I Hate When People Judge Teen Moms

Not all teen moms use or abuse the system, are bad parents, or glamorize being teen moms and getting pregnant. Read our stories before you judge us! 1,170 People

    I guess these days being a pregnant teen is

    looked down on but historically women often had the first child or even two, before they were twenty, and if you are with the right man I think there is nothing wrong with starting earlier. I definitely believe it is what we (women) are here for - bearing children - and there...
    islaisla islaisla
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 21, 2015

    I'm a teen mom and the amount of **** I get off

    people is unbelievable. I wish people weren't so judgmental but at the end of the day what they think doesn't matter. It's my life not theirs.
    emily97rose emily97rose
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jul 8, 2015

    When you sit there a judge a teen mom just

    remember that we are the one that are still going to school why taking care of our kid and working why doing even thing on our own as teen so why your judging us for our age just know that we are doing exactly what your doing but younger
    zombiekitten12 zombiekitten12
    16-17, F
    Oct 20, 2014

    Props to all of you wonderful mothers no matter

    what age you are a mother is a very important person and very beautiful gift don't let anybody put you down in any way :) keep your head up and stay strong
    SoCalAssasin SoCalAssasin
    18-21, M
    Feb 7, 2015

    I was a teen mom at the age of 16,

    I had my second daughter at the age of 19. Of course I had the support of my family. I didn't want to be the typical story of a teen mom on welfare so I went to nursing school and obtained my RN/associates degree by the time I was 20. I was now able to support my children...
    brokenhearted7108 brokenhearted7108
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2014

    I have a teen mom who had me at 15.

    I'm now 10 and she is now 30. people looked down at her and many people teased her at her high school. her family supported her and so did dad and his family. Mom and dad are still married.
    lilygaga lilygaga
    41-45, T
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2015

    Some people think I'm stupid

    for supporting teen mums but u arrogant ******* have no idea what it's like for them!
    IzzyFizzy IzzyFizzy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2014

    Im 17 and 7 months pregnant

    and although some people are incredibly supportive because they know what its like, the "adults" that just see a pregnant little kid act like were harming their lives for our mistakes and that were a billboard where they can openly post all their negative comments and judgments...
    secrectconfessions secrectconfessions
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jul 10, 2015

    I love science and sex/pregnancy/the human body

    are some of the things i have studied over time. I know some people who have gotten pregnant very young on purpose, unexpectedly, and even as a result of rape. My cousin got pregnant via rape at about 15 or 16 yrs old and she has a 5 yr old boy plus is pregnant with a baby girl...
    tig1991 tig1991
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2015

    Well I wouldn't want to be a pregnant teen

    but I don't necessarily judge them because stuff happens, and it can happen to anybody.
    legzydawlyy legzydawlyy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 20, 2015

    I'm getting sick and tired of people saying I

    should have an abortion because of it being a "rapist baby" no matter what it's still a baby, I think abortion is terrible, and things happen for a reason, so yes. I'm going to keep it, and love it. As for the man, when I tell my mom she will probably make me tell the police...
    treya15 treya15
    16-17, F
    9 Responses Nov 3, 2014

    I'm 14 and I think I'm 2 months

    now me and the guy I'm with have known each other since 2011 and we've been dating for a year now so don't judge not all teens are bad moms
    tequila16 tequila16
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jan 17, 2015

    Mistakes happen. You can

    either be a pessimistic *** about it, or you can except reality and just be happy for the pregnant teen. I realize it's not an ideal situation, but you might as well get excited about it because a baby is coming you want it or not (unless you abort it, which I'm totally against...
    classAteam classAteam
    18-21, F
    Jan 17, 2015

    18, single, with a two year old son

    who means everything to me. Taking college courses while educating my son with a smile on my face. and if I had a choice go rewind time I wouldn't because my son being in my life is the best thing that's ever happened to me. I wake up to his little soft arms wrapped around my...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 11, 2015

