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I Don't Understand People Who Abandon Their Children

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 160 People

    Family Abonding Thier Kids

    Ive got a family member or two this one had a daughter and she when she had the child didnt abort this one she aborted 3 others guess she that that was birth controle the womans 46 years old the child she had is 13 now she had her daughter then when her mother wont babysit...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2008

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    Selfish...

    is the only thing I can figure...not caring about others, especially children that they are supposed to be responsible for...It is heartbreaking...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F Aug 13, 2008

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    Abandon Children

    I don't understand people who abandon their children for their men or women.If a partner doesn't accept your child/ren, then I don't see the point continuing on the relationship.  If a partner respects you, then automatically they should respect your child/ren.If I wasn't...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2012

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    I Have Never Been Married And Never Had Children But I Can''t Understand

    how someone (especially a woman) could abandon their child... its a strange thing that I could not do....once having gone through the heroism of pregnancy and birth and the bonding I don't know how someone could abandon their child... I think that women who do that must have...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Aug 6, 2011

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    These People Really Disgust Me!

    I have always been very close to my nephew. I was my sister's labor coach & was with her for all but 3 of her 36.5 hours of labor (she had to have an emergency c-section). I was the second person to see him after he was born & immediately fell in love with him. I saw him...
    PrettyPixie PrettyPixie 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 6, 2008

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    The Un Mothers

    "Im not cut out to be the mother type. "I am not going to take care of your brats... She was given time with her kids...they lived with her awhile though he had custody.  He would the occasional phone call, come get these brats.  Or, you better do...
    Shellfinder Shellfinder 56-60, F 7 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Disgusting.

    Keep you damn legs shut, then!  Seriously.  Woman up or quit being a ****! My dad's girlfriend abandoned their kids on my aunt's doorstep when they were 1,2, and three months old.  It's been two years since then.  My little sister doesn't even recognize her...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Abandoned Pregnant , Answer To Why Men Abandon Children

    I would like to share my story as well. I was abandoned by my bf pregnant when I was 4 months pregnant. I went through the pregnancy on my own. My daughter is 4 months now. After I gave birth I informed my ex partner about the birth but he hasn't responded. The CSA cant trace...
    Dziunia Dziunia 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2013

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    Abandoned An Ignored

    when I turned 19 I met Paul and we had a relationship that lasted for almost 3 years at first he was extremely possessive but very caring, considerate and quite nice to be around. Two years into the relationship I had started feeling suffocated by his constantly wanting to know...
    poohbear23 poohbear23 41-45, F Aug 5, 2011

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    I Despise People Who Abandon Their Child

    My husband's first wife left their daughter with ther dad and left with another guy. From then on she has barely made any phone calls nor any help to raise their child. She left them with no explanation and not even saying a simple goodbye to her daughter. They lived in Vegas...
    zherness zherness 26-30, F May 11, 2010

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    Never Look Back

    I have read the stories here.  I became a single dad when both girls were just babies.  heard nothing for 9 years.   I teach them to never look back, never allow hate to consume them.  As for the facts, "It just is."  I also tell them to take...
    bifarmboy bifarmboy 46-50, M Sep 23, 2009

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    Suddenly Kids Lost Their Father, He Just Turned Off The Switch

    My store is quite sad. My ex husband just picked up and left one day. We were married for 20 years, two lovely kids, 14 and 18 and he decided to pack it in. He was married before, and obvioulsy did the same, he had 4 kids from the previous relationship, but the storey behind...
    survivorlady survivorlady 46-50, F Mar 18, 2010

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    I Have Never Been Married And Never Had Children But I Can''t Understand

    how someone could abandon their child... its a strange thing that I could not do....once having gone through the heroism of pregnancy and birth and the bonding I don't know how someone could abandon their child... I think that woman who do that must have significant problems to...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Aug 6, 2011

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    Your Help Is Needed

    Few days ago in Croatia the media wrote the story about a 9 years old girl named Jagoda.This is her story.. "I am unhappy when I spend time with my daddy because I don't like when he is touching me.I don't like it when my daddy is cuddling me.He takes his clothes off and says...
    earwen earwen 26-30, F Feb 9, 2010

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    Men Who Play Daddy To Another's Child(ren) Yet Abandon Their Own

    My former partner and I planned a child together, but soon after I conceived of her, he became a different person. I got no love, care or support from him and two weeks into my daughter's life, I learned that he had been cheating on me since the first trimester of my pregnancy...
    AngryMommy AngryMommy 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    It burns my mind every time I read something

    about it. It's a against every religion I know and it's inhuman to do.
    jack3683 jack3683 16-17, M Aug 18, 2014

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    My Father, Remarried After Divorcing My Mother...

    My step-mother didn't like having to share my father's attention with me. She was the type of woman that was not pretty in the face but had a nice figure. My mom and I are more fair of the face types. Anyway, some of the things my step-mom did brought me to the conclusion that...
    LadyHawke68 LadyHawke68 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    It Makes Me Sick

    they don`t realize the scars they leave on these kids.some are old enough to understand .and they end up in thearpy for their hole life.it will break your heart and soul to watch.and how can you let them no that they matter when they have been so betrayed?they will never be able...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 5 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    it just sucks..these wud come and go .. and i cant be their tool in their experiement
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    She is someone I consider a friend and I understand she has a part-time job to juggle, but everyone taking the course knew how long it would take and she just went ahead and left...
    poopledum poopledum 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I'm straight with some gay friends. It's just ridiculous when people hate another based on their sexuality
    Madisonian Madisonian 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    LOL. This is funny, because this group is judging others who judge others. Hypocritical? Everyone judges someone's character. How many people have NOT judged Hitler?
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love gays! I'm gay! being gay is who I am and I love the way I am! single but I love them!
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    I get jealous when my boyfriend talks to other guys even if they're just friends. it doesn't bother me when it's face to face just through text, as conversations escalate and get...
    jamma67 jamma67 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 20

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    do you guys think we are all the same even though some of us are gay?
    chance215 chance215 16-17, M 8 Responses Feb 8

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    beautyinman beautyinman 41-45, F Feb 19

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    my best friend is bi, and I always have her back when she's picked on! :)
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    Mendmyheart Mendmyheart 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    Nope. Because I have before and usually always, I'm completely wrong. It's so unfair how some people are quick to judge another, or you. Or vice versa. I used to work at a sushi...
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    I just don't understand when a person says I am complicated. I am simple, but deep. I am a thinker, I think. I want to be loved, i want the world run to it's natural order...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    Like wut? I think I just lost half my brain cells by reading an article that praised misogynists. "Leave her if she gets fat!" "Make sure she's sexually available to you at all...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Feb 23

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    Some people I just don't understand whatsoever. Sounds like everyone on this plant.
    trismason trismason 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Does anyone else start to have feelings for someone, get to know that person, and want to be in a relationship with them---but when they finally say they have feelings for you too...
    summershields summershields 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Back when we first started dating he told me that I was the first women he dated since his marriage fell apart, it may seem weird that I thought it was kinda sweet. He had told...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F Feb 22

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