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I Want a Baby and My Husband Does Not

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 25, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Ok so first of all this is not my story this is my sis in law/ friend story. So her husband ( my boyfriend's brother) who's she's been with for 20 years (married 5) and has two...
    denisestephanie denisestephanie 22-25, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    Maybe it's not so...but it feels like it. We met on a vacation on a cruise and it was the best 4 days of my life. We sang karaoke together, dance together, drank together, had long...
    penaleliscio penaleliscio 22-25 1 Response Oct 15

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    I want a husband that wants to have kids. I'm trying to learn to live without this. It's very hard for me. I wonder if my husband knows the sacrifice I making for him. Will I...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    I love my boyfriend and all. But I hate dealing with his baby mama. Not to brag but I'm more financially stable than the both of them put together, and so before it seemed like it...
    janaeannette janaeannette 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I just want to be somebody's little baby that does everything for me and picks my name and age
    Leslieh11 Leslieh11 13-15, F 6 Responses Oct 6

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    My husband doesn't care whether I'm coming or going. Isn't interested in anything I say. If I'm happy, he squashes my joy. If I'm sad tells me not to complain. I'm married but...
    lovenlearn lovenlearn 41-45, F 7 Responses Oct 8

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    I am complicated... One damn complicated human being. Sometimes it's like I give people a small piece of me but that's all they get. They either get my funny side... Or my smart...
    laurenb229 laurenb229 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 21

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    Oh. And I also want one who doesn't lie to me straight to my face and one who doesn't treat breaking my heart like it's an Olympic sport. Yes. That would be just fu.ckin grande.
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    Having pcos has made me value both of my spontaneous ovulation children This year I became pregnant again, completely spontaneous we weren't officially trying but we also weren't...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 34 mins ago

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    At first it was just sexual attraction, yes I'm married, yes it shouldn't have happened, but we'd just met that night, had a few drinks, ended up back at his place with a few...
    Coco181225 Coco181225 26-30, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    After our house burned down in Wisconsin a few months ago, my husband and I packed our four young kids and all our belongings into a gold minivan and drove to my sister-in-law’s...
    answermyprayers answermyprayers 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I want to divorce my husband bc he's mentally, and verbally abusive. The problem is I have any money to afford an attorney, and I don't want to try to fight him in court alone...
    umakemehappy umakemehappy 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    I have watched my husband have sex with his bf and loved watching him.He has also watched me with my bf.
    rhondag48 rhondag48 51-55, F 8 hrs ago

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    I love this little baby so much! Anna is so gorgeous! She's so beautiful; persuading my mam to have another baby. She's five weeks tomorrow, feeling broody. Names? Girl: Maddie...
    SlowlyDrifting SlowlyDrifting 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I would make a very good wife. I would cook and clean everyday. I am a great listener, I would work to contribute to the bills, I am a motivator and I would support and love my...
    DanielleMaree DanielleMaree 26-30, F 10 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    My husband has aspergers and bipolar disorder. I have bipolar disorder and suffer abandonment issues from my childhood due to losing both my parents very young. We have a one year...
    BriMcD BriMcD 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    now i don't know why but i like to baby girlfriend, now when i say this i mean i like to do things for her even when i don't feel like doing it, like doing her laundry,cooking...
    papaKwolf papaKwolf 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    They had only dated for a few months before getting married. They were married for a year and a half before she left him for a woman. She moved her new girlfriend into their house...
    SoapBoxKid SoapBoxKid 26-30 1 Response Oct 8

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    I'm 14 and have always had babysitters. When I was younger mommy always had a sitter for my sister and me. My sister is a year older and now when mommy isn't home or is busy, it's...
    littlebobby6 littlebobby6 13-15, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I have been engaged to my fiancé for almost 2 years now and all we want to be is together. 
First of all let me tell you a little about us. I am 25 and was born in Por-au-prince...
    blasiancouple blasiancouple 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    She is very IGNORANT&UNEDUCATED as is typical for United States women and really Black American women. Her own children say she is stupid. She steal the children from Europe in...
    FromVrshacWithLove FromVrshacWithLove 36-40, F 17 hrs ago

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    She is very IGNORANT&UNEDUCATED as is typical for United States women and really Black American women. Her own children say she is stupid. She steal the children from Europe in...
    FromVrshacWithLove FromVrshacWithLove 36-40, F 17 hrs ago

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    She is very IGNORANT&UNEDUCATED as is typical for United States women and really Black American women. Her own children say she is stupid. She steal the children from Europe in...
    FromVrshacWithLove FromVrshacWithLove 36-40, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Okay, so, I don't really even know my dad, I've never met my biological father before.. My mom got pregnant with me when she was 14 and a half, she waited to tell her mom until she...
    cailaxoxo cailaxoxo 13-15, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I saw an amazing question and I wanted to discuss my feelings on the subject. The question was summarily asking how many of our preferences do we have in life are based on what we...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Ryan babysits Sydney Hey says Heidi on a saturday afternoon as she enters her best friend greenlees and het husband of 8 months ryans penthouse. Hey says Ryan! Where's greens asks...
    Dollfan32 Dollfan32 31-35, F Oct 17

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    My husband and I have been married for almost 5 years. The whole time even when we dated has been full of abusive ways. I am so lost by the fact that he doesn't exactly...
    Anyonehome Anyonehome 26-30, F Oct 22

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    I'm so miserable. Since my termination in February my depression has been getting worse. I didn't want to have to get rid of the baby but me and my husband had our reasons for...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ive always been told i have a very nice voice though I can't sing(Ican rap!) I've got a great figure but am size 7 and most modeling jobs want size 4 which i have no plan on being...
    Jessicaliners Jessicaliners 18-21, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I absolutely adore smaller children. I learn so much from them. I love spending time with and bonding with little ones. Babysitting is my favorite hobby.
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    I have 2 children and one on the way I am 22 and yes I know I'm young but my kids are my life if you are young and you want kids then make sure you are in a steady relationship and...
    leahlovesyou leahlovesyou 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I love kids and my first dream job was to be a mom. I still want kids to this day
    metalchick18 metalchick18 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I lost my baby, Ruby Anne, 6 months into my pregnancy. Actually I was just shy of 6 months at 23 weeks. I had an eptopic pregnancy at 6 weeks pregnant in June of 2012, so I was so...
    Triciax85 Triciax85 26-30, F