She Just Wasn’t Ready To Be A Parent 2

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"I’m a single father raising a teenager. We’re meeting here in a few minutes to go on a run. I’m trying to teach him discipline and focus. He’s had some problems paying attention in school, but I don’t want to put him on medication. His mother and I divorced when he was four. She’s a good person. She’s very appreciative of what I’ve done. She just wasn’t ready to be a parent. I was in a much better place. So she didn’t fight me on custody. But it scares me to think if she had. The courts are set up against men. They almost always determine that women should raise kids and men should pay child support. I don’t understand it. There’s a big push to see women as equal workers. Why can't men be equal parents?"

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I’m a single father raising a teenager.
Saya seorang ayah tunggal yang membesarkan seorang remaja.

We’re meeting here in a few minutes to go on a run.
Kami akan bertemu di sini dalam beberap menit untuk berlari.

I’m trying to teach him discipline and focus.
Saya berusaha untuk melatihnya disiplin dan fokus.

He’s had some problems paying attention in school, but I don’t want to put him on medication.
Dia punya masalah dalam memperhatikan di sekolah, tapi saya tidak ingin memberikan medikasi padanya.

His mother and I divorced when he was four.
Ibunya dan saya bercerai ketika dia masih berumur empat tahun.

She’s a good person.
Mantan istri saya orang yang baik.

She’s very appreciative of what I’ve done.
Dia sangat menghargai apa yang sudah saya lakukan.

She just wasn’t ready to be a parent.
Dia hanya belum siap menjadi orang tua.

I was in a much better place.
Saya berada di posisi yang lebih baik.

So she didn’t fight me on custody.
Jadi dia tidak melawan saya dalam hal perwalian anak.

But it scares me to think if she had.
Tapi dalam pikiran saya takut jika dia melawan.

The courts are set up against men.
Pengadilan di-set melawan laki-laki.

They almost always determine that women should raise kids and men should pay child support.
Mereka hampir selalu menentukan bahwa wanita seharusnya membesarkan anak-anak dan laki-laki seharusnya membayar tunjangan anak.

I don’t understand it.
Saya tidak paham.

There’s a big push to see women as equal workers.
Ada dorongan besar untuk melihat wanita sebagai pekerja yang setara.

Why can’t men be equal parents?
Mengapa laki-laki tidak bisa menjadi orang tua yang setara?