I Think All Dads Need to Step Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    What Kept Me Going

    My mom was pretty vicious throughout my life, but my dad was always gentle and loving, and I think I've only seen him get angry two or three times. He often wasn't there for me, because he worked, and mom didn't.  He was always finishing a project, and mom was always...
    SeraphicWannabe SeraphicWannabe
    22-25, M
    Jun 21, 2008

    Time and Effort

    For the first time, researchers here have added together all the time parents put in raising their kids; that includes primary child care (bathing, dressing, teaching, supervising, counseling, driving and feeding children), but also secondary child care (time spent with children...
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    1 Response Jun 21, 2008

    Some Alarming Stats...

    Social researchers have long known that growing up in poverty puts children at higher risk for problems such as hyperactivity, emotional distress or failing a grade at school. But, the agency found the incidence of such problems among children of well-off single mothers was...
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    12 Responses Jun 21, 2008

    I'm Not Refering to Everyones Daddy

    but my kids' father is a piece of doo doo!!! he just up and left the kids and i one day. moved to another state to be with another woman. he avoids me at all costs and barely sees his kids. he makes over 6000/month yet he struggles at paying child support. he couldnt pay me...
    antiyou antiyou
    26-30, F
    12 Responses Dec 1, 2008

    Kkia Well My Dad Needs To Step Up And Be A Man

    kkia well even since ive been bornen my dad has been very abusive towerds my mom me my brother and sister i was put in to foster care at age of 7 cause of the **** that went down with my mom and dad when i was 11 years old i found out my mom had cancer while i was in foster care...
    judespazz judespazz
    18-21, M
    Dec 7, 2009
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