I Am Going to Be a Father

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 62 People

    On The Ferry

    It is late in the evening, passengers are tired. We sit on the bow deck, the sun is going down. A little boy, four or five years shape, suddenly runs to his father's side and begins to climb the parapet. The father patiently peels him from the painted iron and only when the kid...
    AdamInChains AdamInChains
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2012

    We're 39+0 weeks in, no contractions,

    the water is still not broken, but there was this slimy bloody discharge. I'm in the waitin room with a book, she's being examined :) Excited.... :)
    earthandthesky earthandthesky
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Oct 9, 2014

    Ommfg!!!! What???

    There are days when I can't wait to see my son's face.  My fiance is 25 weeks pregnant right now.  Then there are days when I'm terrified of being a father.  What the hell do I know about being a dad?  I'm nervous, excited, afraid and anxious at the same time.I can't wait to...
    ItsLikeThatMan ItsLikeThatMan
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Mar 4, 2012

    Baby Due In 2 Weeks Time

    And I'm grinning ear to ear :) Everyone tells me to expect sleepless nights and I've heard enough horror stories to last for a life time. Plus my missus thinks the baby is going to glued to me cause they way it bounces up and down in her tummy everytime I put my hands on it or...
    o0Zeph0o o0Zeph0o
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2011

    Unexpected and Uncertain

    She's five weeks gone and I'm feeling a massive mixture of happiness and panic, added to a collasal amount of fright. In Aug 08, I'm going to be a Dad! I am 29, with a career that means I travel internationally at least 100 nights of the year.  Plus I have just started a...
    NewDad1978 NewDad1978
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 12, 2007

    I am freaking out about this whole thing.

    I am 24 years old, my wife is 23. She is worrying about everything, has become really mean and blames me for everything (even things that I haven't done). I feel trapped, like I can't do anything anymore. I guess that is a normal thing?
    briceisright briceisright
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 15, 2014

    I found out Wednesday night,

    and my gf and I are scared but happy. It's been a couple of long, hard days trying to process this event, and the reason I'm scared mostly is because I don't know what to do, or how I can provide for a child when we can barely make it ourselves. She is going to get a different...
    StephanieDan StephanieDan
    36-40, M
    5 Responses Jun 6, 2014

    I Am Going To Be A Father.

    I'm in shock,I'm scared,nervous,worried,sad,but most of all happy and worried. My head is all over the place truly I'm happy and keep my cool around her dnt wanna make her stress and be scared but I'm scared..will I be good father? Will my depression **** get some good or worse...
    Confusedlo20 Confusedlo20
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2012

    I Got A Girl Pregnant

    and she wants me to have absolutley nothing to do with my child, no contact with her no pictures of the child nothing do i move on? well and support the child ofcourse... or is she just hormonal? could that be it , can things go back to normal with us? i was always taught that...
    drummerdaddy89 drummerdaddy89
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jul 10, 2010

    Sweet Child of Mine

    So life has been really good as of late, it seems my life was at a crossroads not so long ago, and I chose the right path if you will. I was reading through all my journal entries yesterday (yes, I was at work, and yes my job is boring...) and I was amazed to see how much my...
    esdtenis esdtenis
    M
    3 Responses Feb 27, 2006

    The Pregnant Ex, Should I Date Others??!?!

    okay, so dating isn't on the top of my list as of now because in about 3 months im going to be a father. i have a sjob so does she.... but recently because im not able to get into the military, or go straight into college, im not worth it. my family is 'crap' compared to hers and...
    drummerdaddy89 drummerdaddy89
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2010

    I found out a couple of days ago

    that I'm going to be a dad! I'm so excited to be a father!!! My fiancée and I are expecting in early to mid July. Thanks.
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Nov 29, 2014

    I know it's only 4 weeks

    but still I'm really excited to meet him/her
    Malatino1986 Malatino1986
    26-30, M
    Dec 2, 2014

    My Concern For Being A Father!

