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    Mixed Up

    I had endometriosis for almost 20yrs, it ruined my life. My first marriage ended in disaster. 6 operations with no success, the cysts just kept returning, doctors decided full hysterectomy was best. I am struggling with the news of friends and family falling pregnant as I have...
    Pinknoddle Pinknoddle 36-40 2 Responses Jun 22, 2013

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    Less Than A Woman?

    I am 33 years old and I have had menstural problems since I was 17. This has included two bouts with abnormal menstural bleeding and endemitriosis. My last one ended with me on the operating table, loosing my ability to have children in order to save my life. I feel alone and...
    cgravesthoma cgravesthoma 31-35, F 5 Responses May 6, 2013

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    Barren Betty

    I am 45 years old and had a hysterectomy 15 years ago. I was bitter and angry at first, since being a mommy was up on my list. I felt empty inside. It took alot of years and tears to come to terms with this. I was not able to go to baby showers for years. Everyone I knew gave...
    JahDawta JahDawta 41-45 5 Responses May 14, 2010

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    I'm Angry.

    I want to thank my husband for finding you. I'm a very angry woman. I do not know how to cope with not having a child.  When I was married the first time  at 21, I was ready to have a child. Every year passed by, no child. We went to a dr. Had all the test done. No reason...
    debmclain debmclain 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    The Battle To Keep Smiling

    Every day it's a battle to keep smiling ,while every one around you rejoice about a recent pregnancy or that precious new arrival, hiding your true feelings way down deep inside.  Three years ago, by chance a co-worker and I became pregnant at the same time.  As she was...
    bronx291 bronx291 31-35 2 Responses Jun 4, 2010

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    Not Infertile, But Had To Have Hysterectomy

    Hello. I hope that I would be welcomed here, because even though I'm not infertile, I'm like you all because I can't have kids of my own. I had to have a total hysterectomy years ago, because of a major bleeding problem. I have read a lot of your stories, and agree. I too have a...
    AmyMiller AmyMiller 41-45 1 Response Aug 16, 2011

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    With God All Things Are Possible !

    Hi Everyone Before I logged into the website, I was feeling sorry for myself, asking the question WHY WHY WHY? but reading the stories of the women, it really hurts to know what you are going through.  I have been diagnosed with stage 3 endo, i need to go for a secong laprascopy...
    naidooc naidooc 31-35 2 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    Ripped Off

    I am a single 41yr old. like many others can,t have kids and have always wanted them. The reason i can.t have them is that I,m riddled with arthritis and have been since I was 22yrs old, the medication that I take if I was to have a child would be deformed. Without the medication...
    aprildiamond aprildiamond 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    hey when i was 15 i got told i couldn't have

    children my boyfriend at the time was so supportive so understanding and in doing so it put me off the physical side of a relationship he soon got bored and although he was always supportive he cheeted on me serval time took me a while to deal with this and soon i thought it...
    dreams15 dreams15 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    My Personal Death Sentence

    I had always wanted (3) children, but had said I didn't want kids because I never thought, in amilluion years, that I'd  ever even get the chance to fall in love. To mem, the two were to come hand-in-hand. At 26, I met my first boyfriend, who latter became my husband. We...
    snowlady snowlady 36-40, F Nov 30, 2009

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    I Want To Give A Baby

    Hi I am Italian and I came in U.S.A. 12 years ago I live in California I am from a princely order family going back to the Roman Empire, The Domitian. I already havey a beautiful and super intelligent ten year old girl. I am interested in finding a woman who wants to have babies...
    Alessandro108 Alessandro108 46-50, M Apr 21, 2013

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    No Children...so I Guess Jewelry And Travel

    I am trying to come to terms with not ever being a mommy, mom, ma, or mother. My husband's ***** is disformed. The only treatment he will try is to get back in shape and take prostate vitamins. We have been together 13 years. Married nearly 7. We married to have kids. Right...
    naneki73 naneki73 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2010

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    If You Are Struggling With Infertility...Please Read!!!

