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I Can't Have Children

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    Dinner - this story has set in my drafts forever i wasn't for sure if i wanted to post it or not but hopefully it will help me get over some **** and might let other people know...
    fallenrach fallenrach 26-30 1 Response Aug 8, 2013

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    My Niece Turns One Today - i cant tell my husband i don't want to go i cant stop him from having a niece that he needs to know, he is a great uncle to bad he'll never be a dad...
    fallenrach fallenrach 26-30 Sep 29, 2013

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    Even Though I Want It So Badly - Physically I can not experience this wonderful condition. Wonderful to me, I realize all may not agree. To carry and nurture another life within me...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2008

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    Can't Be A Dad - I've always wanted to be a dad, since I was a little kid, it was the one driving thing in my life, the desire to be a dad, have children of my own. Well I've...
    nochild nochild 36-40 3 Responses May 30, 2012

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    Never - If you had ask anyone in my family they would have said "When she grows up, she will have 50 kids or 50 dogs." That statement use to make me laugh, but now it makes me cry...
    dancer43 dancer43 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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    I Can't Have Children. - When I was perpetually abused by my boyfriend's dad at the age of 16 (ironically my boyfriend was underage and I was still a virgin so we were going to...
    pidgeon1991 pidgeon1991 18-21 Nov 18, 2010

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    My Family Won't Let Me - I'm 26 with a college degree. I may have a disability, but my family members hate me so much that they don't want me to reproduce kids. No one has a...
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 26, 2010

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    Reason I Can't Have Children - It's two, actually. First, it's financial reasons. I live with my mother in-law and it's very difficult and impossible to find an apartment these...
    Onigiri Onigiri 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 2010

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    The Hardest Decision of My Life...... - Six year ago (approx) I had a bad fall which rsulted in me breaking parts of my back and severly displaced my right hip.... I am fine now to...
    GothAngel GothAngel 26-30, F 10 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    Unable to Have Children - I have always wanted children...maybe it's just engrained in my head that I'm not a woman if I don't...I dunno. I tried having children since I was 22...
    Lexicon78 Lexicon78 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 17, 2008

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    i promised my bf of 5+yrs i would do my best 2 give him 4. then we found out that it wasn't likely i could give him ANY and childbirth could even B fatal 4 me. then he left. before...
    nannyunconceiving nannyunconceiving 31-35 Jan 11

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    No One To Talk To. - I'm 18 years old, and a few months ago I was told (after years of irregularities) that there would be little chance of conception. I had never really thought...
    shannon0495 shannon0495 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    Life With No Children. - ... i guess i have a happy life. some days is okay, some days i wish i was dead. i havent accepted it, i dont think i truely ever will. i can put on a...
    kendramariex0 kendramariex0 22-25 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    Chromosome Translocation Means I Can'T Have Children - I have lost 4 children. 2 I lost at 5 months the other 2 I lost at 6 weeks. I have found out that due to a genetic problem I...
    Paula1234 Paula1234 31-35 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    I Am Scared That I Might Not Have Children - I know my fears are entirely non scientific, but I fear that maybe this is genetic. My grandma (maternal side) had 1 child at 35, after...
    ayumiofaries ayumiofaries 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10, 2013

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    Two Friends, Two Very Different Days. - This story could go in many categories here, but, well, here goes nothin'. In the past 24 hours, I've had two distinct but related...
    leesuhm leesuhm 31-35 2 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    A Life Without Children - A year ago I was told I could not have children. I remember sitting in my specialist's office, my husband beside me, I was so disappointed. I...
    neopup73 neopup73 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 6, 2010

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    What I Told Myself. - "If you want to know the truth of it," she says, "I'm glad you guys aren't real." And the kids disappear. "Really glad."
    ChrisPaulsens ChrisPaulsens 22-25 Jun 7, 2013

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    Too Old - I always dreamed of having and bringing up my own chilldren. But I never met that special guy,  -  at least, I thought I did (years ago), but he wasn't...
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 13, 2010

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    Who Knew... - I was 16 years old when I got pregnant (2009). I was scared and ashamed. I didn't want to tell my parent. I didn't tell my parents. I hid my pregnancy for 9 months. I...
    Luzaan Luzaan 18-21 1 Response Jul 26, 2013

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    I Want Kids But Cant Have Them - When I was 13 months old I had tb. When I turned 16 I was told I had a thin uterus. I have since been told because of my thin uterus I can't have...
    airforce92 airforce92 18-21, F 1 Response May 7, 2013

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    Cant Have Children And Seeking Advice Concerning Other Options. - I am a cancer survivor as well as a stem-cell recipient. Due to all the treatments and drugs i've been on, I have...
    joat1513 joat1513 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 23, 2013

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    Double Whammy - We married in our early 30s. Neither of us had kids, and we weren't in any rush. A year or so after we married we decided we were ready (I was the hold-out...
    dattarac dattarac 36-40, M 3 Responses May 20, 2013

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    Numb - How is it possible that I'm mourning the loss of something I have never had.  The pain from a lifetime of broken relationships is absolutely nothing compared to this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    Oh The Irony - Since I was a little girl the only thing I wanted was children. Having my kids and loving them like no one ever. When I was 14 I said that I wish i could have a baby...
    s1lenc3 s1lenc3 18-21, F 15 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    When I Grow Up - We all get the question when we're children about what we want to be when we grow up.   My answer changed a lot, except for one detail:  ...
    shelbs shelbs 31-35, F 11 Responses May 23, 2009

