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I Am Not Sure If I Want Kids

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    I wanted kids.... Now a medical condition I

    have could cause troubles conceiving..... decided I didn't want kids.... then told i have 14 years still to decide if i want kids.... ohhh the indecipherable
    sgl1207 sgl1207 26-30, F Jun 3

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    I think I'd love to adopt... ...I think.
    ainje ainje 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    My wife keeps changing her mind about wanting

    kids. She knows I would like to but she is the busiest person we know and she feels that kids would change her life too drastically. I know she would be a great mom but I also know that it would be very hard for her to give up her lifestyle and she might regret it. It's kind...
    thisisdave thisisdave 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2014

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    .....?

    i never saw myself as the "mommy", more like the cool, weird aunt. i always told my mom that my sister was her best bet for grandkids and she should focus on her. and now i'm married to a natural born daddy. not that i feel any different but i'm seeing it from a different angle...
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F Apr 27, 2010

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    I Feel Abnormal

    I come from a very traditional, loving family and I recently opened up to my mom and dad that my fiance has two children from two difficult women out of relationships that did not end well. As a result, he does not play the role of an active father and I believe him when he says...
    DLeBest DLeBest 26-30 1 Response Aug 17, 2012

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    Like... You're supposed to have kids.

    And then DIE?! And leave them to cope in the world without you? Egads!! No! I want everything to tie up nicely when I go and not have to worry if my children have cleaned their ears and brushed their teeth two weeks after im gone. No. I can't even handle that thought. And I have...
    prettyprude prettyprude 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    ...but My Boyfriend Does

    H ey so I'm really kind of in need of some perspective/advice. Basically, I met this guy and we got involved recently. I have never felt so compatible with anyone – from the most profound things like what we value in life, and they way we relate to people, to the smallest...
    solgirl solgirl 18-21, F Nov 9, 2007

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    Just Not Sure

    Well, I am 22 and I am not sure if I want kids.  I just feel so pressured into "wanting" to have kids, that I just feel that much more unsure.  At this point in my life, I just can't see having kids.  I don't know if this is because I am still young, or...
    Xtina128 Xtina128 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 23, 2007

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    Boyfriend Doesn't Want Kids

    I'm 34 and have been with my boyfriend (with a couple of breakups and get-back-togethers- for four years. I always thought I'd have kids but always told myself, "someday, when I meet the right guy..." etc. Well, I met a great guy, but he has two grown kids and had a...
    SRMaineiac SRMaineiac 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    I Am Not Sure To Have Children

    Hi, I am 35 years old and the question of having children has be be answered very soon. As some of you, I dont have that feeling of intense need when I see children. As a matter of fact, I didnt want nothing to do with them before. Now I find them very cute wish is an...
    acuadeterra acuadeterra 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2010

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    Hi everybody! I'm new here and to be honest I'm not quite sure what to say so... I decided to talk about something that I've never really talked about. A few years ago (it might...
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    [X] Smoked a cigarette - A few times actually but not a regular. I'm too stingy for that sheet. ;-; [] Smoked a cigar - Would love to try one once though. [] Kissed a member of...
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    I went to the store today with my dad and bought some food and some other things i wanted to get for a while.It had been maybe a month give or take too since i had left the house...
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    Two nights ago, while drunk together I found out some things I do not like and we spoke about it and how I felt about it. But ever since then, I have felt nothing for him. He still...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    Whenever I complain about annoying, rude, demon kids I see out in public I automatically get turned into satan. I'm sorry I don't like getting ran into by your hellspawn as I'm...
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    UnhealthySSBBW UnhealthySSBBW 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    I hate my life. I am born into a semi wealthy family, however, money has nothing to to with this (maybe a little). I grew up thinking life is wonderful, and that I will experience...
    itshouldhavebeenezbb itshouldhavebeenezbb 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hello, my name is Laurentiu and I'll be 18 next mounth on the 16 of july. My father abandoned me and my mom since my birth, so I grew up without the leading of a father. Since I...
    b16laurentiu b16laurentiu 16-17, M 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want kids but ik I'm not ready to have them. I used to be scared that I'd be like my father and end up being a bad dad but when I think about oldish my own child for the first...
    paulsmith345 paulsmith345 16-17, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I hate when someone automatically assumes I want kids. I had a friend over to drink with me and she talks about all the bullshit her body went through and adds in ".... when you...
    meltyfawn meltyfawn 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a thirteen year old cousin on my mom's side of the family that has been obsessive about boys since she was literally 10 or 11 years old. You know how 14/15/16 year old...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been asked one time if I was a teen parent when I was a teenager still in high school. It pissed me off ??
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't know if you mean they don't want them in the sense that when they have them they put them up for adoption or let someone else take care of them or if you mean parents who...
    thehobbits thehobbits 22-25 3 days ago

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    Kids are annoying, loud, messy, expensive, and time-consuming. Those are all things I don't like to deal with. Therefore, I don't want kids. Not to mention I'm bad at understanding...
    thehobbits thehobbits 22-25 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want to make something very clear here: this group is for people who don't want kids. if anyone is uncomfortable with the idea, then don't come on here and tell people they will...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why do people get so butthurt when I open my mouth about that I think people should stop having their own babies and maybe adopt instead? Apparently it’s selfish that I think...
    Lolinondoda Lolinondoda 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    We met when we were seven years old. She was a creative loner who liked to draw and read. I was a hyperactive oddball that never really fit in anywhere, but tried all the same. The...
    VictimOfCircumstance14 VictimOfCircumstance14 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    But at the same time I am petrified I will mess my children up or I do wrong by them. I want kids but I can never imagine a me where I am truly ready.
    KyungAli KyungAli 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My family are my life and my (nearly) 8 kids are the center of my life! Love each and every one to bits and would sacrifice everything to make sure they're happy and have a good...
    leighannmason leighannmason 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have the career I want and I'm set. I was dating a guy but things ended when he said he didn't want to get married and have kids. And I want to be pregnant and want kids. To bad...
    piercethefallenovercast piercethefallenovercast 22-25, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    We were just kids to us but others saw us in a different way , we married in our first year of high school and even the school was not sure what to do with us other then leave us...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Im at a theme park with my family. omg i never ever want kids. there is ice cream all over the floor n kids cryin everywhere. Never ever :
    JennaRee JennaRee 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    One day when I was 11 years old I wore a dress, white pantyhose, and a blue jean jacket to school. After school that day I was walking home by myself when these kids approached me...
    beatendownbylife47 beatendownbylife47 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    And to be clear right away; this has nothing to do with my lifestyle in whatever form. I get along great with the kids of my friends and relatives and I do a lot of voluteerwork...
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 10 Responses Jun 21

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    I don't want kids, because honestly. I'm too selfish, I wouldn't want a kid to have to grow up with ME being the parent. And I'm just really bad with kids. So.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    I have grown up in the heart of the Sonoran Desert since 1992, my mother is of Canadian decent so every summer since my conception for a couple of weeks we would road trip from...
    hermesgrowingreens hermesgrowingreens 22-25, M Jun 19

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    My boyfriend and I have been best friends for almost two years and started dating about two months ago. In this time we've had sex three time and that was before I left for 20...
    imateenagewasteland imateenagewasteland 18-21, F Jun 18

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    I never have, and it doesn't make me a bad person. I also do not want kids, ever. I'm content yes way I am and always will be. And sorry, no I won't change my mind.
    LilithRorke LilithRorke 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 17

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