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I Want a Baby and My Husband Does Not

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I met him when I was 19. We got married when I was 20. We've been married a little over a year and already I can see my husband loving me less and less. I was born and raised in...
    marriedyoungandconfused marriedyoungandconfused 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    So my husband's baby mama is showing her a** again! They have gone a really long time without any drama, and I thought things were getting better. I was completely wrong, it seems...
    tjones44 tjones44 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    So my husband's baby mama is showing her a** again! They have gone a really long time without any drama, and I thought things were getting better. I was completely wrong, it seems...
    tjones44 tjones44 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I don't hate my husbands dog, he just annoys me so much. He's a lab and he is so needy. He follows me every where I go, is very jealous and always needs attention. My husband is...
    morgp14 morgp14 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Baby girl should always be considered as someone who has and wants to learn. Doesn't matter if she doesn't like smth. Her need to be trained and to try new things is stronger than...
    tamerlano tamerlano 36-40, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I don't know if this is the right group to post in but I do miss my husband very much. This is the first time I am posting about this so this is a difficult and scary post for me...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I have already shared my experience about how I cheated on my husband. and no I'm not proud of it and I am well aware of the guilt feeling and how my husband would feel if he knew...
    idontknowwhatiwant idontknowwhatiwant 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    Ugggh! 8 months ago I quit smoking. I smoked for 22 years (since I was 12). Unfortunately, I found out that I was treating my anxiety with nicotine. As soon as I quit, I needed...
    KittyInDisguise KittyInDisguise 31-35, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I don't have very many girl friends (too much drama) I just get along better with guys. I miss hanging out with my BF, but he has gone MIA every since I got married, and my husband...
    Bivian Bivian 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    Hi All. New to Experience project....I'm simply just looking for someone/people to chat with. My husband doesn't like to communicate unless it's on his terms. Every time I bring...
    Lcp20 Lcp20 26-30, F 11 Responses Jan 8

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    I truly don't see the point of having a lover who isn't best friend quality. I believe it should be just more than a physical activity; why not make it fun? Intimate? Playful...
    MsBree01 MsBree01 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I want my husband to be my bff but he already has a bff
    angelove777 angelove777 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 12

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    Sure, we have the freedom to post what we want, even sneak around the EP guidelines, but I believe people should be mindful of what they post, their are kids on this site...
    YellowBrightLight YellowBrightLight 18-21 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I am thirteen and want to become a living doll so bad, everyone else thinks that it's stupid. But this is what I want to do, does anyone have advice? xx
    AkachanKoinu AkachanKoinu 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Eventually, you'll find someone who wants what she doesn't: discontentment.
    7Sparrows 7Sparrows 26-30, M Jan 9

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    If your aged 12-15 hit me up, want a boyfriend, doesn't need to be local xxx
    owhittle44 owhittle44 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I've been struggling with weight the majority of my life. Last year I lost 60+ pounds, it took almost a whole year of eating healthy and working out but I felt so great. Lately I...
    OhGK OhGK 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I want to have a baby... But the baby that I want is one that I can't have because it goes against everything I was raised to believe. I was raised to be good and Christian and...
    Tigercass Tigercass 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I think my husband hates me.....My childhood was REALLY bad. My current husband also had a childhood similar to mine but was not as lucky as me and his life took a different path...
    Lsngthsbttle Lsngthsbttle 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    My husband and I have been married 3 years. We have a 2 year old child. My husband puts me down all the time, even in front of our child. He does everything that he wants to and...
    Confused24x7 Confused24x7 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I was really sick the other day, in pain. Guess I have diverticulitis. I drove myself to the doctor, which was fine. That night it hurt really bad and I just wanted to take a...
    OnlyMySideOfTheStory OnlyMySideOfTheStory 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I want a baby so bad it's unreal. My husband and I have only been married for 3 months now. I'm not finished with my nursing degree not even close yet..let me rephrase that I haven...
    redhead8 redhead8 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    The speed Thieve In the Streets of North Salem Lorelie was enjoying a beautiful day after eating some double cheeseburger from his favorite burger joint. Something that Lorelie...
    Shadowfox20 Shadowfox20 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My husband is like a baby I may as well call him one of my children. We have three children, a 6, 5 and 3 year old. It's a miracle we are still together close to 9 years and I can...
    Ava237 Ava237 26-30 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I'm looking for a good man who will be my husband. I've never been married and I have no children. I want to get married some day and when I do, I want my marriage to last.
    winnie2015 winnie2015 41-45, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Ok here's my experience....prepare yourself this is gonna be a bit lengthy in details, but I'll try to make it brief. I'm not here to bash the mother but I'm beyond tired of her...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    What you do, always comes with a consequence. Good or bad. ------------------------------- So here's a 100% true story, that is currently going on in my life. I won't say names...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 13

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    Okay, my husband is the best guy in the world. Yes we have had our ups and downs like any couple does! My pregnancy was really hard on both of us due to some complications that...
    Ana8939 Ana8939 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I'm babysitting my nieces and the eldest one just woke up from her sleep and started crying and making a fit, I tried to calm her down but she kept pointing to something in the...
    username3462 username3462 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    My husband and I already have two children, but I want another baby. He however, doesn't =/
    daddyschubbydolly daddyschubbydolly 22-25, F 13 Responses Jan 13

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    Today I was with my hubby and a couple of friends,we were having dinner and our baby sleeping,but one of his closest friends started to talk about his ex and then he started to...
    HappyWife16 HappyWife16 18-21, F Dec 30, 2014

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