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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! 447 People

    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 Aug 18

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    I Understand..

    I do understand, but yet, there is no reason to voice your negative opinion. The reason teen moms have a bad rep. is because of people running their mouth on their opinion, not facts. But don't get me wrong, there are bad teen moms, but not all of them, and we all should not fall...
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2013

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    Too often we judge people on too little

    information. But instead of judging people on what they do and where they are in life, why don't you first look at their character, morals, and situations? So with that in mind, why do people still judge us teen moms? What have we done to deserve such hateful stares and...
    alexa572s alexa572s 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    People Here Can Be So Judgmental

    I spend a lot of my time in the caravan cleaning and taking care of my husband, and I am not showing that much yet. I just started showing more recently and its starting to look like a baby bump rather than bloating. I havent seen a lot of judgment in my real life, also because...
    poppyjoy poppyjoy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2013

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    Age Vs. Maturity

    It's so easy to judge others before you know what they're going through and I will be honest, I watched shows like Teen Mom and 16 & Pregnant before I got pregnant at 17 and I definitely thought they weren't necessarily the best parents, but for someone to bring a child into this...
    kourtneyjayne31 kourtneyjayne31 18-21, F Mar 4, 2013

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    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 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I hate people who judge you

    as a teen mom. I was fifteen walking with my two year old son. People called am a **** and and said I was messing up my sons life. What those people don't know is I was raped.
    Teenmommy16 Teenmommy16 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2013

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    My name is Ashley, I am 17,

    a mother of two boys and engaged to their father Jake. Come check out our adventures at: http://theloewensbook.blogspot.ca/ Thanks (:
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 3 Responses May 4

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    All So True!

    I love seeing so many Mom's and even people without babies stand behind teen/ young mothers. I got pregnant at 18 and had my son at 19. My son was born at 27 weeks and I always have people ask, oh you gave birth early because you were young? no that is not why, but thanks for...
    gavinwyattmomma gavinwyattmomma 18-21, F 1 Response May 15, 2013

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    I have a friend who wanted to get pregnant.

    Everybody kept telling her what her reasons was, but she ignored everyone and did so anyway. I wasn't even able to stop her. Everybody told her that she was going to end up like every other teenage moms who would eventually undergo abortion, but she proved them all wrong. Some...
    flyoffsomewhere flyoffsomewhere 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    A Re-introduction And A Little Bit Of Background...

    My name is Brooklyn and I am sixteen years old on Tuesday. I'm 22 weeks pregnant with a little girl named Tilly (Tayhlysha Alexis Rae). I have 126 days left until I get to meet her, and she is due March 20th, 2013. When I was younger, I always thought it would be so easy to grow...
    EsmeAndBumpsMommyXO EsmeAndBumpsMommyXO 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2012

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    Getting Pregnant At 13 & Having Her At 14

    I got pregnant at 13. It was very unexpected . I was thinking about abortion . I went to the abortion clinic & got explained to me what they would do . I couldn't do that to my own flesh & blood . So i have decided to keep her . I will be having a little girl in June . I'm very...
    hannah14botz hannah14botz 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2013

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    I Am a young mom, I had my son at 17

    and I am now 20. I have a 2 and a half year old named John-Paul and life with him is just perfect <3 with being a young mom comes a lot of responsibility... I was basically a child myself ! It was hard with my son first born not knowing the unknown of what is and could happen...
    jpsmommyxoxo jpsmommyxoxo 18-21, F 2 Responses May 21

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    hate hate hate it. And i'm only 14 weeks along,

    the more I show, the more judgement i'm going to get. Let alone when the baby comes. I was told was week that i'm ridiculous if i don't put my baby up for adoption, that this country doesn't need another teen mom on welfare. I was so shocked, I didn't say anything, but I wish...
    gmbell gmbell 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    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 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Why?

    I thought I would share why I hate the fact that people hate on teen parents. Mainly the moms.The reason I hate it is because they have done nothing wrong. Everyone who hates on a teen mom needs to stop watching shows like '' 16 & Pregnant and Teen Mom'' and if you're british...
    EmleighPaigexo EmleighPaigexo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2012

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    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 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 24

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    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 2 Responses Jun 20

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    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 11 Responses Jul 20

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    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

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    I'M A Mommy

    Okay so I'm fifteen and I have a wonderful little three year old her name is Brittnie Ann Marie and I get to see her whenever I want. My mother talked me into giving her up a day after she was born because I couldn't take care of her I was very young, I get my daughter back on...
    FanstayIsNotADream FanstayIsNotADream 18-21, F Feb 19, 2013

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    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 8 Responses Jun 28

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    News Flash: There Are Plenty Of Bad Parents Out There Who Aren't Teen Moms

    I'm a Teen Mom (does 19 count?), and most of the crappiest parenting I've seen comes from 30somethings raising their kids without any knowledge of how to appropriately follow through with realistic parenting techniques. My child is well-adjusted and liked by his peers because I...
    mentalskillness mentalskillness 26-30 1 Response Feb 22, 2013

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    18yrs Old And Had A Baby

    So I keep finding this dilemma in my life. I will always be judged for having a child at a young age. I understand that it was an irresponsible act of myself and my child's father. However even though we are not together or associate with one another other then the fact we have a...
    Falalalei Falalalei 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 30, 2013

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    Some people think I'm stupid

    for supporting teen mums but u arrogant ******* have no idea what it's like for them!
    IzzyFizzy IzzyFizzy 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    gorgeoushobo gorgeoushobo 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Not All Teen Moms Are The Same

    This is one of my biggest pet peeves, when people judge teen moms! Being a teen mom myself, I know how it feels when people let us down saying we aren't mature enough and how hard it will be, ect. we know, we get it! But I have seen on many TV shows how some of the girls make us...
    YoungTeenMommy YoungTeenMommy 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    The Way The World Is ...........

    I was watching this lady is walmart talking about teen moms and poor people and the way she talked about them made us sound like we were trash and thats not the case. This lady acted like her **** dont stink and that she is perfect well RUDE AWAKENING LADY your not no one is. I...
    savannah1994 savannah1994 18-21, F Feb 15, 2013

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    Shuuuuuut Up Seriously

    I'm no different then an older mom. My love for my daughter isn't any different. So seriously knock it off. You haven't been raised by me so you don't know what kind of mom I am. My daughter is happy and healthy and gets all the love she could possibly acquire so what's the issue...
    fayesmama fayesmama 16-17, F Mar 25, 2013

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    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

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    Don't Understand..

    I just don't understand why.. I know it looks bad but well it happens. I am currently pregnant with my 2nd baby 14 weeks and 5 days pregnant and people at my new school found out I was pregnant and a girl made me feel so horrible there is a story about it in my stories called...
    YoungTeenMommy YoungTeenMommy 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    I Hate People Who Judge Me

    I'm 16 and 33 weeks pregnant. When I walk down the street I get people starring at me because I'm pregnant and I hate it so much. I hate how they can judge me. Just because I'm young doesn't mean I wont be able to look after my baby. I know I will. People need to stop judging...
    Mommy2bat16 Mommy2bat16 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2013

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    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F Aug 11

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