    I judge everyone whether it's

    for better or for worse. We are taught young that early pregnancy is a huge risk. Risks from health, finances, future, etc are all hindered but some teens are not them at bright and still go for it and then suffer the consequences even though they are warned a bunch of times...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    Mar 17

    I hate it so much when people say just

    because I'm a teen mom and was only 14 when I had my little boy Leo they think youre going to be a bad mom and seem to think they know what youre going through (they have no idea) I'm 16 in 5 months and Leo is now 2yr old I wouldn't change anything for the world I just wish I'd...
    alexia6612 alexia6612
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Oct 1, 2015

    Yuss I totally hate when people judge teen moms.

    I'm not a teen mom or anything but my mom was one. My mom was 15 when she had my big brother , 16 going on 17 when she had me , 17 going 18 when she had my sister. It was hard for my mom . She had to drop out of high school and everything . She & my dad took care of us on their...
    ovxo ovxo
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2014

    I Suree Do..

    My grandma was one , My mom was one , my brother's girlfriend currently is one , and I'm gonna be one in January. Not all teen mommies are the same. It doesn't matter your age, If you can be a good parent then that's all that matters. Some teen moms just need to realise that you...
    AmandaLanae21 AmandaLanae21
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2013

    I abhor others who judge teen moms

    and no nothing about this topic. Guys, I am speaking to you got it. Many males call us filthy and dirt names because we had sex and had kid during our early or middle teenage years. Many young girls are raped by the male gender and end up pregnant. This is my story too just...
    tallmomwithkids tallmomwithkids
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 12, 2015

    I had a miscarriage in march

    and I have been told my child deserved to die because I was a teenager and I would have been a terrible mother...
    klynn1105 klynn1105
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2015

    Think Before Judge, It Could Be The Best For You!

    Well I'd like to share with you a fact that happened to me and to my fiance Nathe almost 6 months ago... Everything started at 9.00 am May 19th, 2012 (3 months pregnant) while I was at school... well a girl named Olivia (name changed) started judging me and calling me b**** just...
    BraidensMama18 BraidensMama18
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Nov 1, 2012

    When I see older people Judge kids with babies

    I'm like yall were probably doing the same type of **** you didn't get pregnant so just shut the hell up
    caiseyi caiseyi
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2015

    I hate others who judge teen moms.

    I was a single teen mom at 16. I found it very hard to be a teenage mom and going to school. Two of my girls are single and pregnant. Melissa is 13 and Jessica is 16. They both got pregnant and are doing good but hard for them as it was for me.
    bustymomanddaughter bustymomanddaughter
    36-40, F
    9 Responses Jul 20, 2014

    I was 13 years old when I had my a week

    before my birthday, before I gave birth my boyfriend who's the father of my son was supporting me and buying the things we needed, and though he wanted to be with me my Mom kept my distance away from him and it made me upset because he was standing up to something he did...
    catanddogperson123 catanddogperson123
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2015

    how anyone can judge another person is absurd.

    ...these narrow minded gobshites should do us all a favour and crawl back to whatever rock they came from. Its hard enuf being a single parent (I know) without some nosy arsed puritan moron whispering behind your back.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 21, 2015

    My mom had me when she was a teen

    and I'm super proud of her. It can't have been easy!
    8james 8james
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jun 10, 2015
    MisterB33 MisterB33
    36-40, M
    Mar 17

    how anyone can judge another person is absurd.

    ...these narrow minded fuckwits should do us all a favour and crawl back to whatever poxy rock they came from. Its hard enuf being a single parent (I know) without some nosy arsed puritan fuckwit whispering behind your back...to these people I say, when your life is perfect...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 21, 2015

    I don't want kids, never will.

    Personally, I think pregnancy is just freaky. But still. You don't just pass your judgement on young mothers like you're some kind of expert or like you get to play god. I have 3 friends, all under the age of 19, who are married and have children. And they are the best damn...
    Sxculent Sxculent
    18-21, F
    Feb 4, 2015

    I treat them just another pregnant woman.

