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I Want a Child

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    I am 26 and have yet to have my own child.

    I want one and I know that in order to create one I need to connect with another person to get to that step because it doesn't happen over night. Knowing this, as I get older the want becomes more. As I get older more of my peers are having them and it just gets harder. I do not...
    Randomguy3188 Randomguy3188 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2014

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    drifterx212 drifterx212 18-21, T Mar 8, 2014

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    katsoup86 katsoup86 26-30, F May 18, 2014

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    I want a child and if it's a boy I want to name

    it Alexander and if it's a girl Alexandria
    1Lov3gummiwormz 1Lov3gummiwormz 18-21, M May 6, 2014

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    Don't Go There Young Girls, I Am Experienced In This Department!

    I am dancer from way back and saw many young girls get pregnant when not ready. One of them ended up on heroin now pregnant with twins, she thought it would be great! Another only had one cuz 13 and hubby wanted it, won't tell you what had to coach her away from, took 10 years...
    TopShiela TopShiela 31-35 1 Response Aug 29, 2008

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    My Dear Child

    I want a child very badly. my husband says we couldnt afford a child right now and plus i am still in school. and i know thats true. I just love children and would love to have one of my own, and to take care of he or she. They are so beautiful and i believe that i would be a...
    crazygirl19 crazygirl19 18-21 3 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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    Some Humble Thoughts And Advice On The Very Important Subject Of Lesbians Or Gays Having A Child

    I believe it is a legitimate and understandable desire; still, I would advise that the partners do not rush into this.  I write "I would advise", not wanting in any way to preach; I am reflecting on the topic, thinking out loud, for what that is worth, inviting reflection and...
    Karll Karll 56-60, M 1 Response May 24, 2013

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    Oh God, Me Too.

    I'm barely an adult, but i've wanted to get pregnant since i was like 15. Of course i never went actually got pregnant--I've actually never been sexually active--but I want a child even more than i want to get married. I just love babies and kids, and even if i never gave birth...
    SpartangirlTrojanwoman SpartangirlTrojanwoman 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2010

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    I Don't Think It'll Happen

    I already gave one, a boy. Not that I wanted to do that so much. I was told, by a fortune teller, or so, I didn't go to see her, she came through me, spontanously, I don't know why. My own mother was sort of psychic, and even if some things are troubling still today, I don't know...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2, 2008

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    Has Anyone Noticed

    There are a LOT of groups for people who wish they never had kids, and three for those who didn't and would like to have. I wonder if any of those chicks would lend me one.
    glittersweet glittersweet 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2013

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    I want a child of my own to take care of

    and nurture Plus I'm curious on what pregnancy feels like
    MarcelineTheQueen92 MarcelineTheQueen92 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2014

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    Hey guys.. My body has been doin some weird

    stuff..and its not all in my head..i really think im preggers..i hope so anyway..im trying to wait my 2 weeks but the anticipation is killing me..trying to stay positive..blow some baby dust over this way and i will do the same!!! Ttyl!!
    katsoup86 katsoup86 26-30, F May 22, 2014

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    I'm too young for them now, and I want to be able to support them. But over any dream I might have, I have to have kids. It feels almost like an instinct. I want to watch them grow...
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    I would only adopt though. Because I'm not going to raise a baby. Probably gonna adopt a five year old. Boy. White. Blond hair. No exceptions. Lol
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    iv never liked kids...even when I was a child other kids were playing with baby dolls and i couldn't stand them...I would rather play with barbies and video games. from the time i...
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    Pennypie15 Pennypie15 26-30, F Feb 6

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    It is not, I repeat, NOT selfish to not want kids. It is your choice and your life. People need to quit acting as if the world is going to end if you choose not to have children...
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