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I Want a Baby and My Husband Does Not

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 58 People

    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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...
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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 Feb 21

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    Iam looking for a faithful male 16-19 to have a long distance relationship with to be my boyfriend. I want someone who doesn't care what I look like,is academically focused,wants...
    jamesalexander123 jamesalexander123 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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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 Feb 24

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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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    Ive been thinking of working at a school so i can travel more. I really want to move to the south because I miss my family but my husband doesn't want to move because of his job...
    Glowygirl Glowygirl 31-35, F 2 days ago

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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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    We get along great, moved to another state to be away from them, and after we are here 2 months, his mom wants to suddenly have our daughter spend the night after not spending any...
    louieshack louieshack 36-40, F 13 hrs ago

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    When I have my first child I do not want a baby sitter. I look at to many videos of bad baby sitters, some would smile in your face then hit your kids when you leave for work. If I...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    There's a part of me that's dying inside! I want a baby so badly! I've been feeling like this for years, I can support a baby emotionally and financial, however I'm single... And...
    domancat domancat 22-25, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I really want a divorce. I do not feel like I love my husband at all anymore. We haven't had sex in 3 years we don't even sleep together. I feel like he is dragging me down...
    Lillith13 Lillith13 26-30, F 1 Response 3 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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    sounds stupid to me I need to fight for myself and be a formidable person myself not have a man come to my rescue every 5 minutes. My husband knows he doesn't have to fight for me...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    mommy and daddy is looking near se Houston for a baby girl no diapers, but breastfeeding is a must. any little girls (18+) around wanting to be cared for
    txmommyndaddy txmommyndaddy 31-35, F 15 hrs ago

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    Imagine me with a lil cute baby bump.. aw
    BriGags BriGags 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I was selfish, irresponsible, and stupid. You could've been in my arms right now , but my fear of you coming out deformed due to the medicine i take made me fear for me and you...
    naths6 naths6 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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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 Feb 21

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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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    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 Feb 23

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    I want to find someone who values the same things I value. I want a baby or two soon (next 3-4 years maybe), and I want him to be a good father. I don't ask for much only good...
    BlackBuddafly88 BlackBuddafly88 26-30, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I goes to sleep at night and wonder y my stepdaughter my baby momma daughter want to much say anything /silent but wants to be around me more since my oldest daughter got drowned...
    dbeck38 dbeck38 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    My husband and I got married in November of 2014. I love being a newlywed, but I cannot express enough how much I want a baby. My husband finally agreed to start trying to conceive...
    sweetsmarts sweetsmarts 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This fantasy drives me absolutely wild... I've never had kids because I haven't been with the right girl yet, but the thought of finding that sweet irresistible girl who brings out...
    AlphaPrimate AlphaPrimate 46-50, M 11 hrs ago

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    When I was younger I like the idea of becoming a mother until my nephew became a Father for the first time and his drama mama ex girlfriend keeps calling my mother to babysit so...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F Feb 8

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