Single dad reveals the 5 things he wishes people would stop asking him

Being a single parent can be difficult without adequate support, but for single fathers it can mean a whole different set of challenges.

Michael Ray, father of four-year-old Charlie, finds that going out in public with his daughter can be hard when strangers - often women - feel the need to make comments about his parenting.

Ray told kidspot:

Women are mostly supportive but some say patronising things.

The majority of women I encounter are wonderful and so supportive and complementary but while I’m aware that our family situation is slightly different from the norm it shouldn’t be seen as anything different to a single mum.

There are five questions in particular, which Ray often has to deal with:

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