaving the family sometimes?

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Macibear101

Asked by Macibear101 at 7:11 PM on May. 1, 2011 in Teens (13-17)

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Answers (27)
  • The guy may not have been mature enough to be a father or he may not want to be ready to handle a relationship period.
    zoejains_momma

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 7:13 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • Because they can. They aren't held up to the standards the mothers are. Men are welcome to leave. ya know ?? The mothers can't leave as easily, that's why most of them don't.
    loudnproud87

    Answer by loudnproud87 at 7:14 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • men don't always adjust to parenthood as well as mothers do. Not an excuse but just saying thats what happens. And it sucks for everyone involved.
    amberpaiz

    Answer by amberpaiz at 7:14 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • Men have always had the ability to walk away because our society has been built to believe it is the mothers who have to raise the children, and men who have to support them. Therefore when things do not work out they walk away and can attempt a new family while leaving the former partner and child behind. Things are changing, but still all in all single dads are not the norm are they?
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 7:16 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • that happens a LOT of the time. Happened to me when I was 18 and was the BEST thing that ever happened to me. He is out of the picture now completely. Me and my son don't need someone like that
    Ethans_Ma

    Answer by Ethans_Ma at 7:20 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • Its not just the baby fathers, but the reasons a long and vary according to the individual person and the situation. So its hard to say. Sorry.
    lacyjones

    Answer by lacyjones at 7:21 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • Because we excuse the behavior. We let them get away with it and so they continue to do it.
    Audrice1985

    Answer by Audrice1985 at 7:24 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • Were the fathers part of the decision to conceive?
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:56 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • Why do some moms leave their families?
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:06 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • Because the court system makes it so easy for them to. They can stay with the mother of their child and help support them or they can right a check every month for a small portion of what they make and still get to spend EOW with the child with little "parenting" responsiblities.

    rkoloms, did they willingly have sex, I am sure they know where babies come from
    JLS2388

    Answer by JLS2388 at 1:02 PM on May. 2, 2011

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