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I Have a Phobia of Pregnancy

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    I always feared pregnancy

    as I do not want to be a mum. I was abused as a child, and refuse to take the chance of passing the abuse onto another generation. I got pregnant by accident, and when the test came up positive, I was devastated. I hated the feeling of having this unwanted thing inside me. It...
    cariadK9 cariadK9 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    Holy Sh Ite

    Omg I've never been pregnant, I made sure of that. If I ever got pregnant there would not be a second thought, I'd be off to the abortion clinic, that scares me 2 ofcorse but pregnacy??? holy Shi freakin ite.  I cannot believe that women just go through it and how normal it...
    MushroomFaerie148 MushroomFaerie148 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    Creepy

    When I was 6 years old I thought every little girl who'll grow up will have to get pregnant and give a birth. And then, I accidentally saw a book about pregnancy. Uh... I was terrified and started crying but kept that is secret. And then again, I saw a music video "Teardrop...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 1, 2009

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    Its Totally Real

    i have a phobia of pregnancy since i was 8 years old, the thought of it makes me feel sick and unclean when i am around pregnant women it freaks me out and my heart feels like is gonna pound outta my cheat its horrible i get so dizzy. my husband wants kids and i am trying so hard...
    charmedbabyalways charmedbabyalways 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    TOKOPHOBIA_POST TRAUMATIC_NO PREGNANCY FOR ME... NO THANKS!!!

    he's 10 years married with my mother's sister... i treated him as my second dad... i told my classmate he was my father... i've molested/raped by him... he was very happy when he found out that i was pregnant.. rented a very secluded apartment for a very (pregnant me...
    luilou luilou 26-30 Jul 10, 2012

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    I Was Pregnant And I Dont Ever Want To Be Again

    I got pregnant at 18.  I was really upset about it but now my daughter is 5 months old and im glad she is here.  the whole pregnancy was weird, scary, and i hated my body but i liked my new big boobs lol.  i really dont ever want to be pregnant again tho. before i had her, i...
    EskimoChocolate EskimoChocolate 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    I Really Want Kids In The Future But Pregnancy And Labour Scare Me Something Stupid...

    I am 25 and so shouldn't be feeling like this as most women my age are wanting babies. I love babies and toddlers but the thought of being pregnant and giving birth scares me more then anything in the world. I hate the thought of something growing inside me, the extreme tiredness...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 29, 2011

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    Will Forever Be Lonely?

    I have mental health issues and feel like it would be on par with child abuse to bring an innocent soul into the world that would be damned from the start. My reproductive organs are messed up. My right fallopian tube...looks like it's wearing a corset, for a lack of a better...
    myxanaxtasy myxanaxtasy 22-25 1 Response Jul 21, 2013

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    I Have Tokophobia...But

    Hi everyone, I am 25 engaged girl, and Ihave recently discovers what is called TOKOPHOBIA. the phobia of giving birth. My case is a bit different. I dont hate kids or babies in general. But the thought of carrying a baby inside me make me sick, let alone giving birth, i feel as...
    eliza2henry eliza2henry 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    TOKAPHOBIA -yes Its a Real Thing!! Xx

    Hiya all,   ok so one holiday when I was 9 years old I was sat with my nan in a bar, out of the blue I started telling her of how I feared that my elder sis (who was only 12 at the time) would not be able to have children and that she would ask me to be a surragate and how...
    jessticles jessticles 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 2, 2009

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    Never, Ever.

    I don't care if I live to be 200yrs old, I'm not going to get pregnant or have kids. Period. I don't care how "fine" or how "rich" a man is, I will not allow that to happen to me. I don't want kids and don't have a human maternal instinct. I'd rather be dead or in a wheelchair...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 6 Responses Feb 22, 2011

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    For years after my first child was born,

    all I hoped for was to be pregnant again. It never happened and I eventually accepted when he was a young teenager that there would be no more and to be satisfied that I had one healthy child. And then, when the first was 17 and I had really begun to enjoy some freedom...
    birdie39 birdie39 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    Its Totally Real

    i have a phobia of pregnancy since i was 8 years old, the thought of it makes me feel sick and unclean when i am around pregnant women it freaks me out and my heart feels like is gonna pound outta my cheat its horrible i get so dizzy. my husband wants kids and i am trying so hard...
    charmedbabyalways charmedbabyalways 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    I Think Im Always Pregnant

    I have had 2 normal childbirths and I love my children! No matter how careful, abstinent, or how soon I have gotten off my period, I always think I'm pregnant. I'm scared I will be one of these women that have their period for 5 months before finding out. I am in a...
    AnitaTaco AnitaTaco 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    I fear of pregnancy and belly buttons
    mamapeaches mamapeaches 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    SelineDee SelineDee 22-25, F Apr 4

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    I also can't explain this Phobia or I'm just crazy but Blind people scare me. my heart to pounding really fast in I'm around them...I don't allow nothing or anything go near my...
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    Its almost three and half years finish after our marriage. Yes I remember, 02 sep 2011. That's our marriage date. After that 3 times she was pregnant. But we loose it all. Fist...
    BenJimmy BenJimmy 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Its almost three and half years finish after our marriage. Yes I remember, 02 sep 2011. That's our marriage date. After that 3 times she was pregnant. But we loose it all. Fist...
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    I chew medicines.And when it comes to capsules ....i burst them open in a spoon and gulp it.I fear of having the medicine get choked in my foodpipe..don't know why but i feel...
    anupamasatyarthi anupamasatyarthi 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    would you think it's normal for a female human being (me) to think there's nothing wrong with pregnancy on other women, 'cause you know there's a baby growing inside and new life...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    would you think it's normal for a female human being (me) to think there's nothing wrong with pregnancy on other women, 'cause you know there's a baby growing inside and new life...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Why don't I ever learn my lesson? My boyfriend and I have been having sex since last July. Usually, we are really good with using a condom, but when alcohol is a factor, we make...
    molliee151 molliee151 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I have studied sex/pregnancy for a long time now. Some day i want to open a center that can help families/moms dealing with the hardships of being homeless with kids, being...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I have studied sex/pregnancy for a long time now. Some day i want to open a center that can help families/moms dealing with the hardships of being homeless with kids, being...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F Apr 1

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    ashleymac96 ashleymac96 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    jahosijhs jahosijhs 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I feel like **** all the time. I feel inferior and act like I am guilty of something when I am around people. I wasn't born with any anxiety or phobia.I blame this world for my...
    karmicsouls karmicsouls 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I love my bestie and I really admire her. She is kinda how I would like to be...She's got such a great personality, she is so natural, she is not afraid of anything, she is so...
    TheArtisticOne TheArtisticOne 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    butchers butchers 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 26

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    People have said my issue is quite common but yet,I still require advice.I'm the youngest in the family and I've converted into a Christian. My mum was really pissed when she found...
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    jack2221 jack2221 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I had a lot of smashed teeth in my mouth and was booked for day surgery at my local hospital today . I nearly never had it done today . I arrived at the hospital at 7 30 am and at...
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