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    I was the same mother when I was single as when I was with my son's father. I'm the same mother now.

    He watches too much tv or something, because that is just not reality.

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    Default Opinion piece on single mothers/young mothers/mothers on welfare...

    What a joke. Seriously not worth the time reading IMO.

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    Default Opinion piece on single mothers/young mothers/mothers on welfare...

    This makes me really cross also makes us all sound like drinking, junk food pushing neglectful parents who have kids for the money.... It's not easy but they have to eat well and be outside! My aunt once surprised me because I told her my kids love blue berries, she said but they are expensive, I replayed with yes but my children eat them and love them!! Gah!! I am sure that it is in the minimum that single mothers are doong those horrible things what a rude *******!!!

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    Default Opinion piece on single mothers/young mothers/mothers on welfare...

    Ah yes because welfare to help me through uni and motherhood until I've got my qualifications is definitely causing me to feed my baby junk food while I watch day time TV and date druggo jerks who will abuse my baby. Oh and I can't forget, I'm definitely drug eff'd as well, can't live without my marijuana and alcohol.
    some people are complete idiots with what they say and their generalizations. It's like how everyone says aboriginals are destructive dole buldgers, yet most of the elders still adhere to their morals and tribal ethics and when I'd drive into high school in my senior years, every morning I'd drive past an aboriginal man walking from his home on the outskirts of the town dressed in a suit to his 9-5 job. But of course that doesn't count when idiots want to stereotype

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    Default Opinion piece on single mothers/young mothers/mothers on welfare...

    This. Is. Stupid.

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    Default Opinion piece on single mothers/young mothers/mothers on welfare...

    This actually made it to print? Riiiiiight....

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    So... when I eat junk food and watch daytime TV, it makes it ok because I have a partner?

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    I do agree there are single parents out there who abuse their children, there are also partnered parents (whom both are bio parents) who abuse their children.

    Perhaps someone should spend some time highlighting the single parents that are constantly swimming against the tide. The ones that are working hard, the ones that spend 60hrs a week working/studying and than the government decides to cut off the pension- even though they were only receiving enough to buy milk and bread for a week.

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    This man should stick to history and steer clear of opinion pieces.

    I'd comment further but the Macca's my dead beat boyfriend bought is going cold and I need to watch ma stories.

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    Default Opinion piece on single mothers/young mothers/mothers on welfare...

    It's so absurd and ill informed... Is what I think of it.

    While I'm certain there are single mothers that fit into that stereotype (my neighbour) there are also married or partnered people who fall into that stereotype as well.

    Not to mention I know numerous single mothers (myself included) who just don't fit that narrow minded mould in the slightest.

    On a personal level I'm a teacher, I was before and I am now. I'm also one who believes in good nutrition for my whole family and I'm just not that into daytime TV. The author of the laughable piece wouldn't want to meet the likes of me - or a bit of rethinking of judgements may be in order. To suggest my children would be worse off just because I don't share my bed with a male is crazy. The still have a great relationship with their father so it's not like they are lacking a decent make role model.

    But I wouldn't want to get up in arms and start judging someone based on their inability to construct decent literature so I'll leave it there


 

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