Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Why Do Single Dads Get Shafted?

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
There are about 1.8 million single fathers in the United States -- a 27 percent jump in the past decade, according to the latest Census. Of those single-father families, 46 percent are divorced, and another 19 percent are separated. That's about two-thirds of all single-father families -- a pretty substantial portion of men taking their children to ballet classes or Little League practice. So why are we surprised that many of them are either co-parenting or have full custody?
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