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    No Hope - All I ever wanted out of life was to be happy with a loving husband and a few children, it was my life goal, I never wanted anything more.I tried to get pregnant for...
    amigoodenough amigoodenough 36-40, F 7 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    A Bitter Rant. - I'm tired of people and their children. "OMG I'M SO HAPPY TO BE A NEW MOMMY!!!" "OMG I CAN'T WAIT TO MEET MY NEW BABY FOR THE FIRST TIME!" "I LOVE BEING A MOM...
    absolutionist absolutionist 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    I've Passed The Worst Part! - The day my future seemed to shatter before my eyes, I thought I wouldn't make it! Everytime I looked my husband in the eyes my heart was ripped out of...
    StaceyAmelia StaceyAmelia 26-30, F Oct 27, 2013

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    Cant Hav Kids - Having always tried to stay positive its a mental battle fought everyday. Found out the condition is ireversible. Been struggling with it.. it wins most of the...
    hummtumm hummtumm 41-45, M 1 Response May 27, 2013

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    What Does Compassion Mean? - i go to many spiritual gatherings,i have studied all major religions,but i cannot understand what people mean when they say this word.''COMPASSION...
    neitha neitha 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2013

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    I Cant Have Children, But Was It Ever Meant For Me? - I cant have children and what an indescribable feeling it is. I am a 37 year old female, who has never been pregnant, nor...
    Chyna331 Chyna331 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    Can'T Have Kids - Hi my name is holly I am 19 years old and just been told I can't have children. I'm finding it hard to cope and I no things will only get harder as all of my...
    Hollyallen Hollyallen 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    But You Can Change It. - You can change it, most of the time. I just spent time in training today with someone that works closely with the doctor that helped my wife (not with...
    90forlife 90forlife 36-40, M Sep 14, 2013

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    What Is This Life For? - I'm 26 years old. My husband and I have been trying to have a baby for few years now. It just wasn't happening. I decided to see my family doctor about it...
    StaceyAmelia StaceyAmelia 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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    I Am Not Sure Anymore What My Purpose On This Planet Is... - I am 31 and have been trying to have children for 5 years. 6 miscarriages and 2 ectopic pregnancies later with a...
    villaverde3003 villaverde3003 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    How Do I Adjust? - I am 50, and have always wanted children.  I thought I was fertile, but I waited to marry until late, at 37, and only then learned that...
    LydiaBlue LydiaBlue 46-50 1 Response Feb 25, 2009

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    Hurting... - I happen to come across this forum when looking up some of my options. I am 26 years old and my spouse is 31. I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis when I was 22...
    CrystalClear23 CrystalClear23 26-30, F Aug 11, 2013

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    Ill Never - I'll never feel you kick inside of me I'll never get morning sickness I'll never have your father rub my belly and talk to you I'll never hold you in my arms for the...
    fallenrach fallenrach 26-30 5 Responses Jun 21, 2013

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    "I Can't Have Children" - I was told last year, when I was diagnossed with PCOS (polycristic ovarian syndrom) that the chances of me having children of my own, and without any...
    DyinToBeLoved DyinToBeLoved 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 28, 2008

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    Born Without Ovaries - Ivf And Donor Egg My Only Option..... - When I was around 17, and hadn’t started puberty my parents & doctor decided to investigate - after many months...
    sascorpio sascorpio 36-40, F 10 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    I Can'T Have Kids Because No One Wants To Have Them With Me - I can't have childrend because no one want to give them to me...simple as that. I can't even get anyone to marry me. I...
    allthelovely allthelovely 31-35 2 Responses May 5, 2013

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    Not Anymore - I have been a mom since i was 16 yrs old.I have been married twice ,and i did have 5 children.I'm a very,very fertile woman.I can get pregnant on birth control,and i...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    The 50/50 Chance - Warning: Long, but if you read it you'll understand why. The title of this group does not fit me exactly, but it feels as if it does. See I was born with...
    crisc8 crisc8 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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    I Feel So Abnormal As A Sixteen Year Old. - I'm sixteen, and from birth, Doctors knew that I wouldn't be able to have children. When I was around six, I had to have my Ovaries...
    Dinnis04 Dinnis04 16-17, F 10 Responses Oct 10, 2012

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    Why Cant I Have Chidren - I'm 32 years old and I can not produce a child .what can someone recommend me to do because me and my fiance really will like to have a baby
    mscountry mscountry 31-35 4 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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    At The Age Of 17 - In high school I was always very active. I have been a swimmer, gymnast and pole vaulter for as long as I can remember. Because of this, I was never really...
    jcm1691 jcm1691 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2011

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    Sigh - I have always wanted to be a mother. I didn't really care about a husband, but knew I wanted to be a mother. My older sister has always hated children. She has 2 sons. When...
    JusT613 JusT613 31-35 1 Response Oct 28, 2013

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    Shoved In My Face - I always wanted to settle down and start a family. I always did. But how is that possible if I can't make a family of my own? I'm all for adoptions, but it...
    BloodRedShadow BloodRedShadow 18-21 2 Responses Jun 28, 2012

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    Missed My Chance.. - I'm a 23 yr old femal that jst had my ovaries and uterus removed due to dermoid cysts. It started in Jan..the pain anyway. But since April, it's been an...
    Bamababydoll Bamababydoll 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 23, 2010

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    Whats Life For If Not Having Children? - I am an only child, I have cousins but we are not a close family and to be honest I'm the second oldest anyway. I met my first husband...
    susani susani 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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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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