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I Am Single And Have No Children

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    Unbelieveable

    I'm 31 been married and divorced. I have no kids and I like it that way. I love kids to their core.... I just don't have the desire to be a mother right now. I know it is not the "norm" but it is true. I teach every day and I am so glad to come home to a nice peaceful house.
    sapphire601 sapphire601 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    Yup this is me, growing up I really thought I

    would be married by now with my own family well it didn't happen. Things change as we get older . Now I see things in a different perspective.
    Gracie182 Gracie182 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I Am Lonely,

    I have taken time since I have it. I try to enjoy it. Though I sometimes wonder what kids would be like if they were with me. I try to learn about them. I sometimes get really lonely. I like the time that I have to myself on the other hand. I enjoy kids also though. I am...
    Christian02 Christian02 22-25, F Dec 4, 2012

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    Somewhere That's Green :)

    Yes, I'm single, but I long for the day when I can find the right person, get married and start a family. I hope it happens someday!
    smileylottie smileylottie 18-21, F Apr 7, 2012

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    I'm Single

    I'm single with no regrets from not getting married and having kids. I am married to my job with a bunch of kids my mother tells me the only difference is when I go home my time is mine without demands. I have one special love in my life, just taking it one step at a time, no...
    Cac45 Cac45 46-50, M 5 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    Children

    No, I have never had children, don't know why, just hasn't happened yet.
    1woody 1woody 36-40, M Jul 15, 2012

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    Thinking Of Adopting

    I have been single for the last 15 years. I have found it difficult to meet and date people since my mother had a stroke in 2000. I have always wanted children but now think it is unlikely that I will meet and marry "the one". I'm considering just going ahead and either getting...
    vasalisa vasalisa 31-35, F Jul 5, 2012

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    Wonders If Ever...

    I'm pushing 50 and I've been single most of the last 15 years.I've never had kids - when I was with my long term partner, neither of us wanted kids and before that in my marriage my wife already had a child and wasn't ready for another.Now I'm beginning to feel like I'm missing...
    Riffster Riffster 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    I'm single with no children

    and I'm ok with that. I like being an auntie, but other than that I have no desire to be a mom. The problem is trying to find a guy to date that doesn't already have kids and doesn't want kids. Where are you guys??
    ZoeySpark ZoeySpark 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I Am Single And Have No Children Looking For A Female For A Loving Anr In An Adult Nursing Relationship In Tampa Bay, Fl.

    I am a Single White Male Searching For Open Minded Female In Tampa Bay, Fl . i am a single white male age 58 searching for an open minded female in tampa bay, florida. if you are out there give me a buzz so that we can chat?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 22, 2013

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    Just Turned 40

    ~ I grew up wanting to be a wife & mother. That's all I wanted. While all my friends & classmates were talking about being singers, actors, firemen, & doctors.... All I wanted was to fall in love, get married & have a family of my own. Through all my struggles with depression...
    GentleTears GentleTears 36-40, F 10 Responses May 18, 2012

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