Friday, December 21, 2007

Winners and losers

Barbara Kay on the plight of divorced fathers (in Canada, but equally relevant to the UK):

Most men think such kafkaesque scenarios can't happen to them. Happily married men parenting with equal diligence believe in their hearts that men who find themselves savaged by the family law system are congenital losers, or were demonstrably lousy husbands and fathers. Many such "winners" are in for an unpleasant surprise.
Required reading for any man contemplating settling down to family life.

h/t Disenfranchised Father

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The other problem is that often fathers get a bad press. Here's Labour Councillor Antonia Bance, who is a senior manager with Oxfam, on fathers on her blog: "the fathers’ rights movement are mainly misogynists".