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I Don't Like Children

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    Sisters-in-law

    I admit, I'm pregnant, but I don't care for children much. Even when I was a child, being around the other kids was tiresome. I'm okay with babies and small children (as long as they're raised right and watched carefully), but older kids (ages 5-12) creep me out. I don't know how...
    warclaw warclaw 22-25, F Jun 18, 2011

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    Lonely

    I've never liked children or babies, the only baby doll I had as a child was the evil overlord of all my games and I've felt pretty much the same ever since. Most of my friends now have babies, I've been dreading this point in my life for years and now thats its arrived, it's...
    2write 2write 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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    I don't like babies or small children

    and find them quite resistable. I feel very isolated by my position, especialy in the church setting where I am most involved. However, I do have some non church dog friends who are also childless. Babies, toddlers and small children make me very uncomfortable. You never know...
    englishfoxhound englishfoxhound 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    They're Just Never Satisfied.

    I have had to babysit my brother's kids so many times, I will never want children of my own. They're leeches. They want everything you have, and when they have it, it's not enough. Nothing makes them think or feel, they are entirely self-motivated and a complete drain to be...
    captaincube captaincube 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    Who's Busness Is It To Say That All Women Esp Married Women Have Some Unspoken Obligation To Breed...

    To me those people need to pay attention to their own offspring and leave the comments to them selfs. I don't comment (but should since every wants to comment on my choice) on how may parents out there that should have been steralized and not allowed to have chlidren. To many...
    adevious14u adevious14u 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    My Life Is Complete And Happy Without Kids

    basically my whole life i never really cared for children i know they exist but if i didn't have to deal with them and they wont affecting my life. i wouldn't even look twice at them. growing up as a kids round 7 or 8 when family members had babies the last thing i wanted to do...
    goodwoman02 goodwoman02 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    Children Are A 50/50 Gamble

    Sure, you could have children who are wonderful to be around, people who actually enhance your life. But what if your's turns out to be a nightmare, like my daughter. For at least 12 years, she has given nothing but trouble. Drug use led to three arrests, time in rehab, and...
    markdi markdi 56-60 1 Response Feb 15, 2013

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    Bio Kids Are Just Not For Me....

    I don't hate babies or kids (well behaved) but I have zero interest in having them...I actually adore other people's babies (keyword: babies, not 8 yr old brats), they're precious and when I'm done playing with them, I can hand them over and move on...despite being married, I...
    trxr4kids trxr4kids 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    I Will Never Ever Have Children!!!!

    I have a ton of reasons why I don't like children and have no wish to have any! Shall I start from the top? Okay. 1. I don't care what anyone says, pregnant women are hideous! They look like beached wales with horrendous fashion sense! 2. Not only would I have to look like a...
    LadyBug84 LadyBug84 22-25, F 17 Responses Sep 3, 2009

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    I Don't Like Children Either, I Tolerate Them

    Up until 5 years old, they're cute enough, but even that I've had to "work" on, trying to be into my nieces and nephew. i love them strictly because they're family but I can't say anything for the fact that they're just children. Outside of that, I haver no interest in them. I'm...
    KJustice KJustice 36-40 6 Responses Mar 25, 2012

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    Not a Breeder

    I know this sounds bad. But I don't like children or babies. I don't hate them, but they are not for me. Being a woman in the US this is against the norm, I guess. When some of my firends learn I don't want to hold their babies, they sometimes are offended. Or some understand...
    JannaK75 JannaK75 31-35, F 7 Responses May 30, 2009

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    Dropping Like Flies

    I feel like I'm being set up when it comes to the people in my life and their opinions on kids. I've had multiple conversations with friends/family members that have told me they don't want kids. I'm thinking they were just trying to appease me because they have ALL changed. Two...
    lucy2423 lucy2423 31-35, F Oct 9, 2012

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    For those of you that are fans of The Big Bang

    Theory, I will say that my experience around children is similar to that of Bernadette. I didn't have as many siblings as she did, but I did have little cousins, and there was about 10 of them altogether. Because I was the oldest girl, I had to wrangle them all, which was...
    divineangel28 divineangel28 26-30 Feb 18

