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I A Father of 3

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    3 And Done

    Two boys and a girl in the middle here. 14,7,and 5. they are my world and the reason I put up with so much B.S. in other aspects of my life. I did however take matters into my own hands when it came to not having anymore and got the "snip-snip"
    burn1 burn1 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2010

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    Feelings of Failure Even During Successg

    I have three children, ages are almost 8, almost 5, and almost 3. They are the reason why I get up each morning and keep plowing along. I've been married for 13 years, and probably like many in this forum, the amount of support I feel (or don't feel) from my wife dramatically...
    flipperdipper flipperdipper 36-40 Sep 9, 2008

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