While I have not kept up with the latest Duggar crap, nor watch their creepy ‘reality’ show, I was reading a Facebook post that my daughter had shared:
and though I do feel for the wife/mother/victim, this is one sentence that jumped out at me.
“Even if she would risk that, she has no education and no work experience to fall back on, so how does she support her kids?”
The assumption, of course, is that SHE will be the one who must provide all, if not the majority, of the financial support for THEIR children. A truly crap part of our society and so-called child support system. The father gets to walk away from his responsibilities and simply provide a token amount of $s to the support of lives that he helped to create.
One reason that women will never be ‘equal’ financially, because we are not equal in terms of how we view commitment and responsibility — and love.