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    Children Make Me Feel Guilty

    I used to be a really spoiled brat. Whenever I look at photographs of me and my brother as kids, my brother is always smiling sweetly and I am, for the most part, frowning or looking at something else besides the camera. I remember that all I cared about was myself, I was selfish...
    blewguy blewguy 18-21 2 Responses Dec 9, 2010

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    i don't like kids, don't

    even know how to act around em. don't ever wanna have em! today my little cousin puked in the car and all i did was protect my belongings, scoot as far away from him as possible and have a disgusted and very flattering expression on my face.
    innocentfreak24 innocentfreak24 18-21, F Dec 9, 2013

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    I Think It Has The Potential To Ruin My Marriage

    I married a man with 6 children. All grown, thank goodness. The problem is becoming the grand-children. Especially the grand-daughter who turned 2 in January. My husband knew before we were married that I really didn't like children and was uncomfortable around them. Nevertheless...
    wedgewood wedgewood 51-55 3 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    Ughhh...all the boys in our family are bad.

    My brother is 28 and he's still bad. I was watching my little cousin and I refused to let him eat his candy before dinner. He threw a tantrum like a big one crying, storming around, and stomping. Horrible. In general, I don't have the time or the patience for children. I look on...
    thebookaholic thebookaholic 18-21, F Feb 17

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    I've Tried But I Just Don't Have It In Me...

    Hi all, new here...was looking for google hits on " I don't like children" and voila... I don't have children of my own, never wanted to. My ex-wife didn't either, up to one point where she did want them and she wanted one " now ! "...
    OscarTango OscarTango 31-35 7 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Don't Think I Want To Have Kids Anymore

    I never really liked babies. Even as a little girl I never liked playing with baby dolls. I loved Barbies and ponies and teddy bears but I never liked playing with little babies. I didn't like playing the mommy or anything like that. Mostly I think it was due to the fact that I...
    Kkcooll Kkcooll 22-25 1 Response Jul 13, 2013

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    I've Come To Realize I Don't Like Children

    B oth of my sons are an accident. Don't take me wrong... I absolutely adore them but I didn't plan to have them. Since I was a young girl I absolutely hated all kinds of kids, I just disliked babies and pregnant women. When I got pregnant with my first son who is now 19, I was...
    marina2009 marina2009 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    I have one and that's enough

    for me. I don't like other people's kids for the most part. Which basically means I don't like ****** parents.
    wonderwalls wonderwalls 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I Never Want To Experience Parenthood

    Since I was 10 I never payed babies or children younger than me any mind. For some reason I knew they existed but weren't important enough to pay any mind. The truth is I didn't have any problem with children until my sister had a kid and I started dating a man with young...
    Doglover22 Doglover22 18-21, F Jul 13, 2012

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    I Dont Want Kids, Even If This Results In a Divorce!

    I am 23yrs old and have been married for a year now. My husband and I talked about having children before getting married and decided that we would have kids in the future. Since I was a little girl I always knew that I did not want to have any children, I only agreed to having...
    CandyQ5709 CandyQ5709 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    My Truth

    It took me a very long time to admit that I truly do not like children. Thankfully I don't have any and now at the age of 39 I realize that I don't want to birth any. Ironically, I'm good with kids and am frequently asked to babysit!! What bothers me is that children these days...
    Skidoodle73 Skidoodle73 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    Apologies in advance: this is a longer rant. Most sitcoms disturb & anger me because much of the humor is mean-spirited & involves humiliating other people. I like witty, creative...
    LuminousMotes LuminousMotes 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have demonstrated I don't care about the pervert EP community that don't like I get their stories remove that promote ********* content. They are upset they don't have the same...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Mar 27

