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I Was a Teen Mom

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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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    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

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, F Apr 18, 2013

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Jun 6, 2012

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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

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am a teen mom of a beautiful 2 month old boy, Felix. October 2nd of this year, 6.37lbs. Not long after I turned 16. I had preeclampsia so I was induced at 37 weeks and when I...
    Neverbackaway Neverbackaway 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Hey guys gonna get a little more serious than I usually do on ep. I am a teen mommy. No hate. No judging. Just me, my little family, and my kick *** rad little girl.
    KrissyBearRawr KrissyBearRawr 18-21, F Nov 21

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    YOUNG AND EXPECTING? WE ARE NOW CASTING! This is not another typical "teen mom" show! We want to follow the story of the young mother-to-be and her mother and watch how their...
    Realitycastingg Realitycastingg 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    Hey, I'm Emily. I'm 18 and a mommy to an absolutely life changing little girl who's 3. I'd do anything to have a few mommy friends, which is why I came on here. I think it's great...
    emilymori08 emilymori08 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I always think when I'm alone what kind of response I would get if I shared my story, would I get hate, esp because I was the one who made the statistics seem more true? My mother...
    EmmaDex EmmaDex 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It really just amazes me how cruel people can be towards teen mother's.. **** happens, I used protection and still got pregnant. I mean really, some teen mother's take care of...
    taylorpaige95 taylorpaige95 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 3

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    Hey everyone, I totally forgot I had this account so I would just like to say sorry first of all. A lot has changed since my first story, I'm now 19 and my family has grown. My...
    kayleesofia kayleesofia 18-21, F Dec 8

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    I'm a teen mum of a 1 year old baby boy. A lot of people judges us for this "mistake", but you don't know what it's like to be one unless you ARE one or you WERE one. First of all...
    gnarlyaf gnarlyaf 18-21 Nov 22

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    Im 15 ,16 in feb. My boyfriend is 16 we are expecting a baby im about 3 to 4 weeks pregnant we were planning it we are so exited ☺️ #pregnant #teenmom
    teenparents teenparents 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    you no why? because they open their legs and have all these babies and expects their mom and dad to take care of them..
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I'm 14 and I have a baby , I got pregnant at 13 ...
    LostInLife555 LostInLife555 31-35, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I would love to give someone a beautiful baby bump :)
    mrpoetic1 mrpoetic1 22-25, M Nov 18

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    Well Roxy's room is all done and now is waiting for her. She is growing and moving more everyday and I love it! Only 3 more month to go!
    kiraj1 kiraj1 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I just put my little Gemma down for the night again and she said nit nit awe that's her new thing no doubt picked up from her big brother who are 1 and 1/3 years old
    mommyof3soontobe5 mommyof3soontobe5 16-17, F Nov 18

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    I have a daughter who is 6 1/2 months old and a son I miscarried. Savannah Brinley and Tristan Levi. Here's newborn Savannah.
    KrissyBearRawr KrissyBearRawr 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    So in love with him already <3
    rachelmarie28 rachelmarie28 18-21, F Nov 21

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    I think I might actually be pregnant! I'm a week over my period, my boyfriend is going to get a pregnancy test when he gets paid :) so excited!
    moonlighteclipse moonlighteclipse 16-17, F Dec 2

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    I am very open and happy to talk about my pregnancy. Feel free to ask any questions. Please no mean or rude comments.
    kiraj1 kiraj1 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Love my sons ? my 3 year old and 5 month old (:
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Stayed pregnant at 17 gave birth at 18,now my daughter is 3 years old :)
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F Dec 4

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    im 18, in college, with 2 amazing boys & engaged to their father as well, who is also in college! if you have any questions, or need to talk, im here! (:
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Dec 5

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    I am 18 years old with my first and only kid which is s baby boy i named ryder , figured i should give him something different lol hes 2 months old and i just love him to death...
    justiceee justiceee 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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