What appears fun and sexy now could eventually become deadweight that you have to carry—along with your children, household duties, and finances.
Here are 5 signs that you might be dating a “man child": 1. This can be anything from the mundane—picking up his clothes and food items around your shared living space—to the more serious, such as picking up after his unpaid debts, picking up the tab more often than not, or picking out Christmas or birthday gifts for his family.
I knew he was hiding money, but I couldn't afford to prove it in court. But when the ultimate in happened, and child support vanished, so did my feelings of disempowerment.
I am in no way advocating that divorced moms -- or in some cases, dads -- merrily forgo those payments.
Many single parents are neck-deep in debt, and for them, losing monthly support invites despair, not relief.
Women, on the other hand, can’t take for granted that they will reap these same benefits—whether women benefit from marriage or long-term partnership is dependent upon the of the partnership.
Consider if you are dating someone you will have to carry along in life instead of a real partner you can depend upon.
I was no longer hemorrhaging mental energy feeling bitter and angry.