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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25 1 Response Sep 24, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Now let's be honest dont u IMAGNE a great loving husband and amazing kids. And that U are not gAnna fight. Well your Wrong sure U can say BUT WE LOVE EACH OTHER. Look at UR parents...
    stelliester stelliester 13-15, F Feb 13

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    He is only 36 and acts like an old man. Doesn't even attempt to have special times in bed yet he is affectionate for kisses and cuddles. Oggles other women yet lacks initiative for...
    norahshappy norahshappy 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I am young, but I am financially and emotionally stable. My husband and I have been married for 8 months now and we've been trying for a baby for the past 6 of them. We're both...
    AleighK AleighK 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Open to my husband I miss you so damn much it hurts every day. Why did you have to love her more then us? What did she give you that we couldn't it would have been easier to...
    shaylademps shaylademps 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    I despise my husbands dog. I have 2 dogs that I picked out as puppies, and my husband has a demon dog we found running the streets. Hes a Dalmatian mix, and I swear hes the spawn...
    racheladel10 racheladel10 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    There are so many things I want to say about myself, just to try and make sense of what's going on inside me... I'm married, but I want to have a lesbian experience. I have the...
    Averisong Averisong 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    His selfish gets mad and complaints about evereverything. Lousy husband, doesn't help with the kids. says i am ungrateful and should kiss Ground he walks on because he pays The...
    julee04 julee04 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    my husband does nothing to improve our financial status nor develop his business, rather he chsts with his friends ,watch tv , spends time doin nothing. also he is not smart...
    nivicin nivicin 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I would love to be in a bondage situation. My husband doesn't have the imagination or wiliness to do it. Anyone has any advice?
    Mariapaternina Mariapaternina 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    I want my husband to do whatever it takes to make me cry, for my own release.. He has spanked me (hard) and ****** my ***, but I can't cry :( what can we do please :)
    drubear drubear 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 30

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    I want what I can't have and have what I can't want. I saw a picture today and she looked so happy with him. That is suppose to be my smile. She's suppose to be on my lap. But she...
    UgOlLi UgOlLi 36-40, M Feb 8

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    so a few weeks ago I got busted, my activities found out by my wife. I was compelled to execute a purge and trash a lot of my wardrobe in the middle of the night under her...
    AliciaHalfcat AliciaHalfcat 36-40, T 4 Responses Jan 31

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    I've always wanted this. Kinda one of my fantasies, any girl want to chat. (Doesn't have to be d[rty)
    ThisIsLife13 ThisIsLife13 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    He treats my children from a previous marriage without love. He doesn't want to do anything because "then their biological father is let off the hook". Can't he just love them...
    Alone1980 Alone1980 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am a 40-year-old married woman who befriended a 25-year-old man on social media. We spend a year and a half talking about sports and random day-to-day things. A couple months ago...
    flytygal flytygal 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    I wrote this when thinking about the words i wish i could hear someone say to me one day... How are you? she said tell me how you are baby don't you know i'm yours tell me how you...
    ashamedofself ashamedofself 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    My husband and I have been together for almost 8 years now. We have no kids together, and he has 1 son from a previous marriage. When I moved in to my husbands house (8 years ago...
    bbstorm bbstorm 26-30, F Feb 13

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    1) Project 86 "The Spy Hunter" 2) David Huff Blue Eyes Like Janey's 3) Led Zeppelin "All Of My Love" 4) Michael Card "Spirit Of The Age" 5) Reba Mcentire "The Night The Lights Went...
    poiema poiema 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    My whole life I have never really felt like I was good at anything. More specifically I don't feel I have a talent. The one exception has always been that I am so good with kids. I...
    ashleymab ashleymab 22-25, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I love him but hate him at the same time. He's been with his ex all night at their child's ball game. Apparently they have bonded by banding together and telling off their kid's...
    lynne7722 lynne7722 36-40, F 39 mins ago

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    I found out my husband was having an affair. We have been married for 7 years and have a 1 yr old baby. We separated about a 6 months and he moved out. During this time he was...
    Clementines22 Clementines22 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    How do you know that your marriage isn't working? It's not like he beats, cheats, or stays out all night. We just lost things we used to enjoy together. I feel bad cause my...
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I am a 27 year old mommy to 4 amazing kids and a wife to the most wonderful man on earth. I found out I was pregnant about a month ago and right away my husband and I decided we...
    IMSORRY1615 IMSORRY1615 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Offically giving up on my anixtey and **** trying to work through it. It's already ****** me up so what's the point? Not even my own family ask me to go out with them because im...
    labyrinthandinfinity labyrinthandinfinity 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I really want to get a girl pregnant and be a dad i want the responsibility
    Mustangkid2022 Mustangkid2022 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    We know each other for 13, together for 12 and married for 3 years now. For the first 9 years we went through a lot and I almost gave up more than once. I was 24, he was 34 when...
    FreckleMe FreckleMe 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've always wanted children... Biological or adopted, I've always envisioned them as part of my life. My husband did too... At least he always told me so, until now. I'm 29 and he...
    happilyeverafter5110 happilyeverafter5110 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I love baby's they are so precious and they smell so good chubby little hands and faces toothless smiles and those eyes***omg I could just eat them up*** everyone I hang around...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F Feb 4

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    I was a babysitter that spanked is more accurate. In the 1970's it wasn't unusual for this to happen.
    Barb1960 Barb1960 51-55, F 5 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Problem with us will always be our ego. We are very sensitive about our manhood and in today's society, the "hunter" is just not needed. Sure, you might ask for something on the...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78 36-40, M 12 hrs ago

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    listen, if your a guy and your gonna call me babe, baby, beautiful, honey, girl, child, sweet thing, or anything else like that...i will be beyond pissed ok? so just dont. btw this...
    kitkat2797 kitkat2797 16-17, F