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Izzynius January 30th, 2019 2:45am

Do you think the responsibility for providing for the family financially should be shared equally amongst parents in households or that financial responsibility should fall primarily on either the fathers or mothers?

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Crispy899 America
01/30/19 1:29 pm

If they can live comfortably on one that’s fine but if they both need to work they both need to work.

MannIsMe COVID Dont Surf
01/30/19 11:22 am

To this day, my father alone makes more than mine and my wife's incomes combined.

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catpillow Florida West Coast
01/30/19 9:37 am

It wasn’t that long ago when it was possible to have a one income family. I grew up in one.

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catpillow Florida West Coast
01/30/19 9:41 am

As for the question, every family should decide for themselves.

adman4285
01/30/19 12:59 pm

I think the pressure, both societally and economically, to have a 2 income family is ridiculous. It wasn’t that long ago when a single income was enough to provide. It wasn’t about acquiring things it was about family.

suppressedID I cant breathe
01/30/19 7:47 am

Good luck moving up on one income with a family.

jmw7477 Indiana
01/30/19 5:12 am

It depends on the situation. Sometimes it makes more financial sense for only one parent to work. Sometimes both have to. I think it’s best if one can stay home, though.

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buffaloman Team Trump
01/30/19 1:38 am

It really rests with whatever arrangement was made between the parents. Some stay-at-home wives do so because that’s what they’ve agreed upon.

ssfiddler1 TRUMP2020
01/29/19 10:27 pm

I think if dad doesn’t try to provide for his family that’s pretty sad, but if the mom does or doesn’t work that’s between her and her husband

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susanr Colorado
01/29/19 10:21 pm

I think that between the parents, they should decide how they want to handle financial support. One, the other, or both. Whatever works for *them.* (I voted “both.”)

(And ya know, it could be two fathers or two mothers... or even less US-traditional arrangements than that.)

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snagglepuss Story Time
01/29/19 7:49 pm

I think it could be shared but sometimes one parent needs to stay home with the children. It depends on each family’s situation.

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Kay41 the Midwest
01/29/19 7:47 pm

I think it should be whatever each family decides is best for them. There isn't one right answer here.

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