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I Have No Children of My Own

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    It Makes Me Sad

    I have 2 stepchildren and no children of my own and I am often sad about it, and I really try to not think about it too hard since I might cry...but I just go, yeah, one day it will happen, eventually...and then this will go away. Because this has become a real problem for me...
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    3 Step Children..

    I am 30 years old and happily married.  I married a man who had 3 children (all boys) from a prior marriage.    I always knew I would never expierence motherhood, never have any children of my own.  I didn't know how or why I felt this way but I did. ...
    furfur furfur 26-30 Jan 16, 2009

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    Don't Want Either

    I am sorry for those who want and can't have. I don't want the responsibility at all. My husband and I want to have our fun to much. We love our little goodies. He is always in front of the computer and I am usually playing a game. Plus once you have them you have to give all...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2012

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    We Never Could

    we were married very young and i think the biggest reason it was allowed as we were livie with each other any way and we could never have kids i had cancer as a child and she had other issues but it never stopped us from loving eachother and spoiling the kids our friends had ill...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 19, 2011

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    I found out I cant have kids and I am dying on the inside. I watch all my friends and other people around me tale advantage of the fact they have beautiful children and I can't...
    mossyoaklady957 mossyoaklady957 18-21, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    Hiroad Hiroad 41-45, M Mar 1

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    i wonder why so many men on EP are willing to have a baby with women/girls they barely even know. just completely skip the getting to know each other part. just knitty gritty...
    alicia0090 alicia0090 22-25 5 Responses Mar 12

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    Why have kids if you have no intention to care for them ? It makes no freaking sense to me . Instead of neglecting & abusing them , give them to someone who can't have kids or...
    momo335 momo335 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    And probably cant. Or would have by now. Due to an allergy to condoms.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I've always dreamed of owning a cafe. A little coffee shop, maybe with a used book store. I have no idea why, maybe because this is the type of place I would frequent if I knew...
    justme5079 justme5079 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    LadyWildFlower LadyWildFlower 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    alkahor alkahor 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    steviehunt steviehunt 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hiddenmaven Hiddenmaven 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I do want to be a mom someday in the far future
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Maybe in the next year or so, I'm ready
    AliciaD39 AliciaD39 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    A large majority of my friends only live with one of their parents now as their parents got divorced. Its so common nowadays know body is even shocked when someone says that their...
    SilkyDoughnut SilkyDoughnut 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I wish I could but I can't . I would really love to be a mom.
    mztruble mztruble 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love when I don't even need a text to make me smile like an idiot, I can just hear a song or think of a very happy memory and I'm already there :)
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F Mar 13

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    No one can beat my Campbell's Tomato Soup Converses and Tupac shirt. ._.
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    Got it when ps4 was coming out Yep i am weirddd
    shazzarr shazzarr 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Dearest daughterHopefully, one day you will read this letter. Probably I’ll get pregnant with you in the future. Or I will find you where you’re biological mother left...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I've never wanted them. I always told people I never would. However, I have found myself in love with a man who greatly desires a family. He would like to have his own in 2 years...
    flippinbiscuits flippinbiscuits 18-21, F Mar 16

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    I have two sisters and they are in their 30's. They are married to really nice men who have an amazing job, and treat my sisters like a Queen. my sisters also have beautiful...
    Endureandconquer Endureandconquer 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I don't know why, but I would love to have children of my own, it's what I want the most.
    HeterosexualTransexual HeterosexualTransexual 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 8

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    britishfemaleinusa britishfemaleinusa 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    One of my best friend constantly uses the excuse that their Dad walked out on them five years ago so she has no sympathy for anyone. Now, of course I feel sorry for her because...
    awkwardmuch awkwardmuch 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    What Children Do............. ** For those who already have children past this age, this is hilarious. ** For those who have children this age, this is not funny. ** For those who...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I don't want to have kids. Ever. Plain and simple. I am a 23 year old female, I'm a dreamer and an adventurer. I have an honour degree and will be attending law school in the...
    cckawi12 cckawi12 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I have a Pug and she is basically my daughter. Yes, I'm one of those people, lol. I have no children so my little P.U.G. is my world. She is the best pet I have ever owned and...
    MsWrong MsWrong 36-40, F Mar 15

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    I have 4 boys 12,8,7,5 my oldest 3 have they own issues that I have to contend with
    mumto4boys mumto4boys 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I love my kids dearly, I have a 3yr old and a 5 month old. I think that one can never truly know their capacity for love until they have children. This isn't to hate on people...
    RobertE22 RobertE22 31-35 Mar 7

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    refuse2bnormal refuse2bnormal 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    He is the ocean I was drowning in your undertow. Heavy waves dragged me down. Heavy.. Heavy.. you would release me for a moment, just to pull me back out into your riptide. I was...
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