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I Want a Child

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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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    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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    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 Jul 4, 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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    drifterx212 drifterx212 18-21, M Mar 8

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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...
    Drew3188 Drew3188 26-30, M Mar 8

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    I used to want to have a baby when I was younger (well,in the future,of course),but realized some of my reasons for wanting one weren't so good.I've done a lot of changing and now...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Since I was young, I have never wanted to have children. I feel like females are expected to follow the footsteps; grow up, go to university, get married, have children and then...
    MellifluousMilkshake MellifluousMilkshake 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    Though I'm not exactly too fond of the idea of marriage, I have grown to the idea of having children. Thankfully, I like in the 21st century, which means that there are options for...
    montezia93 montezia93 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I want 6. I want 3 girls and 3 boys. I want a girl called Amelia Lily and a boy called TobyJames x
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love kids. I want two of my own.:)
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Mar 23

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    After seeing my brother and sister I refuse to have kids or even adopt. I don't have patience for pointless bickering, tattle telling, and especially not crying. I want to take...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I read here in this experience about people who don't want to have children because being a parent isn't for them or it's just how they feel about the matter, which is fine...
    charlie4edwards charlie4edwards 16-17, F Apr 9

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    hayleyRebeccaE hayleyRebeccaE 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Live, be a complete only child.
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    Glad to find this group. I hate children , I can not see, hear or anything that has to do with children. I'm sick of people asking me to have children. Not because I'm married mean...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 13

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    I amd 21 years old, I've always said that I never want to have children. Last summer I met a man who as a little girl, she is now 2 1/2 years old,when I met him and started to get...
    heather22a heather22a 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    From the time I got pregnant weve been argueing he didnt even want me having our child he tried to pay me to have an abortion and then when my child was born thats when he grew...
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