    I wanted to write this to encourage and uplift those women who are experiencing infertility. Your families don't understand, your co workers don't understand and your friends don't understand how difficult this time is for you. I want you to remember that having a child is a...
    emorgan1 emorgan1 31-35, F Feb 12, 2013

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    Women Who Can't Have Children

    I find no real way of coping with this. My husband and I tried for years and I couldn't become pregnant-I hit 38 and a miracle happened-I was pregnant-I was so excited. Went for the first ultrasound and the baby had died-there was no heartbeat. I was devastated-to be handed a...
    blacksky501 blacksky501 36-40 3 Responses Oct 10, 2011

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    Treated Like An Outsider Or An

    During my first marriage years ago, I was actually afraid to get pregnant because my first husband was an alcoholic and drug addict.  I used a spermatocide (foam product) which caused me to get a Bartholin (sp?) gland cyst and had to have removed TWICE.  Then after my...
    4LuvOfGod 4LuvOfGod 51-55 12 Responses Sep 7, 2008

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    My co-worker brought her 11 week old baby to

    work today and I broke down. I have accepted the fact God doesn't want me to have kids. I use to have these brake downs and run and tell someone, but I kept getting criticized by people who do have them or don't want them. So today when I had my brake down I didn't tell anyone...
    dsimon21 dsimon21 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    Don'T Assume...

    Don't assume that I don't want children Don't assume that I don't like children Don't ask me why I can't have children Don't continuously remind me that I don't have children Don't stop including me in dinners and get togethers because you have children and I don't Don't assume I...
    Parrisss Parrisss 41-45 3 Responses Feb 1, 2013

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    Moving Forward

    I guess I'm here just looking for a way to gain some kind of closure so I can live a happy life after years of sadness over not being able to have children. I'm a 36 year old, I've been pregnant twice, the first time ended in a miscarriage and the second time was a tubal which...
    Tricia1976 Tricia1976 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 30, 2013

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    Why ?

    I have been with my husband since I'm 16 I am now 42. I alway thought we would have children by now but that was not in our cards. We have done it all' i have even been pregnant 5 times thanks to IVF, with my own eggs and with an egg donor. I just can not get past my 10th week...
    Roxanne125 Roxanne125 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    Feeling Alone

    Hi im 25 and would like to share my story with you. I have been with my husband for 8 years now and for the last 3 years with have been trying to have a baby. After endless joyless months of never missing a period we decided it was time to see an expert. With him already having a...
    ami9 ami9 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 7, 2013

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    Can't Have Children

    I am 28 years old and will never know what it feels like to be pregnant or to be called mommy.  I've been in hospital every 4 months that the nursing staff refers to me as family by now.  Last week I went for a hystorectomy, I had to choose between a healthy life or to keep...
    mnttengels mnttengels 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2011

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    Broken Heart

    I am 36 years old and cant have my own child. I am now in my second marrage my first husband didnt want children so it didnt matter but after 16 years of verbal abuse I left him, My new husband is a really kind man who would do anything for me we have only been married for 8...
    moosmann moosmann 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    When Will It Stop Hurting?

    I'm almost 35, I'm married to a wonderful man, have a good job and have the lovely home I always wanted.  But I'll never have children. Ok, now that I've stopped crying after typing that last sentence I'll try again! My husband and I only met 4 years ago but fell...
    Summer2805 Summer2805 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 5, 2010

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    Cut, Tied And Soldered

    So I'm 34 years old and have suffered from PCOS for a long time. I nearly bled to death twice and I found myself looking for a new gynecologist this last time. He told me straight out that I would never be able to have children of my own. He told me that I needed surgery to save...
    cgravesthoma cgravesthoma 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    Me, Myself And Infertility

    Myself and my husband have been trying for over two years to conceive with no luck. I was diagnosed with PCOS 2 years ago- (when me and the hubby were trying to conceive) and am now going to have an operation and endoscopy soon. Doctors suspect that I have something on my...
    candy85 candy85 26-30, F 2 Responses May 9, 2013

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    Broken Hearted

    I am 31 years old, and I can't have children. My periods were always screwy, and my Dr thought I had pcos, but its a hormone imbalance. My husband and I have tried pills, herbs, pretty much everything . About 10 years ago, I had an abnormal pap, and I had to have a cone biopsy...
    babybluess babybluess 31-35 2 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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    Able But Forbidden

