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I Want a Baby and My Husband Does Not

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    History always repeats itself for me. After the horrible Thanksgiving I had last year My husband has invited his dysfunctional alcoholic family again I've had enough bring yelled...
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    So....I guess I'm writing on here because I want a divorce and my husband doesn't. We've been together for 11 years, married for 7 and have a wonderful 6 yr old son. The problem...
    Ultravioletgrrl Ultravioletgrrl 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    As a gift to myself I am going to get sterilized. I've worked with kids all my life but NEVER wanted any. I didn't play house with baby dolls I read books and cut pictures from...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    So my husband does a really good job in providing for his family. I mean he takes care of majority of the bills but that does not give him the right to try to bring me down...
    tisha472 tisha472 22-25, F Nov 14

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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 5 days ago

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    I feel my husband is too passive. Often times in our relationship, I feel insecure, nervous, and the huge weight of responsibility on my shoulders. I can be head strong...
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    You got me sippin' on something I can't compare to nothing I've ever known, I'm hoping That after this fever I'll survive I know I'm acting a bit crazy Strung out, a little bit...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F Nov 6

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    It's sad but after 17 years of marriage I can honestly say my husband doesn't know me. He's nice, and does the best he can I suppose. But, I feel like he has absolutely no desire...
    justjayne justjayne 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    My husband doesn't mind that I have an EP profile. Why would he? I'm not on here to fall in love with anyone else, nor do I wish to meet anyone in person. If I choose to be...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 10

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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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    When I get married I want my husband to be obese and I will be obese and when we have kids I will feed them all the time and make sure they are the fattest in there school and that...
    Gain1234 Gain1234 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    However I do want the wedding or maybe just the cake. I don't want to settle down in the traditional sense. As with kids I don't want a husband either and I never have. I'm not...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I want my husband to love me again. I need him, he is my everything.
    Wanderer25 Wanderer25 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The world is such a beautiful place when you stop to realize maybe you're just surrounded by ugly things and people. That's what it is here. My mother feels nothing for me, I have...
    toxicsoul toxicsoul 13-15, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    I know it didn't come on suddenly, but my realization that it was true did. It was the moment another lie came spilling out of his mouth as freely as water through a hole. It wasn...
    PoisonedApplePrincess PoisonedApplePrincess 26-30, F Nov 7

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    I know that i am in no position to support a baby but seeing my best friends belly grow, im green with envy. I am so scared that ill never experience that happiness, its all ive...
    BeccyLouiseee BeccyLouiseee 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    So, my 44 year old husband is finding out finally that his father and brother are waaaay grown up men whom have their own wives and lives and do not include him in their daily...
    DesireHappy DesireHappy 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I do this all the time XD I'm not having a baby anytime soon but there are just some names I like. For girls I like Lydia, Dylan, and Dakota. And for boys I like Dylan, Dakota...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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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 4 days ago

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    He doesn't touch me and he is ok with me getting it anywhere else.
    shortandstacked shortandstacked 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My Story I was born the second child to an immigrant family from Sicily. My Dad was the eldest of 7 children. His parents were hard working, respected, beloved, restaurant owners...
    joycealison joycealison 56-60, F Nov 8

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    I really want to have a baby, I know I'm not really old enough nor am I physically ready to have it. But I am ready, mentally at least. I just really want one, it'd actually be...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 10

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    My husband never does anything with me. He claims he can't afford it but every weekend sometimes week nights he hangs out with his friends until 5 am. He never tells me where he's...
    dumbass2014 dumbass2014 26-30 6 Responses Nov 16

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    I'm at my parents and my mom is babysitting my cousin's baby, I never liked holding babies because I feel like I'm gonna break them but as soon as I started holding her, I turned...
    Moonstripe1993 Moonstripe1993 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 2

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    I have been reading everything I can get my hands on to try to understand what I am dealing with. Is it just me but from what I read and have experienced the professionals NEVER...
    alcoholicmisery alcoholicmisery 41-45, F 7 Responses Nov 3

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    In my past life I used to work with my sister's husband (I was shop assistant) we did business but it was not so easy we had lots of scandals, difficult times but I don't know why...
    Stevejons Stevejons 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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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 1 day ago

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    I have been married almost 2 years. About a year ago I found out my husband cheated the whole time we dated, were engaged, on our wedding day, the day our son was born, and then...