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I Have No Children

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    Would Love To Have A Little Girl.

    All through my life I have been not sure if I wanted kids. Growing up In A big family kinda poor dysfunctional type. Over the years hearing how well I am with them and the idea growing on me . I have finally gotten the desire to create life that is a part of me. None to my name...
    inoduh inoduh 31-35, M Dec 10, 2010

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    I Am Going To Be Alone

    I never planned this but time flew by so fast. I was cursed with an overbearing Mother who wanted to hold onto me forever!!! She did not want to be lonely but instead now I will be alone with no one ther for me. This is a form of child abuse. I was too good to her and she could...
    WilBarn99 WilBarn99 46-50 Nov 19, 2011

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    I Don't Have Kids Of My Own

    A few days ago, a customer at worked asked me if I had any children. When I said no ,she asked why not? My answer was "I never met anyone I wanted to have kids with". We both just laughed and that was pretty much the end of it. But the truth is that every time I met someone I...
    xj287 xj287 41-45, M Sep 15, 2013

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    Free To Roam

    At 27 years old I have no children nor do I plan to have any.  People ask me all the time why I won't have children and I can't help but answer "because I want!"  Might sound stupid but I'm the type of person who wants a lot of things up to and including lots of money...
    RighteousGirl RighteousGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2010

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    At 32, I'm Not A Father And I'm Okay With It

    I don't mind not having any right now, biological or adopted.  It's not one of my goals at the moment.  There are still many things that I want to do that I feel I couldn't if I had kids.  I do wonder what it would be like though.  Even more, I wonder when I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 15, 2010

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    I Have Never Craved Children

    I am 39 and have never craved children enough to be willing to give up my freedom. During my 20's I found there to be something far more interesting to be doing other than having a baby and making a huge sacrafice which would have a large impact on my life and limit my free time...
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2013

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    No Kids Or Wife But A Small Part Of Another Family.

    I am 45, no wife or kids. I have a stable career, am financially secure and have been told that am handsome. Better than being told I look like an ogre. I guess the main reason for being alone is that many years ago back in 1992, my girlfriend and daughter were killed in an auto...
    NMleo NMleo 41-45 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    Middle Age and No Children

    My wife and I were truly blessed in that we met in High School and fell in love early. We always knew that we were meant to be together. We attended college together and then we went our serperate ways for a brief time , in our twenties....but then we realized that the grass is...
    SadBob SadBob 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2009

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    Childless Now But You Never Know

    I've never tried to have children in this life but then I have also never worked hard NOT to... and thus far I have no children.  I'm okay with that... but as I don't believe it is physically impossible so if the fates decree it still, I would be happy to be a mom! ...
    nevermore123 nevermore123 36-40 Oct 14, 2008

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    Never to Be a Mommy

    My story is like a lot of others, I know, however I cant help but feel alone in not being a mom,  because for me, even going to the grocery store is a reminder that I dont have kids - especially seeing girl scouts with their friends and mothers trying to...
    merijoe merijoe 46-50 5 Responses Apr 26, 2009

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    I am childless so I did not expect to be

    greeted on Mother's Day. But my sister wrote me the following message which touched me so much: "You are a wonderful mother too, in a way that many people cannot easily see and comprehend. Others have no idea how selflessly you've put yourself out there for other people's...
    shiningcosmos shiningcosmos 41-45, F 3 Responses May 11

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    No Kids - Not Sure If Ever

    I have a wonderful husband and I just turned 30. All my friends are having children and there is a part of me that wants a child very badly. At the same time I find myself loving my current life - with my husband and our dog - and our ability to do mostly what we want when we...
    gordon64 gordon64 26-30 Aug 30, 2012

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    I Feel Lost.

    My is Lena and I am a 59 year old woman who has no kids. I came from a big family but most of my brothers and sisters are gone, and I am stuck with the last two who dont give a damm about no one but themselves. I am also disabled and confined to a wheelchair so that make things...
    sparkles2020 sparkles2020 56-60 1 Response Nov 17, 2012

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    No,i Don't.

    I was asked by an older family member,to name the amount of children I have.The answer is none. It was really awkward. I think he thought I was my sister.  
    KeepsingingAOM KeepsingingAOM 18-21, F Jan 28, 2012

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    I Don't Have Any Kids...

    For the first 26 years of my life I thought my one true purpose was to become a mother.  I worried about it a lot, and tried to do the right things to plan for supporting a child.... Then I came to realize that if I'm meant to have children, I will.  I still would...
    CoracaoQuebrado CoracaoQuebrado 26-30, F Apr 19, 2010

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    My entire being longs to have a child of my own.

