I Don't Know If I Want Children

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    I Don't Know If I Want Children...

    I'm not married, not dating, and not really looking for anyone at the moment. I'm 25, and therefore not "old", but my mother doesn't understand why I'm unsure about it. I feel like I'm being forced into guilt over this. And I'm fairly certain that she'll bother my younger brother...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 7, 2013

    My husband and I just married in April 2014.

    I didn't even want to get married, but he did, so we did. Now I'm at the perfect time and age to have children. I'm almost 28 (will be this March 2015), I finished my college. I have a full-time job, between my husband and I we live very comfortably. Except for my loans, my...
    raziel1687 raziel1687
    22-25, F
    Jan 6, 2015

    I can't stand it when people ask me

    if I want children, because it's so tabu to say that you don't...
    wosj wosj
    18-21, F
    May 21, 2015

    I Just Feel Too Tired Now

    I'm 41 years old. Single and looked for a ***** donor for years. Now I don't seem to have any libido left. I seem to have given up. On one hand I feel like a failure as a woman, on the other hand I don't see the point of bringing children into this rotten world.
    Gamora Gamora
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 8, 2012

    Unconqured Demons

    I don't know if I want to have children, for a lot of reasons. The fact that the world is so evil and uncaring. The fact that humanity can't get it's head out of it's collective rear to avoid ecological collapse. The fact that I simply don't want to be responsible for another...
    barbetto barbetto
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Dec 25, 2012

    So Torn!

    I am in two very conflicting minds about breeding. For one, I really don't want to add to the worlds problems by adding to the population. Also, the world is increasingly a horrible place; I feel bad enough and I don't want any child of mine feeling like I have done them a huge...
    Diggie2 Diggie2
    1 Response Sep 30, 2012
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