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I Want a Baby and My Husband Does Not

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 60 People

    He's Been Playing With Me Over It

    Okay so I'm a little different to others in this group... I am not married but I am in a committed relationship. My boyfriend and I are together for almost four years. Three years ago, I miscarried. A few months after that, I started to get a bit broody. I knew it wouldn't happen...
    babesface babesface 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2011

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    To Want A Baby Ones Youve Llost One

    ok so my husband has a small son from a previous relationship. we dated for one year, got engaged. Then married 8 months later. We will have been together for 2 years this december of 09. The problem is as follows, eventhough some may say 2 years is not enough time to have a baby...
    BabyBlues4750 BabyBlues4750 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    I Want Children and My Husband Doesn't!

    My husband and i have been happily married for 3 years and were together for four years before marriage. I was always under the impression that we would have children at some stage. He always said one day maybe, which i guess at 24 years and getting married it is a maybe...
    katvan katvan 26-30 9 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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    The Only Thing I Ever Wanted to Be Is a Mommy.

    I am happily married to the most wonderful and caring man in the world.  I have a son from a previous relationship and my Husband has a daughter from a previous marriage.  We've been together 7 years, married four years.  It sounds like I should be happy...
    harleyhalfmoon harleyhalfmoon 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    I Helped Some One

    5 years ago i met a woman who was 36 old married without children. We met each other through work and became friends. One day she shared me some issues about her miserable marriage which was falling apart. Her conflict with the husband started when she wanted a child badly and he...
    herlover999 herlover999 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    Four

    I wanted to have four children. My husband knew this even before we got married. I came from a family with only two siblings so I want more kids. But he doesn't want to have more. We ended up with two adorable kids. I'll be more than happy to have another two but I cannot anymore...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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    The Late Alarm

    Throughout my adult life, I had never wanted children. I was never one of those women who "always knew they wanted to be a mom". I would have an occasional week-long "baby phase", where I would sort of want one, but that feeling would always pass. I felt like a committed...
    ModLulu ModLulu 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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    Is Three Really A Crowd ?

    Ok so here is my story..i am engaged to the man i love .i have a two year old from a previous relationship.but my fiance has been there since the baby was three months..and has been a GREAT DADDY !!! well after a miscarrage with twins we finally got a little sister...a big...
    mrsbush2014 mrsbush2014 18-21 1 Response Sep 24, 2013

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    Not On The Same Page....agian

    i am 25 going on 26 and my husband is the same. when we first met i knew i wanted to be with him forever, we have been together now for 6yrs now, 2 of which i was in school and we agreed that when i was done with school we would discuss the child thing. im ready for a child now...
    lilnaenae lilnaenae 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    Age Difference

    My husband and I have been married for 11 years. We met when I was 18 and he was 38. It was love at first sight, but when we started talking about the future, I was dismayed when he said he never wanted to have kids. I was young and in love and didn't think I needed kids as long...
    Rebornmommy82 Rebornmommy82 31-35, F Sep 3, 2013

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    I Thought This Would Change, But...

    I am kind of different than the rest of the posters, in that I am not married, but I thought I had found the perfect guy. I am 28 and was in an abusive relationship for 5 years, as well as a slew of dysfunctional relationships. But then I met my boyfriend and I knew I finally...
    peace44 peace44 26-30 Nov 8, 2010

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    Born to Be a Mom

    I have been married for 6 years to a wonderful guy, who I have known and been friends with since the age of 15.  We even have the same birthday.  All my life I have spent taking care of other people's children.  I am currently the Director of a preschool and...
    carre46 carre46 26-30 6 Responses Apr 28, 2009

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    Waited 9 Years For A Wedding, Hopefully Not Another 9 Years For A Baby

    I was married this past June to my boyfriend of 9 years. He was resistant to marriage when we first were dating and over numerous fights which involved me moving away to another city for a year and some counseling regarding the fear of marriage on his part, we finally got...
    DarleneA DarleneA 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    It's Starting To Drive Me Insane!!

    Quite literally, I feel like I'm about to turn into a total lunatic over this whole baby thing! I lost a baby 4 and a half years ago. Ever since, I have wanted to try for another one. My other half is on the fence about it and has been ever since we lost the last one. After all...
    babesface babesface 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2012

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    I Want Another Baby

    Before we got married we both agreed to two. Now that my daughter is almost two I brought it up to my husband. He says no. He's exhausted with the baby we have now and worried that he can't be a good father because he'll be spread too thin. He feels like our daughter needs most...
    busedorno busedorno 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 25, 2013

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    My Husband Has Changed His Mind After We Agreed On Kids And Now I Dont Know What To Do

    im 31  with 2 healthy smart beautiful boys one is 13 and the other just turned 4 last month. my husband and i have known each other since we were 13 and have been together almost 10yrs(married 6) my older son is from my 1st marriage but my hubby has always been his dad..anyway...
    overlyemily overlyemily 31-35 2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    My husband and I have been married for 6 years. Were both in our early & mid 20s (married young) and have two children under 3.. We never have sex. I stay home a the kids all day...
    missme90 missme90 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My friend just had her 2nd baby she doesn't take care of her 1st one I don't understand I want to have a baby idk why people who aren't good parents always have kids
    lealia123 lealia123 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    I'm thinking of cheating on my husband. I don't love him (I think). And this other guy makes me feel great! My husband doesn't at all. We had no sex for over a month and I don't...
    mrsallok mrsallok 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    how to convince him to impregnate me? My husband doesn't want haveki ds. He doesn't even love kids in general. I am crazy over kids and just the idea of motherhood makes me cry...
    Lilithov Lilithov 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    My husband does the same done everything to change it but nothing I don't know what to do
    Confusedandlonely04 Confusedandlonely04 26-30 4 Responses Dec 11

