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I Am Scared of Getting Married and Having Kids

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    Every time I see a young girls post on here

    about wanting to do something with guys, I get scared about possibly having kids. I don't want a future daughter of mine to act like that. I know how big of a horndog jerk I was as a teenager, and I don't even want to start thinking about what any future daughter of mine might...
    KeitaKoneko KeitaKoneko 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 17, 2014

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    Not For Me...

    I know what life's deeper treasures are supposed to be. This pairing doesn't seem like one of those. I wouldn't mind finding someone where the attraction was mutual and deep. But, I don't want a lifelong added responsibilty. What and who I want comes and goes. But, a marriage...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 Jul 3, 2011

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    Is It Normal

    I have been dating a girl for the past year but have known her for 3 years and have dated her previously. My dad passed away a little over 3 years ago. At that time I was in an unhealthy relationship which ended. at that time I met my present girlfriend and dated for 6 months. I...
    rubley09 rubley09 36-40 3 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    Well... Marriage is a big thing

    that can gives a big impact in someone's life.. I don't know about marriage that much because I'm not married yet and I don't know when will I get married.. Since I came here I read a lot about marriage.. This is kinda scared me.. Because a lot people have unhappy marriage...
    heartandbrain heartandbrain 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2014

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    The married part I have know problem with

    but the having kids thing, I'm selfish for not wanting them because I do not want to bring a person into the world and have the chance of them getting my ADHD & Bipolar I guess is why I don't have any kids yet.
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 20, 2014

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    Doesn't Feel Normal

    I don't want to be married as much as I want to have some companionship , someone who I get along with and enjoy spending time with as well. I am apprehensive about having children as I'd like to travel the world .I imagine myself being on the go a lot , so having children might...
    bleu2ooth bleu2ooth 26-30, F 10 Responses Jun 26, 2009

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    I have an aunt. She is 10 years older

    than me, she's 37. She currently lives in Texas with her husband, their 1-year-old boy, and his husband's 3 boys from a previous marriage. My aunt does not have any relatives in Texas since we are all here in our country. She was a lawyer here. She worked for the chief justice...
    girlon3rdfloorsuite9 girlon3rdfloorsuite9 26-30, F Jun 26, 2014

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    Better Off Single According to Married

    Yeah, I love the idea of marriage (kids only as a consequence). However, I grew up seeing women subserviant and behave as the kids did when the husband/father returned home from work: tidy up, be quiet, check for anything that might upset him, good posture, drop everything you're...
    jacqdn jacqdn 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2009

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    Well Yeah

    seriously. everybody says getting married sucks and up until this point i haven't met anyone remotely close to marriage material. plus there's nothing about the wedding that i'd want to be traditional (well maybe a couple things) and I don't know if I wanna be responsible for...
    antibiotic antibiotic 26-30, F Aug 5, 2007

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    One of my dreams of getting married, doesn't have to be a big huge wedding but filled with mine n his family..just a romantic, fun event that I could share with my kids one day.
    BThiick0991 BThiick0991 22-25, F 1 Response 54 mins ago

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    I can't believe I have a fifth grader! I love watching him grow & learn. He's such a big help around the house! He's in love with his baby sister too. It shows on their faces! My...
    Goodiegirl96 Goodiegirl96 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Smoking is the most amazing feeling in the world. The feeling if smoke filling the lungs and then seeing tons if smoke when you exhale is amazing. Parents should be letting their...
    rosiepatch rosiepatch 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My oldest son just got done with his first junior high football game. I love watching all of my kids grow and have fun doing stuff that makes them happy. The look on his face...
    Bowsandarrows3328 Bowsandarrows3328 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    Today was the kids first day of school. I can't believe how much they've grown it feels like yesterday they were just little baby's. It was the triplets first day of kindergarten...
    kelly147 kelly147 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Someone threatened me and my younger friend today and both of us very scared did not say anything. I feel, being the elder, I should have said something or done something but at...
    Usmaniani Usmaniani 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Yes I am!! Damn scared to think about me, in next few months.Its very crucial days.God has arranged those days for me through my deeds without any loopholes .Now I have to face it...
    mellifluousme mellifluousme 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    after hurricane Katrina!!! hell to the yeah, I'm scared of storms! dam Skippy!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 9 hrs ago

