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I Have Mixed Feelings About A Family Member's Pregnancy

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    I Did And....

    I did have mixed feelings about a family member's pregnancy &, to an extent, still do. The family member I am referring to is my cousin & the pregnancy I am referring to was over eight years ago. Her little boy, who I, & everyone who knows him, love very deeply, is now nearly...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F May 29, 2010

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    Yeah, But It's Not That Bad

    I have this cousin who has three children and is pregnant with a fourth, and I think I should be happy for her, but I'm not really because I think she's wasting her life a bit on creating yet another. But if she wants to do it and it makes her happy, who am I to judge?
    learntocook learntocook 18-21 Aug 18, 2010

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    The Pregnancy Everyone Saw Coming

    Recently I found out that I family member is pregnant.  She (Susan) is still in her teens but out of high school.  Everyone saw it coming because she was allowed to live with her boyfriend.  She isn't very responsible likes to party, likes to drink...
    BluOmni BluOmni 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 9, 2009

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    Mum

    Right now I think My mum is Pregnant. Thing with my Mum is that she likes to keep things to herself, she does tell us but with all my brothers and sisters she hasnt once told me she was Pregnant. When I was in year 6 she was Pregnant with my little sister, but I didnt know until...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 5, 2012

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    The Continuing Saga

    So this member of my family is not too intelligent.  She is living a life that is Jerry Springer like.  It is like a cycle repeating.  Her mom and her mom before her had unplanned pregnancies.  They were living a life of poverty.  She believes that her...
    BluOmni BluOmni 31-35, F Feb 10, 2010

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