Why is it Ok? (min-rant)
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|Mon, 06-18-2007 - 9:12pm|
You always here that a man should never be able to force a woman to gestate a pregnancy, even if the father wants to take on 100% responsibility of raising the child once it's born. So answer me this....why is it OK to saddle a man with a child he doesn't want...but not a woman?
My boyfriend has 2 kids by an ex girlfriend ( they had one, broke up....got back together basically for the sake of the kid... wound up with another kid). He pays child support, but she REFUSES to let him see the kids....no matter what. For a while ( before I was in the picture) people were telling him that he should give up his rights to the kids, which honestly he doesn't want to because despite thier mother he LOVES his kids and we hope one day when they're older they can have a relationship with him...but even if he wanted to he can't....even if he gave up paternal rights he'd still have to pay child support (paternity was absolutely established). So why is this Ok? If a woman can be given a legal *out* by aborting...why can't a man be given a legal *out* unless there is another man in the picture willing to adopt/ take financial responsibility for the child?