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  • What it’s really like to be a single parent
  • By Margaret Burin and Matt Liddy
  • ABCNews au Interactive Digital Storytelling team
  • 17/10/2017 Make a Comment
  • Contributed by: Daveyone ( 77 articles in 2017 )
Single parents Erin and Leon talk through the big issues of relationship break-ups — child support, the division of assets and whether mums and dads have equal rights.
Tens of thousands of Australians get divorced every year — and many more relationships break down.

It’s a stressful time, posing all kinds of difficult questions. Who gets custody of the kids? How do you divide the assets? Who gets the cat? 👶🏠🐈
Leon and Erin were never a couple. They’re mates who are both single parents, and have agreed to sit down and thrash out the big issues around what happens after a couple splits.

Single mums are often demonised. But some single dads, like Leon, reckon that in a number of ways they’ve got it tougher.

You get to play director: choose from each set of questions to carve your own path through this intimate conversation.

What do you want to watch first?

Leon asks Erin:
What do you wish people knew about being a single mum?

Erin asks Leon:
What's the hardest part of being a single dad? Leon asks Erin:
What do you wish people knew about being a single mum?


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