I Have No Children and Regret It

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    I Have One Big Regret

    I always wanted children and thought I'd have a tribe.  That would have been fine. When I couldn't conceive I thought my ex and I would adopt. I didn't see a problem. He did....said he didn't want a child that wasn't "his". The FOOL.  I thought I'd change...
    frito414 frito414
    56-60, F
    11 Responses Jun 5, 2009


    There are so many little children out there who are hungry for someone, anyone to be nice to them.  If you have no children, you can still have children.  Volunteer - at the church, at the orphanage, a school, at an agency that takes care of children.  Go play with...
    levin60kitty levin60kitty
    3 Responses Feb 17, 2009

    We Knew Up Front We Would Never Have Children

    but it was still very hard on my wife even as kids when other had there babies and we knew we never would have one but we made sure there kids got what they need and were spoiled we were going to adopted but you had to be 21 then my wife was killed in vietnam
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Sep 23, 2011

    I Waited Too Long

    I wanted a child and then when I was 34 and my husband and I had finally settled down (or so I thought) I went for my prenatal physical and found out I had diabetes instead...surprise.  I had to get my blood sugars under control, the doctor said, before I could have a baby...
    PrayerWhisperer PrayerWhisperer
    46-50, F
    13 Responses Mar 1, 2008

    I Want a Baby.

    I am 29, I have a boyfriend, I have no children, I wouldn't say I regret it, because I haven't choosen not to have children, I just haven't been able to yet. I am still trying to get my boyfriend to want them to. I think/hope he will come around to the idea of having a baby.
    PurpleUmbrella PurpleUmbrella
    31-35, F
    Sep 30, 2007
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