p>After children turn 5 they are in school and those women who collect child support sit at home doing nothing when they could be working part time to help support there children. It use to be the male as the main source of income, not anymore, we live in tough economic times, where it takes two in the household to support children. Why should those women stay at home when they could be working. The law should be added to so that those women don't have several babies and then wait for the child support to come in. They should at least be given some finacial responsibility as well as the father. After there youngest turns 5 they should should be required to work part-time to collect there child support. Nobody should have a free ride.
I have great male family members and friends going through a lot of pain and suffering because of child support. It is not fair that a supportive father (financially, and emotionally) has to give up more than half his monthly earnings to the mother of his child, when she smokes drugs, had the house raided, and is in welfare. It is getting worse for fathers since they have to cover childcare expenses and insurance. Not to mention a lot of these men have children with their current partner. Something has to change.