Single Dads

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    We hear a lot about single moms, but not so much about single dads.

    I happen to have some friends who are single dads, and they do a great job raising their children.

    Anyone on here a single dad?

    What do you see to be the rewards and challenges of it?
     
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    How many dads do you need in one household to raise kids?
     
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    I was for 6 years until I met the most wonderful young woman, whom I couldn't imagine not having in my life forever. She took on the "burden" of a then 12 year old who didn't even know his mother and became mom.

    Being a single dad is tough, tougher still when you don't even have child support helping you out. But we're stronger for it.
     
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    Our household has a single, solitary dad who is married to a single, solitary mom.

    If we were Mormons, things might be different.
     
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    I've known two single Dads personally. In my opinion both of them did a great job of it.
     
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    We don't hear from them often because the huge majority of single parents are single moms.

    The numbers are what they are.
     
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    I am a single dad I have had custody since he was born he just turned 5.. mom was 18 years younger.we had only known each other a fews months and shes a little on the wild side and not ready for a baby but not wanting to abort..so this was done by mutual agreement..it has been awesome..the door is open to mom and at this point she comes over and stays a few days out of the week..
     
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    Latley ive been spendin lots of time with my kid
    Tellin him stories
    About the things that we did
    When we were a family
    Long time ago
    Ive answerd his questions
    Till im blue in the face
    Wish all that hurt in him
    I could erase
    But i tell him the truth
    Cause he aint to young to know

    Single father
    Part time mother
    When im not one
    Then im the other
    You used to be
    My full time lover
    Now im a single father
    And a part time mother

    I spend every minute
    I can with my boy
    Theres no doubt about it
    Hes my pride and joy
    Someday he will grow up
    And i wont have him no more
    Some things i just find
    Too hard to exsplain
    So we go to mcdonalds
    Or i buy him a train
    And we go put it together
    On the living room floor

    Such is the life
    Of a single father
    He says daddy exsplain
    If its not too much bother
    While its just you and me
    Living here in this home
    I dont understand it
    And neither does he
    Why theres just two
    When there should be three of us
    Sharing this moment
    Lord i feel so alone

    KID ROCK LYRICS - Single Father
     

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