'Friends With Kids'-Style Co-Parenting Site Launches

Sat, February 4, 2012 1:09pm EST by 2 Comments
Friends With Kids Trailer

Adam Scott and Jennifer Westfeldt’s characters in ‘Friends With Kids’ try co-parenting without a relationship of their own, and now a new site connects adults looking for their own co-parent partner!

Modamily, a New-York based service, is “the first online community to facilitate introductions between responsible, like-minded adults committed to co-parenting a child,” the Daily Mail reports. Forget the pitfalls of dating and marriage. Two committed and financially secure adults can negotiate a relationship to put their child first without the risk of a bad marriage or divorce interfering.

“In two out of three divorces, a child is involved,” Ivan Fatovic, Modamily creator and former Hollywood talent agent told ABC News. “When a child is introduced, the mom and dad don’t get along and are fighting with each other.”

Instead of searching for Mr. or Mrs. Right, members search for the person who they think will make the best mother or father. All decisions for the child, from financial responsibilities to what religion to practice, are drawn up in a contract between the parents.

Not surprisingly controversy exists about the program. Julie Slattery, a psychologist for the national Christian organization, fears the effect on the children as well as the co-parents. “[Co-partners] underestimate the amount of commitment and work it is to raise kids together,” Slattery told ABC News.

People continue to find new ways to bring children into this world. Does it matter how as long as the child is loved and cared for? Can two people meet, have a baby and live happily ever after separately?

Emily Morgan

More HollyBaby studies:

  1. New Study Finds Arsenic In Apple Juice
  2. Health Officials Fear A Disease Outbreak As Less Kids Are Being Vaccinated — New Report

Leave a Reply

To comment, please fill in the fields below, enter your comment and select the Comment button.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

View Comment

Get Master Resell Rights.Hot Selling Products

Posted at 1:30 PM on May 14, 2012  

I just like the helpful information you provide in your articles. I’ll bookmark your weblog and take a look at again here frequently. I’m fairly sure I’ll be informed lots of new stuff proper here! Good luck for the next!

 Reply
Share this comment at Share with Twitter

srilanka news room

Posted at 12:05 AM on May 14, 2012  

You really make it seem really easy together with your presentation but I in finding this matter to be really one thing which I feel I’d never understand. It seems too complex and extremely wide for me. I am looking ahead for your subsequent put up, I’ll try to get the grasp of it!

 Reply
Share this comment at Share with Twitter

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 8,359 other followers