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I Have a Phobia of Pregnancy

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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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I am experiencing a pregnancy scare. I am 25 days late from my due period. I took a pregnancy test at 15 days. It came out negative. But was told on rare occasions a home pregnancy...
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    I am engaged to my best friend of 8 years, partner of 3 years who happens to be in the military. We both want kids someday. We are not in the situation currently to have a child...
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    It took me forever to find an appropriate title for this new post.. But I see a lot of teens getting pregnant. I've eve seen teens get pregnant just to be on 'Teen Mom' or '16...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Then the length of a pregnancy would be reduced by half and each family would only have one child! :)
    Bellile Bellile 46-50, F Nov 19

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    in may and june of 2014 i missed my cycle but have it every month now but be early or late in june my gyn did a pee test and said it was negative then in sept in 2014 i had...
    strawberycream46 strawberycream46 46-50, F Nov 26

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    I am experiencing a pregnancy scare and I am getting symptoms. What should I do ?
    darielarodriguez123 darielarodriguez123 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Hi I'm Elle I found out I was pregnant when I was 13 and had my baby when I was 14. It was hard to accept that I was going to have a baby and I didn't want to keep it but I had to...
    ElleTheLizard ElleTheLizard 18-21, F Dec 6

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    I took two pregnancy tests.. Both came out negative. But there has got to be something wrong with me. My last period was in October. My due period was supposed to be on November 21...
    bribri590 bribri590 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    NyBrid NyBrid 13-15, F Nov 18

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    I have Masklophobia. I can't be close to someone with a mask on.
    Disqualify Disqualify 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Curious about whether or not others have felt this way and if anyone has any idea as to how i could possibly combat this. I often plan to go on social outings and get excited to...
    justdefygravity justdefygravity 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I have my 2nd driving lesson today. The first time I only did steering and was really wonky and scared of driving. I have my 2nd one today after 6 months of the first one. I'm so...
    depressiondsjsns depressiondsjsns 26-30, F Nov 26

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    Hi my name is Lucy. I am new to this. Hoping to know that there's other people that actually feel the same as me. I have had the fear if being sick since I was 6 years old. I am...
    lucycain2808 lucycain2808 22-25, F Nov 29

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    Every time I go to the hospital or emergency room and they try to take my blood I have a panic attack
    captaindani captaindani 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Hi.. kinda new here.. So 3 weeks before, I was getting ready for school. I was gonna take a bath , it was kinda cold so I decided to boil up some water.. After boiling, I took the...
    Senroki47 Senroki47 16-17, F Dec 7

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    What is a real friend ? Me and my "best friend" knew each other for a year and we were pretty isolated by the time, we are a lot alike, we both had social phobia (social anxiety...
    gneugna gneugna 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Today As i was running not so much really, scurrying up them with my doubled solo cup in hand. I totally tripped or missed a step anface planted across 12 stairs. A man and woman...
    sexissues sexissues 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    missreeedy missreeedy 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I have an irrational fear of elevators. I would go out of my way to avoid getting into one or even being near one for that matter. I do not give a flying **** if I have to climb a...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I am still so angry. I don't know how to process these feelings and they are eroding my adult life, holding me back from being a successful person. Mental illness runs in my...
    momshelle momshelle 26-30, F Dec 9

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    we work together and have for years and somewhere along the way I fell madly in love with her. We she started working with me she was just out of college and now 8 years later...
    jwt3333 jwt3333 22-25 1 Response Nov 20

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    Some women are just too shameful and cunning, they would use pregnancy to tie dumb rich guys down. Children being used as a means to an end. Those kind of people who bring innocent...
    Peccare Peccare 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 22

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