No, you’re not required to pay child support if the adoption goes through. If for any reason the adoption does not go through then you would be responsible for child support until the child is 18 years of age. Most birth fathers know whether or not they’re ready to be a father at their age and maturity level and what they have to offer a child.
Some men laugh and say they’d feel guilty abandoning their child, when in fact adoption can provide a better life when a man honestly looks at the decision selflessly. If a guy has multiple children with other women, and is not providing for them, having one more child he cannot provide for will only add to his feelings of guilt. The best thing for a guy is to work on himself and be the man his child could look up to later in life. It gives a guy a chance to redeem himself in the relationship with the baby mama, his family and himself.