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    Sorry to crash, but I just wanted to say that you women amaze me

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    I think 7.5 weeks is a very long time for holidays.

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    Couldn't have said it better myself Murrythecat! ... one day ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by LoveyDovey View Post
    Sorry to crash, but I just wanted to say that you women amaze me

    What about the single dads out there I recently became a single dad of 3 Its hard with work and kids and everything for us aswell :P

    I deal with everything and do the best I can every day, holidays are a long time yes but we all chose to have kids and as much as they wear us down we still love them and still keep ploughing on so a pat on the back to everyone who does it by themselves and a pat on the back for those who just have kids in general.

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    Quote Originally Posted by happysize View Post
    What about the single dads out there I recently became a single dad of 3 Its hard with work and kids and everything for us aswell :P

    I deal with everything and do the best I can every day, holidays are a long time yes but we all chose to have kids and as much as they wear us down we still love them and still keep ploughing on so a pat on the back to everyone who does it by themselves and a pat on the back for those who just have kids in general.
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    Hi,

    Thanks im sure there will be many ***** sessions to be had from me aswell LOL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by happysize View Post
    What about the single dads out there I recently became a single dad of 3 Its hard with work and kids and everything for us aswell :P

    I deal with everything and do the best I can every day, holidays are a long time yes but we all chose to have kids and as much as they wear us down we still love them and still keep ploughing on so a pat on the back to everyone who does it by themselves and a pat on the back for those who just have kids in general.
    Oh my god! Another guy!! Hehehehe *girlish giggle*

    Ahem *manlier cough*

    I mean, welcome! Nice to see another bloke here! And another single dad at that!


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    Quote Originally Posted by happysize View Post
    What about the single dads out there I recently became a single dad of 3 Its hard with work and kids and everything for us aswell :P

    I deal with everything and do the best I can every day, holidays are a long time yes but we all chose to have kids and as much as they wear us down we still love them and still keep ploughing on so a pat on the back to everyone who does it by themselves and a pat on the back for those who just have kids in general.
    I was raised by a single dad for most of my childhood. Looking back, with 3 daughters and minimal family support, I don't know how he did it.

    In some ways i think it's harder for single men who are primary carers, as they are in a minority not so well recognised by society. However, they tend to be praised for what they're doing once people realise, whilst single mothers are more often blamed and criticised for their circumstances.

    Having said all that though, it's different for everyone. i have found amazing support through friends, family and work colleagues/employers, and occasionally even on here

    The thing about this forum though is just that most of the members are women. Don't mind all the man-bashing, it's simply that as single mothers we often have issues/grievances with exes who are generally male...your story about your wife resonated with me, as it sounded very much like what led so many of us to the situations we are in, simply with the gender roles reversed!

    There are a couple of other single dads that float around here, hopefully you will cross paths with some of them soon.

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    LOL thanks glutton haha....

    And yes I tend to agree you are correct, men get praised for it but women seem to be scrutinized for it which is wrong because its the same job regardless of your gender. And I say job because it is a full time job and then there are those of us who work full time and have kids full time its even more of a challenge.

    As for the man bashing... kinda figured it LOL. I will just pretend the genders are reversed and join in lol.

    Anyway sorry to OP for hijacking ill start my own thread lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by happysize View Post
    LOL thanks glutton haha....

    And yes I tend to agree you are correct, men get praised for it but women seem to be scrutinized for it which is wrong because its the same job regardless of your gender. And I say job because it is a full time job and then there are those of us who work full time and have kids full time its even more of a challenge.

    As for the man bashing... kinda figured it LOL. I will just pretend the genders are reversed and join in lol.

    Anyway sorry to OP for hijacking ill start my own thread lol.
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