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I Was a Teen Mom

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    Young and Scared

          I was 14 years old when I got pregnant.I was young and dumb and didn't have the good common sense to worry about the repercussions of unprotected sex.I was afraid to tell my mother.I knew that my periods were not coming anymore and I started to feel...
    diamond33 diamond33 31-35 5 Responses May 26, 2008

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    Lost My Daughter

    Howdy everyone, I'm Taylor. I'm 19 going on 20 and I was a teen mom. I got pregnant when I was 15 and had my daughter at 16. It was really scary being a mom, I went from being Daddy's Little Girl to Mommy and it was not easy, but I loved Ember with all my heart. I had her on...
    taylormarie1993 taylormarie1993 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2012

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    Getting Mistaken As A Sister

    It happened again today.I was riding the public transport and a guy pointed at my eldest daughter."Is she your younger sister?" he asked."No, she's my daughter," I answer.He quickly apologizes and then asks at what age I was married. I said I was married quite young.This happens...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 1 Response Jan 12, 2013

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    Not Cute

    I was a teen Mom.  I was 18 when I had my first child.  By today's standards, that's really old.  Thirty -six years ago, having a baby as an unwed teen was not the thing to do.  It was so totally not cute.  Now it seems that anything goes.  I see...
    Insomniac Insomniac 51-55, F 2 Responses May 5, 2008

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    Age Differences

    I have been in a serious relationship for about 2yrs and 1/2. I am 30yrs of age and my BF is 25yrs of age. He was my Best friend for about 3yrs before we got involved. Were are so compatible its even questionable @ times for me as I ask myself "Is he for real"? Time is passing by...
    sweetnsensual sweetnsensual 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    I Was A Teen Mom

    I got pregnant when i was 17 and had my son noah at 18 we were not as young as most teen parents but has still been tough lucky we have tons of support for both sides of our family. Noah was born june 23rd 2009 and he is the light of our life. My sons' father and my now husband...
    misshquick misshquick 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2010

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    Scared Silly!!

    I got pregnent with my daughter when i was 15 yrs. old. Her father and I thought if we got me pregnent then our parents would have to let us get married. Young love isnt the smartest thing. After I got pregnent he ended up breaking up with me when I was 3 months along, leaving me...
    queeniez71 queeniez71 36-40 2 Responses Jul 10, 2008

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    YOU'RE Pregnant!!!!!

    In 1994 I was 16 years old and found out that I was pregnant oh my gosh!!! The sad part is that no one seemed to be to upset except for my twin sister and my favorite aunt. My mother didn't have to much to say I know she cried but my dad who has always lived in another state and...
    Braveheart4real Braveheart4real 31-35, F 1 Response May 25, 2008

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    She's 18 Now...

    I hope to write the story someday but, in the meantime, here's a picture of my darling daughter. It's hard to believe she's 18 already and I was just 17 when I had her...
    shylamarais shylamarais 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    I was 17 years old. At

    that time, I had an ex who I loved dearly, but because of a lot of bullshit and conflicts, we weren't really together. We've been together for a year when we were 13...14, but we broke up due to some crap. We stayed primarily good friends. We weren't together at the time, but...
    SheExperiments SheExperiments 26-30, F May 18, 2014

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    I had my daughter when I was 17 years old.

    Becoming pregnant was just because I didn't use protection but having my daughter wasn't a "mistake". The father of my daughter is married to me and he is a good man. I don't regret my girl in any way, shape or form. <3
    Sociallyawkwardrose Sociallyawkwardrose 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2014

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    The Odessey of Teen Pregnancy

    I ran off with my boyfriend (who is now my husband) when I was 16. We lived in a van for a little while, squated in a house... all the fun things a teen does when she moves out of her parents home. I had not "officially" moved out until I was 17. I would make...
    BurningMindsofMontrose BurningMindsofMontrose 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2009

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    It's A Day By Day Struggle

        The day my daughter was born was both the best and the scariest day of my life. She was little, but healthy. She weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces.  She was beautiful and I loved the fact I could call her mine. The only set back was that I was 16 years old...
    cassiexreneexo cassiexreneexo 16-17, F Apr 16, 2010

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    I had my son on my 16 th birthday.

