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I Have No Children of My Own

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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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    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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    As part of my job, I often speak to young people in need of support (often through no fault of their own). On almost a daily basis I find myself dumbfounded at the way some parents...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I agree with this so much. I'm related to someone who has a child but doesn't want to be a parent anf ive ended up raising my niece since she was born. I love her like she's my own...
    crunchatizamecaptin crunchatizamecaptin 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    My daughter has een married to a 'man' for a few years now and they have a 4 year old boy. My grandson is an awesome kiddo. Loves football,baseball....any sports. He has no fear...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 26

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    Both my children off meds... Grand daughter frightened and being hurt. Illness or not, it's on!!!! Bring it!
    WarriorPrincess862 WarriorPrincess862 36-40, F Nov 3

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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 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    My cousin who is the same age as me, 31, made a comment that if she could turn back time, she would never had kids. This is the 2nd time she's said this and I got so disgusted. She...
    Hopeless314 Hopeless314 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 27

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    Seriously! at my age my friends are always teasing me for being single, their words are "When are you going to sentenced yourself to life imprisonment" and i am just trying to joke...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Before ANYONE ever has kids, they need to have a dog for a couple years, if you can raise a dog, you possibly can raise a child, but if you can't keep a dog, Don't. Have. Kids.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 14 Responses Nov 2

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    If you didn't want to have the responsibility of raising a child then you should of wrapped it the **** up. So now because you were careless or reckless a child has to go through...
    ALostSiren ALostSiren 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    I like never post so.. Get to know me a little better? :] 1. The main reason I listen to cute soft music Is to boost my self confidence even by a little 2. I'm a sucker for cute...
    BrokenLittleAngel BrokenLittleAngel 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    Although I am not a fan of religion, I do have faith. A much broader faith than most others have. The Imagination is where everything originates, so it only seems fitting that it...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T Nov 3

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    A recurring fantasy over the years. But then I think of the hours and the ******** I'd have to put up with and I stash that fantasy away for a few more years.
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT 66-70, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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    More like a coffee shop with a library attached. *_* that'd be amazing
    ChthonicMassacre ChthonicMassacre 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    Mom, dad if you really did love me you'd know how much these boys mean to me. It's because of you I had to lean on a band when I'm feeling alone.
    AtlPunk1D AtlPunk1D 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    Police say a man and his girlfriend are charged with murdering the girlfriend's 3-year-old son. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced the arrests of Gary Fellenbaum...
    Marisa85 Marisa85 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    After years of clinging desperately to the oldies(SNES, Sega Genesis, N64, Ps Classic, Ps2 etc), I finally took a step out of the dry dry(who knows where this comes from? :D...
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    I've just started it so its not much yet :) http://tworedstrawberries.weebly.com/ You can check it out if you want :P
    ContagiousBrunette ContagiousBrunette 13-15, F Nov 1

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    I'm tired of this house I love parents but I'm tired
    Deadsoul4663 Deadsoul4663 13-15, F Nov 10

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    I'm not a conformist, go **** yourself if you want to blend in, I want to stand out
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I don't know about you gals but I don't let guys influence me on what I should wear. I wear what ever the **** I want :)
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I think that religion is a very personal thing. It is great to exchange points of view, but when it comes to religion, there is no ultimate truth. It is all about what feels right...
    Uncertain153 Uncertain153 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 17

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    Although, I break them all the time. I tried to think of punishments to help but I really dont know how to punish myself.
    TheTenaciousPirate TheTenaciousPirate 18-21, F Nov 18

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    Feeling lonely isn't something you can fix with a relationship. When God is with you, you won't be lonely, Ever.
    SunshineH316 SunshineH316 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    My style includes wearing t-shirts with bands or movies on them, skinny jeans, chuck taylors, and top it all off with a beanie. *drops mic*
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I always thought I was firing blanks, but in the last month it's been confirmed that I have a daughter! She's just turned 4 and she's gorgeous. She must get her looks from her...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I'm a negative person. A pessimist at my best! It's tragic. I have no clue why I've let life do this to me for this long. I'm only 21 years old and I am already tired, bitter and...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 10 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Dreams and Goals: 1.Become a best-selling author. 2. Own my own children's day care. 3. Help my mom get her restaurant. 4.Build a shelter for the homeless. 5. Give back to...
    ALostSiren ALostSiren 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I always say I can't wait to have children one day, and everybody always says don't have children live your life and party while you can. I hate this! I'm not that type. I want to...
    wildrise2 wildrise2 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I had my first kiss at 19, in second year university. That was a long time ago now and I’ve lived through a few more romances and relationships. Two official relationships and a...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    me and my partner have being looking into adopting cause we can't have children of our own :( due to my health, I brought adoption book and read it and wrote some points down. but...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I look after my friend's 10 month old son every now and again, he spends nights during the weekend. I still live with my parents so obviously they help with him and I swear they...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I'm in grade 13 and I live in Canada. As the topic says, I don't have any friends. Although I have been to 3 different schools from grade 9 till now, and although I came to Canada...
    Metalheadzz Metalheadzz 18-21, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I've babysat a couple of my sisters kids and she never spanked them. I couldn't handle them, they're were seriously out of control and I wanted to scream, I threatened to spank if...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 4

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    I would definitely adopt children after I have my own blood related child. I would rather save a child than bring another child out to this cruel world.
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I've got this biggest crush on Mr. Christian Grey! (In fact all of the hot and perfect guys I have read.) I swear I would be Anastasia in a heartbeat just to have my own hot and...
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I have been with my husband for 7 years and we have a good relationship, but he freaks out whenever I want to go out without him. I have done this once since as long as I can...
    gloria1230 gloria1230 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I want to adopt kids one day. People think I'm weird, because I'm always talking about adopting kids rather than birthing my own. Don't get me wrong, I do want to have my own kids...
    FindItKeepItLoveIt FindItKeepItLoveIt 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    My fiance and I are simply not ready for any yet but I can't wait to have children. We will expand our family as soon as we feel secure. I want a large family 4 or 5 children. We...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F Nov 11

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    If You Are Being Cheated On: Get real. The best predictor of future behavior is relevant past behavior. What do you predict? If your partner has cheated on you repeatedly and now...
    darkenedsoul200 darkenedsoul200 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Hi, I'm new to EP but feel I need to talk about the mentally and emotionally abusive relationship I was in for 7 years. I thought he was the love of my life. But pretty well from...
    Pridestar73 Pridestar73 41-45, F a week ago

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    It's really disheartening when it seems as if everyone around me can make the decision to conceive & bam they're 3 weeks pregnant. My mom disclosed that she had fertility issues as...
    QueenieV QueenieV 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    the third thing I want to tell about my life is my ex .3-.I felt in love with amazing person we found each others in the right time for both of us I loved and still in love with...
    Lilyalexandergia Lilyalexandergia 18-21, F Nov 11