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I Have a Child Becoming a Parent

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    Now I Know

    As I am the only member of the group I created, I am compelled to populate it with stories. For any who are interested, the ultrasound yesterday was quite fascinating.  A baby who weighs approx. 14 oz.  You could see the little hands, the fingers, the feet, the toes...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 11 Responses Oct 28, 2009

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    Another Milestone

    Wow, I have my own group.  I never thought it would be this particular one, of course. Anyway, on Tuesday my son and his wife are going to a community college about 90 miles away to have another ultrasound done.  The first one was done at the doctor's office and...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 8 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    There Must Be a More Appropriate Title

    A few days ago my son told me he & his wife are expecting their first child.  Technically, this would be my first grandchild.  There is a slight problem, however.  I am not nearly old enough to be a grandmother!  Grandma?  No way. Now don't...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 19 Responses Jun 25, 2009

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    Becoming A Grandparent Is Not As Easy As It Looks

    I did write a story here last week which I later deleted.  I was angry at the time I wrote it and decided it would be better to post a story after I stepped back and gained some perspective on the situation.   I apologize to those who took the time to read it and...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 16 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    Ladies & Gentlemen .... I Have An Announcement

    Wow, this is so weird ....  I have my own group with just my stories ... lol.  Thank you all for indulging me.   I can now complete the story.  I have a grandson.  His due date was Mar 5 but he just couldn't wait to get here.  He was born Feb 3...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 18 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    I literally have the best parents a girl could ask for! They are always there for me and I love them so much! They are the greatest parents to me and my brother and sister! I can't...
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    if you don't want to be a parent then get a hysterectomy/vasectomy. it's that simple.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am 23 years old, turning 24. Let that sink in. I am 23 and I am treated like I am 12 years old. I still am not allowed to bring home a guy. The racism and elitism that comes from...
    Helen91x Helen91x 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Now I either have to go with the whole "I am going to be a hermit for my entire life" and go with the whole "What I meant to say is I love you but I never want to see you again...
    Redstrings Redstrings 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 26

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    That's what I want. Childrens... lots of em... want to enjoy life as much as I can raising childrens...
    CoolDad59 CoolDad59 51-55, M Apr 9

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    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    I'm turning 27 and I wonder when I'll be ready for this to happen. Before settling down, I'm proud to say that I;ve had my share of ups and downs in life, and I did turn out to be...
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    Cadiaaya Cadiaaya 26-30, F a week ago

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    I lost my mom in 2007 to a heroin addiction. She had forgotten who I was a couple of times in the months before her death. I have finally forgiven her.. And myself for everything...
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    Estranges Estranges 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I've been told I look like my body was specifically made to just make baby's lol .my hips are wide and strong.
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    They still apply corp oral punis hments, although I am 18.
    claralorte claralorte 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm 24, but I think having kids would be best if the father is over 40, maybe even over 50. I feel like older men would be more willing to be around :)
    knockmeup1834 knockmeup1834 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    I refuse. My right, my life, my choice.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    And I'm actually okay with that.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Apr 25

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    I "me too"-ed this page by accident and am having a proble fixing it.
    TatteredFeathers TatteredFeathers 36-40, F a week ago

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    I decided in June 2009 that parenthood is not something I want to get into. The typical response to such statements is "you'll change your mind" or "this is just a phase you're...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 7 Responses Apr 7

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    my social anxiety and depression were so bad I dropped out of mainstream school and started distance education. I'm so thankful to have such supportive parents who have stuck by me...
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    My fiancé, we shall call him N, and I plan on getting married soon. I love him so much and enjoy our time together. Having said that, I am apprehensive about the step daughter I...
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    "Narcissistic Parents’ Psychological Effect on Their Children:" Narcissistic parents will never understand the breadth of their impact on kids. https://www.psychologytoday.com...
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    The more days that go on it seems my mother is becoming her own version of my grandmother. Not the same but similarities. My grandmother was awful to my mother. Cold and unloving...
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    My mum suffered with depression throughout my childhood and I've only come to realise recently that as a result of this my childhood was different. I was telling my boyfriend...
    sophieamanda08 sophieamanda08 18-21, F Apr 25

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    blueismyfavecolor blueismyfavecolor 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    There is a special place in hell for narcissistic mothers. Narcissistic mothers do not have children for the same reasons the rest of us do. They do not look forward to the birth...
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