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I Want a Child

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 101 People

    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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    drifterx212 drifterx212 18-21, T Mar 8, 2014

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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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    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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    What if this dream became reality.

    .. I've always wanted to be a mother... A few of my friends have babies and I'm kinda jealous!! I want a child to hold and love and be part of me forever.. To share life and it's experiences with my child. The thought of this all makes me very excited and nervous at the same...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    katsoup86 katsoup86 26-30, F May 18, 2014

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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 Sep 29, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Two birth control babies. Depo-provera and Ortho-evra. In that order. So 10 years ago I stopped using birth control, I haven't had anymore pregnancies either-go figure. Brilliant...
    needatimemachine needatimemachine 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    A Raw Deal-When my marriage was on the rocks many years ago I wanted to return to the the United States with my children ages ,after all I was their mother,but my husband was...
    CherishedChocolate CherishedChocolate 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    (Warning: my story is very long, please take your time reading it) Elaine, you are and will always be in my heart forever! You are on my mind now as I think about you. Recently...
    Friedwontonsonaplate Friedwontonsonaplate 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    I have never been pregnant before but I was close at one stage until I miscarried. I believe that it's all about timing and the fact that everything happens for a reason. I've been...
    CheekyXX CheekyXX 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Neglecting A Father's Responsibility-"It is just a father's responsibility. Don't matter if you do not see the children. " Said my grandmother to my father, her eldest son,years...
    RunEun RunEun 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    I don't understand why people get so offended when they find out I don't want children. And then they tell me I'm selfish. Yes ***** I am. Don't pretend like parents are...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 10 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Earlier this morning I got into a HUGE argument with this woman in the grocery store. My fiancé & I were just walking through the store when we suddenly heard loud screams coming...
    beyondrepair321 beyondrepair321 22-25, F 27 Responses 1 day ago

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    I freak in hate children and babies. I used to work at a daycare when I fell on hard times and needed a job. It was the worst experience EVER!! I have 2 boys but that's very...
    SabrinaIlinca SabrinaIlinca 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I think people often underestimate what depression does to a person. I go from externalization/narcissism in dissociative states to internalization/depression. In other words; I...
    Outdoctrination Outdoctrination 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So after 15 years.... I think I am finally done. I had kids at a really young age. My youngest is now 17 and she will be off to college next fall. My wife however, wants more...
    Lcas6548 Lcas6548 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello, I am fourteen years old and I know all too well about cps. I will never trust them to help a child or a family. They have been in my life and ruined it since I was six. In 2...
    BADLIFEFORME BADLIFEFORME 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I want a baby so bad. I have two sons and two step-daughters, but I want a baby that is mine and my husband's. My husband can no longer have children as he had a vasectomy before...
    Mommykat Mommykat 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am so delighted to have discovered this page this morning. So much so that I have sat down with the biggest mug of tea so I can comfortably type away to people who share the same...
    EEC1988 EEC1988 26-30, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I personally don't. I don't feel like I'd enjoy raising kids. The thought of changing diapers is pretty repulsive, and I don't think I'd make a good mother; I don't think I would...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    A choice ruined my life. I was faced with a choice it seems easy to choose when put into simple terms. Though for me the choice wasn't so simple. I was flailing like a dying fish...
    HippieAngel420 HippieAngel420 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am tired. I am tired of always putting everyone else's needs and wants above my own. I am tired of people thinking so highly of me. I am not a saint. I am unhappy and so very...
    Kathrax Kathrax 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    There is a point in life that almost all women hit. For some its not till their late thirties. For others their early teens. I believe neither is wrong to feel for various reasons...
    toritinagrace toritinagrace 16-17, F a week ago

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    Yesterday my husband and I went to a fortune teller. She did some tarot cards for us. She ended up taking a look at our relationship and saying the key to it being a good...
    Magicalcarebear Magicalcarebear 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I do not want children! I just want to grow old with somebody!
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    I WANT KIDS. I wanted them years ago. About 10 years ago now in fact. For about 3 years. After that I was just scared to be around lil ones. They're other people's most precious...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Jul 25

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    I want a big family. It sounds like it'll be a handful, but then hopefully, none of us will be lonely
    TrafalgarLaw TrafalgarLaw 16-17, F Jul 24

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    Vivid memories, live again! My favorite book as a child was titled "Grayling". It was a book about a Fisherman who had gone out to sea, found a distressed baby seal in the storm...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I tried all my life to have children. It didn't happen over and over. I have a long history of depression and anxiety. My husband even had a reverse vasectomy that was very...
    missidoll missidoll 51-55 Jul 23

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    Kids can be such a pain, especially when they start asking someone to buy them a toy. This happened yesterday with my baby cousin, he wanted some toy and kept asking me for money...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    HELLO EVERYONE MY NAME IS MYESHA ROUNTREE AND I HATE DCF. WELL TO BEGAN WITH I RECEIVED A PHONE CALL FROM MY DAUGHTERS SCHOOL LATER IN THE EVENING OF JUNE STATING THAT MY DAUGHTER...
    myesha89 myesha89 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I've never wanted anything more than to have a child. It's constantly on my mind. I see people walking with their kids through the stores and down the streets, and I just wish that...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    No Mother of Mine- There is nothing quite as devastating as to hear something you labored to bring in to this world say,"You're nothing to me. You're just a vessel. I'd rather be a...
    NobodysMother NobodysMother 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I usually hate making these posts but I had a dream this weekend that felt surreal, I dreamt that I had a child. All I could feel is a wave of emotion as I laid there in a bed as...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 19

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    I am gloriously 40 next month, genuinely looking forward to it. I also have a 23 year old daughter from a previous (read, teenage fling) relationship. I love my daughter...
    milotank milotank 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I would like 4 kids but I want a husband first. I want to do the whole wedding thing then have babies. if I have kids first before a husband I wouldn't mind neither. As long as I...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16