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, 2015

    Im 17 and decided I want to adopt a toddler,

    some people say Im too young for this desicion, but I think girls my age already have kids so I can decide. Its not like Im adopting now, if I change maybe I will have children of my own, but I doubt it.
    ahache ahache
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 1, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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, 2015

    I personally don't. I don't feel like I'd enjoy

    raising kids. The thought of changing diapers is pretty repulsive, and I don't think I'd make a good mother; I don't think I would be as doting or loving as a proverbial "good mother." Plus, the pain of childbirth is just too much to think about; I know mothers say you forget...
    Boulier Boulier
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2015

    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

    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

    ...

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

    .....?

    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

    ...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
    22-25, F
    Nov 9, 2007

    At one point a few years ago I really wanted

    too, but recently I have been thinking, and with the current state of this world I am not sure if it would be wise to bring a new life into this world .... if it they would suffer and their life be short
    Ayunir Ayunir
    22-25, M
    Aug 30, 2015

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