Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am Not Sure If I Want Kids

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 51 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    ...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 21-25, F Nov 9, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 Aug 17, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 31-35, M Aug 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    .....?

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    ...

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I don't want kids. I never have. Ever since I was a little girl I never played with dolls and I had no interest in being a mother. As I got older, other people and family members...
    Allika Allika 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really don't want kids when I am older. If I ever was to have one, I'd adopt an older kid like maybe 10 or older. But only if I have a good job and good income.
    justxaxgirl justxaxgirl 13-15, F Sep 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I never really wanted kids. It´s just never was plan for my life. Many women see it as a goal for their life to find the "right one" and have a familiy, but I don´t see it this...
    TheUndesired TheUndesired 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    at all. While I enjoy spending time with some nice kids in moderation. I don't think I'm cut out to be a mother. At least not a traditional one. When I'm in my forties or so is...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Regret Having Kids When I Never Wanted Any. Now I am living in a hell I can never escape from.
    Kiara2012 Kiara2012 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't ever want to have kids.
    MeowSaidTheCat MeowSaidTheCat 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm too ambitious & have things I want to do with my life instead of focusing all my energy into something like a kid for 20 years. Really it's not self-centered because I'd be a...
    SimpleShares SimpleShares 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I despise children. They're getting worse every generation. It's not in my nature, il happily never be a mum
    jolop jolop 18-21, F Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'd fall into a coma if I found out I was pregnant
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F Sep 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think it's totally fine being childless.
    Stephtantan Stephtantan 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm 31! I have a live in boyfriend of 5 years. Neither of us have kids. I have the ' baby itch'! At the beginning of our relationship, he said " you are the only one I would have a...
    hereigoagain2 hereigoagain2 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am 17 years old and it has been a year since doctors told me that i will never be able to have kids. At first i managed to overcome it - i wasn't sure if i want kids anyway. But...
    rosesexton rosesexton 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ALL of my friends say that they wanna have kids when they're 20, I feel like I'm more mature, in this anyways, I don't want to start having kids until 30, or around that, I'm...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really don't know why anyone would. I don't have anything against people who do become parents but I just can't understand why they would throw their lives away. First few years...
    Dontcare8 Dontcare8 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi. I'm Elise. I'll be turning 31 at the end of this year and it has me thinking about where I am. When I was in high school I knew I didn't want kids. In college I knew I was...
    sailorbyzantium sailorbyzantium 26-30, F 7 Responses 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love my freedom too much to be a father. Once, I dated a girl with a kid and it didn't work out because I couldn't handle fatherhood. I've told my parents before that I don't...
    bktaylor1989 bktaylor1989 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I honestly think that I could be a pretty ****** adorable girlfriend, but an online relationship is just not for me. I need to see you, and hold your hand, and kiss you when you're...
    makaiajane makaiajane 16-17, F Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    1. My name is Lynette 2. I was born in South Africa 3. I lived in New Zealand for 6 years 4. I live in Perth, Western Australia 5. My favourite colour is green 6. I play the...
    lennyera lennyera 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know I'm still to young to have children but Iv always wanted children. Ever since that day when I went to the mall by myself when I was 12 I wanted kids, everywhere I walked I...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Mothers and fathers, academics and pupils gathered within the flag in front of The college building to plant around three hundred pinwheels. Students sang songs about peace...
    Jeffrybup Jeffrybup 31-35, M 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    After doing many years of psychology and sociology, I have the factual knowledge to know that some people should not have kids. If you are a parent, even if you think youre a good...
    urlaame urlaame 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Life is hard. There's no book written step by step for what's right or wrong, or how marriage should or shouldn't be, how to or not to raise your kids. You just have to follow your...
    MsMoon2013 MsMoon2013 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My sister and I have been contemplating being foster parents together. We are 100% sure we want to work with kids in the system and help them out. We both have been in the foster...
    OfficiallyMe OfficiallyMe 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Being the youngest of four children, for as long as I remember, I always wanted a younger sibling. In my teens while I was very ambitious, all my friends would probably tell you...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    As part of my core belief of continuous improvement and growth, I want to improve my marriage and relationship with my wife. Like most marriages I assume, we have our ups and...
    spiritnow spiritnow 41-45, M Sep 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    TigerTurf presents artificial turf surfaces for sports activities golf equipment, school grounds and residential recreation. Turf tennis courts, cricket wickets, bowling surfaces...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is gonna be more random than if a empty glass jar decided to re-think life and become an umbrella. Hrr hrr Makes me think of hodor, know who that is?, probably not, but...
    Wintersorrow Wintersorrow 26-30, M Sep 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am 25 and have 3 children under 6. I have been with my husband since I was 14, married at 18, and started a family a few months into the marriage. I love my kids with all my...
    Mom1989 Mom1989 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I survived my son leaving. Well it is hard to believe that my son left to go to college in 2011. Then, I thought I would die. I am happy to say that he will be graduating next May...
    girlygirl036 girlygirl036 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm so tired of this place, I have been with real good people, but the bad ones don't let this site stay clean, and it sucks. Liars, liars and liars. I ******* hate liars. Here, I...
    Martin7470 Martin7470 18-21, M 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm so tired of this place, I have been with real good people, but the bad ones don't let this site stay clean, and it sucks. Liars, liars and liars. I ******* hate liars. Here, I...
    Martin7470 Martin7470 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm a 32 year old married woman. We've all had our roller coaster rides in life. I'm a person who knows her potential but personal matters always put me back. I was in an arranged...
    NotVibrant NotVibrant 31-35, F Sep 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey paps, I'd like to say this to you. You have been dead for 6 months now, and I really miss you, in 1 and a half months I'll visit you to your grave and say happy 51st birthday...
    1993george 1993george 18-21, M 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Nobody loves me, nobody wants to be with me My ex bf used to tell me that he never want to get married and was not interested in serious relationship. We argued a lot because I...
    Catty212 Catty212 31-35, F 6 Responses 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know I'm really young to want to have a baby but I do. I've have wanted one since I was little. But I'm not stupid enough to actually get pregnant and have a child I couldn't...
    Robin1226 Robin1226 18-21, F 18 Responses Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Closest occasions There are no registered Lively events in Perth but. This is probably since we've just opened registration lately so why Do not look at our forum where many of...
    Freddieqk2494 Freddieqk2494 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Can you be my mom? No sweetie I can't. Why? Because you already have a mom and if she knew you asked me that she'd be upset. I want a step-mom. So you want your mom and dad to...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i wanted to get married ,,but now im not too sure any more .maybe too many near misses ...but what ever the reason i dont know any more just sitting on the fence i guess..i know a...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was talking to my boyfriend and he had mentioned he wanted to have a baby in like the next two years. He is way older then me and has two grown kids. As you know I was pregnant...
    KandyLuv KandyLuv 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Kids movies these days have awesome morals. We watched The Boxtrolls today and loved it. It was unique, not being Disney or Hollywood, a nostalgic style claymation film full of...
    ThePinkP0werRanger ThePinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 3 days ago