    I'm not even in my twenties and yet I already know that my children won't be mine. I was diagnosed with a severe bone marrow disorder when I was 14 and I relapsed just this past summer. I'm back on year long medication and check ups. Am I still physically able to have children...
    twirltheflag twirltheflag 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    Upset

    I am 25 years old. My husband and I cannot have children together because of a blood disorder he has. We both want children but until I reach my weight goal, (God willing) am fertile and we can save the money for artificial insemination we will not be able to have kids. It hurts...
    ShoaShoa ShoaShoa 22-25 2 Responses Dec 6, 2010

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    Adoption

    I was thinking before, why is it that a drug addict woman in the worst circumstance can get knocked up and have a baby, yet when you want to adopt you're given the biggest run around ever? I possibly can't have children due to a heart condition. I am not positive yet, but I...
    CosmicLucidity CosmicLucidity 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 14, 2011

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    Only Recently Regretted It

    I lost my ability to bear children when I was 7, thanks to my uncle and his friends and their sexual proclivities. In theory, an egg could be harvested from me, but I lack a usable womb. I don't know if I could ever get a proper surrogate or even if an egg could be harvested. Or...
    SevenPleiades SevenPleiades 18-21, F 6 Responses May 25, 2013

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    My Story

    Me and my husband been trying to have kids for two years. We found out he has a viercal seal. Its a vain that heats up the ***** and kills it. It cost alot of money. Well my Cusin was pregantand asked us to take the baby. We were so excited we bought him everything u can thank of...
    mandiecoop mandiecoop 22-25 1 Response May 26, 2013

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    Tther'S Purpose In Everything We Go Through In Life!

    I grew up in Portugal; I was born in Lisbon and lived there until the age of 18. I have one sister who is 12 years older than me. She became my "mom” when our mother died. I was 12. ​ My mother was a very connected person to higher knowledge, she cleared home space and used...
    shambalah shambalah 36-40, F May 3, 2013

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    AgeMeet.com, a website specifically designed

    for older man younger woman relationships and older woman younger man relationships. AgeMeet.com is the world's first, largest and most effective dating website which is committed to cater the needs of those people who would like to meet someone who is significantly older or...
    cindycc14 cindycc14 26-30, F Mar 14

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    I am a ***** donor to a pair of lesbians.

    I was asked while out shopping with my kids one day and I thought why not. So I asked that I not be apart of the child's life no matter what. But I did ask to know when the child would be born. Is this strange?
    threshold75 threshold75 36-40, M Mar 19

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    I Cannot Have Babies

    Hello I am 24 years old & I cannot have babies I was really after having a babie but now do not want one any more just because my boyfriend is selfish. I ask him if he would like to babysit with me he says no everytime I ask him. He say he hate babysitting & my boyfriend is huff...
    beckysarah123 beckysarah123 22-25, F Nov 13, 2013

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    Deaparate For A Baby

    When i was 16 i got in a relationship which i was in for a year, then i found out he'd cheated when the hospital and got checked for STD's it turned out he had gave me chlamydia which was pretty much distroying my falopian tubes. i have been for fertility tests and i can have...
    emmet1984 emmet1984 22-25 3 Responses Feb 10, 2011

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    Me

    I have had problems with being able to conceive and due to life circumstances I know I haven't always been able to take care of myself the way I need too. I had a hysterectomy last year in July of 2010. My sister just had her fourth baby. I am angry. Angry at the situation. The...
    deebatree deebatree 41-45, F 3 Responses May 19, 2011

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    Cant Have Children W/ My Spouse

    Well, i have been married for 13 yrs, my husband and i have tried various methods to concieve. I have been through iui's and ivf, with no success. I have endometriosis very mild case, and i also had a fibroid in my uterus that was taken out with a surgery. I am saddened and...
    eeniemeenie eeniemeenie 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2011

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    Silent Sorority

    At 29 I learned I might have some infertility issues. On and off for the next 11 years I tried both conventional and unconventional methods to conceive: Clomid, IUI, ICSI IVF (several times), acupuncture, yoga for fertility, raspberry tea, chiropractic adjustments, Chinese herbs...
    PamelaJeanne PamelaJeanne 41-45, F Sep 25, 2009

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    I m not sure if I belong in this group,

    but a lot of your stories sound similar in ways, so I am hoping to ... I am not sure ... find some support? Answers? Advice? So here is my story.... My family has a rare genetic colon caner that runs very deep. Especially more on my mother's side. So much more that out of 7...
    lauralynn027 lauralynn027 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Feeling Sad And Guilty Of Bad Choices As A Teenager...

