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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 don't know if you mean they don't want them in the sense that when they have them they put them up for adoption or let someone else take care of them or if you mean parents who...
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    santana772 santana772 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I believe that a woman's main purpose is to have children and I think it's the most natural way to have as many as possible. I plan is getting pregnant again almost instantly after...
    mariafatiha mariafatiha 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't want to leave him. I have no intentions to. I just don't have the ignorance to leave him with a problem he obviously can't fix on his own. If I were him, I'd want help...
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    I have my own opinions about things big and small and in the case that I haven't fully formed an opinion, I'm not afraid to say so until I've learned more about the subject. I am...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F a week ago

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    My thoughts can go from place to place rapidly. I actually love it because I can cover more ground and keep myself busy (if I want to be). lol
    aloveforever aloveforever 18-21, F a week ago

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    Jillianstwins Jillianstwins 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    but im cool with that. I like other peoples children, I am not a child hater and I am not desperately broody and heart broken about not having them either. Seems to me we get...
    anonmemyselfandi anonmemyselfandi 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    "The greatest picture is the one of the mind" caillali000 I have nooooo idea if anyone ever already said that😂
    caillali000 caillali000 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    Some people aren't meant to be with someone. I need to accept I'm one of them. I always thought I would get married and have children and be in a loving home with a loving family...
    Eg9801 Eg9801 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    People who decide to have children at a young age and don't accept responsibility for them, and would rather go out and party every night and dump their kid on someone else all the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 18

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    I haven't been diagnosed with endo yet but my doctor believes i may have it. i went into the doctor a few months ago and expected everything to be normal but it wasn't, i was put...
    steph0807 steph0807 18-21, F Jun 17

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    That i know of. Lol. Lmao.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 16

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    When I first got diagnosed with polycystic ovaries my first and instant reaction was to google the syndrome to find out as much as I could about disease I knew very little about...
    cocochanel92 cocochanel92 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I call her the biitch that lives inside my head and i can carry whole conversations with her. I kno i sound crazy but idc. I can talk to her about anything. Sometimes she acts like...
    BipolarNDepressed BipolarNDepressed 22-25, F Jun 15

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    I spent my life being mother to one person or another. One of my first memories is babysitting my own mother while she was out of her face on something. I've been mother to my own...
    SoulScribe SoulScribe 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    My sister had kids when she was 18 and I was 6. Because she's a lying, stupid b****, I had to help raise the little b*stards. The drama between them alone was enough to make me...
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    I feel like having kids is really selfish. Just because there are so many children who don't have parents that need adopted.
    mckennars mckennars 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    noonoo91 noonoo91 22-25, F Jun 14

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    Kids are waste of time, money, and energy.. Having them doesn't worth the effort.. I'm glad that I'm not a mom.
    youaremygift youaremygift 31-35, F 21 Responses Jun 14

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    this world is a strange place to call home
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    I was in an abusive relationship for 4 years, which I managed to escape about a year ago. For a long time I was very relieved that I was out of the situation because I never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 13

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    Today I am just feeling like the biggest loser ever. I have been divorced twice and married again less than three years ago. And it is like history playing itself off all over...
    Ikholwa Ikholwa 41-45 2 Responses Jun 13

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    Idk if I'm pregnant or not cuz I had sex on the 6 of this month and he came In me but I took plan b. Then I had sex two days ago and it was unprotected and it was withdrawal. I...
    danielle18 danielle18 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 12

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    Breaks my heart to know so many people are going through this just like me. I was empty after awhile and bitter and hated everyone. Why Me I kept asking? Why is God punishing me...
    LoveByTheHand LoveByTheHand 26-30, M Jun 11

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    Sure there are something good about children, but I think it's more negative that positive having a child.
    Fenriis Fenriis 18-21, T Jun 11

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