Our expert says:
Hmm. He acted badly, of course ; but how sad that your response was a burst of alcoholic promiscuity, which didn't leave you any better off, did it ! Now, if you have indeed met a marvellous guy, and he knows all about the situation and is happy to be with you and accept the child ; then you may not need the biological father, whi has shown himself to be unreliable when ti really mattered. It is probably good for a child to have a father-figure, a male in the family --- it doesn't need to be the biological father at all. As Tango says, get legal advice and sort out issues of maintenance and visits. Any baby is better with one parent who is a happy parent, than with two who are miserable
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