Unpaid child support in Texas stands at nearly $11 billion and state officials say more parents are applying to have their obligations reduced. About 46 percent of parents in Dallas County obligated to pay child support are past due.
“They punish, they absolutely punish — the financial aid system — absolutely punishes single parents,” said Kevin Campbell of College Plannin Authority in Fort Worth.
There’s hardly a mom who’s not feeling stressed out these days. They’re overwhelmed with work, home and parenting responsibilities. And because many of their husbands work long hours or travel a lot, they feel more like a ‘Married Single Mom.’
Take a look around and count the number of children you know who are being raised in single parent households.