For most parents going through a divorce, custody issues are the primary concern.However, it’s important to realize that the courts have one goal: to ensure that the post-divorce custody agreement is in the best interests of the child.Whenever possible, the courts want to see both parents continue to be involved in a child’s life after a divorce.
But the point is, there are a lot of single moms out there. Even so, single mothers agree that even when overwhelmed, there's usually a way to work out problems.
One of the most common questions in the divorce process is, “How long is this going to take?
Well, let me clarify: I have no shortage of “dates”. I have an outgoing personality and seem to be asked out a lot…
I guess I must be in reasonable shape because NOBODY can guess I’ve even had four kids, or that I’m even 34 (I get asked out by guys in their early 20s- I feel like I should read them a story and tuck them into bed… we usually go on a few dates, everything is going wonderful… I’m not talking about church bells, but just to an actual relationship. I am sick of being treated like a piece of ass, and treated like I must be desperate because I have kids.
but dating when you have FOUR kids is like the Mt Everest of the dating world!
It seems almost impossible for men to see past that.
In addition, some states presume that in the case of unmarried parents, the mother automatically has custody, while others expect single mothers to file for custody, even if the father is not involved.
Click on the name of your state below to learn more about the child custody laws in your jurisdiction.
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