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I Want a Baby and My Husband Does Not

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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    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 5 Responses 2 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 3 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 4 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 5 days ago

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    Why is it that when I want to have sex I seem to say the wrong thing to my husband or he just doesn't want to. I gave him a BJ just a few days ago and when I give him hints that I...
    URLOVED4EVA URLOVED4EVA 26-30, F 2 Responses 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 6 days 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 a week ago

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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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    Paper i love u, I won't think twice before giving up everything for you. I know u want me to have a life of my own and be someone worthwhile, but I can't ignore the honest fact...
    nealbrute nealbrute 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    My husband and I have one daughter and are trying to conceive again.
    NoalaLou NoalaLou 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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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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    I was just thinking of something that's annoyed me (on and off) over the years--my husbands ex-wife and her behavior. When she was married to husband (over 16 years ago), she was...
    BetweenStates BetweenStates 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    It's been over 7 months now since our baby died, and sometimes it feels so fresh and others I feel so guilty, for forgetting that I was pregnant, like I'm forgetting her. I got a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 24

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    I cant believe everyone in the world is asleep. Someone please talk.
    baprel26 baprel26 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    What's wrong with meeeee:( I hate being in my period I have been crying the whole afternoon,my husband was trying to make me feel better but he finally gave up and fell asleep poor...
    HappyWife16 HappyWife16 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Ok I need some help as my boyfriend is about 30 minutes away and will be here soon and I am in sooo much trouble!! We have be practicing DD for about 6 months now and it has been...
    nicole2109 nicole2109 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I've been dating my man for about 7 months now, he has the most needy dependent baby mama/ex wife. he has expressed clearly not only to me but all his friends & even her that he...
    giinaxox giinaxox 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    It's almost 1 am....I have to get up at 4 am for work. My jerk husband always teased the dog at bedtime because it's his idea of fun. So the dog sleeps in our bed. And is crowding...
    Karj Karj 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Today is fathers day and I don't feel he deserves to be celebrated at all! He is both a bad father and husband. He'd much rather spend his evenings either sleeping or with his...
    L14366 L14366 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Needing advice its a long story.... Sorry Sept 2010 I met my husband he was 18 I was 17 still in school. In Nov of the same yr we quit school and moved in with my dad we were...
    CassFitz CassFitz 22-25, F Jun 21

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    Recently got off of my birth control pill and all I've been thinking about is having a baby now! How do I control this? My husband and I don't plan on having a baby for another...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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