Monday, January 22, 2007

Memo to Jessica Lynch: Get Married Already!

Jessica Lynch, celebrated POW, gave birth to a healthy baby girl. She named the baby Dakota Ann Robinson, after a fallen comrade, Army Spc. Lori Piestewa of Tuba City, Ariz., who was the first woman to be killed in combat in Iraq. Piestewa's middle name was Ann, and Dakota means friendship or ally.
Congratulations on a healthy birth and a touching commemoration of your friend. But do your child a favor: marry her daddy! "Lynch and her boyfriend, Wes Robinson, named Dakota in honor of Lynch's friend." Children of married parents do FAR better than the children of cohabiting parents. See my fact sheet: Why NOT Take her for a Test Drive, for details.
Jessica, don't be afraid: get married. Mr. Robinson, be a man: marry your baby's mother.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It is now 2009, and I am willing to bet that she never married anyone. However, the article and the author should probably not be pushing anyone to marry anybody if the resultant is divorce in a couple of years. Ironically, a woman that had a kid out of wedlock is easier to marry in a lot of churches than a woman who is divorced. Ponder that one ... I have seen pictures of this guy, and I tend to conclude mismatch. On the other hand, from personal experience, I dated a girl from my grade school years after being separated all through middle and high-school, it was okay at first, and ended up being the worst experience of my life. Have you ever heard of a female stalker - I had not, not until her. She eventually lived with someone else, and bingo she is right there harassing a new, but much younger girl that I started to date. So, if there is anything in common with the two situations, I just think that pulling someone deep out of one's past just does not work!!! Kid or no kid, but what is probably best for the kid is a balanced household. I live in the south where it is almost common to run into twenty somthing women with children, divorced or had a kid out of wedlock - a typical description I get of the father is usually not that good, and I cannot share the precise words here. However, I imagine you get the drift. It is her choice, let her choose, but once a kid is involved, make it the best choice.