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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 22, 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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    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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    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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    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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