    I have wanted to have a baby my entire adult life but I have none. I have witnessed the birth of 13 babies from my sisters and friends, I always took the pictures or fetched the ice or whatever else was needed. I would try to imagine what it would be like for me to be the one in...
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    When I was young, I wanted to have kids without really thinking about it. I thought it was a part of growing up. You get a job, a girl, a house and kids. The road to happiness...
    HermitKatWan HermitKatWan 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    My bf is ready, and I mean I'm kinda ready. I have my college degree, he is close to his. But.. Idk i just want to do it proper. Give my children a good role model and something to...
    krazykaylove krazykaylove 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    ************* need to grow the **** up first before raising their child how to mature. I hate when parents complain about the things they're missing out in life when they have a...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I feel like it makes fully functioning people into gooey voiced zombies. My sister used to be rational and intelligent before having a kid. Now that she has one, it's all gooey...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I have 3 kids already one is bio mine I want one more me & my g.f are waiting lol for the "one" mr perfect ***** lmao
    tightblunt tightblunt 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    i'm at the time in my life where i wanna find a guy, be in love and have kids. being pregnant is a fantasy of mine i wished it be true
    deedeebear deedeebear 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 18

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    We really messed up on the pregnancy.... I was totally illiterate on the woman body and the conceive part when I was bachelor and after getting engaged, we started getting physical...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    I think I might be pregnant at last!!
    littlelisauk littlelisauk 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 6

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    Having a child is a lifetime commitment. Birth control is available for free or very low cost. If you're not ready to raise a kid and be available to them for at least the next 2...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Well, I guess that just about confirms it :))
    littlelisauk littlelisauk 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    Never ever ever never ever...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I wrote these words in meditation. "The seeds of peace are sown in the eyes of children, an innocent knowledge of the world, not corrupted by sin." I have known children who...
    quianominorleo quianominorleo 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    I have always known from a very young age that I did not want to have children. Maybe I would be a good father, but I do not want the responsibility of raising a child. I like my...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    I always thought I wanted at least one child. I even almost had one. Gave birth & everything.. Then had a funeral. Then years went by, and then a few more. It doesn't really seem...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    Physically and mentally and emotionally as well and I've just gotten out of it and it ended very badly. On top of it all I could be expecting and I had sent him a picture of the...
    Mjkittycass1985 Mjkittycass1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    It has been two very long weeks since I was told I would need surgery. My fiancee and I found out we were pregnant and quickly scheduled our first baby appointment thinking it...
    cdwinters83 cdwinters83 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I have no problem with interacial any thing but sometimes its not that simple ....like people say love is color blind..maybe love is...but people are not......and it depends on who...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 17

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    As a person who is absolutely proud of being able to deal with difficult or unpleasant people with grace, I have hit the wall with dealing with my mother in law. Here is a woman...
    Xiramat Xiramat 26-30, F Sep 22

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    I am a mother of 4 children. 2 children wit my first husband and 2 with my second husband. My 16 year old daughter had been complaining of pain and swelling in her thumb for a...
    ratgirl73 ratgirl73 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    Oxfam: 85 richest people as wealthy as poorest half of the world As World Economic Forum starts in Davos, development charity claims growing inequality has been driven by 'power...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M 5 hrs ago

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    Though I should not be having children at the age of barely 20, I can not hold back my love for children. Children make up my world. I am a nanny for 2 families, I babysit on the...
    LovingLaughs94 LovingLaughs94 18-21, F Sep 6

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    I believe discipline is one of the most important lessons in life. If one learns to be disciplined, one can face any challenge, follow the rules and take things one steady step at...
    opaquelady opaquelady 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 4

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    I have great admiration and respect for people who adopt children. There are so many children on this earth who need parents, and to be loved. I plan to adopt children when I'm...
    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F Sep 5

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    I had another dream that the world was ending. No, actually it was the whole universe that was ending. The universe had turned into nothingness and reality was closing in on us...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    I love my freedom too much to be a father. Once, I dated a girl with a kid and it didn't work out because I couldn't handle fatherhood. I've told my parents before that I don't...
    bktaylor1989 bktaylor1989 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I dreamt of being a mom as far back as I can remember. My dad had decided I was going to college and I was going, but I wanted to be a mom too.I can remember that I wanted twins. A...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 16 Responses Sep 2

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    "The most important freedom we can give our children is the freedom to think, to discern, to determine for themselves what's good and what's bad in anything. The defining value of...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    My adult children are treating me so abominably, it's shocking. After years of trying to heal this extremely dysfunction family (family counseling--alone--for 18 years), I now...
    5THCommandment 5THCommandment 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Hello ep, I'm Emma and I'm 40. I live in Yorkshire with my husband John and our nine, beautiful, annoying, loud, mischievous, hilarious children. Seth is 11;Daniel is 10...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    The past few years have been rough. I've been married for almost 8 years and have three young children. I have always felt that there has been a disconnect in my marriage and I...
    LaybrahamLincoln LaybrahamLincoln 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't have any children of my own but I can not imagine being able to abuse my own flesh and blood. I was never abused as a child by my parents but I was sexually molested by...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have a friend, who I will call Melissa (not her real name) who has more than her share of challenges in life. I have known her most of my life as we attended the same grade...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 11