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I Don't Like Children

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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...
    OscarTango OscarTango 31-35 7 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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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...
    2write 2write 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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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...
    Kkcooll Kkcooll 22-25 1 Response Jul 13, 2013

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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...
    adevious14u adevious14u 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 23, 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...
    marina2009 marina2009 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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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...
    Doglover22 Doglover22 18-21, F Jul 13, 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...
    markdi markdi 56-60 1 Response Feb 15, 2013

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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...
    JannaK75 JannaK75 31-35, F 7 Responses May 30, 2009

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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...
    captaincube captaincube 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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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...
    goodwoman02 goodwoman02 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 12, 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...
    divineangel28 divineangel28 26-30 Feb 18

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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...
    thebookaholic thebookaholic 18-21, F Feb 17

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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...
    wedgewood wedgewood 51-55 3 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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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...
    blewguy blewguy 18-21 2 Responses Dec 9, 2010

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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...
    lucy2423 lucy2423 31-35, F Oct 9, 2012

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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...
    LadyBug84 LadyBug84 22-25, F 17 Responses Sep 3, 2009

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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...
    trxr4kids trxr4kids 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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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...
    KJustice KJustice 36-40 6 Responses Mar 25, 2012

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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...
    warclaw warclaw 22-25, F Jun 18, 2011

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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...
    Skidoodle73 Skidoodle73 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 26, 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...
    englishfoxhound englishfoxhound 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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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 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...
    CandyQ5709 CandyQ5709 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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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...
    innocentfreak24 innocentfreak24 18-21, F Dec 9, 2013

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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 6 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 1 day ago

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    I don't like being the patient, but I LOVE being the caregiver! :D It is funny how different your point of view is from patient to caregiver! :D When you are a patient, the...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I don't like to wear a swimming suit because I am not comfortable showing my body. I am a little on the chubby side and don't like to show a lot of skin.
    EpicSkittlez EpicSkittlez 18-21 Mar 16

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    I can sense negativity in the things i say. It may come across as rude, and i notice almost immediately, but i am too awkward and anxious to smoothly correct the statement, i just...
    theMETAmonologue theMETAmonologue 18-21, F Mar 20

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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 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Yep that's pretty much what I'm feeling right now, I don't care if you don't like me, or my sense of humor. I think I'm pretty dang awesome and that's all that matters.
    IheartCupcake IheartCupcake 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I don't like my body. I think I'm a bit fat.. I exercise every evening to get a flatter stomach and less round hips. But I still see no difference. It's demotivating. I'm searching...
    SkateDutch SkateDutch 16-17, M Mar 21

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    They terrify me. I'm really a huge chicken. Of winds. I always think it will develop into a tornado. I'm like that with life. I don't like the tornado so much might become. "Might...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 23

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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 1 Response Apr 3

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    I don't like to be drunk. It's the worst feeling ever
    LucyPerez LucyPerez 36-40, F 1 day 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 a week ago

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    Yes believe it or not !! who else doesn't like chocolate ?
    Beyrouth Beyrouth 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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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 a week ago

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