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I Have No Children

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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 3 Responses Nov 17, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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 4 Responses May 11, 2014

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    I am childless. All black women do not go

    around having babies they can't afford!
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F Jun 2

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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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    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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    Hi I'm Frank I'm 62 now

    and I have been married 5 times, yes sad I know but in those marriages I had no children, it's not a case of not wanting any just never happened. I hate days like today Father's day and Christmas and my Birthday. These are all family times and being as I am now on my own, it...
    billyboy1952 billyboy1952 61-65 Jun 21

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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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    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 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 there 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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    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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    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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    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
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    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
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    I just came back from a dinner with my boyfriends family and friends and felt sad coming back. The thoughts I had was I envied my boyfriend for having family stability and wished...
    montgomery1984 montgomery1984 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    What the hell do I do? My parents are both unreliable, and are putting me in a bad position. I lived with my father up until 8 months ago, as he was abusive, pulling me around my...
    Emigirl7 Emigirl7 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Because of my abusive relationships, I've learned not to trust people, especially men. My first boyfriend was into bondage, which if I had been more experienced with relationships...
    al13ngr33n al13ngr33n 31-35, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Or refuse to LET the other be a parent.
    poiemajeremiah poiemajeremiah 36-40, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    DID YOU SEE THE NEWS ABOUT THAT BASTARD?!?!?!? The babygirl's stepfather?!?!? BASTARD!!! The poor 3 year-old was thrown into the pool by her stepfather or soon to be stepfather...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    do you its so sad..........................
    hopelove24 hopelove24 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    We are naturally curious as humans. It's one of our many great qualities which have led to knowledge, innovation, and progress. We want to know things. It's important to us to...
    youzd youzd 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    There, I said it. I am not having a baby! Yes, my hips look like they could plop one out in a heart beat. Yes, my large breast probably could feed 10 of them a peice,a day. Yes...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    2001 and 2003, we lost our children. Newly born, and stillborn. It was fundamentally the downfall of my wife, as shed secretly started drinking after both of our children had died...
    NottsProfGent NottsProfGent 46-50, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Children annoy me so badly that my doctor has prescribed me KlonPin to take when I have to go in public places where annoying children may be. I am soley on that medication for...
    Itzindeyez Itzindeyez 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    These children are so bad these days BECAUSE of that emotional discipline crap. Stop being a fool and give em some good old fashion physical discipline, and maybe...just maybe the...
    AlienOverlordXenu AlienOverlordXenu 22-25, M 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    I really do not understand what all the fuss is about nappies...they are underwear, no different from briefs, boxers, and boxer-briefs...They all protect the same places, yet they...
    AlienOverlordXenu AlienOverlordXenu 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I was told I couldn't have children. One night I had a dream that I had a baby boy it was so real and I felt for him what I now know to be a mothers love so strong and powerful. I...
    gloomystar gloomystar 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi. Thanks for reading this. I have recently fallen out with my father. He has difficulty with relationships. as a child he was always ******** off his brother and sister and...
    miriams13 miriams13 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Thing is, I used to REALLY hate them...until I had my own, then I loved THEM, but no one else's. One day a couple of my 10 year-old son's friends were at our home. One of them was...
    DaddyBear214 DaddyBear214 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    If you are one of those people that believes that you do, fine, stay where you are. However, I have decided that I don't need to bring a live into this world to be happy. Giving...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm fourteen years old and a freshman in high school. I'm about 200 pounds. I haven't been able to forgive my mom for initially causing my weight. However, the truth is, obesity...
    EndTheFatKid EndTheFatKid 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Now i'm not usually someone who supports eugenics and abortion, but I have come across a horrible topic I read about, about couples who have serious genetic disorders who choose to...
    calliney calliney 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I really want to get married and have children . I'm tired of seeing other happy families
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    At this point in my life I have been married for two years and have two kids. Although adopted, they both know that we love them like our own and know that they have two dads that...
    footlongcharlie footlongcharlie 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Busying myself doing the ironing whilst my children eat breakfast. I hear their giggles and am summoned. Mummy you must watch this funny part of peppa pig... I sat, I watched...
    Listening80 Listening80 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    I love children and always wanted to be a teacher, but I heard the education system just isn't what it used to be now due to common core. So I then decided to do nursing, and I...
    Scorpiobabyy95 Scorpiobabyy95 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I think some people shouldn't have kids. I'm not trying to be mean or rude, but I think in many casses, it's simply irresponsible. It's irresponsible as a inhabitor or this planet...
    FallenButterflies FallenButterflies 18-21, F 3 Responses