    I know having a child as well a child is/was wrong. I make no excuses for it. I have though, never regretted having him. If I could do it all again, I would do it the same. It has made me who I am today. I finished high school, worked 3 jobs at times and only received medical...
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2014

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    Got Pregnant When I Was 16

    Yes I was immature and stupid but I think my son saved me. I was on a road that would lead me to all kind of trouble but instead I put all my time and effort into my baby. I had my second at 19 and last when I was 23. I am done having babies and I am now finishing college. I am...
    greeneyednurse greeneyednurse 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 31, 2010

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    I Had My Son At 16

    it wasnt easy and there was so much drama before and after he was born. His father left me said he couldnt deal with my depression. I grew distant from my friends. I will never walk the stage and have my diploma handed to me. But i will be -erfectly honest and say it is all...
    scarynoodle4 scarynoodle4 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2010

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    My Beautiful Quads ≪3

    I had Quadtruplets at age 15 , Camron , Ciara , Carson , & Caylee. I had them at 27 weeks 6 days. My littlest , Which was baby d , also baby Carson , Died at 1 week . Because his lungs just didn't function correctly. He was only 1 pound 3 ounces when he died. The other three...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    I became a Mum at 15

    and would like to offer support to those teens that are going through what may seem like a rough time. You may get called names - ignore them, have they walked in your shoes? No. Allow no one to judge you. I've been through school, college and had the blessing to have the...
    DevilinaSundress DevilinaSundress 31-35, F May 18

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    Mom At 16

    I just turned 54. My son is 37. When I became pregnant in 1975 I was in the 10th grade. The principal called me in the office and said I had to leave school untill I had the baby..So I went to a teenage mother class which I learned a lot about taking care of a baby...It was so...
    tonyshawn tonyshawn 51-55 1 Response Feb 22, 2013

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    I'M 23 Now

    I was a teen mum. Now I have beautiful children and am well and truly an adult. It was very, very hard. There's loads of stigma about teen mums and being a teen AND a mother is tough. I am going to qualify as a vet this year (five years course 18-23) and am working hard all the...
    CoralieShadow CoralieShadow 22-25, F 1 Response May 18, 2013

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    I Was A Teen Mom

    i was ateen mom back in 1981 i was 16 i was lucky enough to have wonderful parents to help me. Columbia river high school was the first to have a daycare so i was lucky to be able to graduate in 1983 it was still hard even when my parents took care of her when i moved out my mom...
    puffhuff puffhuff 46-50 Jan 29, 2012

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    17 and Pregnant: Straight A Student From A Conservative Catholic Family

    I had just seventeen turned years old when I decided one night to sleep with my boyfriend. I was a virgin. I had come from a strong catholic family and so the value of waiting until marriage was a big thing. My parents had always talked about the importance of it and I believed...
    mamaGCamden mamaGCamden 31-35, F Apr 18, 2013

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    Stereotypes

    I am a teen mum. Apparently this means I am stupid. That my children are/will be trouble. That I am a drain on the state. That I am uneducated. That my boyfriend is antisocial. That I am a bad parent. That I am irresponsible. That I deserve everything I get. That I dye my hair...
    TiggerTiger TiggerTiger 22-25, F Jul 27, 2013

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    Baby With A Baby

    I was 16 years young when I had my first and only child. I had to have c section cuz his heart rate was dropping. He is now almost 11 years old and in the fifth grade. I am 27. It's crazy how time flies. He's almost a teenager(tear). It was hard being a teen mom and I would not...
    mixxedmami26 mixxedmami26 26-30, F Aug 24, 2013

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    I was a teen mom with my first.