    I have read a few storys and am starting to feel the pain that i thought was gone. I made some very bad choices that cost me the blessing and beauty of being a mother. I became pregnant at the age of 16 and my mother made me have an abortion. i had a chance to tell the lady when...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 13, 2013

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    Ladies To Our Grief.

    I am 28 yrs old and have been married to my very wonderful husband of 8 years this June. We have never used contraception since being married so you can say we have been trying that long. I have had one pregnancy that ended up being an ectopic and lost my right tube. I only...
    whatwillbe77 whatwillbe77 26-30 1 Response Apr 24, 2013

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    I Am A Teacher..

    I am a Teacher...Though I am not a mother I may understand children better than most parents I am a Teacher...Of children though I have none of my own I am a Teacher...Your children come to me with their problems, concerns, questions, pain, happiness and accomplishments I am a...
    Parrisss Parrisss 41-45 Feb 1, 2013

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    I So Sad I Can Never Become Pregnant

    I was pregnant when I still teenage and I had abortion. After that I working and often get sexualy transmited diseases. Now I married, I really want to get pregnant but I cant. Doctor say my falopian tube broken and my ovary damaged from all infections I had before. I so sad...
    tirowki tirowki 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 24, 2011

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    I am devastated. For many years my husband

    and I have tried to have children. Yes, we have had our problems but this past weekend I received the following facebook message from my mother in law ... Diane Omberg: (me) You were never a mother and you will never be a mother (thank God). I am at a loss for words for...
    SPRINGBUTTERFLY SPRINGBUTTERFLY 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    A Change In Heart

    I was told that I couldn't have children years ago.  Childhood sexual abuse + infection + scarring = hostile womb.  When I was told in high school that I couldn't have children I didn't care.  I might have even been relieved.  Growing up I never had any...
    theglassishalffull theglassishalffull 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 11, 2010

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    Not a Possibility

    At the age of 16 my right ovary twisted up and died and had to be removed. A year later the same thing happened to the left. Doctor's still don't know why.  I've had a long time to come to terms with it but it still hurts. I hate it especially when people say " Oh so...
    amandapm27 amandapm27 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    Getting Late

    I'm in my 40's and have pictured myself having a family since I was a child. I definitely made some poor choices in men through my 20's and 30's, never married any of them (thank goodness!) . I finally met a wonderful man in my late 30's. We've been together 4 years, married for...
    karbenny karbenny 41-45, F Oct 15, 2013

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    Hysterectomy At 26...Not What I Expected...

    Hello, my name is Karen. I had my only daughter three years ago. She was born after 39 hours of labor. I was induced and they made me wait 31 hours before they broke my water and then I had to wait eight more hours before they finally made me an offer of a c-section. I had my...
    winwaterlamingo winwaterlamingo 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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    Found Out At 16 I'd Never Have Children

    Worrying time growing up. I was 16 and still hadnt started my periods so not thinking to much me and my mam went to the doctors to see if it was "normal". I got sent to see a gynaecologist who operated and put a camera inside to have a look around. he found that i had workin...
    kimshepherd81 kimshepherd81 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2013

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    It Started At The Age 19..

    Finding out your pregnant, should be the best time of your life.. But what if your scared because you been told your body cant handle you being pregnant because you have ovarian cyst, endometrious? 6 surgeries to get cyst removed no female should go though that after 6 i was done...
    areed332 areed332 26-30, F Nov 21, 2013

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    It Never Stops Hurting

    I am 44 yo and have been married to a wonderful man for 18 yrs. We never thought we would not be able to have children. We started trying when I was 27yrs old and first we were told "It takes time" all my friends started to have their babies and it broke my heart. We had 9...
    rcrb rcrb 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    Infertile Women

    Hi, I would like to share experiences with women who can't have children. How do u cope at work etc?? It must be hard sometimes seeing women of ur age with babies or pregnant? please show way of coping.
    elareen elareen 31-35 165 Responses Feb 13, 2008

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