One paralegal has assisted men when it comes to fighting for their parenting rights and spoke of a conversation she had with another woman she had recently met. The paralegal spoke of what she was doing and was then asked if there were fathers that were actually seeking equal rights.
There are now approximately 2.6 million households in the country led by single fathers. This involves eight percent of households with children and represents one percentage point more than households headed by fathers in 1960. However, with a rising divorce rate this also represents nine times more single father households than existed in 1960. We can probably presume that there are also more single fathers in Pennsylvania than there used to be.
There is often the perception that single fathers are irresponsible and do not live up to their obligations to take care of their children. One commentator who in the past had made such assumptions discovered that she had been wrong.
Reading residents may have heard that Kate Winslet is coming under fire from a fathers' rights group after she made controversial comments to Vogue about her child custody arrangement.