    When I found out, my boyfriend and I decided to get married and build a family (we were madly in love). I went to college part- time and stayed home with my young child. I tried to make good choices for her benefit, such breastfeeding and spending my days reading her books. I...
    oceancrab oceancrab 36-40 1 Response Jan 29, 2014

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    I had my first son at 15

    and my second at 16 they're 18 months apart. I had 2 kids in high school. as a freshman and junior. I still managed to graduate with my license in cosmetology. Now at age 21 I have 2 beautiful boys. One 4 and one almost 6. I wouldn't have it any other way. I'm happy i had my...
    throughthelookingglassxx throughthelookingglassxx 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    When I found out that I was pregnant my

    boyfriend, Matt, and I started to cry. Not out of joy, out of fear. We were on 17 and his parents were super strict. I remember that day easily. It started out as a trip to the movies. Then, we went to a new hotel with a huge pool. It was summer, so we spent the night there...
    abilena abilena 22-25, F Feb 5, 2014

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    Had 2 Kids In My Teens....

    I was 16 when I had my first child. I left school mid junior year and did home school for the rest of the school year. I went back as a senior and graduated with honors. I got a job while going to college and I am proud to say I graduated also. I had my second child at 20...
    sexylatina69 sexylatina69 26-30 1 Response Jul 11, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I often hear people make remarks about teen moms and it makes me so angry! Yes I have read the statistics; teen moms are more likely to become single parents, they are more likely...
    mommashelper mommashelper 18-21 May 20

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    No, I'm not a teen mom yet, but I'm pregnant at 13. And before you jump to conclusions and are rude to me, why don't you think of your own mistakes. So here's my story: I was at a...
    summerjohnes summerjohnes 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Well I wanted advice on my planning to have a baby and all I got was hate I'm so sorry to all the teen moms out there if anyone wants to talk I'm here
    vivianaluvsyou vivianaluvsyou 13-15, F 2 Responses May 20

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    I want so bad to be a teen mom. I just need to find a guy to help me. I'm near Cincinnati, Ohio. Any takers?
    OliverConnersmommy OliverConnersmommy 13-15, F 1 Response May 11

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    I want to be a teen mom. I'm ready. Anyone willing to help? message me
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 15

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    I have a one month old baby girl named Audrey Faye, As many of you know, I was raped back in September by one of my best friends, we no longer talk, and I've gotten the police...
    treya15 treya15 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just turned 15 and I'm 7 weeks pregnantšŸ˜° I'm absolutely terrified,I'm not ready to be a mom at 15, I always imagined that I would find out I'm pregnant with a ring on my...
    Amelia15 Amelia15 13-15, F 3 Responses May 10

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    Hi I am Jan I am 17 will be 18 on June 1ST and I am 6 weeks pregnant and very happy. I have moved in with my 19 year old boyfriend and I graduate high school on May 29TH. I am not...
    barefootjan barefootjan 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I'm officially a senior now and I'm really excited! I'm thankful for my family and my son's dads family for helping out and just watching my son when I need to study and etc. I...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F May 19

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    Lately I've been down, I wanted something to live for now I have something. My little pea is growing inside me everyday. I'm so excited!! I know it's not something to have to try...
    Hayes99 Hayes99 13-15, F 2 Responses May 15

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    I had a miscarriage when I was 16 and I really want to have a baby so bad I'm 19 and would love to have someone to love unconditionally. Message me if interested.
    UnwantedBeauty23 UnwantedBeauty23 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    My little pumpkin and her kitty. Made her breakfast this morning, have a good day (:
    xoxostarburst xoxostarburst 22-25, F 4 Responses May 3

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    I'm turning 16 in June and my boyfriend and I have been together for awhile now and we want to have a baby together. We both go to a tech school for electrical work and have co-op...
    ashleyc3164 ashleyc3164 13-15, F 2 Responses May 4

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    I'm going to try! I understand the responsibility and we'll I want this. Please don't put anything negative on here or any other of my things please, just want support in my...
    Janae430 Janae430 16-17, F 3 Responses May 7

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    12:12 what to do what to doo...
    nightowl013 nightowl013 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

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    Just another couple months until I get to meet my second little girl. So excited. Her older brother and sister can't wait.
    youngmomma3 youngmomma3 18-21, F 2 Responses May 15

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