    Just looking if someone can help me in one of my concern. I am going to be a father in a month or so. my wife is like 8 months pregnant. My concern is this that is use to smoke 4-6 ciggrates daily. but my wife has no idea about this because i never smoke in home or near her...
    gverma gverma
    26-30, M
    Jun 5, 2010

    Plain and simple I'm going to be a dad.

    The kicker is we both used protection and it still happened. My little swimmers are like freakin superman.
    Ravenbrook Ravenbrook
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 24, 2014

    He's Kicking!

    I felt him kick for the first time today!!!I get a call around 1:45 this afternoon and it's my fiance and she is telling me that I've got to come to her job quick, Caleb is kicking up a storm.  I fly over there and she meets me in the parking lot.  She said he had stopped...
    ItsLikeThatMan ItsLikeThatMan
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Mar 5, 2012

    I'm Terrified

    My wife just told me that she's pregnant and it's not something I was looking forward to hearing.  We've been married for almost 5 years and she has wanted kids pretty much from day 1 but I have not. There are so many reasons not to have kids and I can't really think of...
    DerTrommler DerTrommler
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Nov 17, 2007

    Wow!! Hard to believe my wife is 8 months along

    with her pregnancy and my kids could be coming any day now. We found out earlier on in the pregnancy were having identical twin girls. I'm so excited to finally be a dad.
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jun 9, 2015

    Fatherhood? I'm Up For the Challenge.

    I am going to be a proud father when August of 2008 comes around. The mother of my child, who I had asked to marry me on New Years Eve, came to live with me after the fact that I had just spent the best week together with her a month prior. During that week, she conceived. We...
    TheProdigalSon TheProdigalSon
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 28, 2008

    Twins!

    I can't believe it. I am so happy.  Not only am I going to be a father but instantly a father twice.Twins.  Wow.  I'm so thankful for the blessings bestowed upon me and Wilde. Our double bundles of joy are due around the end of January to the beginning of February.
    KingofSwords KingofSwords
    56-60, M
    15 Responses Jun 30, 2012

    My First Child

    4 months ago i found out my girlfriend of two and a half years is pregnant, she looked horrified at first but later that night when she felt her kick she started coming round to the idea, i personally have pretty much always wanted to be a dad so im really excited. After a couple...
    Lewdabomb Lewdabomb
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 20, 2012

    My Wife And I

    my wife is 4 months pregnant, the pregnancy was a planned one and i am kinda nervous about being a father, we've only been married for a year now but both mutually decided to stop all forms of contraception for one night and agreed that if she did fall pregnant we would keep the...
    touchtoomuch touchtoomuch
    26-30, M
    Sep 30, 2012

    It Doesn't Feel Real But Its Happening

    My wife is 8 weeks pregnant and yesterday was the first doctors appointment i have been to, it was the first time reality set in, I'm going to be a father!  It didn't really set in when she told me at 4 weeks but today speaking to the doctors really gave me wake up call...
    inervibeu inervibeu
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Mar 2, 2010

    Unexpected and Uncertain

    She's five weeks gone and I'm feeling a massive mixture of happiness and panic, added to a collasal amount of fright. In Aug 08, I'm going to be a Dad! I am 29, with a career that means I travel internationally at least 100 nights of the year.  Plus I have just started a...
    NewDad1978 NewDad1978
    26-30, M
    Dec 12, 2007

    Well I Am Excited..

    Well I found this site becuase I googled "Help me I am going to be a father". Going up sucks. My wife and I were joking about the Tom Hanks movie Big. (the one where he want to be an adult) She is due September 29th. Its going to be a boy. William Alden. Yea I am open to...
    SpiderJohn SpiderJohn
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 14, 2007

    Am Gonna Be a Father

    my girlfriend is a month pregnant..this is my first baby.i need all the help and advice i can get
    Corey Corey
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2007
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