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I Am Single And Have No Children

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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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    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...
    sapphire601 sapphire601 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    No Husband. No Kids. No Choice? - I often wish I had a husband and children too. Especially a husband! I've been engaged 6 times, but I haven't made it yet. I've always moved too...
    Goslyn Goslyn 31-35, T 1 Response Mar 20, 2013

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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...
    Christian02 Christian02 18-21, F Dec 4, 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...
    Gracie182 Gracie182 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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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...
    ZoeySpark ZoeySpark 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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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...
    Riffster Riffster 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 14, 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...
    Cac45 Cac45 46-50, M 5 Responses Apr 26, 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...
    vasalisa vasalisa 31-35, F Jul 5, 2012

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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...
    GentleTears GentleTears 36-40, F 10 Responses May 18, 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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    I read here in this experience about people who don't want to have children because being a parent isn't for them or it's just how they feel about the matter, which is fine...
    charlie4edwards charlie4edwards 16-17, F Apr 9

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    This is something I think about every now and then. I have PCOS which doesn't make it impossible to have children but in some women it can cause infertility. So I have adjusted to...
    hayleyRebeccaE hayleyRebeccaE 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    hey when i was 15 i got told i couldn't have children my boyfriend at the time was so supportive so understanding and in doing so it put me off the physical side of a relationship...
    dreams15 dreams15 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    For a long time now it seems that I cannot have children. I try to not think about it much and just avoid the topic. I even stay away from family movies or anything to do with...
    polo03 polo03 31-35, F Apr 5

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    My children are missing. When I was 19 years old, I got pregnant by a college boyfriend. The man - Toby was his name - left me as soon as I found out. Eight and a half months...
    DoYouBelieveWeAreInfinite DoYouBelieveWeAreInfinite 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I have always wanted to marry a beautiful woman and have 3 to 8 children. I know it's a lot, but I ADORE kids!
    Pancake17 Pancake17 13-15, M Mar 28

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    I have two daughters, 9 and 11.
    ESEddy ESEddy 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I am a ***** donor to a pair of lesbians. I was asked while out shopping with my kids one day and I thought why not. So I asked that I not be apart of the child's life no matter...
    threshold75 threshold75 36-40, M Mar 19

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    Boy - Ashton Gwyn Howard Elger-Grogan Eastwick-Field Girl - Honour Phyllis Elizabeth Joslin prior Eastwick-Field
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    then DONT?! as simple as that :)
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F Apr 9

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    I have been single for 33 of my 34 years alive. I've gotten quite accustomed to the single life, and don't really have a desire to change it. The few short lived relationships I...
    cjkord cjkord 31-35, M 6 Responses Mar 19

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    It was not fun...from age 20 to 29 there is this feeling of wanting to belong to some one.... I don't know if others feel this way.... But since I turn 30 till now am About to turn...
    emikei emikei 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    Okay so basically i have really bad commitment issues.... I think and i really don't know why. Basically i have two parents and they have been together for almost 30 years And i...
    cutiepatootie96 cutiepatootie96 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Glad to find this group. I hate children , I can not see, hear or anything that has to do with children. I'm sick of people asking me to have children. Not because I'm married mean...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think people should have children when they're ready. Only they know when that is. It's not really about whether the child is planned or not. I'm always thinking about how the...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Since I was young, I have never wanted to have children. I feel like females are expected to follow the footsteps; grow up, go to university, get married, have children and then...
    MellifluousMilkshake MellifluousMilkshake 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    I am 26 years old, happily married, and have no children. As far back as I can remember, I've never been in any hurry to have children. It's just never been a desire in me, as...
    AbbeyRoad2 AbbeyRoad2 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I sometimes wish I had never had children too. I started out relatively early. I was 20 when I had my daughter and 24 when I had my son. My daughters father was abusive in every...
    BBMS BBMS 41-45, F Mar 30

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F Apr 7

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    I am single have have been for years. I wish she would just come into my life!
    Romerider47 Romerider47 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I really can't wait to have children. But I know I am not ready yet and also want to be happily married before. I want to give them a great childhood and teach them so many things...
    TheDarkOak TheDarkOak 18-21, M Mar 30

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating for over a year now, and I am completely in love with him. He' my best friend and the love of my life. I can't imagine life without him. He...
    lithium123 lithium123 22-25 6 Responses Mar 30

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    my mom recently told me that I need to stop seeing my psy before summer vacation starts, " I need to work on my depression alone " although depression is not the only thing I'm...
    thelostgirl25 thelostgirl25 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I guess I am lucky and it could be worse. Technically, I am awaiting the official report back from the biopsy but my last round of blood work was positive for autoimmune. My liver...
    Dawn0421 Dawn0421 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Reading these stories lets me know I'm not alone. When I met my fiancé he was just getting out of a seven year relationship I thought it was odd that she moved out with 2 kids in...
    Walkedinblind Walkedinblind 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I love kids so much. I honestly can't wait to have children of my own :)
    HeyItsMirandaa HeyItsMirandaa 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    These past 5 months have been a very emotional roller coaster as I've spoken to someone everyday, through xbox. We then proceeded to using viber, which wasn't working to well, so I...
    LaParee LaParee 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I was married once and my marriage failed... quite miserably.. I have always thought that I am just one of those people who were never meant to be married; even from a very young...
    prettyredhead2650 prettyredhead2650 26-30, F Apr 4

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    I'm not in anyway socially, financially, or mentally deprived. I live with an average family. Thinking I have nothing to complain because some were even less fortunate than me...
    DreamerCost DreamerCost 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    April 18. Freedom. Many of us were oppressed and victimized as children. As adults, we may continue to keep ourselves oppressed. Some of us don't recognize that caretaking and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I want to document every single thing that happens so he can know. Idk if I'm the only person who does this. But I wrote him yesterday, and I can think about 10 more different...
    xoxowilson xoxowilson 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm expecting that I will no longer be able to post. I lost my job due to a mental illness my electric bill is due my phone bill is due car payment is due ect..... I can't get help...
    CaptPetemoss CaptPetemoss 41-45, M 4 hrs ago

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    Though I'm not exactly too fond of the idea of marriage, I have grown to the idea of having children. Thankfully, I like in the 21st century, which means that there are options for...
    montezia93 montezia93 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Won't see me on my knees Take my soul and save it, please Ten hail Mary's for my sin Paying heaven to get in Got no money for your basket A million times you can ask it Find your...
    CaptPetemoss CaptPetemoss 41-45, M 7 hrs ago

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    I did so much gym I think I worked all my fat off. Bahahah. Almost.... Sort of. Half way. Quack, I'm a duck, flying through the ocean. :-/ I'm in a weird mood. Hyperdrive. I'm a...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Paddington Bear, Dr Doolittle books. Read them all to my son as bedtime stories, and at some point, I hope to read them as a grandparent (the first time I have ever had that...
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 46-50, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    i admire people who adopt children even i love to adopt orphan children but im helpless now i cannot adopt because still im single.But i will adopt once i get married i want a wife...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M 1 Response