Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Don't Understand People Who Abandon Their Children

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 244 People

    how do people have kids

    and then leave them? i don't get it why have kids if you are just going to leave
    TeenmommyNikki TeenmommyNikki 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 23

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 18-21, M Aug 18, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I've heard on the news

    before about these young teen mothers who abandon their babies because they don't want to take the time to raise a child. Rather than putting the child up for adoption or even better yet not getting pregnant in the first place they choose to have a child but then decide they don...
    girlfullofenergy girlfullofenergy 13-15, F Aug 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My stepson ' s mother walked out on my husband

    and him on Mother's Day when he was 6 years old. It turned out she'd been having multiple affairs. She moved 1000 miles away and did the same to another man within 3 years. She also walked out on the two kids from her first marriage. She walks out and leaves hearts and finances...
    fnoell72 fnoell72 41-45, F Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 7 Responses Dec 18, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    So, me and this girl have been talking for a few weeks now, knew each other for longer. We really got close and she even came over on Monday. She would not stop kissing me the...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't need people feeling sorry for me just because I choose to not have s*x it's my choice not yours you say my body is a temple and I should enjoy it I say my body is a temple...
    CookieMonsta17 CookieMonsta17 18-21, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Don't take it personally... I honestly don't add anybody 💁🏻 usually if I chat with someone, the conversation will eventually fall short. most of the time I don't get a...
    Gabe1997 Gabe1997 18-21, T 3 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've always wondered why do people feel so bothered by who I am? How can just simply being me threaten you so much. If I'm minding my own business & steering clear of you, why do...
    amazinggracious amazinggracious 51-55, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    https://youtu.be/IblL_rXpdu8
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Is it just me or I'm not trying to be judge mental but I don't get people who can't smell themselves when they have like very bad armpit odor. Yikes! But I had smelled one too many...
    BrokenAngel7 BrokenAngel7 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I mean seriously, come on xD Why go around house to house knocking on doors when you know that nobody really cares, sadly it's the truth, I don't want you to come into my house and...
    ThePiggycorn ThePiggycorn 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Why isn't there someone a woman in my life?I have waited along time and used that time constructively .I have grieved past failures mistakes loses .I have taken a good and painful...
    magicrabbit magicrabbit 51-55 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My sister-in-law and mother-in-law both have cancer. My sister-in-law has been diagnosed for a few months now and no one knows except her immediate family. The don't talk to anyone...
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I see kids at school every day picking on other kids and being mean to them. Sometimes I just want to march right up to them and ask them what gives them the right to be so mean to...
    ericawalker ericawalker 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    woah woah!stop adding me people. i want you to know you before you add me to your circle. my profile is not a pack of oreo which you could add in your tray!!
    notjustarandomgirl notjustarandomgirl 18-21, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Poetry makes no sense to me at all. The only kind that may make sense to me is one in lay-man terms or something written by a child.😐😐😧 It's cool and all to write in...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    At the end of World War II, over 20, 000 French people accused of collaboration with Germany endured a particularly humiliating act of revenge. Their heads were shaved in public...
    PickledPete PickledPete 51-55, M 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm lesbian me and my gf been together for a few months we clicked right away still have some issues to take care of but my family disapproves and makes me so angry why can't they...
    sakura20201 sakura20201 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My boyfriend of 4 years has always been a sweet talker and a flirt. He has done a lot to make our relationship possible. At times, I feel like a princess. But there is always that...
    JennyMitchell JennyMitchell 36-40 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Otay..... I'm tell ya'll this now so hopefully some of ya'll will actually see this in the future and think ahead bout messaging me..... I don't do the nasty pics stuff, jus no...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really don't, but that is ok, no need to knock on door and explain, unless u wanna give me more paper I can peel crawfish on or add to my campfire.....sdmf kmsl
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response Aug 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How can someone play truth or dare on the Internet? I get how "truth" works but how does "dare" work? You don't know what they're actually doing...
    LittleSugarKitten LittleSugarKitten 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I actually LIKE their pamphlets { the "WATCHTOWER" }
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm pretty smart. Im pretty sensitive. Im pretty intuitive. And I understand that people change. But I don't understand how someone can talk to you practically every day for a...
    Polyamory55 Polyamory55 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I saw it recently and I thought it was pretty solid. honestly, the biggest worthwhile complaint I could fathom was that most of it doesn't actually take place in the Matrix...
    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf 18-21, M Aug 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I'm getting to know someone or when I first meet someone, I can't help but stare at anything but their eyes.
    Eninferno Eninferno 13-15, F Aug 24