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I Don't Have Any Children

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 153 People

    Not Sure If Kids Are For Us.

    My husband and I have been married just under a year, but were together for 6 years before we married. We both enjoy the freedom of not being tied down to kids financially and responsibility-wise. In fact, I just had an abortion this month because we found out I was pregnant...
    jlk2 jlk2 26-30, F Aug 17, 2012

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    When I'm Asked........how Do I Answer?

    Wow, all of these stories hit home to me in one way or another. My story is so unbelievable that I was not even sure what group to tell it to.I got married late, thus my clock was clicking very fast. When I fell in love and got engaged my finance and I agreed we would have at...
    Poppitt Poppitt 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 7, 2010

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    No Children

    Don't have any children of my own but I have a niece. And I'm a pseudo uncle to several boys of dear friends of mine. Two boys are fraternal twins.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 17, 2013

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    I Don't Want Children

    It's not that I don't like children, they're just not for me. Even when I was a child I was never in to baby dolls or anything like that. I kind of feel like i have a different purpose on earth. I try to live a more spiritual path and feel if i had a child i would be giving part...
    lotsofheart lotsofheart 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2009

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    I Never Want Any Kids.

    There are to many kids who arent being raised right. i know people who come right out and say if they had it to do again they wouldnt bother with the kids. if i ever settle down with one man i want to take the time to enjoy him and our time together without some kid screaming all...
    myaahwavesgoodbye myaahwavesgoodbye 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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