    Who knows what their circumstances are maybe maybe she got rape and chose to keep the baby, maybe she just wanted a baby because she think she is mature enough.
    Overdrive18 Overdrive18
    18-21, M
    Sep 5, 2015

    When people assume I'm not a good mom just

    because of my age it makes my blood pressure go through the roof! I get sooo angry. If you don't know then don't judge me!!
    deleted deleted
    Oct 28, 2015

    Owning up to your choices

    and taking care of your child even though you know people will look at you wrong is actually very brave. Thanks for bringing that child into this world and being responsible for it. God give you strength♡♥♡
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 14, 2015

    I'm sure it's really hard

    but teen moms need more support than judging. Just because you disagree with their choices doesn't give you the right to be a jerk.
    funmeg2 funmeg2
    13-15, F
    18 Responses Jun 28, 2014

    I'm 16 years old and I'm almost 5 months

    pregnant. I'm fed up off being told that I'm still a kid and that I shouldn't be pregnant at my age!
    lisaW16 lisaW16
    16-17, F
    Sep 9, 2015

    Definitely agree. Some teen mom's are much

    better than an older mom. But the things that come out of the nonsupporters' mouth is ridicuolous, like you are talking to another person.. Move along if you don't like it :/ I had my two boys at 14 & 17. Wouldn't change it for anything :)
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Aug 28, 2015

    Well I wanted advice on my planning to have a

    baby and all I got was hate I'm so sorry to all the teen moms out there if anyone wants to talk I'm here
    vivianaluvsyou vivianaluvsyou
    16-17, F
    2 Responses May 20, 2015

    I will always have people

    who judge me.. Call me names.But I have had sex with one person for the past 2 years. We are still together and I am pregnant at 15 almost 16. And I don't care what you people say because I am not a bad person I am a human. Yes I have made mistakes and I am living with them but...
    alyssafab1 alyssafab1
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 11, 2014

    When people judge teen moms they are just

    judging. They don't know the stories behind how that baby was made. Yes sometimes it is their fault but ok at least they are taking care of their child. I remember after my son was born I would walk around with him like any normal mother would do and I would hear people calling...
    Teenmommy16 Teenmommy16
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2014

    Okay for the ones who asked I'm 14

    and yes, I'm pregnant. I know what you guys are thinking "she's too young", "she shouldn't be having sex" exc. last year I found out that I was pregnant with twins and I didn't know what to do I was only 13 so I told my mom and she was obviously disappointed but she was also...
    AllysaLee AllysaLee
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Jul 8, 2014

    People who look down on teen moms just

    for being teen moms are my least favorite types of people. There are good teen moms, and there are bad ones. However, there are also good older moms, and bad older moms. Your age doesn't define how good of a mom you are. I'm not even 19 yet and I have 3 beautiful, happy, amazing...
    Royaladdi Royaladdi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2015

    I am not a teen mom and I don't know any teen

    parents personally but I have the common sense to not judge them. Its actually extremely rude to do that. You aren't better than them. There are some really good teen parents out there. And some teen parents are way better parents than some parents in their 30s and 40s. Having a...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 18, 2014

    Hate it when people have a dig at teen mothers

    most of them do a better job than older mothers yeah nay not be able to bring them up but they learn the hard way and appreciate life more and have a better relationship with your parents.
    kelslouise kelslouise
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Mar 24, 2014
    MisterB33 MisterB33
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Mar 17

    What people need to realize is

    that nature tells a girl when she is ready to have a baby by her starting her period it doesn't matter if she is a teen or in her 20 once a girl starts her period if she so chooses to creat life then she has every right to
    Nudedad03 Nudedad03
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Jun 12, 2015

    I had my first when I was 15

    and I just hated the looks I got from people! Even teachers at my school acting like I wasn't in the class!
    mariafatiha mariafatiha
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 9, 2015

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