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You got the girl, you accept her child, but does that mean you want to be her baby’s daddy…literally?

A young brotha has been asked to step to the plate and step in as her child’s father so the young brotha turned and asked Sam Sylk, radio host of The Sam Sylk Show on 93.1 WZAK during his daily 1 pm Reality Hour segment.

Check out the answer Sam Sylk had for him below.

Dear Sam

My girlfriend and I have been dating for almost two years and she has a two-year-old son, who’s father is a bad and abusive person. So needless to say he doesn’t see his father much (though he does see his father’s family), and his father doesn’t pay any kind of child support. My girlfriend and I have always pretty much hung out without her son. I do see him when I go over or stay the night, of course, and during the first few months of his birth I was helping her hand and foot to do what I could to make her job being a mom easier but I wasn’t doing father-like things. When we first got together, we talked about what my role would be in her sons life. It was a quick talk and we decided we would just deal with it later, and now, almost two years later, we are here. My girl just asked me if I could be her sons dad and love him as much as she does, and while I do love him, the title of dad scares me right now and I don’t know if I want to commit to a life-long role. I am happy and fine to be a father-figure and role model, but I also believe that in a sense her son should decide what I am to him. My girlfriend expected me to already be at the dad phase as it’s been almost two years that we’ve been together. Now because of this I’m thinking of leaving altogether. Do you have any advice for me?

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