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I Want a Baby and My Husband Does Not

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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 7 Responses Sep 7, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 have been with my fiance 3 years now. When we met we both had children and have done well letting them know that we adore them. Both sets of children have struggled with the...
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    I feel like I could have everything I ever wanted, my dream life, and I still wouldn't feel satisfied. Maybe I would, but I think my restlessness is something different. Its not...
    reenab29 reenab29 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Looking for a woman (age 25-35) to join my husband and I for new adventures in the bedroom. First time to try this. In Cincinnati area.
    Thoughtprovoking19 Thoughtprovoking19 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Have you signed into EP on occasions and thought to yourself he or she sounds familiar?I'm an old member witnessing disturbing behavior and would like to share my experience of...
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    Have you signed into EP on occasions and thought to yourself he or she sounds familiar?I'm an old member witnessing disturbing behavior and would like to share my experience of...
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    One I like is: if a guy does something stupid once, well... That's cause he's a guy. But if he does the same stupid thing twice, that's usually to impress a girl. (The Lorax)
    ThatOneDepressedKid ThatOneDepressedKid 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I want a female sub and or babygirl. any age. no games
    BlackDaddyBreeder BlackDaddyBreeder 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    Ive got one.. She's everything to me. My daughter 'Majesty Amiyah' . She's perfect in my eyes. I might still be young but i'm so glad ive got her in my life, don't think i could...
    destyniee4 destyniee4 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I was in Looxy.com and I talked to a guy like 3 times and he said he was real busy and asked me to help. I said , I'd try, what did he need. He emailed me and asked me to send...
    LadyJod LadyJod 61-65, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I meet this awesome girl, named sara in NY. she was babysitting and I decided to help. the kids were cool.
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    My soulmate and my everything: What does it take to not mix your ex wife so much? I married the woman of my dreams in October, we had only been dating for 6 months but since I met...
    runandteach runandteach 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    Mentally transgender'd people aren't real, and it's hilarious all of this ridiculous support they are getting. I don't care if you "feel" more comfortable as the opposite gender...
    CaptainHoof CaptainHoof 18-21, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    What's the matter when you want to start something.What's ever you think ? It's doesn't matter how going on but it's matter what're you doing now. At you stand now,just make...
    Aui12 Aui12 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    I never wrote in english before: The place I want to be, It's far away from me, Pain is flying in my mind, Nobody can see or find, I don't know what I should do, Should I tell or...
    jeruo jeruo 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    This is hard. I don't know if this is what I want. My husband, who had an affair for almost two years, has come home. It's been over a month now. He works ALL THE TIME, so it...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have not posted about this for a long time.But some of my old friends here know .My husband does not understand how he has messed up my life.He does not say he is sorry .His...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 15 Responses 2 days ago

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    I would like to have a baby, but my boyfriend doesn't want kids. He says that they are smelly and noisy. I am starting to think that he is not the one for me. He doesn't want to...
    disappeared88 disappeared88 26-30, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was blindsided one day when my husband called me out of the blue crying and told me that he had messed around and got another woman pregnant. He was away from me training in...
    forty6and2 forty6and2 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    MY grandma babytalks to me more then anybody else. Sometimes my mom takes me to my grandparents house to be babysat for a week or 2 sometimes and the entire time I'm there...
    BCdiaperBoy BCdiaperBoy 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I have been married for 12 years and we have 4 kids together and in all that time my husband never treated me with love or respect or affection. He refuses to even kiss me or touch...
    Katkor Katkor 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    My husband and I were together for 11 years, married for almost 2 and were happily expecting a baby in October of 2013.The moment arrived for us to meet our daughter and when we...
    Noryiku Noryiku 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've been with my husband for 15 years, after we lost our business 2 years ago he started hitting me. I'd give the entire world to leave him but I don't have 1 single family member...
    adultchildofasociopath adultchildofasociopath 31-35, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm having a really hard day. My husband tried to kill himself again last night. I have a three year old and a baby on the way. My husband is currently under 24 hour watch in the...
    Cayse Cayse 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    My husband doesn't love me....there I said it. Im telling the truth to a bunch of strangers because I need to release this weight off my chest. I'm not sure he ever did. The sad...
    MxdNativeBell MxdNativeBell 22-25, F a week ago

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    It's always been her and i against the world. I love her to death but im very afraid to show love and affection. So I feel like i treat her like she is just a responsibility...
    kimhassell kimhassell 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    Well it started with subtle in that little things can add up to a total melt down at times...This movie begins with my daughter moving and leaving me to have too leave my Beloved...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    someday I want my husband to be a good role player so I can play baby with him
    Superwoman123456 Superwoman123456 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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