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    I luv it when my husband does my hair similar to this picture.....it's just inviting hair play - it's amazing what can be done with it....don't you think !!
    Betterhalf04 Betterhalf04 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 26

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    A long time ago, an ex loved to cuddle and snuggle and I absolutely hated it. Sometimes was ok but he was all about the extra extra affection. I miss it these days, along with...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I have been attracted to girls for as long as i can remember. a girl was my first crush, first kiss and first time i had sex and orgasmed. For me there is nothing better than the...
    drachenReiter drachenReiter 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am married and my husband doesnt know i like girls. I have been attracted to girls for as long as i can remember. a girl was my first crush, first kiss and first time i had sex...
    drachenReiter drachenReiter 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I want my Husband & another Dom to take me. Have their way with me, use me, own me. I'd love to blow him while my Husband took me from behind. :-)
    brandspankinnew brandspankinnew 26-30, F 11 Responses Dec 11

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    I want a husband that lives in India that comes to the United States.
    srtoomey srtoomey 31-35, F a week ago

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    53 outrageous but honest thoughts that go through most people's minds when someone doesnt text them back for a couple days! 1. OMG hes ignoring me 2. What a player 3. Probably...
    Mandycandi3 Mandycandi3 18-21 1 Response Dec 2

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    I’ve learned-that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.I’ve learned-that no matter how much I care...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 6

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    Dear whoever you are, Was married to my best friend for 10 years but she left me 9 months ago and I haven't seen her since. I've made peace that she's never coming back and the...
    okletstrythisagain okletstrythisagain 31-35, M 19 Responses Dec 4

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    I want someone who does nothing but listen to my every desire whom cleans my house while I work and whom can join me in bed whenever I want them to
    anton88 anton88 26-30, M Dec 9

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    People of EP and gainers! I need help. What are some good protein/weight gainer shakes and powders to use if I wanted to help friend add weight. She is is underweight and she would...
    AspiringSSBHM AspiringSSBHM 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    People of EP and gainers! I need help. What are some good protein/weight gainer shakes and powders to use if I wanted to help friend add weight. She is is underweight and she would...
    AspiringSSBHM AspiringSSBHM 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    People of EP and gainers! I need help. What are some good protein/weight gainer shakes and powders to use if I wanted to help friend add weight. She is is underweight and she would...
    AspiringSSBHM AspiringSSBHM 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Any girls want to chat? Doesn't have to be dirty (unless you want it to be) ;) lol just bored and want to talk
    Nousername215 Nousername215 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I want someone who likes me through my quirks and weirdness.. I want someone who doesn't so much as add stress to my life.. But takes it away.. Someone I can call here and there...
    codyvilla99 codyvilla99 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I saw this article in Psychology Today and thought it could save a lot of time around here if we have this as a 'go to' place for the perennial questions we get here on: "What...
    staleywise staleywise 56-60, F 9 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    my husband says he doesn't want to be married and needs space. he is never home anymore. I have been trying to move on. by making guy friends online. I don't really want to I just...
    martino25 martino25 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I have been married to my wonderful, amazing husband for almost two years now and we have been together for 5. I love him with all my heart and divorce is not an option with us...
    cowinapartyhat cowinapartyhat 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I feel nervous typing this as my beautiful baby sleeps beside me and my very handsome husband, who is a great father and a good person, snores nearby. I just feel so ungrateful, or...
    iamowl iamowl 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I don't necessarily feel any guilt about this because I haven't acted on these urges or desires. But, when I'm sleeping with my boyfriend, or even having sex with him, I think...
    EmmyChi EmmyChi 22-25 5 hrs ago

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    I love my husband so much I am willing to take on any pain for him.
    leaf90McC leaf90McC 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Ok , I recently just got separated from my husband . I ended things because I felt like he was not treating me right and pretty much hurting me in the process . I'm currently...
    riaa777 riaa777 18-21, F Dec 1

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    My husband and I have one two year old son, another son on the way, and we also sponsor 3 wonderful children. One of which is a beautiful, spunky little girl from Legazpi...
    ThereToCare ThereToCare 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I have twin girls. Age 2. Their dad is one hot mess. He doesn't work. He sees them once in a while when he wants to get his as he puts it "baby fix" We were together since I was...
    jellybean707 jellybean707 22-25, F Dec 2

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    I am a dental assistant and my husband is IT support, his a computer geek lol. We are financially stable, but as soon as I become a mommy, I want to be a stay at home mom. I don't...
    peacenluv123 peacenluv123 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I just had a baby, who is now 8 weeks old. It started off with the first big fight when I was under confinement at my mother's house. He tried to take me away from my mother's...
    lilithgarcia lilithgarcia 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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