I Wish I Had a Child

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    I Wanted To Be

      Ever since I graduated from high school, the idea of being a father has been on my mind. Most males want to have a son, but I always dreamed of having a daughter. But I have been one who has ended up in relationships with women who don't have any desire to be a mother...
    RedDwarf RedDwarf
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 28, 2009

    I Wish.

    I gave up having children for my husband. It was the stupidest mistake of my life. At forty-two, my clock is done ticking. My husband is ten years older and had three children when we met. He didn't want more, and I stupidly thought he would be enough for me. Something I...
    msdamgoode msdamgoode
    41-45, F
    3 Responses May 22, 2012

    I was brought up with three siblings,

    the older two hated my father especially the older brother who was from a previous marriage. They egged one another on and accused my father of terrible things that weren't true and excitedly hoped they could even get him in prison - I will at this point defend him as an...
    Tigermoth35 Tigermoth35
    36-40, F
    Apr 11, 2014


    I dont know I've never really wanted kids ever, not once in my whole life.. But now Im deeply in love with my boyfriend and I dont know.. its the first time in my life I've ever considered having kids and settling down and its all because of him. I'd love to have a child with...
    abstractjunkie abstractjunkie
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 10, 2010


    I want to have a child so bad , any woman want to be involved please contact me
    Niko2013 Niko2013
    31-35, M
    Mar 1, 2013

    Regrets, Resentments

    Sometimes good decisions lead you somewhere you never thought you might be. I hadn't been married, I've had protected sex with condoms and birth control, the few drunken accidents I've had where followed up with the morning after pill. That's what you are supposed to do right? I...
    glittersweet glittersweet
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jun 30, 2013

    Wish I Had a Baby

    well lets see i have had 3 miscarriages in a time frame of one year and im still trying cant afford the tests i need to have done to see y i have them so ill keep trying until i do
    nikkinjojo07 nikkinjojo07
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 12, 2007

    More On Resentment

    I read the forums where women are in abusive relationships, cheated on regularly, yet become pregnant by that same man, or keep their children in that situation and I get so angry. They seem to care more about themselves and the relationship with the man, making sure he is happy...
    glittersweet glittersweet
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 3, 2013

    Why Not Me?

    i am 31yrs old and i have no children.i really don't have anyone i can share this pain with because all of my friends in my age bracket have kids and they all say the same thing"you're soo lucky"!! how in the world can they say that?don't they know how precious their...
    veronique31 veronique31
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 1, 2007

    How I Wish!

    I'm (only?) 28 and I am not alone. I have a wonderful husband. We decided more than a year ago to start a family. We tried and we try. But I am still not pregnant. It can be that we are infertile. Earlier I just didn't care about it. I said that I have enogh time, I am young...
    dreamygirl dreamygirl
    31-35, F
    Aug 20, 2007

    How Strange..

    if i had a child i would have priorities..put aside all problems,i ll be in this world just for my child..first my child,then me..the whole thought just change me i think somehow...i wouldn change as person but the thoughts i think... i would never ignore my child or hurt him...
    amysangels amysangels
    22-25, F
    21 Responses Feb 10, 2010
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