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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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    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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    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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    I love kids, but having them is different. For five years i've worked as a babysitter and before I wanted children. Though the longer I think about it the more I realized that it...
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    knockmeup1834 knockmeup1834 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    I refuse. My right, my life, my choice.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    And I'm actually okay with that.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Apr 25

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    Tsubaki16 Tsubaki16 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    my religious beliefs are called Castianity. i worship Castiel from supernatural. so yeah he's a fallen angel but at least he's fun!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Apr 9

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    I decided in June 2009 that parenthood is not something I want to get into. The typical response to such statements is "you'll change your mind" or "this is just a phase you're...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 7 Responses Apr 7

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    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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