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I Want a Baby and My Husband Does Not

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 58 People

    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    As alot of you know my husband is a truck driver and gone alot. Sometimes weeks at a time. Any way ever since high school I've been with other women of and on. I never told my...
    mztruble mztruble 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why can't I accept he wants to be with her. Why does it have to hurt so badly. I'm trying to think of all the hurtful things he has said. All the lies. The admissions of love for...
    sp7799 sp7799 36-40, F 2 Responses May 16

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    I'm young, and I have to complete university but sometimes my mind jumps ahead 10 years and I think about how much I want to be married and have children, maybe not children at...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    I do not ever want to be tied to someone like that again. It's more trouble to end it than to start it.
    Cadiaaya Cadiaaya 26-30, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Back when things were bad, people would try and talk me into an affair. I always smiled and said 1 of two things: 1.) I only date people who worked for my dad (while true it was...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 7

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    that's the one thing I'll never have again in my life. The first one was horrible and I refuse to get into that mess ever again.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 5 Responses May 7

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    I find that my situation is different than many I've read here and also very much the same. Some of these posts actually make me think "I don't have it so bad", but the bottom line...
    iwant2bhappyagain iwant2bhappyagain 56-60, F May 9

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    I am tired of this. I am tired of being the one who hurts. I am tired of always "reading" into everything he does or says. He filed for divorce and our trial date is June 1st...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 5 Responses May 16

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    My husband I met when we were over 50. I had been in a very abusive marriage and had no desire to ever marry again. I told him that I did not want to marry again up front, but...
    Bobbi9698 Bobbi9698 56-60, F 2 Responses May 17

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    I wish I could feel like I am being protected. it was crazy today. I am at work at a gas station. everyone and their cousins were in. my husband and son came in. my son wanted me...
    evolnillef evolnillef 70+, F May 21

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    I tend to get hung up on the unknown from time to time. Life is complicated. I married a man with 7 kids ranging in age from 24-11. We recently gave birth to our own daughter 7...
    UltraRunnerMom UltraRunnerMom 31-35, M 1 Response May 15

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    I have been married for 5 years now and my husband doesn't like taking me out on dates. He doesn't plan anything and never wants to spend time with me and we argue non stop about...
    Louisemoke Louisemoke 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My husband never listens to me and manipulates me. He was married to a crazy person who lies to the police like once a day and we have full custody and his son is 4 and acts out...
    stuckinarut94 stuckinarut94 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I remember you starving and always in need of something. Tell me, did you find it, baby, and does it taste like love? ~dpl~
    MyGuardianAngel MyGuardianAngel 22-25, F 1 Response May 4

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    My husband blames me for pushing him into someone else's arms. I obviously would have never have done that. I would never want my husband to have sex and fall in love with...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 5 Responses May 16

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    I want to sleep my life away, wake up when it's over... Wake up when it's time for my life to start; if it ever decides to start... I want a husband with no kids... I want a lover...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 1 Response May 9

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    I want to get married to the love of my life, I want to have kids 2 boys and 2 girls, I want to live in a farm or a big house (not a mansion), I want to have the best job ever, I...
    izzygirl360 izzygirl360 16-17, F May 19

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    My mother has been an alcoholic since I can even remember. She tells me it started when I was 2. I just want normal normality. My normal is maybe a lot different from others. For...
    sharpful sharpful 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I don't even know the game and I want to play. Does anyone else want to play with me?
    Alex4eve Alex4eve 13-15, F 2 Responses May 2

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    Good friends are rare to find. I want someone who doesn't argue about petty stuff & preferably not a girl. Too much drama. But, if you are a girl, please don't be one of those know...
    derangeddelinquent derangeddelinquent 13-15, F 1 Response May 6

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    I desperately want to trust him but every year (we've been together 6 years), almost like clockwork, he'll have some kind of emotional or physical relationship outside of our...
    wolftoken wolftoken 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm looking for a mommy to take care of me, I haven't started yet but want to start wearing diapers 24/7 and be diaper trained, I want to be fed baby food, given my baby bottle...
    TaylorDoyle TaylorDoyle 18-21, T 2 hrs ago

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    This year will be our 3rd year of marriage and I already feel disconnected from my husband. We just had our first baby in December and things have changed. I know that is to be...
    mizmak17 mizmak17 31-35, F 1 Response May 6

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    Don't know where to start. I'm in a 15 year relationship with a man who is 12 years younger than me. He knew I couldn't have children when we first met. We had moved to his home...
    wpereira wpereira 46-50 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i have days where i can't take it. i hate him. all he cares about is himself. he's a selfish narssasistic jerk. i wish my baby and i never saw him again. i just want him far far...
    silentmommy silentmommy 22-25 1 Response Apr 30

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    I'm so TIRED of being brought down. My mom has this knack with words and she's been using it against me a lot lately. I suppose it doesn't help my grandma told me my mom doesn't...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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