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    for the last few years since my wife agreed to spread her married legs for any mans she has a desire to do so.has made our marriage so much stronger and has made me fall more in...
    karpaul karpaul 51-55, M 9 hrs ago

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    its my wife who really does the spankings they are usually getting her slippers on their bare bottoms
    servo16 servo16 46-50 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I have dinner with my parents are their friends' families. Their friends have children and most of them is younger than me, but one of them is a bit older than me. After...
    Acrylic19 Acrylic19 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Damn. Divorcing is hard and depressing and devastating....but... One morning at a back to school event having to listen to that know-it-all and it is a solid reminder why this is...
    Hopefool Hopefool 36-40, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    My husband has no genuine interest in me :/ He still guesses at gifts and is completely dumbfounded by meaningful gestures. We met in 2003 and married in 2008...it really shouldn...
    Kettei Kettei 31-35, F 7 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I sometimes wonder how my whole life began to crumble. I have it all....money...nice cars....success.....trips...the whole thing but the most important part in life.....desire...a...
    excessbaggage excessbaggage 41-45, F 10 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    If I not crazy to have kids in the first place why your keep reinforcing me over and over to have one.
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    My story sounds like a lot of these. However, we have 3 boys that need me to be there for them. Our boys are different in many ways and range from 4 years to 16 years old. I love...
    Lost42 Lost42 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Please tell me your ture honest opinion. I need feedback. I want to try to keep this short. I am gonna sum it all up. My husband and I have been married for 9 years now. I love...
    shygirl1986 shygirl1986 26-30, F 15 Responses 2 days ago

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    Serious advice needed. Today feels like it's it. Over something so small as to who needed to dumb a heavy *** dirty pot of water it has led to me feeling worthless. Since I asked...
    AmayaHoo AmayaHoo 22-25, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    Morning sex after kids is like Mission: Impossible so *any* opportunity the presents itself is jumped on (pun intended). This morning I made two attempts at a quickie while the...
    Kettei Kettei 31-35, F 33 Responses 4 days ago

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    Twice engaged, then poof the guys vanished into thin air. Lol. What a lame attempt at making those memories light! But seriously though, exes are exes for a reason. I learned the...
    Qtrelle Qtrelle 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Because I was in a very abusive marriage, I am scared to try again. It has been three years since I escaped. For the first year and a half, I didn't date at all. I only...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My mom always talks about my wedding and me getting married, but the idea of marriage seems impossible to me
    dreamergirl17 dreamergirl17 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    I have been married for 16 years, together 17. We married fairly young, and quickly. My husband is a good guy (overall)and there is no abuse or red flags. Though, there are...
    emk38 emk38 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I think I'll die before getting married. I wouldn't be able to see the love of my life wearing that beautiful white dress, looking like an angel, and I wouldn't get to see my kids...
    20ShadesOfBlue 20ShadesOfBlue 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I've never thought about having a large family with me, my partner and a bunch of kids. I do not plan on having kids period and NOO NO NO it's not just a phase. Just because I'm a...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    How is it that no matter what happens, I come out wrong? My response is always the wrong one? whatever I say is the wrong thing? I always seem to be wrong. I don't know how I ended...
    1wishfulthinking 1wishfulthinking 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 24

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    If I got married, either he or I would be dead within the week.
    GodIHateLife GodIHateLife 16-17, F Aug 24

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    I'm going crazy...my husband is more like my bestfriend. I don't want to hurt him but I'm more attracted the women...there is no one else...and I've only made out with a few girls...
    kt8sure kt8sure 26-30, F Aug 23

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    This is long, sorry! I am 16, and am having trouble with a break up. This girl and I did everything together. We were never really apart for our relationship. During...
    brentlz brentlz 16-17, M Aug 22

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    I know many people will make judgmental comments. I don't really care. I just need to get this out. My relationships in the past have always ended with me hurt due to infidelity...
    BrittBratz BrittBratz 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    The first married man I slept with was David, a man I babysat for. I babysat his kids for a few years. we started sleeping together about 3 months after I first started babysitting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 21

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    i have been married to my husband for 15 years we have 3 kids. We met in high school. My life has been great until we started having problems and I cheated on him. I was totally...
    Judyh44 Judyh44 41-45, F Aug 21

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