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I Was a Teen Mom

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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...
    CoralieShadow CoralieShadow 22-25, F 1 Response May 18, 2013

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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...
    misshquick misshquick 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2010

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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...
    diamond33 diamond33 31-35 5 Responses May 26, 2008

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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...
    Insomniac Insomniac 51-55, F 2 Responses May 5, 2008

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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...
    thelonewood thelonewood 26-30 1 Response Jan 12, 2013

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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...
    BurningMindsofMontrose BurningMindsofMontrose 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2009

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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...
    greeneyednurse greeneyednurse 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 31, 2010

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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...
    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...
    mamaGCamden mamaGCamden 26-30, F Apr 18, 2013

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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...
    Braveheart4real Braveheart4real 31-35, F 1 Response May 25, 2008

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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...
    scarynoodle4 scarynoodle4 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2010

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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...
    sweetnsensual sweetnsensual 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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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...
    sexylatina69 sexylatina69 26-30 1 Response Jul 11, 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...
    taylormarie1993 taylormarie1993 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2012

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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...
    tonyshawn tonyshawn 51-55 1 Response Feb 22, 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...
    TiggerTiger TiggerTiger 22-25, F Jul 27, 2013

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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 1...
    cassiexreneexo cassiexreneexo 16-17, F Apr 16, 2010

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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...
    shylamarais shylamarais 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2012

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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...
    oceancrab oceancrab 36-40 1 Response Jan 29

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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...
    queeniez71 queeniez71 36-40 2 Responses Jul 10, 2008

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    As of right now, I am no longer a teen mom but I was. Even though I was lucky that I had a real man who tries his all to take responsibility for his actions (along with mine), it...
    MrsGrisham MrsGrisham 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Hey guys! So since I joined EP, I've been getting a lot of questions through email and message about my pregnancy experience and my life as a teenage mom so I decided to do a Q&A...
    kalaniesmommy143 kalaniesmommy143 13-15, F Mar 27

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    im a teen mom to a handsome baby boy named jacob. i got pregnant when i was 16 and had my baby when i was 17. and yes i am a single mom! (;
    lilianaaa lilianaaa 16-17 1 Response Apr 7

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    I want to be a teenaged mother, I'm in love with the guy I have been with for two years and I see him and I together for a long long time, We also have promise rings.. Other...
    xoxlovechloe xoxlovechloe 16-17, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Im a teen mom and a single mom ... I'm 16 and a mom to my son Kaine who's an amazing baby . For my ex and I it's complicated tbh I love and dislike him .He lives with my family and...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I was a teen mom at 13. I had a boyfriend and we were stupid in having unprotected sex because I ended up with biracial twin boys. I have raised them to be great young adults. I...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Before you judge me or try to make me hang my head in shame, let me go on. I'm 13 years old and I plan on getting pregnant when I'm 14-15. I'm getting a job as soon as I turn 14...
    underageloner underageloner 13-15, F 7 Responses Mar 18

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    I love being a mom but my schedule is crazy ! I'm going to share what a typical day for me is like . 5:00 am I wake up to feed or change my son Kaine cause he wakes up around that...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Hate it when people have a dig at teen mothers most of them do a better job than older mothers yeah nay not be able to bring them up but they learn the hard way and appreciate life...
    kelslouise kelslouise 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    I am a teenage mother and still in school
    littleeone18 littleeone18 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I'm so emotionally off one moment I'm screaming at my mom for no reason nd go to the bathroom can't take a decent crap and start thinking bout my ex and start balling my eyes out...
    Ttcmommyinthemaking Ttcmommyinthemaking 16-17, F Apr 1

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    2 weeks ago I discovered that I wasn't pregnant by the test but it's to early ... I do believe I am.. I really wanted to have this baby I feel that it is a boy .. I ready started...
    DajahCarter DajahCarter 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    My daughters almost 8 months and teething hardcore... Im still in high school. She's waking up 6 7 and 8 times in one night and I'm going to school with close to no sleep... At...
    littleeone18 littleeone18 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    No may understand my choice to be a mom but that's ok
    Ttcmommyinthemaking Ttcmommyinthemaking 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    My son is 8 1/2 months and I'm 19. I married his dad but he has been yelling at me and around the baby I really don't know what to do. I kicked him out of my moms house but he...
    MickeyBella94 MickeyBella94 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    Why is it so hard .. All I want is my Son .... All I want is a beautiful handsome baby boy.. I am ready ... I want to be a mom.... Why just why couldn't he just get me pregnant...
    DajahCarter DajahCarter 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have experienced a lot of things in life at 14 I was shot 2times by a guy doing a drive by. I had to get rods and screws in my leg and I couldn't walk for about 7months. When I...
    indyyindia indyyindia 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    So here's my update of what's gone on in the last 12 weeks!.. When I first posted on here I was 6 weeks pregnant, I'm now 18 weeks and things have changed A LOT!!.. On my first...
    ProudTeenMummy2013 ProudTeenMummy2013 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    TTC Supplies- Wow, so I've been researching things that typically are needed for TTCing (Trying To Conceive), and let me tell you... This stuff costs almost as much as having the...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I am 18 and I have a kid....my boyfriend left me when I told him I was prego......I am raising our kid on my own and it is really hard....but my family is helping me...I love them...
    SexyPayton SexyPayton 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    Guess when my (second) baby will be born! (: Due date is July 21, 2014. http://www.expectnet.com/games/BabyRyker
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Mar 19

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    Guess when my (second) baby will be born! (: Due date is July 21, 2014. http://www.expectnet.com/games/BabyRyker
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Guess when my (second) baby will be born! (: Due date is July 21, 2014. http://www.expectnet.com/games/BabyRyker
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Mar 19

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    Nursery Designs- Well, hello everyone it's been a while hasn't it! Anyway, after my recent discovery of my PCOS I've had to put my TTC efforts on pause. Simply because my OB/GYN...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I need help my boyfriend wants to have kids but we are very young I am 15 he is 16 I want to have children I just don't want to disappoint my family they already think I am a...
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F 12 Responses a week ago

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    Although my wish is not reachable in my current living situation, I plan on making it happen... :)
    xxNoexcuseformexx xxNoexcuseformexx 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi are there any teen moms or moms in general that are very horny freaky moms that do super freaky stuff and wouldn't mind chatting with a girl ? ^.^ please add me and message me...
    hornyalexandra hornyalexandra 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I was in elementary school. I decided to skip school with my friend Josh. It was back in the late 90s and my school was very close to my house. So my mother just let us walk to...
    dyssoc dyssoc 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 24

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    I lost my mom to pancreatic cancer in May 2012. The summer after I graduated from high school is when my mom got diagnosed. I had a boyfriend at the time but he became frustrated...
    kristyd713 kristyd713 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    It was summer and my mom and I had driven 6 hrs to Utica "Middle of F*cking Nowhere", Mississippi for my first year on lower-staff at an overnight summer camp. Lower staff meets a...
    Amsch95 Amsch95 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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