I don't see myself with children

Romania
October 2, 2015 11:46am CST
being almost 27 years old might sound weird when I'm saying that I don't see myself having children. I guess I feel like I haven't done all the things that I want to and a child definitely changes your life and also your life-style do you have any children? how old were you when they came to this world?
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@Rollo1 (16650)
• Boston, Massachusetts
2 Oct 15
I have two children, who are 15 and 21. I was and respectively when I had them. I guess I wanted a family, but I don't know if it turned out like I thought it would. Perhaps I needed fewer, perhaps more. We just do what we do, right?
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• Romania
2 Oct 15
did your priorities change when you had your children?
• United States
2 Oct 15
@swissheart Our priorities do change when we become a parent. But they change because of the love and deep concern for that life that God has blessed us with. Our interests and lives don't stop, we just see things differently.
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@Rollo1 (16650)
• Boston, Massachusetts
2 Oct 15
@swissheart I don't actually know what my priorities were. They weren't' things like partying and drinking etc. It changed the way I lived quite a lot, but that always seems like a natural transition. It just happens and you don't really think about the changes.
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@katsmeow1213 (29029)
• United States
3 Oct 15
I work with a 28 year old who is pretty certain she doesn't want kids. At least you know now that you don't want any instead of having a couple before realizing you really shouldn't be a parent. I've been a mom since I was 17. I have 5 children now. My oldest is 18 and in school. I love having kids, I love having a big family.. I just wish we were a little more stable financially.
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• Romania
3 Oct 15
I never said I don't want a family for good. I want it but it's just that I don't feel like I'm ready right now and I look at my friends and all of them want babies even if they are much younger than me
@1creekgirl (9900)
• United States
2 Oct 15
I know kids aren't for everyone, but I always knew I wanted children. I married young and had my first child at 19. That's really too young for both marriage and kids but the day our son was born was absolutely one of the happiest days of my life. We had our daughter five years later and they've both been a blessing to us. (Although they've caused us a few heartaches over the years.) But even through all of that, I'd still choose all over again to have them.
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• Romania
2 Oct 15
but is it true that a child changes your life?
• United States
2 Oct 15
@swissheart Absolutely. Some not so good changes but for me, the blessings and fun far outweighed the aggravations.
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• Romania
3 Oct 15
@1creekgirl I guess a child is worth all the efforts
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@bluesa (13430)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
2 Oct 15
I am 38 years old and still not a Mom. Having a child is a big responsibility, and I am not certain I will ever be ready for that.
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• Romania
2 Oct 15
I guess we figure things out along the way
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• United States
2 Oct 15
I knew by age 18 that I didn't want to be a mother. I made my decision and have never looked back and I'm 68.
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• Romania
2 Oct 15
it's good that you followed your decision
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@cherigucchi (4108)
• Philippines
3 Oct 15
I have three kids and I had my first born when I was 29. My eldest is now 15, followed by a 14 year old and my only boy is 10. I am happy of that decision and I consider them blessings. They complete my being a woman.
• Romania
3 Oct 15
I'm glad that you think like that. it's true that kids are a blessing
@gudheart (12754)
3 Oct 15
I am 29 and I don't see it yet either because I need to do some growing up first! I love children though so I am sure one day I will have some.
• Romania
3 Oct 15
I guess a child takes a great responsability and we shouldn't bring one into this world unless we're ready and willing to take that great responsability