April 17th, 2012

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Hi, I'm the bottom of Tats' navel, where some guilt still lurks

If ever you need motivation to go and live on another planet by yourself, here it is. This woman calls herself a 'relationship lawyer' and has written two books:

1. BOY, DROP THAT CHILD SUPPORT - How to keep your baby mama from draining your pockets dry.
2. GIRL, GET THAT CHILD SUPPORT - The baby mama's guide to tracking down a deadbeat, finding his cash and making him pay every dollar he owes you.

I am .. utterly gobsmacked. To the point where I have no idea what to say about it.

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Gosh, that went a long way off track. Anyway, I guess that's why I had such a strong reaction to the sight of those books. Fuck them and their stereotyping bullshit. Also fuck them setting up custodial relationships as more adversorial than they already are, by making it all about money.

Wouldn't it be nice if people just took responsibility for the kids they created?

Oh, and just so there's something light in here: three of my four books arrived this morning! The other is being replaced. Maybe it went down with the Titanic or something.