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I Am Not Sure If I Want Kids

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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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    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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    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

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

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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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    ...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

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    I've heard a lot of people say: "Kids are a God blessing". Oh they are? Let's analyze that shall we: Well first off, I've heard pregnancy is a real b*tch, but that's only just the...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 30

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    I'm 21, and all I want is to get my tubes tied. I hate that so many people only see me as a baby making machine, and I hate that my life apparently means nothing if I don't have...
    spiffyoctopus spiffyoctopus 18-21, F 13 Responses Oct 29

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    I don't think I want kids.. The older I get the more being child free seems to sound amazing. Children ruin your body, decrease your sex life, destroy your sleep schedule and drain...
    kaylee84 kaylee84 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I never have loved the idea of having kids but it was officially confirmed I never wanted children after my sister had my niece. Hard work. I'd rather focus on myself, children...
    CharlesMansonism CharlesMansonism 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    I want to make as many kids as possible! :)
    DavidG1986i DavidG1986i 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    Kids are annoying as ****. And expensive. But mostly I just don't want to go through a hell of a lot of pain so I can live with a tiny demon for around 19 years.
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    Something that grinds my gears is when people tell me I will change my mind. I really doubt I will. Having a kid would involve me to have sexual relations with a male, and I...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 4 Responses Nov 5

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    I kinda do and at the same time I don't tho world is so cruel and judgmental I don't want them going through anything bad like I did. Maybe one kid.
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    I'm afraid I'll be just like my parents and my children will turn out like me. Just thinking about it makes me disgusted
    fuccfuse fuccfuse 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    Maybe I will eventually but right now I see them as annoying, germy, rude, screaming tiny people. Also they scare me o_o
    KuroKitsune KuroKitsune 13-15, F Nov 12

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    Nothing frustrates me more than being told I will change my mind when I "get old enough" or "meet the right man." These things imply that as an adult I am still not fully capable...
    charmyxd charmyxd 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    I'm infertile anyway so it's just as well.
    LadyRosenberg LadyRosenberg 18-21, F Nov 18

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    So my folks weren't financially intelligent nor did the bother warning me not to mess up my credit. I'm 31 now and my late teens and twenties are chock full of bad credit and...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    1. Last hug: My sister at her wedding last year 2. Last phone; My sister, can't remember what it was about though. 3. Last text message: I don't text. ._. 4. Last song you heard...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Nov 8

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    10 likes 100 questions 1. Last hug: saying goodbye tonight to my friend after meal out 2. Last phone; my friend was lost so her 3. Last text message: . My mum😂 4. Last song...
    britgirl111 britgirl111 16-17, F Nov 8

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    I Want To Play Experience Project Tag The Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What...
    Traceavery Traceavery 61-65, M Nov 13

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    Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What was your: Last beverage – Coffee Last...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    What was your... Last beverage: Coffee Last phone call: From my wife asking me to pick something up from the store Last text message: Night old man Last song you listened to...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 5 Responses Nov 12

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    I have 2 children and one on the way I am 22 and yes I know I'm young but my kids are my life if you are young and you want kids then make sure you are in a steady relationship and...
    leahlovesyou leahlovesyou 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    As a gift to myself I am going to get sterilized. I've worked with kids all my life but NEVER wanted any. I didn't play house with baby dolls I read books and cut pictures from...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I am not a child-hater or unable to conceive. I just never felt that need to have kids to fulfill my life. I enjoy my freedom to come and go without having to find a babysitter or...
    dreamrgrl79 dreamrgrl79 26-30 3 days ago

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    I adore children and I've always wanted to have kids of my own. Ideally lots of them. In my early 20s I lived in Tahiti, French Polynesia, for two years and I really admired the...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M Oct 30

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    I was tagged by my friend Pinky :) Here goes it... The Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 11

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    1- I'm 6'2 210 lbs 2- I feel like I'm fat and out of shape at times, so therefore I work outs bunch 3- I love scotch 4-I'm very open to new ideas in all aspects of life 5...
    dcb14 dcb14 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    Tagged by SirLaughalots... for which I have called him a "dirty dawg" several times now........So, here goes:WHAT WAS YOUR...LAST BEVERAGE: sparkling waterLAST PHONE CALL...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 13

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    It's desire of so many years. But my kids were small and I did not want kids to feel bad. Now they are grown up but my wife is not letting me go from her life. I am unable to push...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want a lot of odd things from my mate and on top of everything is the fact that I don't want to be married or have kids. For many those two things are the climax of a LTR so a...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I don't understand what's so selfish about not wanting kids. Many of us do not want to deal with the pains of child bearing, birth, and a tiny human being. Many of us want to...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 4

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    I love kids and my first dream job was to be a mom. I still want kids to this day
    metalchick18 metalchick18 18-21, F Oct 30

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    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 8 Responses Nov 3

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    My friend, diablesse34, posted her story and suggested I do this too. It's long; sorry, but I'm just answering the questions in the game. I'm not going to tag anyone, but if you...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    From my experiences I have been forced to grow up faster than normal people. I'm almost 18 and I can't help but have baby fever :( I want a family of my own to love and care for. I...
    JujuZelfie JujuZelfie 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 4

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    Since Pinky65 was so kind as to tag me. The Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What...
    Jim44444 Jim44444 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    What was your... Last beverage: V8 Mango Peach Last phone call: My cousin Last text message: 'I just wanted to say hi and see how you are' Last song you listened to: 'I'm not...
    joydream joydream 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    1. I'm in college 2. My favourite colour is blue 3. I have a step child 4. I am dating my best friend of 12 years 5. I do not talk to my mother 6. I'm a middle child :( 7. I'm...
    13Dian 13Dian 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 17

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