Man Reflects on Becoming a Dad Despite Having No Cash: "I Wasn't Ready"

Man Reflects on Becoming a Dad Despite Having No Cash: "I Wasn't Ready"

- A young father recently shared a heartwarming post about his hard journey while becoming a father

- The inspirational post shows a trolley-full of baby goods that the father explains he can barely afford

- South Africans have shared mixed reactions to the post as many believe he should not be speaking about his responsibility in that way

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Becoming a parent when you're not ready -financially or emotionally - is one of the hardest things a person has to do. A young father can completely relate and recently headed online where he shared how he took on the role of a caring parent despite being unprepared on many different levels.

I Wasn't Ready: Man Reflects on Becoming a Dad Despite Having No Cash
This young dad took his responsibility as a dad head-on. Images: @Black_JusticeZA
Source: Twitter

In the post that was made by the young dad with the handle @Black_JusticeZA, he shared that he was not financially or emotionally in the position to become a father but regardless of that he is doing his best.

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"I become a father when I wasn't financial ready nor emotional but I didn't run away or try to convince her to take out the child [sic]," he wrote.

Locals shared mixed reactions to the post because some were of the opinion that he shouldn't be complaining, while others thought it was great to see him step up:

@NombusoMbuso25 said:

"You're doing what a normal man must do. We've normalizsd babying men so much that when they do what they must do bayamangala nabo."

@LiverpoolOwn said:

"Are we supposed to congratulate you on doing what you are supposed to do? Akere wanyoba skoon?"

@rockettaurus said:

"In this world full of deadbeat fathers, this is to be applauded, normalised and encouraged. Keep it up bhuti uyeke oFish nton nton aba."

Briefly News earlier reported that it is not a secret that South Africa has a high rate of single mothers. A young woman who surely knows this recently headed online to joke about how South African fathers run away from their children.

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Her joke came after a short clip of a small family which consisted of a father, a mother and their child was shared online. In the clip, the family stands together and then runs away from the child as a joke.

"In South Africa, the dads run and never come back," the young woman commented about the funny clip.

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