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I Have a Phobia of Pregnancy

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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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    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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    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 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    TTC Supplies- Wow, so I've been researching things that typically are needed for TTCing (Trying To Conceive), and let me tell you... This stuff costs almost as much as having the...
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    I have multiple phobias and it really affects my life. When I tell people about them, they think it's ridiculous and that I'm being a baby. But these things really do bother and...
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    The worst pregnancy scare I've ever had was last summer, I had gone to see friends in another province for two weeks and during that time I had hooked up with my ex a few times...
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    Lonewolvesinc Lonewolvesinc 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I am 26 years old, happily married, and have no children. As far back as I can remember, I've never been in any hurry to have children. It's just never been a desire in me, as...
    AbbeyRoad2 AbbeyRoad2 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    My husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for a year and a half. One year ago I was diagnosed with PCOS. At first I was happy to at least have a diagnosis to help explain...
    SMarie17 SMarie17 26-30, F Mar 21

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    Have any of you ever been pregnant after your diagnosis? I am pregnant now and my symptoms of endo have been really bad. I heard that it grows more quickly with the pregnancy...
    TylersGirl18 TylersGirl18 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I just turned 34, and I am seeking treatment for social anxiety, in earnest, for the first time in my life. It was pretty severe and is still at least moderate. I've made some...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I am abused and I have the weirdest fear. I fear silence. My mom always yells at me and when everything is quiet I know something horrible is going to happen. The other day the...
    ArizonaDrew ArizonaDrew 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I know now that my case is severe from all things involved that bother me. I want my parents to understand how bad it is, but they don't listen to anything I say and just assume I...
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