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I Was a Teen Mom

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I Know everybody think I am to young to have child but I don't . It's just something in my heart that wouldn't go away and I don't want it to go away it's actually encourage me to...
    Allmostcomplete Allmostcomplete 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Hi I am Jan I am 16 and 5 weeks pregnant and so happy. I live with my 19 year old boyfriend and quit school. I don't need school or an education to be a stay at home mom. My sister...
    janwantstobeateenagemom janwantstobeateenagemom 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Okay, so hey I'm Sarah. I turned 16 last month. Me and my boyfriend are expecting twins by October 13th, but I could have them any day. It'd be so awesome if another teen mom would...
    sarahpitzer sarahpitzer 16-17, F 8 Responses Aug 25

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    Hey! I'm Sam, I'm about to turn 16, and I am engaged to the love of my life! We have been together since we were 12, and we have been in love ever since. We have a baby together...
    LifeWithZoeyAndZaden LifeWithZoeyAndZaden 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 31

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    Ok so I said it before and will say it again...I want to be a teen mom. Today I think I found a boy I like, I'm not saying he will be my baby daddy but I think I like him. But...
    bitchybrandi bitchybrandi 13-15, F 8 Responses Sep 12

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    Ok so I got pregnant at 13 by my 15 year old boyfriend .i was too scared to tell my mom (my father died) . I had unprotected sex but now I'm happy to have my daughter and she's no...
    Samantha289 Samantha289 13-15, F Aug 21

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    Ok so I got pregnant at 13 by my 15 year old boyfriend .i was too scared to tell my mom (my father died) . I had unprotected sex but now I'm happy to have my daughter and she's no...
    Samantha289 Samantha289 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I am 18 years old and I have a 2 year old son. He obviously wasn't planned, but even so I love him with every ounce of my soul. He is the reason why I stopped many harmful habits...
    Micaysopinion Micaysopinion 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I am now 17. I got pregnant at 15 and got my childs at 16. I got twins Naya and Ethan. they are 4 months old. I'm still with there dad but i'm french and he is american so we don't...
    bay07 bay07 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I am now 17. I got pregnant at 15 and got my childs at 16. I got twins Naya and Ethan. they are 4 months old. I'm still with there dad but i'm french and he is american so we don't...
    bay07 bay07 16-17, F Aug 22

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    Im 22 and ny daughter is turning 5 in a week. I had her when I was 17 and I can not stand when children get pregnant thinking its a game or a life sized doll. Rearing children is...
    SweetAsSugar10 SweetAsSugar10 22-25 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I really want to be a teen mum, it'd be amazing bringing up a new life, yes I know how hard it would be and how much it would cost, I've been studying this for two years, I already...
    aimzz56 aimzz56 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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    If back in the old days, us girls were married off to older guys to have their kids... What's so bad about now if some of us wanting to start a family now.. I mean not with older...
    YoungLovee15 YoungLovee15 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    I'm 19 and my boyfriend is 20. We have been together two and a half years and we live together on our own. We both have steady jobs and we want to have a baby. I just wanted to...
    breanna913 breanna913 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Noooo! I want to be a mom in my 30-35y/o.
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Hi I am Jan I am 15 and trying to get pregnant. My 17 year old sister lives with her boyfriend has a 2 year old son and is pregnant again.She quit school when she got pregnant and...
    janwantstobeateenagemom janwantstobeateenagemom 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    I am Jan I am 16 and 5 weeks pregnant and so happy. I live with my 19 year old boyfriend we are getting married in November. I quit school. My boyfriend makes good money and I want...
    janwantstobeateenagemom janwantstobeateenagemom 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I'm 15, will be 16 in two months.. And I've been thinking about pregnancy since I was 14.. (Almost 15)... I know what y'all are thinking; "oh it's just a faze, you'll get over it...
    YoungLovee15 YoungLovee15 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Thanks to the ten thousand (more like ten) people that messaged me to find out what was wrong with Zoey. I figured it out, and she will be going to the doctor tomorrow. She will be...
    LifeWithZoeyAndZaden LifeWithZoeyAndZaden 13-15, F Sep 1

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    i just had my first baby, Isabelle, who was born with cystic fibrosis. i knew because if my situation that she would have health problems and i decided to keep her anyway but now i...
    ana097 ana097 16-17, F Sep 7

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    I've been really busy lately with school, homework, and taking care of my kids but anyways, Ive been thinking about my past for the past few days and I can't believe it....I can't...
    caribbeanbabe808 caribbeanbabe808 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    they're keeping my baby girl for a few days longer because she was premature and has CF... i want to visit her but my foster family won't drive me and i can't drive
    ana097 ana097 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    My babes Naya and Ethan
    bay07 bay07 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    OMG My daughter i ick. have to go to the hospital. She almost can't breath ... Hope she'll be find. The doctor put her in an incubator with mechanical ventilation. I'm so scared...
    bay07 bay07 16-17, F Aug 22

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