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    Hello guys, I hope you're all doing well. I sort of hesitated about the idea of posting my experience here but I decided to do so. I sort of think that I have been a schizoid my...
    Bloodyshrines Bloodyshrines 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I don't care if you don't like me...I don't even like you too so stop minding my business and get a life of your own.
    Kaksy Kaksy 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    I think I don't like them because they seem too busy for me most of the time. I don't care so much that they're busy but if I go to a doctor, I want them to listen to me, listen to...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I don't like seeing rude comments anywhere! Come on people - step it up a little. People who come here and poetically pour their heart out don't do it to get rude comments! They...
    GeekyLittleThing GeekyLittleThing 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    My in laws hate me yet they don't know me. They blame me for everything my husband does or doesn't do that they don't like. I've been with my husband 5 years yet I don't think I've...
    l2thedoublej l2thedoublej 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I... I don't like players, I'm just usually not in the same game they are and it's like I'm that dumb bird who's flying around the baseball field and almost gets hit with the ball...
    fearlessbae fearlessbae 16-17, F Mar 25

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    It's crazy. If you could see me in the flesh, you might say I am not fat and you'd tell me to stop whining and all but I just don't like the way my belly bulges.Honestly, I'd agree...
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M Mar 27

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    I don't exactly dislike everyone; I just don't like most people. I don't expect most people to like me either.
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 70+ 1 Response Apr 13

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    I wouldn't say I don't like eating per say. I just don't know the aftermath. I have ednos and I know I should eat, but I feel like once I do, I won't be able to stop. My mind says...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F Apr 14

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    It's just a pet peeve of mine. Yes, "I do like Cookies". No. I don't like cookys. That's just an example. I also hate it when the groups don't make any sense or even when the...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    It's not in a 'i'm too good for people' kind of way, its just that i don't feel any connections to them. I don't like relationships that are entirely based on small talk and i hate...
    grungehippy grungehippy 18-21, F a week ago

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    It's not that I don't like him... It's i fricken hate politics.
    Awesome5790 Awesome5790 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I feel the same way I think they don't like me because of my race what's your reason
    beingamermaidismydream beingamermaidismydream 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I love her she is my mum but she is a horrible one she has been in and out of prison abusive and thinks I need to respect her even when it hurts me. I don't like her as a human...
    Mybiscuits Mybiscuits 16-17, F Apr 1

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    OMG THIS SO MUCH. Idk maybe I'm just self-conscious or smth???? Idk but I don't like being touched by strangers. Especially when we sit in the hall & my knees touch another person...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I don't like to be drunk. It's the worst feeling ever
    LucyPerez LucyPerez 36-40, F Apr 15

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    i like a lot of people then when we talk for a bit i don't like them because they have some pretty bad qualities. like racism,prejudice,thievery,or wanting to commit an horrible...
    TheSouless TheSouless 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    It's definitely more so the unavailable than don't like me. In this story I'm going to talk about several different guys. I'll mention their name at the beginning of each story...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I really don't like them, mainly anything I want to do, they would say negative things about so I won't do it. Many times I have to fight for it. They never support anything that I...
    Dragonwarrior01 Dragonwarrior01 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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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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    After seeing my brother and sister I refuse to have kids or even adopt. I don't have patience for pointless bickering, tattle telling, and especially not crying. I want to take...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I have been told some of the most random things on here. Guys will send me a message to look at their wife, tell me about how they saw their daughter do this or that, helped some...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Apr 2

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    I know I'm not hideous, nor mentally deficient, nor excruciatingly boring. I know I'm average. But to me, average equates boring. Just because I'm not ugly doesn't mean I'm not...
    shafaz shafaz 18-21 1 Response Apr 15

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    I really hate spending time with my husbands mother and sister . They come across as very superficial, and I literally feel exhausted from trying to make conversations with them...
    Ajbean Ajbean 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    It sickens me. Especially how they bring religion into it and say that God hates gays, like really? If someone grows up feeling that way, and likes the same sex, LEAVE THEM ALONE...
    levanlee levanlee 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Talking on a phone to your friends, family or some random person who some how got your number, people don't sound like who they are if you would to speak in person, I don't know...
    ReadorNot ReadorNot 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't look upon anybody as a friend or lover or as anything involving emotional commitment and emotional gambling. I have no more friends. I have allies. They get me what I need...
    sorrowfulmind sorrowfulmind 18-21, M Mar 24

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