Sarah Palin’s Son Is Getting Divorced & His Baby Might Be to Blame

Track PalinSeems like the Palin children don't exactly have the best track record of staying with their children's birth parents. First, Bristol Palin parted ways with Levi Johnston back in 2009. Today, news is breaking that Sarah Palin's eldest son Track Palin is ending his marriage to Britta Hanson. Palin and Hanson have a 1-year-old daughter, Kyla Grace. Oh Sarah, this can't be easy as a mom. 

The couple, who were high school sweethearts, were married in May of 2011, shortly before the arrival of Kyla in August. And as much as I hate to say this -- you can't help but wonder if the big deciding reason they said "I do" was for the sake of their daughter. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but, well, just because a baby's on the way doesn't mean getting married is the best decision.

Amiright, Track?


Yes, the couple had been together for some time. Yes, you want to provide a loving home for your child. If you don't know if you and your partner are ready to be in a lifelong relationship with one another, though, you could be doing more damage than good tying the knot "for the baby's sake."

Plain and simple: It's better for a child to have two parents who can be civil around one another and maintain a healthy, loving relationship, whether it be together or apart, than what could happen after a divorce: growing animosity, bickering, and a whole slew of other issues.

Who knows. Maybe Track and Britta would have split up even if the baby wasn't in the picture. I just hope that they stay close enough to provide Kyla the upbringing that she deserves.

Do you think having a baby with someone is a good reason to get married?


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