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I Want a Baby and My Husband Does Not

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    20Yrs, that's how long I've been married. 17Yrs ago things changed. Of course I blamed myself. He pulled away. It must have been me, right? As a good Christian wife, I worked...
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    Ok. I want to just talk about how horrible this rubs me the wrong way. When older women or women in general tear young girls down for having children. I've seen older women call...
    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Where to start ..... Met this guy MM 5.5 years (dec 2009) ago. Just separated from husband. Got into this new relationship and things were fine to start off with. He was seeking...
    RozieG RozieG 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    We have been married for 20 years and have a 10 y.o. together. We have been through many things together, like any couple I guess. In our marriage I am the one who leads and he is...
    Miranam8 Miranam8 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have tried so hard to have a child with me husband and the bottom line is I need to lose weight he is fine with my weight but I know I need to lose it so I am now on this health...
    mickey2114 mickey2114 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    soooo friday i finally got together with my new fwb, the only problem is that he does not want a relationship because he just got out of one.. but it was long distance.. so i kinda...
    luvlybombchell luvlybombchell 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Every day is a battle with myself. I want to lose weight so bad and I am starting to hate myself. I don't want my husband to see me naked and I feel disgusted whenever I look in...
    thenewme23 thenewme23 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm 24 yo guy, I eat healthy and exercise..I have made great progress so far, they say exercising makes you feel better about yourself but deep down I still feel bad about my...
    Nawaf1991 Nawaf1991 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    ......I think. I have twin daughters so its not like I am completely babyless. They however are now three years old and are about to start preschool so they are growing up. My...
    Butterflykiss707 Butterflykiss707 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Does it? Plz be honest.
    Mjey Mjey 70+, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I love my husband. I always will. I know that. He is a wonderful father to our son, and loves him deeply. Seeing them together gives me hope, but I know I can no longer hold on to...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic 22-25, F a week ago

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    So my boyfriend and I have been together for over a year but been dealing with each other for more than two maybe three. When we started dealing with each other, neither one of his...
    slynn0124 slynn0124 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    From day one of our marriage he has not been my partner. We've been together 8, married 5. He was a great boyfriend but a horrible husband. He's not the adult I dated, he makes...
    marty0710 marty0710 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Today I said out loud to my therapist that I want to leave my husband. It wasn't something I blurted out or that came out of nowhere. It was a moment of honesty and clarity after...
    0penUp 0penUp 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    my husband and i for married last year. I hate kids, particularly the young ones. I don't mind them as much if they're older, as long as they behave. however, my husband wants kids...
    gingerru gingerru 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I don't know how much longer I can hang on. I am always the care taker. I work full-time, pay all the bills, pay our health insurance, go to the grocery store, cook, clean, and...
    LostSomeWhere123 LostSomeWhere123 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    1. What is your middle name? - I have two Chinese middle names, Mei-Ling 2. How old are you? - 38 3. When is your birthday? - August 7 4. What is your zodiac sign? - Leo 5...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Aug 17

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    1. What is your middle name? - Camille 2. How old are you? - 29 3. When is your birthday? - April 10 4. What is your zodiac sign? - Aires 5. What is your favorite color? - Blue...
    buffalobaby2016 buffalobaby2016 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    1. I'm 13 years old. 2. My name is Ada. 3. My full first name is Adrianna, but I hate it. 4. I live in Poland. 5. I'm a scout (most scouting organizations in Poland are co-ed). 6...
    AdaButterfly AdaButterfly 13-15, F Aug 17

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    wow it has been a great and good thing know this man called Dr abulu the love spell caster who helped me get my husband back after two years . it all happened when my husband...
    michelle725 michelle725 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I go out like any other girl my age. Get drunk and party with friends, but to me it just isn't fun. I always catch myself thinking about having a baby with my husband and any time...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    my husband doesn't want to be with me physically anymore and it hurts married for 14 years stopped having sex 8 years ago
    Shel5 Shel5 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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    || Let's clear one thing up before I go into my story.... I am 21 and I do not want to become a mom right now nor the next 4 years. Why? Because my life is out of control right now...
    Loquesoy Loquesoy 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 16

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    My husband and I just "celebrated" 11 years of marriage & we have a beautiful daughter that is about to turn 5. We always agreed that when we had kids he would stay home & I would...
    sunshine1879 sunshine1879 36-40, F Aug 16

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